Jon Hamm Signs Three-Year Don Draper Deal

Jon Hamm has signed an eight-figure deal to play iconic ad man Don Draper for another three years.

Draper’s deal has gained him a place among the top paid leading men on TV, mimicking his extraordinary fictional salary on the show.

The move comes after Lionsgate TV renegotiated Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner’s contract to include a seventh season, at a cost of $30 million. Hamm’s pay scale was upped “in order to avoid any high-stakes negotiations down the road,â€? a source told Variety.

Hamm is in line to win a leading actor Emmy for last season’s ‘The Suitcase’ episode, which saw the unshakably calm and collected Draper break down and cry like a baby at the news the woman whose husband’s identity he had stolen; only person to know the entirety of his secret past, had died. Incredibly well received by critics, ‘The Suitcase’ also spawned a thousand internet memes, propelling his fame yet further.

Here are a couple of things that make Don Draper cry: