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Aaron Staton (born August 10, 1980) is an American actor, best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove on the AMC drama series Mad Men[1][2] and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire,[3] for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Video Game Performance.

Aaron Staton
Aaron Staton and Connie Fletcher (2008).jpg
Staton with his wife, Connie Fletcher, in October 2008
Born Aaron Staton
(1980-08-10) August 10, 1980 (age 37)
Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.
Education Terry Parker High School
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Known for Mad Men
L.A. Noire
Spouse(s) Connie Fletcher (m. 2006)
Children 3

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Early life and educationEdit

Staton was born in Huntington, West Virginia. He grew up mostly in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from Terry Parker High School in 1998. Staton is a 2004 graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

CareerEdit

Along with the rest of the Mad Men cast, Staton won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009. He has made appearances in TV series such as Law & Order: SVU, 7th Heaven and Without a Trace. He performed extensive voice and facial acting for the video game L.A. Noire, in which he plays the protagonist, Cole Phelps.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Staton is married to actress Connie Fletcher. They have three sons: Beckett, Connor, and Grady.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Descent Jared's Friend
2007 I Believe in America Rodney
2007 Nanny Diaries, TheThe Nanny Diaries John
2007 One Night Leroy
2007 August Rush Nick
2010 Boy Meets Girl Boy Short
2011 Lost Revolution Rodney
2014 Preservation Mike Neary
2016 List, TheThe List Michael Completed

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Andy Wall "Hooked"
2006 7th Heaven Daniel "Turn, Turn, Turn", "The Replacements", "Broken Hearts and Promises"
2007–15 Mad Men Ken Cosgrove Supporting role
2008 Imaginary Bitches Bruce "A New Leper in the Colony"
2011 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Todd Roda "In Sickness", "Marthas and Caitlins"
2013 Newsreaders Ethan Lexworth "Auto Erotic"
2013 Person of Interest Hayden Price "The Perfect Mark"
2015–16 Ray Donovan Mr. Donellen Recurring role
2016–17 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce JD Recurring role
2016 My Mother and Other Strangers Capt. Ronald Dreyfuss

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 L.A. Noire Cole Phelps Also motion capture

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2008 Gold Derby Awards Ensemble of the Year Mad Men Nominated
2008 Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Nominated
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Won
2010 Gold Derby Awards Ensemble of the Year Mad Men Nominated
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Won
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Nominated
2012 BAFTA Award Best Performer L.A. Noire Nominated
2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Nominated
2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scenes From a Hit Archived 2014-03-28 at the Wayback Machine.. New York Times (2008-06-22). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  2. ^ Exclusive: Mad Men's Aaron Staton to Guest on The Good Wife Archived 2011-07-09 at the Wayback Machine.. TV Guide (2011-03-17). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  3. ^ L.A. Noire plays in the shadows Archived 2011-05-03 at the Wayback Machine.. Los Angeles Times (2011-04-24). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2015-11-19. 

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