Actor Jon Hamm took on his most famous character to date in 2007 as philandering ad executive Don Draper in the American Movie Classics show Mad Men.
Did you know?
- Jon was both an actor and football star in High School. He turned down an athletic scholarship to study English at University of Texas.
- While teaching eighth grade theater one of his students was Ellie Kemper. Ellie later went on to play Erin Hannon in “The Office.”
- Don Draper’s character is always smoking, but Jon Hamm gave up smoking at 24. To combat the problem, he smokes herbal cigarettes that contain no tobacco or nicotine.