Successful And Gorgeous January Jones (20+ Photos)
January Kristen Jones born January 5, 1978 (age 39), in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. She is an American actress and model. January is named after January Wayne, a character in Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough. She is of Czech, Danish, English, Welsh, and German descent.
Jones has had supporting roles in Anger Management in 2003, Love Actually, and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. In 2005, she appeared as a U.S. border guard’s wife in the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. In We Are Marshall, in 2006, she played the role of Carol Dawson, wife of American football coach William Red Dawson. Jones also starred in Good Kill in 2014.
January Jones also appeared in the AMC original television drama series Mad Men for seven seasons as young suburban housewife and mother Betty Draper Francis. She received 2 Golden Globe nominations and 1 Emmy nomination for her performances.
In 2011, Jones starred in two thriller films, first in Unknown alongside Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, and later in Seeking Justice alongside Nicolas Cage and Guy Pearce. She portrayed Emma Frost in X-Men: First Class. Also January appears in the Fox television show The Last Man on Earth, playing the character of Melissa Chartres.
Jones was ranked No. 82 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002. She appeared on the cover of The Hot Issue of British GQ magazine in May 2009. She appeared on the cover of the November 2009 issue of American GQ magazine, and has been a topic in the magazine several times. In 2009, Jones hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live which featured the musical guest The Black Eyed Peas.
Jones announced in Vanity Fair magazine in 2009 that she has joined Oceana as a celebrity spokesperson, working to save endangered sharks. January Jones gave birth to a son, Xander Dane Jones, in 2011.