Jan. 5th, 1978
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
January Jones' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - The Boat That Rocked
2006 - We Are Marshall
2005 - The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
2004 - Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
2003 - Love Actually
2003 - Anger Management
2003 - American Pie 3: American Wedding
2002 - Full Frontal
2001 - Bandits
2001 - The Glass House
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Guest Judge
Herself - Guest
Jones was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is named after January Wayne, a character in Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough. She graduated from Edison Middle School and Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls.
Jones dated Ashton Kutcher from 1998–2001. She had a fling with James Blunt in 2002. She also dated singer Josh Groban from 2003–2006. She is currently rumored to be seeing Entourage's Jeremy Piven. Jones also reportedly dated Josh Hartnett.
She currently appears in the AMC original television drama series Mad Men as young suburban housewife and mother Betty Draper. She is also well known for her role as Cadence Flaherty in American Wedding (2003), from the American Pie comedy film series.
She had the lead female role in the movie Love's Enduring Promise as a pioneer family's oldest child. Her character fell in love with a mysterious man who saved her father's life.
Jones has had supporting roles in Anger Management (2003), Love Actually, and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. In 2005 she appeared as a U.S. border guard's frustrated wife in the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones. In We Are Marshall (2006), she played the role of Carol Dawson, wife of football coach William "Red" Dawson.
She appeared in the Season 18 Law & Order episode "Quit Claim", playing a con artist who matches wits with Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter, in which she is the lone surviving suspect connected to a real estate scam involving organized crime.
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.
Jones was ranked #82 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002. She appeared on the cover of "The Hot Issue" of British GQ magazine in May 2009.
On November 14, 2009, Jones hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live which featured the musical guest Black Eyed Peas.
In 2010 she is slated to star alongside Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger in the thriller film Unknown White Male, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
- Makes her own Jewelry.
- Worked at the Dairy Queen.
- (1998-2001) Dated 'Ashton Kutcher' (qv)
- Went to Roosevelt High School
- Former Abercrombie & Fitch model
- Became a model at the age of 18, leaving her South Dakota home for a life in New York City.