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January Jones

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Born: Jan. 5, 1978 Brookings, South Dakota, USA

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January Jones was born January 5th, 1978 in Brookings, South Dakota. After high school, she moved to New York and began modeling. She soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.

In 1999, she landed roles in the TV movie Sorority and All the Rage with Joan Allen and Josh Brolin. Two years later, January had roles in The Glass House with Leelee Sobieski and Diane Lane and Bandits with Cate Blanchett, Billy Bob Thornton and Bruce Willis.

In 2002, Jones appeared in the TV movie In My Life as well as Steven Soderbergh’s Full Frontal with Julia Roberts and David Duchovny. She also had a leading role in Taboo, which starred Nick Stahl and Eddie Kaye Thomas.

She played Alyson Hannigan’s sister in 2003’s American Wedding, a year which also saw her in the ensemble comedy Love Actually with Hugh Grant and Liam Neeson.

Jones then appeared in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights with Diego Luna in 2004 and followed that with The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Barry Pepper in 2005.

2006 saw January in Swedish Auto with Lukas Haas and We Are Marshall with Matthew McConaughey and Matthew Fox. In 2007, she was cast as Betty Draper in the Emmy Award-winning Mad Men starring Jon Hamm.

In 2009. she appeared in The Boat That Rocked a.k.a. Pirate Radio, a Richard Curtis comedy that starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy and Nick Frost. A busier 2011 saw her working with Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger on Unknown, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence on X-Men: First Class and Nicolas Cage on Justice.

2013’s Sweet Vengeance saw her working with Ed Harris, while 2014’s Good Kill saw her working opposite Ethan Hawke and Zoë Kravitz.

Mad Men ended it’s run in 2015 and January then joined Will Forte in the FOX series The Last Man on Earth.

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