Jon Hamm

Actor, Celebrity

1971 –


Who is Jon Hamm?

Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, television director, and producer. For much of the mid-1990s, Hamm lived as an actor in Los Angeles, making appearances in television series like Providence, The Division, What About Brian, and Related. In 2000, he made his feature film debut in the space adventure film Space Cowboys. The following year, he secured a minor role in the independent comedy, Kissing Jessica Stein.

Hamm gained wide recognition for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC drama series Mad Men, which premiered in July 2007. His performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. He has also directed two episodes of the show. In 2008, Hamm appeared in a remake of the science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still. His first leading film role was in the 2010 independent thriller Stolen. He also had supporting roles in The Town, Sucker Punch, and Bridesmaids. Hamm has received ten Emmy nominations for his performance in Mad Men and 30 Rock.

Famous Quotes:

  • If you didn't look 18 years old, you weren't working. And I didn't look 18 years old when I was 18. I always looked 10 years older than I was ... so I was, like, auditioning to be their dads. At 25.

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Mar 10, 1971
St. Louis
Also known as
  • Jonathan Daniel Hamm
  • John Hamm
  • Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm
  • United States of America
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri–Columbia
    English Language
  • John Burroughs School
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • John Burroughs High School
Lived in
  • St. Louis
  • Los Angeles
  • Upper West Side

on July 23, 2013


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