John Slattery Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th March 2015

Quote: "That guy is on top of the world right now with Empire. If he reads this, ‘Danny, I need a job!' He actually asked me if I wanted to be on Empire, and I think I let that ship sail. I don't know who I would've played... some white dude." MAD MEN star John Slattery turned down an offer to feature on hit TV drama Empire from the show's co-creator and Mad Men guest star Danny Strong.

12th May 2014

Quote: "He was on a trampoline trying to dunk a basketball. He's got a pink cast now." Mad Men star John Slattery had a Mother's Day he'd like to forget on Sunday (11May14) after his son broke his arm.

12th May 2014

Quote: "There's a lamp on a desk that I like. I've been putting Post-it notes on tables and things for years, but it's all rented... There might be one or two things I might try to take." Actor John Slattery has his eye on a few items of furniture from the set of Mad Men as the drama winds down.

1st May 2014

Quote: "That was awful. I'd hoped we'd be at the back of the theatre, the two of us, listening to the audience laugh." Mad Men star John Slattery on missing out on spending quality time with his God's Pocket star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died in February (14), shortly after the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

21st March 2014

Quote: "I've been asked before whose career I would want, and I would say him. There's some envy involved in that. But then, when you really get to know him, you go, 'Oh, this guy is like my brother'." Mad Men star John Slattery pays tribute to late pal Philip Seymour Hoffman.

20th March 2014

Quote: "I just don't know how much there is left to say. I'm not saying it's running out of gas, but we told the story. It's time to go. I know some people will have a harder time dealing with that than others. But my kid was six when we started (and) now he's in high school. Seven years is a long time... I think it would be cool to see the core group still there." John Slattery insists it's time to end Tv drama Mad Men. The series will come to a close after the upcoming final season.

23rd April 2013

Quote: "I'll let you in on a little secret... It's all bulls**t. If you smoked and drank like that, you'd be dead in five years." Mad Men star John Slattery insists the show's heavy-drinking and chain-smoking characters aren't realistic.

22nd March 2012

Fact: Mad Men stars Jon Hamm, John Slattery, January Jones and Christina Hendricks were among the cast who were invited to the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning (21Mar12) to ring the bell to signal the start of the working day.

15th August 2011

Quote: "I remember when I had to tell my real wife we'd be getting a divorce on the show, since I got the script before she did. That was strange." Actor John Slattery on playing ex-husband to his real wife Talia Balsam on TV hit Mad Men.

10th March 2011

Fact: Mad Men and The Adjustment Bureau star John Slattery plays a Secret Service agent in colt band The National's new Conversation 16 video.

25th May 2010

Fact: Dominic Cooper has signed up to play IRON MAN's dad in upcoming superhero blockbuster CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER. The British actor will take on the role of tycoon Howard Stark, father of playboy-turned-superhero Tony Stark - a younger version of the character seen on screen in IRON MAN 2, portrayed by MAD MEN's John Slattery.

22nd January 2010

Fact: MAD MEN star John Slattery will open the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday (23Jan10) with the traditional Champagne Taittinger toast. The prizegiving will be held at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Slattery and his castmates are nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men.

13th January 2010

Quote: "We were watching the show and my son walked in, and on screen I was in bed with someone who was not my wife - I can't even remember who. And he turned around and went, 'Dad!' I jumped up and said, 'I've never seen that woman in my life,' and flipped the channel." MAD MEN actor John Slattery refuses to allow his young kids to watch his racy on-screen sex scenes.

20th October 2008

Quote: "De Niro's a jerk! I was thinking about doing something with him, but I was told to run - not walk - away from him, he's so unbearable. The only older actor I can think of who is successful and nice was Paul Newman." American TV actor John Slattery is unimpressed by most of his peers.

4th January 2006

Quote: <p>"He was the politician that dated SARAH JESSICA (PARKER), that wanted her to pee on him." Cynthia Nixon was titillated when she discovered her husband in new stage play RABBIT HOLE would be actor John Slattery, who she briefly worked with on Sex And The City. </p>

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