JON HAMM (Mason) is best known for his nuanced portrayal of the high-powered
advertising executive Don Draper on AMC's award-winning drama series "Mad Men,"
a role that
firmly established him as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors.
For his work on the
show Hamm earned numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award in 2015 for
Actor in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Awards in 2008 and 2016, Television
Awards in 2011 and 2015, a Critics' Choice Television Award in 2011, as well as
Actors Guild nominations. "Mad Men" concluded its seventh and final season in
Hamm's recent credits include starring in Edgar Wright's heist thriller Baby
Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the independent film Marjorie
Prime, which made its
debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and opened in August last year.
Previously, Hamm starred in 20th Century Fox's Keeping Up With the Joneses,
Gadot, Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher. In 2015, Hamm loaned his voice to the
Universal Pictures animated feature Minions, alongside Sandra Bullock and Steve
previous film credits include Disney's Million Dollar Arm, based on a script by
Thomas McCarthy and
directed by Craig Gillespie; Friends With Kids, written and directed by Jennifer
with Kristen Wiig; Ben Affleck's The Town; Zack Snyder's fantasy thriller Sucker
Punch; Howl, with
James Franco; Shrek Forever After, in which he voiced the character Brogan; The
Day the Earth Stood
Still, with Keanu Reeves; Westfeldt's Ira & Abby and Kissing Jessica Stein; We
Were Soldiers; and the
Larry David-penned Clear History for HBO.
Hamm's appearances on the Emmy-winning comedy "30 Rock" from 2009-2012 earned
three Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. He has
"Saturday Night Live" three times, once in 2008 and twice in 2010 to critical
acclaim. In addition to
"Mad Men," Hamm also appears in the second season of Netflix's "Unbreakable
created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Hamm played Reverend Richard Wayne Gary
senior prophet who fools four women into being held captive for fifteen years
while they believe to
have survived the apocalypse. The role earned him an Emmy nomination for
Actor in a Comedy Series. His additional television credits include "A Young
Doctor's Notebook," a
BBC miniseries in which he stars opposite Daniel Radcliffe and which he also
Hamm first came to audiences' attention in the NBC series "Providence." Signed
for a cameo role,
he impressed the producers so much that he ended up with an 18-episode run on
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Hamm received his Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Missouri-Columbia and currently resides in Los Angeles.
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