The U.S. version of the popular Who Do You Think You Are? television program will feature Rashida Jones this week. She is an American film and television actress, comic book author, screenwriter and occasional singer. She played Louisa Fenn on Boston Public and Karen Filippelli on The Office as well as roles in the films I Love You, Man, Our Idiot Brother and The Social Network. Jones also stars on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation as Ann Perkins.
Jones was born in Los Angeles, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. Her father's ancestry is mostly African-American, as well as European, ancestry. Her mother's ancestry is Ashkenazi Jewish, and Jones attended Hebrew school.
In this week's episode, Rashida Jones uncovers her maternal family history from Manhattan to Eastern Europe and uncovers the answers to her grandmother's missing years.
You can learn more by watching a video at http://www.nbc.com/who-do-you-think-you-are/video/rashida-jones/1398788 or click on the image below.
The program airs Friday evening on NBC.
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