Rashida Leah Jones (born February 25 1976), is an American actress, writer, model, and musician, best known for her portrayal of Karen Filippelli on The Office. Rashida was born in Los Angeles, California, the youngest daughter of actress Peggy Lipton from her marriage to media mogul Quincy Jones. Jones' father is of Cherokee, West African and Welsh ancestry, and her mother is Jewish. She and her older sister Kidada were raised in Bel Air, California. She was educated at the Buckley School where she achieved academic distinction. Rashida also attended Hebrew school. and made the National Honor Society.. In his autobiography, her father recalled how he would often find 5-year old Rashida under the covers after bedtime with a flashlight reading five books at a time. Around the same age, Jones was already playing classical concerts and winning awards. Her mother told Entertainment Tonight, "She's also a fabulous singer and songwriter, so she has inherited it (from Quincy), there's no...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Rashida Jones. You should replace/update it...