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Cathy Jones


B: April 6, 1955 in St.John’s, Newfoundland

Cathy Jones is a veteran of the award-winning comedy troupe CODCO. She grew up in St. John’s and was educated at Holy Heart of Mary High School. She joined the Newfoundland Travelling Theatre Co. in 1973 before moving to Toronto where she was part of the founding troupe behind CODCO. Jones worked on the troupe`s earliest show, Cod on a Stick and performed in both Toronto and Newfoundland. Over the years, she has had several successful ventures, including her much admired one-woman shows, Wedding in Texas and Me, Dad and The Hundred Boyfriends. In addition to winning numerous Gemini Awards, Cathy Jones has earned three Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Writing in a Comedy Series for her work on This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

Also see Andy Jones.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Adventure of Faustis Bigood (1986)

Secret Nation (1992)

Congratulations (2000)
The Frank Truth (2001)
Cathy Jones Gets a Special (TV-2002)
Happyland (TV-2004)
Young Triffie (2006)

The Grand Seduction (2013)
Weirdos (2016)

TV Series – Cast:
Codco (1986)
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1994-)
Addison (voice, 2018)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Peep Show (1975)

Blackfly (2001)
G-Spot (2009)

Republic of Doyle (2010)
Winnipeg Comedy Festival (2011)
Call Me Fitz (2011)
Reel East Coast (2015)
Cavendish (2019)

The Grand Seduction
Poster for The Grand Seduction courtesy of Entertainment One Films.