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John Slattery

John Slattery

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1962-08-13

37 Movies · 15 TV Series

Biography

John M. Slattery Jr. (born August 13, 1962) is an American actor and director, best known for his role as Roger Sterling in the AMC drama series Mad Men. Slattery's other acting credits include a starring role as Ben Bradlee, Jr., in the Best Picture-winning film Spotlight, and the role of Howard Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man 2, Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Endgame. He has received four Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for Mad Men and was part of the Mad Men ensemble cast that won two SAG Awards. In 2013, Slattery directed his first feature film, God's Pocket (2014), which he co-wrote with Alex Metcalf. The film, based on a 1983 novel of same name by Pete Dexter, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by IFC Films.

Personal Life

Slattery is an avid athlete who both skis and surfs. He married actress Talia Balsam in 1998 (who also played his on-screen wife, Mona, in Mad Men); they have one son together, Harry Slattery. They live in SoHo, Manhattan.

Early Life

Slattery was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Joan (née Mulhern), a retired accountant, and John "Jack" Slattery, a leather merchant. He is one of six children.Slattery is of Irish descent and was raised Catholic. He attended high school at Saint Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Catholic University of America in 1984.Slattery said when he was younger, he loved both TV and movies, staying up late to watch them and making it very hard to wake up in the morning. As a young boy, he dreamed of being a baseball player.

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