And as soon as I said that, it's like I started working right away.
as the protagonist character Don Draper, in AMC's drama series Mad Men.
You either suck that up and find another agent, or you go home and say you gave it a shot, but that's the end of that.
He gained wide recognition when Mad Men began broadcast during July 2007.
His performance earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama during 20 and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series during 2015. During 2008, Hamm appeared in a remake of the science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still.
He provided his voice to the animated movie Shrek Forever After during 2010, and during 2015, he featured in the animated movie Minions.
where he was a member of the Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity.
In the series, set in a fictional 1960s advertising agency, he plays a suave, married advertising executive with an obscure past.
Alan Taylor and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner initially thought Hamm was too handsome for the role but ultimately decided, "it was perfect to cast sort of the perfect male in this part".The speculation comes from the , which is asking, “Are Jon Hamm and Dakota Johnson just friends or is there a romance blossoming?” The outlet reports the “genetically blessed actors were spotted drinking wine at Kingside in the Viceroy Central Park hotel on Thursday night,” following Hamm’s gig as the host of the Brooklyn Black Tie Ball.During 2013, American Airlines debuted a television commercial titled "Change is in the Air", featuring Hamm's voice-over.Hamm is an American Airlines frequent flier, and his Mad Men character Don Draper often spoke of aspiring to win such accounts as American Airlines.He was in the animated comedy Minions, as the voice of Herb Overkill. Hamm appeared in the Sponge Bob Square Pants episode "Factory Fresh".