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See January Jones' roles through the years

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As the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards draw near, we look back at the careers of the lead acting nominees.
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American Wedding

Before Mad Men, Jones' best-known role was as the prim and proper Cadence Flaherty, object of Stifler's affection, in this 2003 romp.
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Love Actually

As "American angel" Jeannie, Jones and her celluloid roommates fell for Brit-on-the-prowl Colin at a bar before inviting him back to their house — where they don't wear pajamas.
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Love's Enduring Promise

Jones starred in this 2004 Hallmark TV movie as a Missie Davis, a farmer's daughter who falls in love with a mysterious man who saved her father's life. Future Emmy winner and Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl co-starred as Jones' stepmother.
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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

Jones played Lou Ann Norton, the irritated wife of U.S. border guard Mike Norton in Tommy Lee Jones' theatrical film directorial debut.
6 of 8 Warner Bros. Pictures

We Are Marshall

Jones shared the big screen with fellow 2010 Emmy nominee Matthew Fox (Lost) in this 2006 football drama. She played Carole Dawson, wife of Fox's William "Red" Dawson, the former real-life assistant coach of the Marshall University football team.
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Mad Men

As ice queen Betty Draper, Jones has earned two Golden Globe nominations and an Emmy nomination. The Mad Man cast has also won the SAG drama ensemble award for two years running.
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Pirate Radio

Jones re-teamed with Love Actually director Richard Curtis for this 2009 ensemble comedy. She played Elenore, a listener who marries one of the pirate radio station's DJs — but is actually in love with another one.