Occupation: Actress
Biggest accomplishment this year: Receiving a nomination for Best First Screenplay nomination at the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards, for co-writing Celeste and Jesse Forever

The Parks and Recreation star has become a big name in Hollywood in recent years, playing supporting roles in prominent films like I Love You, Man and The Social Network. Jones is also a talented writer, and was nominated for the 2013 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay for her work on Celeste and Jesse Forever, a well-received but relatively little-watched movie in which she co-starred with Andy Samberg.