Slattery on September 17, 2008
|Born||John M. Slattery, Jr.
August 13, 1962
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
|Spouse(s)||Talia Balsam (1998–present)|
John M. Slattery, Jr. (born August 13, 1962) is an American actor and director, best known for his role as Roger Sterling on AMC's series Mad Men. He has been nominated for many awards, and has won two SAG Awards with the Mad Men ensemble.
Early years 
Slattery was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Joan Mulhern, a retired CPA, and John "Jack" Slattery, a leather merchant. He is one of six children. Slattery is of Irish descent and was raised Roman Catholic. He attended high school at St. Sebastian's School in Needham, Massachusetts, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Catholic University of America in 1984. He 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. 
Acting career 
Apart from his role as Roger Sterling, Slattery is also known for roles such as union organizer Al Kahn on Homefront; Senator Walter Mondale in the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon; as political adviser Tommy Flannigan in the HBO series K Street; guest appearances as Will Truman's brother Sam on Will & Grace; as Michael Cassidy, Amy's estranged husband, on Judging Amy; politician Bill Kelley on Sex and the City; principal Dennis Martino on Ed; and college president Peter Benedict on Jack and Bobby. In March 2007, he began a series of appearances on Desperate Housewives portraying Victor Lang, Gabrielle Lang's (Eva Longoria) second husband, until his character's death in Season 4. In December 2009, Slattery appeared on The Colbert Report in a faux commercial advertising gold.
Slattery played Paul Moore, boyfriend of Katherine Watson (portrayed by Julia Roberts) in the film Mona Lisa Smile, and he portrayed Howie in David Lindsay-Abaire's play, Rabbit Hole. He had a small part as a teacher in the film Sleepers. He also appeared as a government promoter in the Clint Eastwood feature Flags of our Fathers and as CIA official Henry Cravely in Charlie Wilson's War. He was cast as Bert Miller, father of the leading female character, in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, and in The Adjustment Bureau played Richardson, a mid-level agent in the a mysterious paranormal agency called the Bureau. Slattery narrates the audiobook version of Don Delillo's 2007 novel Falling Man, Stephen King's 2008 psychological horror novel Duma Key, and Ernest Hemingway's 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms.
|1988||Dirty Dozen: The Series||Pvt. Dylan Leeds|
|1989||Father Dowling Mysteries||Doug|
|1991||Before the Storm||Graham Parker|
|Under Cover||Graham Parker|
|Under Cover (TV Series)||Graham Parker|
|China Beach||Dr. Bob|
|1995||A Woman of Independent Means||Dwight|
|Ned & Stacey||Sam|
|1996||City Hall||Detective George|
|Hallmark Hall of Fame||Will Kidder|
|Eraser||FBI Agent Corman|
|My Brother's War||Devlin|
|1998||From the Earth to the Moon||Walter Mondale|
|Party of Five||Jay Mott|
|The Naked Man||Ferris|
|Where's Marlowe?||Kevin Murphy|
|Maggie||Dr. Richard Meyers|
|Law & Order||Arlen Levitt|
|1999||Will & Grace||Sam Truman|
|Judging Amy||Michael Cassidy|
|2000||Sex and the City||Bill Kelley|
|Traffic||ADA Dan Collier|
|Law & Order||Dr. Richard Shipman|
|2001||Sam the Man||Maxwell Slade|
|Ed||Dennis Martino||Nominated — Prism Award Performance in a Comedy Series (2003)|
|2002||A Death in the Family||Jay Follett|
|Bad Company||Roland Yates|
|2003||The Station Agent||David|
|Mona Lisa Smile||Paul Moore|
|K Street||Tommy Flannegan|
|Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights||Bert Miller|
|The Brooke Ellison Story||Ed Ellison|
|Jack & Bobby||Peter Benedict|
|2006||The Situation||Colonel Carrick|
|Flags of our Fathers||Bud Gerber|
|2007 - present||Mad Men||Roger Sterling||Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2008)
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television (2008)
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2008-2011)
|Reservation Road||Steve Cutter|
|Desperate Housewives||Victor Lang||Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 2008.|
|Charlie Wilson's War||Cravely|
|2010||Iron Man 2||Howard Stark|
|30 Rock||Steven Austin|
|2011||The Adjustment Bureau||Richardson|
|Night of the Hurricane||Mayor of Stoolbend||The Hurricane! episode of The Cleveland Show|
|2012||Dishonored||Admiral Havelock||First video game role; voice only|
|In Our Nature||Gil|
- "Celebrity birthdays on Aug. 13". The Miami Herald. 13 August 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- Patrick Pacheco (May/June 2012). "John Slattery: A Boston Man Gone Mad". Boston Common Magazine. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- Stephanie M. Peters (23 September 2007). "John Mulhern, 80; lawyer triumphed on ice, in politics". The Globe. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- "Mad Men's' John Slattery: Rise of the silver fox". The Daily News. 15 August 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- Handy, Bruce (2009-08-13). "Mad Men Q&A: John Slattery". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2010-08-15. "“I grew up Irish Catholic in Boston...”"
- "Alumni". The Catholic University of America Office of Admissions. Retrieved April 6, 2010.
- Doyle, Stacey (May 04, 2012). "John Slattery Talks to Boston Common Magazine About 'Mad Men' and More". Boston Common Magazine. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
- Friedman, Devin (April 2012). "On the Cover: John Slattery". GQ. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
- "Prescott Financial - Gold, Women & Sheep". The Colbert Report. December 15, 2009. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
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