Shortly arrived his first TV character on The Dirty Dozen: The Series. For another decade he worked steadily on TV, with guest and recurring characters. In 2007, he held a recurring character on Desperate Housewives. Shortly after he got the lead character on Mad Men.
Celebrity John M. Slattery was born on August 13, 1962, in Boston, Massachusetts. Slattery was raised in a big Irish-Catholic family (four older sisters, one younger brother) in the suburbs of Boston. Like many aspiring young performers, Slattery subsequently went to New York City to try his hand at auditions. To support himself, he was employed as a limo driver after which as a server—with significantly less success than he had later have as an actor. “I was a horrible server,” he remembered years later with a laugh.
Shortly arrived his first television character, a six-episode guest area as Pvt. Dylan Leeds on Dirty Dozen: The Show.
In 2000, John Slattery appeared in the hit HBO show Sex and the City in a memorable guest spot as a politician with the uncommon sexual fetish. The highprofile job landed him a number of film characters. He played Julia Roberts’s love interest in the 2003 film Mona Lisa Smile, as well as a government official in the World War II play Flags of Our Fathers. In 2007, he held a recurring character on the television series Desperate Housewives—his most observable occupation up to that point.