Ken CosgrovePlayed by Aaron Staton


Ken’s success comes from his ability to make all of his hard work look easy. But his work on the Chevy account proves too stressful, even costing him an eye. Part of Ken’s willingness to forgo advancement in advertising is due to his sideline and true passion: writing. But the two careers have always battled for his time and attention, and his new role as Head of Accounts at SC&P may prove more stressful and demanding than he anticipated. 

Ken Cosgrove Quotes

“You need to let them know what kind of man you are, so they know what kind of woman to be.”
Season 1, Episode 1: “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”
“Did you know that lipstick was invented to simulate the flush of a woman’s face when a man treated her right?”
Season 1, Episode 6: “Babylon”
“They call a girl like her a lobster. All the meat’s in the tail.”
Season 1, Episode 9: “Shoot”
“Honey, it’s God gift to bachelors: The juiciest gazelle is the easiest to catch.”
Season 1, Episode 13: “The Wheel”
“Cooper’s in Montana, Sterling’s in Jane. And Draper’s on vacation.”
Season 3, Episode 8: “Souvenir”
“Harry says on the form where it says ’cause of death,’ they wrote ‘Don Draper.’”
Season 4, Episode 9: “The Beautiful Girls”