What Was His Job Before Making It in Hollywood?
Jon Hamm, best known to many Mad Men fans as the attractive — if unreliable — advertising executive, Don Draper, had a very different career before gaining Hollywood success. What did he do — and does Hamm consider going back to that career?
Before starring in movies, Jon Hamm was a high school teacher
In an interview with Today, Hamm reflected on his acting career — and the job that preceded his success. He looked at his job as a high school teacher as a Plan B, in case the whole acting thing didn’t pan out.
“I think that was always my fallback position if it all went sideways,” he said.