An actor, writer, storyteller, and director, Andy Jones was born and raised in St. John's, NL, where he continues to live and work. Once a member of the acclaimed NL comedy troupe CODCO, he has had a long and accomplished career in theatre, film, and television. He is the co-adaptor of award-winning folktale Peg Bearskin, and the author of an acclaimed series of Jack tales (illustrated by Darka Erdelji). In 2019 he was named to the Order of Canada in recognition of his contributions to the culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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