• Ken’s success comes from his ability to make all of his hard work look easy. But his work on the Chevy account proves too stressful, even costing him an eye. Part of Ken’s willingness to forgo advancement in advertising is due to his sideline and true passion: writing. But the two careers have always battled for his time and attention, and his new role as Head of Accounts at SC&P may prove more stressful and demanding than he anticipated.

  • Aaron Staton is a 2004 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater. After making his Broadway debut in Mamma Mia, Staton went on to star in the title role of the Manhattan Theatre Club production of The American Pilot, which garnered much critical acclaim.

    Film credits include roles in August Rush, directed by Kristen Sheridan; The Nanny Diaries, directed by Shari Berman and Robert Pulcini; and the upcoming indies Preservation and The List.

    In addition to Mad Men, Staton’s television credits include a recurring role on The Good Wife and appearances on Law and Order: SVUWithout a Trace, and Person of Interest.


Ken Cosgrove Quotes

You need to let them know what kind of man you are, so they know what kind of woman to be.

EP 101 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"

Did you know that lipstick was invented to simulate the flush of a woman’s face when a man treated her right?

EP 106 "Babylon"

They call a girl like her a lobster. All the meat’s in the tail.

EP 109 "Shoot"

Honey, it’s God gift to bachelors: The juiciest gazelle is the easiest to catch.

EP 113 "The Wheel"

Cooper’s in Montana, Sterling’s in Jane. And Draper’s on vacation.

EP 308 "Souvenir"

Harry says on the form where it says ’cause of death,’ they wrote ‘Don Draper.’