Mandana Jones is an Anglo-Persian actress best known for her role as prisoner Nikki Wade on the British television series, Bad Girls. Mandana Jones was born on 26 February 1967 to a Welsh father and an Iranian mother. She is the youngest of three, having two older brothers. She has a son, Enzo, born on 27 October 2005.
Jones’ TV work includes the regional soap London Bridge (shown in certain ITV regions in the UK in the mid-1990s) and the BBC daytime soap Doctors. Probably her most high-profile role is as lesbian lifer Nikki Wade on Bad Girls, in which her on-screen love interest, Helen Stewart, was played by another former cast member of London Bridge, Simone Lahbib.