You could be your own spotlight

You may recognize Rashida Jones as Karen on The Office (USA), or Karen on Stella, or Karen on Freaks and Geeks. She delivers the memorable final line of dialogue in The Social Network, and returns to television tonight as Ann on Parks and Recreation.

Her father is music's Quincy Jones. Her father produced Michael Jackson's Thriller.

Her mother is actress Peggy Lipton – Norma on Twin Peaks.

She is a half-black Jew, like Drake.

Her sister was engaged to Tupac Shakur at the time of his death. She would have become 2Pac's sister-in-law, and 2Pac would have been Quincy Jones' son-in-law.

She was interested in becoming a lawyer, but O.J. Simpson's murder case disillusioned her. Two notorious 90s homicides altered her life.

She attended Harvard.

She was a contributing editor at Teen Vogue.

She co-wrote a screenplay, Celeste and Jesse Forever, with actor Will McCormack, who played Dr. Melfi's son on The Sopranos. Seth Gordon (The King of Kong) just signed on to direct.

She created a comic book series, Frenemy of the State, that follows a young female socialite who works undercover for the CIA. Before the first issue was released, Universal bought the film rights. She will co-write a screenplay.

She sang back-up vocals on Maroon 5's debut and sophomore albums.

Her ex-boyfriends include: Tobey Maguire, Mark Ronson, Seth Meyers, John Krasinski (whom she also dated on The Office), and Barack Obama's head speechwriter.


  1. Adam 21 Jan 11 at 15:16

    So… you… uh… love her?

  2. Drew 23 Jan 11 at 14:34

    You forgot to mention that she is incredibly hot!


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