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Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones is a comedian, actress and cast member on Satuday Night Live. Her Ghostbusters character, Patty Tolan, is a NYC transit worker.

Famous Facts

  • The role of Patty Tolan, played by Leslie Jones was originally written for Melissa McCarthy. Paul Feig realized that Melissa McCarthy had played similar characters in his previous films, explaining "I wanted to unleash Leslie on the public in the same way
  • Leslie started her stand-up comedy career after winning the "Funniest Person on Campus" contest!
  • Jones earned an Emmy nomination in 2017 and 2018 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.

"People don't really understand how important comedians are, comedy is part of what we need in our life, like movies and art and water and air."

Leslie Jones