I heard that voice and froze in my tracks. I turned around and there he was, Gregory Peck. He wanted to know if we had some extra towels.
For our hero to be in such a classic mold was fascinating and mysterious ... Like, ‘Where has that guy been? Did they build him in a lab?' We put Jon in the suit and cut his hair, and he went from being this very contemporary boyfriend type to, you know, Gregory Peck. There was this vibe coming off him – the physical embodiment of confidence. People saw authority. People saw glamour. Weirdly, a lot of people saw their fathers.
People describe Don as an antihero, but he is not—at least not to me ... Jon Hamm reminded me of Gregory Peck, who starred in Mirage, about a businessman who's lost his memory. That was definitely there when I was writing Mad Men.More quotes »
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