Date of Birth : Aug 13th 1962
American actor and director, best known for his role as Roger Sterling on AMC’s series Mad Men. He is also known for roles such as union organizer Al Kahn on Homefront; Senator Walter Mondale in the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon; as political adviser Tommy Flannigan in HBO’s critically-acclaimed, yet short lived, show K Street; guest appearances as Will’s brother Sam Truman on Will & Grace; guest appearances as Michael Cassidy, Amy’s estranged husband, on Judging Amy; guest appearances as urine fetish politician Bill Kelley on Sex and the City; principal Dennis Martino on Ed; and college president Peter Benedict on Jack and Bobby. In March 2007, he began a series of appearances on Desperate Housewives portraying Victor, Gabrielle Lang’s (Eva Longoria Parker) second husband, until his character’s death in Season 4.
Slattery recently appeared on the Colbert Report in a faux commercial advertising gold.
Slattery played Paul Moore, boyfriend of Katherine Watson (portrayed by Julia Roberts) in the film Mona Lisa Smile, and he portrayed Howie in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Rabbit Hole.
He had a short part as a teacher in the film Sleepers. He also appeared as a government promoter in the Clint Eastwood feature Flags of our Fathers and as CIA official Henry Cravely in Charlie Wilson’s War. He was cast as Bert Miller – father of the leading female character – in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. Slattery most recently appeared in Iron Man 2 as Howard Stark, Tony Stark’s father.