Leslie Jones

About the Author

Leslie Jones is a three-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee as well as a Writer’s Guild Award and NAACP Award nominee for her work on Saturday Night Live. She has also been honored as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. Jones recently wrapped production on season two of the HBO Max series Our Flag Means Death. The week of January 17th, 2023, Jones kicked off a new era of The Daily Show as the program's first guest host. In 2021, she starred opposite Eddie Murphy in Coming 2 America for which she won an MTV Movie Award and was nominated for a People’s Choice Award. Jones will next produce an untitled Christmas comedy for Lionsgate which she is currently developing as a potential future starring role. Additionally, Jones co-hosts the podcast THE FCKRY with comedian Lenny Marcus. Each week, Jones and Marcus interview guests and answer listener questions, while exposing “the fckry” of any given topic.

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September 2023

  • Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

    Leslie Jones headlines Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Books to be sold.

    Meridian Hall | Toronto, Ontario

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  • In Conversation

    City Arts & Lectures hosts Leslie Jones in conversation with author Jasmine Guillory

    Sydney Goldstein Theater | San Francisco, California

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  • Book Signing

    Barnes & Noble The Grove hosts Leslie Jones for a book signing

    Barnes & Noble The Grove | Los Angeles, California

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