Jon Hamm Quote

Losing both parents at a young age gave me a sense that you can't really control life - so you'd better live it while it's here. I stopped believing in a storybook existence a long time ago. All you can do is push in a direction and see what comes of it.

Jon Hamm

Losing both parents at a young age gave me a sense that you can't really control life - so you'd better live it while it's here. I stopped believing in a storybook existence a long time ago. All you can do is push in a direction and see what comes of it.

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About Jon Hamm

Jonathan Daniel Hamm (born March 10, 1971) is an American actor. He came to prominence for his role as Don Draper in the period drama television series Mad Men (2007–2015), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama in 2008 and 2016, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2015. He received 16 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for acting in and producing Mad Men. He also directed two episodes of the show. He has appeared in the Sky Arts series A Young Doctor's Notebook, and guest-starred in the Channel 4 dystopian anthology series Black Mirror and the Amazon Prime fantasy series Good Omens. He made guest appearances in the sitcoms 30 Rock, Toast of London, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Parks and Recreation, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and in the Netflix comedy feature Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
Hamm's film appearances began with the science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), and the lead role in the 2010 independent thriller Stolen. He continued taking leading roles in Million Dollar Arm (2014), Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016), and Beirut (2018), and supporting roles in The Town (2010), Sucker Punch (2011), Bridesmaids (2011), Baby Driver (2017), Tag (2018), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), The Report (2019), Richard Jewell (2018), and Top Gun: Maverick (2022). He has also voiced characters in the animated films Shrek Forever After (2010) and Minions (2015), and in the second season of the FX series Legion (2018).