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January Jones Remembers Her Mad Men Audition (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/17/2015 12:30PM

She's so not a Peggy. She's totally a Betty.

But January Jones says that when she initially auditioned for a part on Mad Men, she actually read for the part of Peggy several times for show creator Matthew Weiner.

"Matt [then] wrote a couple of scenes for me to read for Betty because she wasn't a character yet. She was at the end of the pilot, but there weren't any scenes for her," Jones says.

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Christina Hendricks Says Agency Dropped Her When She Signed On for Mad Men | Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks Says Agency Dropped Her When She Agreed to Play Joan in Mad Men

Originally posted 08/04/2014 08:00AM

Christina Hendricks is best known for her role as Joan Holloway, and the Mad Men star's own experience with agencies (ad or otherwise) is about as fraught as her fictional counterpart's.

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Jon Hamm: 'I've Had a Lot of Close Calls'

Jon Hamm: 'I've Had a Lot of Close Calls'

Originally posted 05/08/2014 07:05PM

The Mad Men star opens up about his difficult childhood and relationship with Jennifer Westfeldt

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Filed Under: Mad Men, Jon Hamm
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Will Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Collide in Cannes? | Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Cannes Film Festival 2014: Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Movies Make the Lineup

Originally posted 04/17/2014 01:25PM

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart could end up in very close proximity next month.

The exes are among the scores of stars slated to attend the famed Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 14 to 25 and revealed its lineup in a press conference Thursday.

Pattinson, 27, has two films in contention: The Rover, a gritty drama set in a near-future Australia, and Maps to the Stars, a Hollywood-skewering drama costarring Julianne Moore and John Cusack. Stewart, 24, will be seen in the drama Clouds of Sils Maria with Juliette Binoche.

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Jon Hamm to Undergo Throat Surgery

Jon Hamm to Undergo Throat Surgery

Originally posted 09/24/2013 11:45AM

Jon Hamm better tell his alter ego to lay off the smokes.

The Mad Men star, 42, who plays tormented ad executive Don Draper on the acclaimed AMC series, is preparing to undergo throat surgery next week to remove a large polyp that has affected his voice.

Confirming the actor's condition, his rep, who called the surgery a "routine outpatient procedure," told PEOPLE, "He's having a single polyp removed from his throat."

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Filed Under: Health, Mad Men, Jon Hamm