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Harry Hamlin Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley interview

1 May, 2014

Hamlin discusses joining the cast of the AMC drama, Mad Men, in this interview for PBS.

In this case I went in to read for a swinger boss, which was another smaller character, and they said it was one or two days’ work. I thought I did a good job, and then I got the call that I didn’t get the part. I went, “Aw, shucks. Well, there goes Mad Men.” Then three months later I get the call to come in and play this guy. I don’t know, I think it’s – however Matt Weiner works, there’s a particular kind of genius going on there.