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January Jones

Biography

Film and Television actress who also played Betty Draper on Mad Males. She also performed Cadence in American Wedding ceremony, Emma Frost in X-Men: HIGH GRADE and, in 2014, she started playing Melissa Shart around the Last Man on the planet. She worked like a counter-top lady at Dairy Queen after college. She dated Josh Groban from 2003 to 2006. She experienced a son called Xander Dane Jones in 2011. She dated acting professional Will Forte in 2015. Her name originates from the type January Wayne in Jacqueline Susann’s book Once ISN’T Enough.

Quick Facts


Full Name January Jones
Date Of Birth January 5, 1978
Place Of Birth Brookings, SD
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Roosevelt High School
Nationality American
Children Xander Dane Jones
Parents Marvin Jones, Karen Jones
Siblings Jina Jones, Jacey Jones
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama
Movies X-Men: First Class, American Wedding, Unknown, Good Kill, Anger Management, Love Actually, Seeking Justice, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, The Boat That Rocked, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, Bandits, We Are Marshall, Sweetwater, Love's Enduring Promise, Swedish Auto, The Glass House, Full Frontal, It's the Rage, Taboo
TV Shows Mad Men, The Last Man on Earth
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Her paternal grandmother, Emma Christine Sejnoha, was of Czech ancestry, and her maternal grandmother, Rosezella Bernice Hanson, was of Danish descent. The rest of January's ancestry includes English, Welsh, and German.
2Returned to work 2 months after giving birth to her son Xander to resume filming the fifth season of Mad Men (2007).
3Was 8 months pregnant with her son Xander when she took maternity leave from filming the fifth season of Mad Men (2007).
4Gave birth to her first child at age 33, son Xander Dane Jones, on September 13, 2011 at St. John's Medical Center in Santa Monica, California. Child's father is Matthew Vaughn, who directed her in X: First Class (2011).
5Practiced yoga during her pregnancy.
6Ranked as having one of the most "beautiful famous faces" by "The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World." She was ranked #17 in 2010 and #42 in 2009.
7Ranked #16 Sexiest Woman in the world by the Spanish version of DT magazine.
8Voted #29 "most desirable" woman in the 2011 Ask Men "top 99 most desirable women" list. In the previous year she ranked #18.
9Voted #12 on the 2011 Maxim list "Hot 100" women.
10Originally auditioned for Peggy Olson in Mad Men (2007), a role that eventually went to Elisabeth Moss.
11Was in a relationship with Jason Sudeikis (July 2010-January 2011).
12Sister of Jina Jones and Jacey Jones.
13Honorary Official at the Oct. 4, 2009 Sprint Cup Price Chopper 400 at the Kansas Speedway.
14Makes her own jewelry.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Man on Earth2015-2016TV SeriesMelissa Shart
Climate Change Deniers' Anthem2015Video short
Mad Men2007-2015TV SeriesBetty Francis Betty Draper
Good Kill2014Molly Egan
Sweetwater2013Sarah Ramírez
Seeking Justice2011Laura Gerard
X: First Class2011Emma Frost
Unknown2011/IElizabeth Harris
Pirate Radio2009Elenore
Law & Order2008TV SeriesKim Brody
We Are Marshall2006Carole Dawson
Swedish Auto2006Darla
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada2005Lou Ann Norton
Huff2005TV SeriesMarisa Wells
Love's Enduring Promise2004TV MovieMissie Davis
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights2004Eve
Love Actually2003Jeannie - American Angel
American Wedding2003Cadence Flaherty
Anger Management2003Gina
Full Frontal2002Tracy
Taboo2002Elizabeth
In My Life2002TV MovieDiane St. Croix
Bandits2001Claire
The Glass House2001Girl
Sorority1999TV MovieNumber One
All the Rage1999Janice Taylor
Get Real1999TV SeriesJane Cohen

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mad Men2013TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Videotape2016additional acknowledgments
My Buddy Jack2003Video documentary short special thanks
Skull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management'2003Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2010-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
Unity2015DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Red Nose Day2015TV SpecialHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2015TV SeriesHerself
Conan2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
IMDb: What to Watch2015TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Making of 'Seeking Justice'2012Video documentary shortHerself
Inside the Actors Studio2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Charlie Rose2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Children of the Atom: Filming X-Men: First Class2011Video documentaryHerself
Unknown: Interviews with Cast and Crew2011Video documentary shortHerself
Unknown: The Story2011Video shortHerself
Liam Neeson: Known Action Hero2011Video shortHerself
Unknown: What Is Known?2011Video shortHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2011TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Daily Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Project Runway2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Saturday Night Live2009TV SeriesHerself / Grace Kelly / Mrs. Jekyll
The Oprah Winfrey Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama
TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Advertising the American Dream2008Video documentary shortBetty Draper
Establishing Mad Men2008Video documentaryHerself / Betty Draper
Scoring 'Mad Men'2008Video documentary shortBetty Draper
The Best of 'Mad Men'2008TV ShortHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Making of 'Mad Men'2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
MovieReal: We Are Marshall2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 32nd Annual American Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The New Tom Green Show2003TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2013TV SeriesHerself (segment "Miller Time")
ENTV Minute2012TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Lucy AwardWomen in Film Lucy AwardsMad Men (2007)· Christina Hendricks
· Elisabeth Moss
· Jessica Paré
· Kiernan Shipka
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)· Alexa Alemanni
· Bryan Batt
· Jared Gilmore
· Michael Gladis
· Jon Hamm
· Jared Harris
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Robert Morse
· Elisabeth Moss
· Kiernan Shipka
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Christopher Stanley
· Aaron Staton
2009Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Lead ActressMad Men (2007)
2009OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)· Bryan Batt
· Alison Brie
· Michael Gladis
· Jon Hamm
· Aaron Hart
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Mark Moses
· Elisabeth Moss
· Kiernan Shipka
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Aaron Staton
2005CamieCharacter and Morality in Entertainment AwardsLove's Enduring Promise (2004)· Robert Halmi Jr. (executive producer)
· Larry Levinson (executive producer)
· Lincoln Lageson (executive producer)
· William Spencer Reilly (executive producer)
· Michael Landon Jr. (director/screenwriter)
· Cindy Kelley (screenwriter)
· Janette Oke (author of original book)
· Logan Bartholomew (actor)
· Mackenzie Astin (actor)
· Dale Midkiff (actor)
· Katherine Heigl (actress)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)· Sola Bamis
· Stephanie Drake
· Jay R. Ferguson
· Bruce Greenwood
· Jon Hamm
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Elisabeth Moss
· Kevin Rahm
· Kiernan Shipka
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Aaron Staton
· Mason Vale Cotton
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)· Cara Buono
· Jon Hamm
· Jared Harris
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Matt Long
· Robert Morse
· Elisabeth Moss
· Jessica Paré
· Kiernan Shipka
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Christopher Stanley
· Aaron Staton
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaMad Men (2007)
2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Lead ActressMad Men (2007)
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearMad Men (2007)· Bryan Batt
· Alison Brie
· Michael Gladis
· Jon Hamm
· Jared Harris
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Robert Morse
· Elisabeth Moss
· Kiernan Shipka
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Aaron Staton
2010Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actress - Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2010OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2010Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaMad Men (2007)
2009Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaMad Men (2007)
2009Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actress - Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearMad Men (2007)· Bryan Batt
· Rosemarie DeWitt
· Anne Dudek
· Michael Gladis
· Jon Hamm
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Robert Morse
· Elisabeth Moss
· Maggie Siff
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Aaron Staton
2008OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)· Bryan Batt
· Anne Dudek
· Michael Gladis
· Jon Hamm
· Christina Hendricks
· Vincent Kartheiser
· Robert Morse
· Elisabeth Moss
· Maggie Siff
· John Slattery
· Rich Sommer
· Aaron Staton


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#Quote
1I wasn't brought up with money. I don't think I'd spend more than $150 on a shirt [Also] I'm almost O.C.D. You will never find a piece of clothing on my floor. I can't relax if I'm sitting in a mess.
2[re identity of her son's father] That's my son's business. It's not the public's business...Women should have lots of secrets. It's our right to have secrets.
3[on moving to New York] I was excited to be independent, but I was also naive--I just wanted to be rich and famous. I lived in an apartment near the Empire State Building. There were a billion girls in New York City who wanted to be models. After a while I was immune to rejection, which helped when I went out to L.A. to become an actress. In modeling, the criteria is purely aesthetic. So when I got to L.A., I didn't care if they said I was too small, too blonde, too pretty, or not pretty enough.
4[on her Mad Men (2007) character]: I don't judge Betty or necessarily understand her. The audience is passionate about her. After season one they wanted her to speak out against Don and his infidelities. Then in season two, when she did, there was a huge reaction against Betty. They want her to talk - just not too much.
5I feel as though my career really hit its high point when I was cast as a supporting actress in American Wedding (2003). I thought the script had a lot of depth and intelligence, and it really just jumped off the page.
6I was in lingerie on a trampoline and I had to jump into the air for eight hours. My legs were starting to buckle.
7Why not show off if you've got something to show?


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