He is an actor and producer, known for Mad Men (2007), The Town (2010) and Minions (2015).
- Became interested in acting in the first grade, when he was handpicked to play Winnie-the-Pooh.
- Role models are Jeff Bridges, Sam Elliott and Greg Kinnear.
- His mother died when he was 10; his father followed 10 years later.
- Did not book a single acting job in the first three years of his career in Los Angeles.
- After graduating in 1993, he taught eighth-grade theater at his old high school. Ellie Kemper, who played Erin Hannon on "The Office," was one of his students.
- Hamm has been on countless Sexiest Men Alive lists since hitting it big as the smooth-talking adman Don Draper on "Mad Men".