Charles Guard is the man dating gorgeous English actress, Felicity Jones. He and the Oscar Nominated British Actress have been dating for a while. Keep reading to know more about him.
Charles Guard’s lady was born Felicity Rose Hadley Jones on October 17, 1983. The U.K. native is the daughter of a journalist father and a mother who worked in advertising.
Her parents split when she was a toddler and she and her brother were raised by their mother.
Jones attended both Kings Norton Girls School and King Edward VI Handsworth School. She holds a degree in English from Wadham College, Oxford.
Interested in a career in acting, she appeared in a number of student plays, including Attis in which she played the title role, and, in 2005, Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” for the OUDS summer tour to Japan, starring alongside Harry Lloyd.
According to her IMDb page, she began acting professionally as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers (1996). She went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series in the television show The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College.
On radio, she is known for playing the long-running role of Emma Grundy in The Archers. In 2008, she appeared in the Donmar Warehouse production of The Chalk Garden.
She’s had a number of movie roles, including Northanger Abbey (2007), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Chéri (2009), and The Tempest (2010).
The dark haired actress gained critical acclaim for her performance in the 2011 film Like Crazy. She did it again by playing the 2014 character of Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Most recently she played Jyn Erso in the Star Wars spin-off Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Last October she was awarded the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.
Who could possibly be a good match for an actress? A film maker sounds about right. That’s exactly what the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actress got herself by dating Charles Guard.
Jones was previously in a relationship with Ed Fornieles. You can read all about her ex-boyfriend on the link below.
Charles Guard is an English film director born to father, Howard Guard. Charles is known as one half of the Guard brothers. He and his brother Thomas –both work in the film industry and have collaborated as co-directors.
He’s been involved in different parts of the film making process including production, writing and camera work.
According to the brothers website, Charles Guard studied English and History of Art at Cambridge.
He and his brother began directing commercials in 2001 helming campaigns for Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nike, Nokia, and Stella Artois.
Their first joint project was a science fiction short film about an office supply revolt led by a demonic photocopier. The film went on to win a BAFTA award and was a true signal of their success to come.
The Guard Brothers have since directed three internationally acclaimed short films.
In 2009, they directed two highly coveted spots for Audi, which premiered during Oscars and continued their success with Audi in 2013, directing a Super Bowl spot titled “Prom” that was ranked among the most popular of the night on the USA Today Ad Meter. Their work has been celebrated on many top advertising lists, and has garnered top prize at numerous industry award programs.
Also in 2009, they directed THE UNINVITED with Emily Browning, Elizabeth Banks and David Strathairn for Dreamworks. They have since built a highly successful career in advertising shooting commercials for Audi, Stella Artois, Nissan and Nike.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Charles Guard and Felicity, have been dating for almost two years.
You can find Charles Guard on Instagram here.