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Jon Hamm appears in an episode of The Big Date in 1996. / Jon Hamm appears at the season 7 premiere of Mad Men in Hollywood on April 2, 2014. - Provided courtesy of USA Network / Daniel Robertson/startraksphoto.com
04/04/2014
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If you were ever curious as to what Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" fame thought was a good first date in the 1990s, you can find out now.

A clip of a 25-year-old Hamm can be seen in recently released footage from a dating show called "The Big Date." Hamm appeared on the show, which aired in 1996, as a contestant and was introduced as a waiter. Video of the now 43-year-old actor's appearance can be seen below.

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04/03/2014
Christina Hendricks appears at the season 7 premiere of AMCs Mad Men in Hollywood, California on April 2, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Daniel Robertson / Startraksphoto.com

See photos of "Mad Men" stars, including Christina Hendricks, January Jones and Elisabeth Moss, showcasing sexy looks at the season 7 premiere on April 2, 2014.

04/15/2011
Matthew Broderick appears in a scene from Ferris Buellers Day Off in 1986. The actor in a YouTube video uploaded on January 26, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Paramount Pictures / YouTube Check out celebrities who've appeared in or voiced TV commercials such as Diddy, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jon Hamm.
09/27/2013
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Jon Hamm appears at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Lionel Hahn / abacausa / startraksphoto.com

Jon Hamm says he's "fine" despite an upcoming procedure to remove a polyp on his vocal cord.

"It's a simple injury," said a raspy sounding Hamm in an interview on Thursday. "Something that develops on your vocal cord from overuse because I talk a lot."

09/24/2013
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Jon Hamm appears at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sept. 22, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Lionel Hahn / abacausa / startraksphoto.com

Jon Hamm is preparing to undergo throat surgery to remove a large polyp, his spokesperson confirms to People magazine.

The actor, who portrays philandering advertising executive Don Draper on the hit AMC series "Mad Men," appeared to sound raspy and hoarse at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards over the weekend, when the actor presented the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series to "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

04/16/2013
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Jon Hamm and Elmo in a still from a YouTube clip of Sesame Street which was released on April 16, 2013. - Provided courtesy of PBS

Don Draper has finally met his match, and it's not at the end of a Lucky Strike cigarette.

Jon Hamm appears alongside Elmo in a recently released YouTube video, which is scheduled to air on the "Word of the Day" segment for "Sesame Street" on PBS this week.

03/22/2013
Jon Hamm talks to OTRC.com at the premiere of Mad Men season 6 in Los Angeles on March 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

When viewers last saw the characters of "Mad Men," Don Draper's wife Megan had finally booked her first major acting gig, a commercial. While prepping for the shoot, Don left the studio and headed to the bar where he was approached by a young blonde asking, "Are you alone?"

OTRC.com talked to the cast and creator of "Mad Men" about the show's upcoming sixth season and while many admitted they could not reveal much, they were able to drop some hints about the answer to the "are you alone" question, what might be in store for the characters this season and what kind of style we'll see on the show.

05/10/2012
Jon Hamm appears in Rookie magazines Ask A Grown Man segment in May 2012. - Provided courtesy of rookiemag.com

Jon Hamm dishes out valuable dating advice to teenage girls in the latest installment of Rookie magazine's monthly "Ask A Grown Man" video series, such as - yes, it's okay to break wind in front of your love interest.

The 41-year-old actor, who plays flirty and suave ad executive Don Draper in AMC's 1960s drama "Mad Men,", has been in a relationship with director and actress Jennifer Westfeldt for more than 10 years. He answers five questions in the clip and says that it's "probably in your best interest" to pay attention to what he has to say.

03/25/2012
Christina Hendricks and Jared Harris appear in a promotional photo for Mad Men season five. - Provided courtesy of Frank Ockenfels 3 / AMC

See photos of Christina Hendricks, January Jones and Jon Hamm in new cast photos for 'Mad Men' season five. The show returns to the cable network AMC on March 25.

03/25/2012
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Jon Hamm talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the March 2012 premiere of Mad Mens fifth season. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Jon Hamm made his directorial debut with the fifth season premiere of "Mad Men," which airs on Sunday, March 25, and called the experience "incredible."

"I had a really wonderful time doing it," Hamm told OnTheRedCarpet.com at the series' recent premiere. "This was an incredible experience to get a whole different perspective on the show that I thought I knew pretty well. It was really, really fun and the crew really helped me out."

03/20/2012
January Jones talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the March 2012 premiere of Mad Mens fifth season. - Provided courtesy of OTRC January Jones says Jon Hamm 'did a wonderful job' as a 'Mad Men' director.
03/20/2012
Mason Vale Cotton, the latest child actor to play Bobby Draper, talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the March 2012 premiere of Mad Mens fifth season. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Meet Mason Vale Cotton, the latest child star to play Bobby Draper on 'Mad Men.'
03/20/2012
Kiernan Shipka talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the March 2012 premiere of Mad Mens fifth season. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Kiernan Shipka (Sally Draper) says it was cool to watch Jon Hamm directing 'Mad Men.'
03/20/2012
Jon Hamm talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the March 2012 premiere of Mad Mens fifth season. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Jon Hamm talks about helming an episode of 'Mad Men's 5th season, which marks his directorial debut.
03/14/2012
Jon Hamm appears in a photo from the April 2012 issue of Playboy magazine. - Provided courtesy of David Rose / Playboy

Jon Hamm can pull-off the suave Don Draper on "Mad Men," but the actor told Playboy magazine that acting has its share of awkwardness, especially during love scenes.

"It's like running in the rain. There's a certain point when you go, '[Expletive] it, I'm already wet. I'm not going to get any less wet, so I might as well just enjoy how this feels,'" told Playboy magazine for their April 2012 issue. "I mean, sure, there's awkwardness about being in a weird flesh-colored thong, bouncing on top of an actress."

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