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Aaron Staton (born August 10, 1980) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove on the AMC drama series Mad Men (2007–2015) and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire (2011), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Video Game Performance.
Staton with his wife, Connie Fletcher, in October 2008
August 10, 1980
Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.
|Education||Terry Parker High School|
|Alma mater||Carnegie Mellon School of Drama|
|Known for||Mad Men
|Spouse(s)||Connie Fletcher (m. 2006)|
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.
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.
Staton is married to actress Connie Fletcher. They have three sons: Beckett, Connor, and Grady.
|2007||I Believe in America||Rodney|
|2007||The Nanny Diaries||John|
|2010||Boy Meets Girl||Boy||Short film|
|2005||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Andy Wall||Episode: "Hooked"|
|2006||7th Heaven||Daniel||3 episodes|
|2007–2015||Mad Men||Ken Cosgrove||92 episodes|
|2008||Imaginary Bitches||Bruce||Episode: "A New Leper in the Colony"|
|2011||The Good Wife||Todd Roda||2 episodes|
|2013||Newsreaders||Ethan Lexworth||Episode: "Auto Erotic"|
|2013||Person of Interest||Hayden Price||Episode: "The Perfect Mark"|
|2015–2016||Ray Donovan||Greg Donellen||9 episodes|
|2016–2017||Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce||JD||12 episodes|
|2016||My Mother and Other Strangers||Captain Ronald Dreyfuss||5 episodes|
|2018||For the People||Todd Hardart||Episode: "The Liberty Fountain"|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Cole Phelps||Also motion capture|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|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|
|2011||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|
- Scenes From a Hit Archived 2014-03-28 at the Wayback Machine.. New York Times (2008-06-22). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
- 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.
- 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.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2015-11-19.