Aaron Staton

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Aaron Staton
Aaron Staton and Connie Fletcher (2008).jpg
Staton with his wife, Connie Fletcher, in October 2008
Born Aaron Staton
(1980-08-10) August 10, 1980 (age 36)
Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.
Education Terry Parker High School
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Connie Fletcher (m. 2006)
Children 3

Aaron Staton (born August 10, 1980) is an American actor, best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove on the AMC drama series Mad Men[1][2] and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire,[3] for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Video Game Performance.

Early life and education[edit]

Staton was born in Huntington, West Virginia. He grew up mostly in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from Terry Parker High School in 1998. Staton is a 2004 graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

Career[edit]

Along with the rest of the Mad Men cast, Staton won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009. He has made appearances in TV series such as Law & Order: SVU, 7th Heaven and Without a Trace. He performed extensive voice and facial acting for the video game L.A. Noire, in which he plays the protagonist, Cole Phelps.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Staton is married to actress Connie Fletcher. They have three sons: Beckett, Connor, and Grady.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes 2016-2016

My mother and the other strangers BBC production T.V mini drama Captain Ronald Dreyfuss

2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Andy Wall Episode: "Hooked"
2006 7th Heaven Daniel 3 episodes
2007–2015 Mad Men Ken Cosgrove 71 episodes
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series (2007)
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2009–2010)
Nominated–Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2008, 2010–2011, 2013, 2016)
2007 August Rush Nick
2007 One Night Leroy
2007 The Nanny Diaries John
2007 I Believe in America Rodney
2007 Descent Jared's friend
2007 Without a Trace Hugh Dolan Episode: "Crash and Burn"
2008 Imaginary Bitches Bruce Episode: "A New Leper in the Colony"
2010 Boy Meets Girl Boy Short film; also writer
2011 The Good Wife Todd Roda 2 episodes
2011 Lost Revolution Rodney
2011 L.A. Noire Cole Phelps Video game
NAVGTR Award for Lead Performance in a Drama[5]
Nominated–BAFTA Game Award for Best Performer in a Video Game
2013 Newsreaders Ethan Lexworth Episode: "Auto Erotic"
2013 Person of Interest Hayden Price Episode: "The Perfect Mark"
2014 Preservation Mike Neary
2015–2016 Ray Donovan Greg Donellen 9 episodes
2016 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce JD 6 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scenes From a Hit. New York Times (2008-06-22). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  2. ^ Exclusive: Mad Men's Aaron Staton to Guest on The Good Wife. TV Guide (2011-03-17). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  3. ^ L.A. Noire plays in the shadows. Los Angeles Times (2011-04-24). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  4. ^ http://www.gamespot.com/articles/an-interview-with-aaron-staton-of-la-noire/1100-6313171/
  5. ^ "2011 Awards". National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers. Retrieved 2014-11-21. 

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