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January Jones

January Jones' portrayal of the perfect '60s wife and young mother has garnered the attention of critics and viewers alike and earned her Golden Globe nominations in both 2009 and 2010 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama.

Jones has an extensive film career in addition to her work on Mad Men, and will next be seen alongside Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger in Unknown White Male, directed by Juame Collet-Serra, and with Nicolas Cage and Guy Pearce in The Hungry Rabbit Jumps, directed by Roger Donaldson. Jones first came to critics' attention for her performance in the film Three Burials of Meliquiades Estrada for actor/director Tommy Lee Jones, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. She also starred in the critically acclaimed festival hit Swedish Auto, and in the McG-directed, We Are Marshall opposite Matthew Fox and Matthew McConaughey. Most recently, Jones starred opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Kenneth Branagh in The Boat That Rocked, written and directed by Richard Curtis.

Additional film credits include roles in American Wedding; Anger Management alongside Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson; Love Actually with Colin Firth and Keira Knightly; Bandits with Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis and Cate Blanchett for director/producer Barry Levinson; and Full Frontal directed by Steven Soderbergh.

A native of Sioux City, SD, Jones currently resides in Los Angeles.


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January Jones Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJanuary 5, 1978 (39)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceSioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is January Jones compared to you?

Selected Filmography

X-men: First Class
Love Actually
Good Kill
Love Comes Softly
War of The Worlds
Unknown
American Pie: Unrated 4-Movie Collection
Pirate Radio
Flight
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 2
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