January Jones

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Biography

  • Birth Name: January Kristen Jones
  • Birth Place: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/05/1978, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; model
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January Jones Fast Facts:
  • Named after January Wayne, a character in Jacqueline Susann's novel Once Is Not Enough.
  • Worked at a Dairy Queen while attending high school.
  • At 16, took on extra course work and graduated from high school early in order to embark on a modeling career.
  • Like ex-boyfriend Ashton Kutcher, she is a former Abercrombie & Fitch model.
  • Originally auditioned for Peggy Olson on Mad Men, a role that went to Elisabeth Moss, until series creator Matthew Weiner quickly wrote a bigger part for Betty Draper especially for her.
  • In 2009, became a spokesperson for Oceana, an international organization dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, and their campaign to save sharks.
  • January Jones Relationships:
  • Xander Dane Jones - Son
  • Ashton Kutcher - Ex-significant Other
  • Gina Jones - Sister
  • Josh Groban - Ex-significant Other
  • Karen Jones - Mother
  • Marvin Jones - Father
  • Jacey Jones - Sister
  • Jason Sudeikis - Ex-significant Other
  • January Jones Awards:
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee

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