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John Slattery

One of the most respected actors in the Hollywood community, John Slattery has appeared in numerous television, film and stage projects, and for his work as Roger Sterling, has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

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.
OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 13, 1962 (55)
SignLeo
BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

Selected Filmography

Flags of Our Fathers (2006) as Bud Gerber
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) as Bert Miller
Jack and Bobby (2004) tv as Peter Benedict
The Brooke Ellison Story (2004) tv-movie as Ed Ellison
K Street (2003) tv as Tommy Flannegan
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) as Paul Moore
Bad Company (2002) as Roland Yates
Ed (2001) tv user recommendation as Dennis Martino
From Earth to the Moon (1998) tv-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) tv as Al Kahn
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