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John Slattery as Roger Sterling

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John Slattery has received four Emmy® Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Roger Sterling on Mad Men.

As a director, Slattery has directed five episodes of Mad Men and recently helmed his first feature, God’s Pocket, based on the Pete Dexter novel from a script he adapted with Alex Metcalf. The film, which Slattery also co-wrote, stars the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, and John Turturro. God’s Pocket was released in the U.S. in May of 2014 by IFC Films after premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Slattery recently finished filming parts in Ted 2, and Antman, and Tom McCarthy’s new feature film, Spotlight opposite Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams.

Slattery’s previous film credits include Bluebird, which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival; the blockbuster Iron Man 2; Universal’s The Adjustment Bureau; Clint Eastwood’s Flags of our Fathers; Mike Nichols’ Charlie Wilson’s War; Terry George’s Reservation Road; Mike Newell’s Mona Lisa’s Smile; Thomas McCarthy’s The Station Agent; Joel Schumacher’s Bad Company; Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic; and Brian Savelson’s In Our Nature.

Slattery is instantly recognizable from his numerous roles on television over the years, including Desperate Housewives and the hit series Arrested Development. Other TV credits include Homefront, Ed, HBO’s K Street, and the drama Jack & Bobby. He has also been seen in highly memorable guest appearances on Sex and the City, Will & Grace, Judging Amy, and 30 Rock.

In theater, 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 and son.

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