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And although Hamm is a true Midwesterner who’s instinctively averse to boasting, he acknowledges being very proud of the show’s enduring resonance.
“We all want to be involved in something that takes hold of the culture and makes people sit up and say, ‘Hey, that’s interesting,’ ” he says. I never wanted to be a Tom Cruise type of megastar.” For Hamm, life after Draper has come with some inevitable complications, including a few personal ones.
It’s not a weak move to say, ‘I need help.’ In the long run it’s way better, because you have to fix it.” Meanwhile, Hamm has shown in his choice of projects an up-for-anything openness, shining in supporting comedic roles like that of a wacko cult leader in Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
He’s one of the few actors he knows with zero social-media presence.
In 2015 he split with his partner of 18 years, writer-director Jennifer Westfeldt.
How fun is single life for a perennial on those sexiest-man-alive lists? “It’s fine,” he says before adding quietly, “It’s hard.
Hamm says he’s eager to start “self-generating” projects in the manner of actor-producers like Brad Pitt and Reese Witherspoon: “These guys find something they want to do, and they take it to Warner Bros. It’s all enough to make one wonder: What would Don Draper do?
or HBO, and they get it made.” As he sips his third and final cup of black coffee, Hamm ruminates on a few of the larger problems of our era. But Hamm, a self-declared optimist and “believer in the human spirit,” knows that Draper is just about the worst role model of all when it comes to interacting with real, live people.
It’s hard to be single after being together for a long time. It sucks.” RELATED: How Nicole Kidman Hit the Peak of Her Career—Again Two years ago Hamm did a stint in rehab for alcohol addiction, and although he prefers to keep the specifics to himself, he’s outspoken about the benefits of therapy.