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January Jones Covers Interview Magazine

January Jones Covers Interview Magazine

Mad Men star January Jones takes the August 2009 cover of Interview Magazine.

The 31-year-old actress, who plays the doting wife of Don Draper (Jon Hamm), was interviewed by Jack Nicholson. Here are some excerpts:

On if she was named January because it’s when she was born: “It’s a coincidence. It’s from a book called Once is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann. Bad book… People think that I changed my name. I could’ve been an actress, a superhero, or a stripper.”

On some things that women now take for granted: “Things like getting to go to an Ivy League school, getting work as a high-powered businesswoman or as a studio executive. Anything you would think.”

On what success means to her: “Well, success for me is to feel happy—80 percent of the time. That’s been my goal in life. I think that comes from my father. He’s a very optimistic, happy person. I’m not quite sure if I’ll ever feel this, but I want to know how to be happy. I’m happy when I’m at work. I’m happy when I’m with my family or my dog. But, you know, there’s always that feeling of, I’m not satisfied. I have that thing in my stomach where I just need to keep striving for things. In my mind, I want the fairy tale.”

Check out January‘s interview at InterviewMagazine.com.


January Jones Covers “Interview Magazine”
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I am so happy for January Jones. She started acting in the late nineties and has finally developed into an A list actor! She is nothing like the famous young girls of today. She began dating Ashton Kuther before he was famous. It is so nice to see that after all this time of her hitting the pavement and never giving up her dream that she is on the cover of Interview magazine! Good for her! She worked so hard and she didn’t get there by ******** directors and producers.

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