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  • Jon Hamm Biography

    Born: March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Golden Globe winner and six-time Emmy nominee Jon Hamm is best known for his nuanced and iconic portrayal of Don Draper on AMC’s award-winning series “Mad Men”. His performance over four seasons has garnered him four Emmy nominations for Best Actor in a Drama, four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, the 2011 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Lead Actor in a Drama Series, the 2011 TCA award for Individual Achievement in Drama and the 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Drama.  Additionally, in 2009, 2010 and 2011, he joined with the entire cast to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series.

    Hamm has appeared as Dr. Drew Baird in multiple episodes of the Emmy-winning comedy, “30 Rock", for which he has received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. He has also hosted “Saturday Night Live” three times, to critical acclaim.
    On the big screen, Hamm recently starred opposite Ben Affleck and Rebecca Hall in Warner Brothers' critical and commercial hit THE TOWN, which Affleck also directed, Zack Snyder’s fantasy-thriller SUCKER PUNCH, also for Warner Brothers, in the indie feature HOWL, with James Franco, Jeff Daniels, and David Strathairn, and was most recently featured in the smash hit Kristen Wiig comedy BRIDESMAIDS, produced by Judd Apatow.  His previous film credits include SHREK FOREVER AFTER, in which he voiced the character Brogan, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, IRA & ABBY, KISSING JESSICA STEIN and WE WERE SOLDIERS.

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