Slattery has appeared on the big screen in numerous films including, most recently, Iron Man 2, with Robert Downey Jr.; Clint Eastwood's critically acclaimed Flags of Our Fathers; Mike Nichols' Charlie Wilson's War; and Terry George's Reservation Road. Additional film credits include Mona Lisa Smile, opposite Julia Roberts for director Mike Newell; Thomas McCarthy's The Station Agent; Joel Schumacher's Bad Company; and Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. He will next be seen in The Adjustment Bureau, alongside Emily Blunt and Matt Damon and directed by George Nolfi.
In addition to his work on Mad Men, Slattery also had a substantial story arc as 'Victor Lang' on the hit series Desperate Housewives, and in 2007, he was nominated as part of both shows' ensemble casts for the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. Other television credits include roles on Homefront, the comedy series Ed, K Street and the drama Jack & Bobby. He has also been seen in highly memorable guest appearances on Sex and the City and Will & Grace.
An accomplished stage actor, Slattery has appeared on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rabbit Hole, for which he was nominated for a Drama League Award, the Broadway revival of Betrayal and opposite Nathan Lane in Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. His Off-Broadway credits include the original production of Three Days of Rain, which earned him the LA Drama Critics Award and a Drama Desk nomination.
Slattery is a Boston native who currently resides in New York City with his wife, actress Talia Balsam and son.
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John Slattery Facts
|Birth Name||John M. Slattery Jr.|
|Birthday||August 13, 1962 (55)|
|Birthplace||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Flags of Our Fathers (2006) as Bud Gerber|
|Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) as Bert Miller|
|Jack and Bobby (2004) as Peter Benedict|
|The Brooke Ellison Story (2004) -movie as Ed Ellison|
|K Street (2003) as Tommy Flannegan|
|Mona Lisa Smile (2003) as Paul Moore|
|Bad Company (2002) as Roland Yates|
|Ed (2001) as Dennis Martino|
|From Earth to the Moon (1998) -mini as Sen. Walter Mondale|
|Harvest (1998) as Sheriff Johnson|
|Where's Marlowe? (1998) as Kevin Murphy|
|City Hall (1996) as Det. George, Intel|
|Eraser (1996) as FBI Agent Corman|
|Sleepers (1996) as Fred Carlson|
|Homefront (1991) as Al Kahn|