Jon Hamm recently won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for his performance as Don Draper in Mad Men."
Hamm can be seen on the big screen opposite Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly and Kathy Bates in the sci-fi remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still, directed by Scott Derrickson. He plays 'Michael Granier,' a NASA official who recruits Connelly's character for the scientific team investigating a UFO's arrival on Earth. He also recently wrapped production on the independent thriller The Boy in the Box with Josh Lucas. Additional film credits include Kissing Jessica Stein, We Were Soldiers and Space Cowboys.
Hamm landed his first big role in the NBC series Providence where a cameo performance turned into an 18-episode run. Other television credits include the popular Lifetime television series The Division as well as What About Brian, The Unit, Numb3rs, CSI Miami, and many others.
Hamm received BA in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia. [AW]