Is “January Jones” the real name of the wife, Betty, on Mad Men? Can you give any background on anything else she’s done?
—Betty Sharping, Raymond, Neb.
January Jones is her real name, taken from a character in the Jacqueline Susann novel Once is Not Enough. Prior to Mad Men, Jones, 30, starred in the movies We Are Marshall, American Wedding, Anger Management, Love Actually, Bandits and Full Frontal. She began her career as a model for Abercrombie & Fitch and previously dated Ashton Kutcher.