John M. Slattery, Jr. is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Roger Sterling in the AMC drama series Mad Men. He has received four Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for AMC's series Mad Men. He was also part of the Mad Men ensemble cast that won two SAG Awards.\nIn 2013, Slattery directed his first feature film, God's Pocket, which he co-wrote with Alex Metcalf. The film, based on a 1983 novel of same name by Pete Dexter, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and was picked up for distribution by IFC Films.