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Actor Jon Hamm (R) is now so famous that his well-known character Don Draper has a wax figure (L) at Madame Tussauds in New York. (Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds)
Actor Jon Hamm (R) is now so famous that his well-known character Don Draper has a wax figure (L) at Madame Tussauds in New York. (Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds)

I know Jon Hamm. That is, as I always mentioned to my theater classes, “I knew Jon Hamm—years ago, when he was young and attended...


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