A native of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Cathy Jones is a Canadian actress, comedian and writer. Jones was 18 when she joined Tommy Sexton, Greg Malone, Mary Walsh, and Dyan Olsen in Toronto in 1973. Together they formed the comedy troupe CODCO. Andy Jones (Cathy Jones brother) and Robert Joy joined the company in early 1974.
In 1992, Jones, comic Rick Mercer and former CODCO co-stars Mary Walsh and Greg Thomey created a new television series, This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Jones has won 18 Gemini Awards and three Canadian comedy awards for Best Writing in a Comedy Series for her work on 22 Minutes and CODCO. She has also toured extensively with her one-woman shows Wedding in Texas and Me, Dad and The Hundred Boyfriends.