In 2010, Mercedes-Benz hired Hamm to be the voice for their new S400 Hybrid campaign and can be heard in this commercial. Something about his voice just exudes 'elegance.'
After getting dropped by his talent agency, he even took a job as a set designer for a softcore pornography production.
In 1995, he moved out to Los Angeles with a car and $150 in his pocket. He took up residence with four other aspiring actors and worked as a waiter while auditioning for roles.
His high school prom date was actress Sarah Clarke, who is best known for playing Bella Swan's mom in the 'Twilight' series.
Both an actor and football star in high school, Hamm turned down athletic scholarships to study English at University of Texas.
Hamm's first acting role was as Winnie the Pooh in first grade, which piqued the future 'Mad Men' star's interest in acting. However, it would be many years before Hamm would take acting seriously.
Hamm's father was a larger-than-life character, who'd often bring Jon along to bars and clubs after he was through with work. Sadly, Hamm's mother succumbed to colon cancer when he was 10, and he went to live with his grandmother.
His parents divorced when he was only two years old, and he continued to live with his mother during the week and his father on weekends.
Jon Hamm was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Deborah and Daniel Hamm. His mother was a secretary, while his father ran a family trucking company.
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