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    Born on March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri

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Mad Men (2007)

Jon Hamm as "Don Draper"

In 1960s New York, alpha male Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.

Emmy (Primetime) (2015) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2014) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2013) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2012) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2011) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2010) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2009) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2009) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) Won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2008) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2008) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Jon Hamm in the news

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Watch Caitlyn Jenner's Powerful Speech at ESPYs 2015

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jul 16th 2015, 7:15AM

Jul 16th 2015, 7:15AM

13 Hollywood Stars That Voiced Your Favorite Animated Movies

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jul 6th 2015, 11:00AM

Jul 6th 2015, 11:00AM

Everyone Loves 'Minions' Because of Drugs: Let Jon Hamm and Jon Stewart Explain

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jul 1st 2015, 5:30AM

Jul 1st 2015, 5:30AM

Best of Late Night TV: Channing Tatum's Kid Theater, Jon Hamm Was Fired From Lizzy Caplan Pilot

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jun 24th 2015, 3:10AM

Jun 24th 2015, 3:10AM

In Memoriam: Don Draper, Enigmatic Advertising Legend

Posted by
Gary Susman on May 17th 2015, 10:00PM

May 17th 2015, 10:00PM

The 10 Biggest 'Mad Men' D-Bags, Ranked

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 15th 2015, 11:00AM

May 15th 2015, 11:00AM

'Mad Men' Cast: Then and Now (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Apr 3rd 2015, 6:00AM

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:00AM

12 Don Draper Memes That Will Make You Long For 'Mad Men'

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Mar 10th 2015, 12:00PM

Mar 10th 2015, 12:00PM

Best of Late Night TV: Margot Robbie's Game of Flip Cup and Richard Madden's 'Cinderella' Genitalia (VIDEO)

Posted by
Mehera Bonner on Feb 27th 2015, 1:37AM

Feb 27th 2015, 1:37AM

Best of Late Night TV: Oprah's '80s Soap Opera, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski's Epic Christmas Prank (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Dec 16th 2014, 2:19AM

Dec 16th 2014, 2:19AM

Jon Hamm, Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe Will Return to 'Parks and Recreation' for Final Season

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Nov 20th 2014, 11:45AM

Nov 20th 2014, 11:45AM

Jon Hamm Told His Girlfriend How 'Mad Men' Ends

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Sep 23rd 2014, 11:45AM

Sep 23rd 2014, 11:45AM

How Much Does Don Draper Actually Drink on 'Mad Men'? A New Study Analyzes His Habits

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 30th 2014, 4:30PM

Jun 30th 2014, 4:30PM

Amy Poehler Reveals Memoir Details and They Include a Hilarious Jon Hamm Anecdote

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 2nd 2014, 12:00PM

Jun 2nd 2014, 12:00PM

​Box Office: Is Jon Hamm a Movie Star?

Posted by
Gary Susman on May 19th 2014, 5:00AM

May 19th 2014, 5:00AM

Jon Hamm Facts: 23 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Actor

Posted by
Jonny Black on May 16th 2014, 7:00AM

May 16th 2014, 7:00AM

Bill Paxton and Alan Arkin Discuss Baseball, Sc-Fi, 'Twister,' and Workplace Etiquette

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 15th 2014, 12:30PM

May 15th 2014, 12:30PM

Jon Hamm Opens Up to Lake Bell in Our Exclusive 'Million Dollar Arm' Preview (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 7th 2014, 10:00AM

May 7th 2014, 10:00AM

Did That Hippie Commune on Last Night's 'Mad Men' Look Familiar? Here's Why.

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 5th 2014, 11:15AM

May 5th 2014, 11:15AM

Even Jon Hamm Wouldn't Have Picked Himself on That '90s Dating Show

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Apr 9th 2014, 1:35PM

Apr 9th 2014, 1:35PM

Watch Jon Hamm Get Rejected on a Horrible '90s Dating Show (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 4th 2014, 11:00AM

Apr 4th 2014, 11:00AM

'Million Dollar Arm' Trailer: Jon Hamm Gets Disney-fied (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Dec 25th 2013, 4:00AM

Dec 25th 2013, 4:00AM

Daniel Radcliffe Says That Jon Hamm Is 'Obsessed' With Candy Crush

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Oct 18th 2013, 10:50AM

Oct 18th 2013, 10:50AM

Daniel Radcliffe Is Ready to 'Kill Your Darlings' (and Answer Your 'Harry Potter' Questions)

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Oct 7th 2013, 5:00AM

Oct 7th 2013, 5:00AM

James Franco to Adapt 'The Sound and the Fury' for the Big Screen: Jon Hamm to Star?

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jul 3rd 2013, 10:30AM

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:30AM

Friends With Kids: Why it Scared Me

Posted by
on Apr 3rd 2012, 8:53AM

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:53AM

Weekend Box Office: John Carter Bombs in America But Is Saved Overseas... Somewhat

Posted by
Scott Mendelson on Mar 12th 2012, 1:45PM

Mar 12th 2012, 1:45PM

Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt: 'Kissing Jessica Stein' Clip Recalls Star Couple Early Days

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Mar 9th 2012, 9:37AM

Mar 9th 2012, 9:37AM

Review: Friends With Kids Sacrifices Unconventional Family Drama for Conventional Romantic Comedy Cliches

Posted by
Scott Mendelson on Mar 7th 2012, 10:48AM

Mar 7th 2012, 10:48AM

Jennifer Westfeldt, 'Friends With Kids' Star And Director, On Creating A 'Drom-Com'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Mar 7th 2012, 7:18AM

Mar 7th 2012, 7:18AM

'Friends With Kids' Trailer: Jennifer Westfeldt is Having a Baby With the Cast of 'Bridesmaids'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 12th 2012, 2:40AM

Jan 12th 2012, 2:40AM

Jon Hamm on Kristen Wiig: 'She Can Go to the Craziest, Most Grotesque Places on the Planet in Character'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 21st 2011, 9:20AM

Nov 21st 2011, 9:20AM

Jon Hamm Dumps Cold Water on Your Hopes for 'Bridesmaids 2'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 28th 2011, 8:10AM

Sep 28th 2011, 8:10AM

Morning Grind: Oscar Winners Invade the Emmy Awards and More

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 19th 2011, 4:00AM

Sep 19th 2011, 4:00AM

You'll Never Guess Jon Hamm's Celebrity Lookalike

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 14th 2011, 7:50AM

Sep 14th 2011, 7:50AM

Jon Hamm on 'Friends With Kids,' His Post-'Mad Men' Comedy Career and His 'Game of Thrones' Love (Yes, Really)

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Sep 13th 2011, 10:10AM

Sep 13th 2011, 10:10AM

How to Have as Many Awkward Moments as Possible While at the Toronto International Film Festival

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Sep 13th 2011, 7:30AM

Sep 13th 2011, 7:30AM

Your Star-Stalking -- er, Spotting -- Guide to TIFF

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on Sep 6th 2011, 6:00AM

Sep 6th 2011, 6:00AM

What Is 'Bridesmaids' About? Is It Funny?

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on May 12th 2011, 8:20AM

May 12th 2011, 8:20AM

'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop' SXSW Review: So Funny You'll Need to See it Twice

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Mar 17th 2011, 2:30PM

Mar 17th 2011, 2:30PM

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