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15 Honest Truths Revealed About January Jones

1. She is best known for playing Betty Draper in the television series Mad Men .

2. She currently stars as Melissa Chartres in the Fox series The Last Man on Earth.

3. For her work on Mad Men she received two Golden Globe nominations and one Emmy nomination.

4. Jones was born in South Dakota, the daughter of Karen, who manages a sporting goods store, and Marvin Jones, a coach, gym teacher, and fitness director.

5. Jones has had supporting roles in Anger Management , Love Actually, and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.

6. In We Are Marshall , she played the role of Carol Dawson, wife of American football coach William “Red” Dawson.

7. She also appeared in the AMC original television drama series Mad Men for seven seasons as young suburban housewife and mother Betty Draper Francis.

8. She received two Golden Globe nominations and one Emmy nomination for her performances.

9. Jones is also known for her role as Cadence Flaherty, the love interest of both Steve Stifler and Paul Finch in the 2003 comedy film American Wedding, the third installment of the American Pie film series.

10. She played a con artist in the Law & Order episode “Quit Claim” who, as a lone surviving suspect connected to a real estate scam involving organized crime, frustrates the efforts of Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter. She also appeared in The Boat That Rocked, a British film about offshore pirate radio in the 1960s, renamed Pirate Radio for North American release in 2009.

11. In 2011, Jones starred alongside Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger in the thriller film Unknown, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.

12. She appears in the Fox television show The Last Man on Earth, playing the character of Melissa Chartres.

13. Jones announced in Vanity Fair magazine in 2009 that she has joined Oceana as a celebrity spokesperson, working to save endangered sharks.

14. Jones gave birth to a son, Xander Dane Jones, on September 13, 2011.

15. ^ January Jones; The Anger Management Actress Wants to Be More Than a Flavor of the Month, People, April 21, 2003.

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