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Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston booked for Stand Up to Cancer telethon

Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston booked for Stand Up to Cancer telethon

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Reese Witherspoon are scheduled to take part in next month's Stand Up to Cancer fundraising telethon.
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Taylor Swift disses 'dramatic' exes at Teen Choice Awards

Taylor Swift disses 'dramatic' exes at Teen Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) --Taylor Swift casually dissed her ex boyfriends while presenting an award for Choice Movie Actor in a Drama at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday.
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Daniel Radcliffe says it's 'incredibly flattering' to play a young Jon Hamm

Daniel Radcliffe says it's 'incredibly flattering' to play a young Jon Hamm

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) --Daniel Radcliffe says it is "incredibly flattering" to portray a young version of Jon Hamm's character on Ovation series "A Young Doctor's Notebook."
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Amy Poehler reveals how Jon Hamm consoled her during her pregnancy

Amy Poehler reveals how Jon Hamm consoled her during her pregnancy

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) --Jon Hamm was hosting "Saturday Night Live" when he told a crying, pregnant Amy Poehler to "get her s*** together."
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Harry Hamlin got hate mail for Don Draper snub

Harry Hamlin got hate mail for Don Draper snub

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) --Harry Hamlin says he got hate mail for calling Jon Hamm's character in 'Mad Men' a bully and a drunk.
Danielle Haynes
'Parks and Recreation' Season 6 finale features Michelle Obama

'Parks and Recreation' Season 6 finale features Michelle Obama

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama tries to convince Amy Poehler's "Parks and Recreation" character to take a job in Chicago.
Danielle Haynes
Jon Hamm slams Justin Bieber

Jon Hamm slams Justin Bieber

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm expresses his distaste for Justin Bieber: "'What are you doing? Why?' There's no one telling these people no, and it's a shame."
Annie Martin
Alexis Bledel, Vincent Kartheiser kept it professional on 'Mad Men' set

Alexis Bledel, Vincent Kartheiser kept it professional on 'Mad Men' set

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- 'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm and creator Matthew Weiner said Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel a good match.
Danielle Haynes
Jon Hamm stars alongside Murray and the letter 'O' on 'Sesame Street'

Jon Hamm stars alongside Murray and the letter 'O' on 'Sesame Street'

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Jon Hamm explains guilt and expounds on the letter "O" during his recent guest appearance on "Sesame Street."
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'Mad Men' cast talk about their season 7 characters

'Mad Men' cast talk about their season 7 characters

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- The cast of Mad Men discuss their characters and story lines in the show's 7th and final seasons during behind-the-scenes interviews.
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Jon Hamm discusses Don Draper, final season of 'Mad Men'

Jon Hamm discusses Don Draper, final season of 'Mad Men'

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Jon Hamm discusses his character, Don Draper, and the final season of "Mad Men" in a new interview published Thursday.
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January Jones says she's in 'total denial' about 'Mad Men' coming to an end

January Jones says she's in 'total denial' about 'Mad Men' coming to an end

LOS ANGELES, April 4 (UPI) -- January Jones says she is in "total denial" over the fact that "Mad Men" will soon come to an end.
Annie Martin
Jon Hamm participated and lost in 90s dating show [VIDEO]

Jon Hamm participated and lost in 90s dating show [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, April 4 (UPI) -- A clip featuring a 25-year-old Jon Hamm participating in 90s dating show "The Big Date" has surfaced on the Internet.
Veronica Linares
Scott Disick's bulge spotted in revealing pajama pants à la Jon Hamm

Scott Disick's bulge spotted in revealing pajama pants à la Jon Hamm

March 24 (UPI) -- Scott Disick gave the public an eyeful on Sunday when the reality star stepped out in pajama pants and no underwear.
Annie Martin
January Jones poses nude for photo shoot, admits she would sleep with Rihanna

January Jones poses nude for photo shoot, admits she would sleep with Rihanna

March 21 (UPI) -- January Jones stripped her body and her soul during a photo shoot for digital magazine Violet Grey.
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Actor Jon Hamm and his partner Jennifer Westfeldt arrive at the 23rd American Cinematheque Award gala honoring actor Samuel L. Jackson in Beverly Hills, California on December 1, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor who works primarily in television. For much of the mid-1990s, Hamm lived in Los Angeles as a struggling actor appearing in small parts in multiple television series, including Providence, The Division, What About Brian and Related. In 2000 he made his feature film debut in Clint Eastwood's space adventure, Space Cowboys. The following year, Hamm appeared in the independent comedy, Kissing Jessica Stein (2001) in a minor role.

Hamm gained global recognition for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC drama series Mad Men, which premiered in July 2007. Hamm's performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. Aside from his work on Mad Men, Hamm appeared in the 2008 science fiction remake, The Day the Earth Stood Still and claimed his first leading film role in the independent thriller Stolen (2010). Hamm had a supporting role in the 2010 crime film The Town and in Sucker Punch and Bridesmaids in 2011.

Hamm was born on March 10, 1971, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Deborah, a secretary, and Daniel Hamm, who ran a decades-old family trucking company that declined due to the growth of container shipping. Hamm's parents divorced when he was two years old, and he lived with his mother in Creve Coeur, Missouri, until she was diagnosed with terminal cancer when he was 10. Hamm moved in with his father, but after a few years his father became ill and died when Hamm was 20. Teachers and friends' parents filled in as parental figures.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jon Hamm."
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