'Mad Men': Where is "Roger Sterling" Now?
The actor who played the role of "Roger Sterling" in the 2007 series Mad Men is currently working in a couple of upcoming series. We have always loved to see him on screen!
If you never missed a Mad Men episode you are probably very familiar with "Roger Sterling", the heavy drinker and notorious womanizer founding partner at the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce advertising agency. The iconic character was portrayed by the 57-year-old American actor John Slattery from 2007 to 2015, his role as "Roger" earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2009 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, John Slattery started his acting career in the late 1980's, appearing on screen for the first time in the television show Dirty Dozen: The Series. During the 1990's and the 2000's, before Mad Men, he appeared in series like Sex & the City, Will & Grace, Law & Order, and Judging Amy; as well as in films like Mona Lisa Smile. But what has he been up to since Mad Men ended in 2015?
What is "Roger Sterling" doing now?
John Slattery is also known for his role as "Howard Stark" in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man 2, Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, and most recently in the 2019 film Avengers: Endgame. In 2016 he shared credits with the Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the political satire comedy series Veep, where he portrayed "Charlie"; and in 2018 he starred in two episodes of the drama web The Romanoffs.
His most recent work is in the upcoming drama television series NeXt, which is set to premiere in 2019-2020. He is also currently working in the upcoming miniseries Mrs. America, alongside Cate Blanchett and Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba.
Some interesting facts about the Mad Men star John Slattery
-He's not only an actor! His directorial debut was the 2013 film God's Pocket
-He married the American actress Talia Balsam in 1998 on the island of Kauai in Hawaii; together they have one son
-As a young boy, he wanted to be a professional baseball player
-He claimed to be sad after filming the last Mad Men episode: "I didn’t think it would hit me like that", he said
-His net worth is approximately 10 million dollars