Aaron Staton

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Aaron Staton
Aaron Staton and Connie Fletcher (2008).jpg
Staton with his wife, Connie Fletcher, in October 2008
Education Terry Parker High School
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Connie Fletcher (m. 2006)
Children 3

Aaron Staton is an American actor, best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove on the AMC drama series Mad Men[1][2] and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire,[3] for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Video Game Performance, which he lost to Mark Hamill for Batman: Arkham City.

Early life and education

Staton was born in Huntington, West Virginia. He grew up mostly in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from Terry Parker High School in 1998. Staton is a 2004 graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.


Along with the rest of the Mad Men cast, Staton won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009. He has made appearances in TV series such as Law & Order: SVU, 7th Heaven and Without a Trace. He performed extensive voice and facial acting for the video game L.A. Noire, in which he plays the protagonist, Cole Phelps.[4]

Personal life

Staton is married to actress Connie Fletcher. They have three sons: Beckett, Connor, and Grady.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Andy Wall 1 episode
2006 7th Heaven Daniel 3 episodes
2007 August Rush Nick
One Night Leroy
The Nanny Diaries John
I Believe in America Rodney
Descent Jared's friend
Without a Trace Hugh Dolan 1 episode
2007–2015 Mad Men Ken Cosgrove
2008 Imaginary Bitches Bruce 1 episode
2011 The Good Wife Todd Roda 2 episodes
2013 Person of Interest Hayden Price 1 episode
2014 Preservation Mike Neary
2015 Ray Donovan Greg Donellen

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2011 L.A. Noire Cole Phelps

NAVGTR Award for Lead Performance in a Drama[5]
Nominated-BAFTA Game Award for Best Performer in a Video Game


  1. Scenes From a Hit. New York Times (2008-06-22). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  2. Exclusive: Mad Men's Aaron Staton to Guest on The Good Wife. TV Guide (2011-03-17). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  3. L.A. Noire plays in the shadows. Los Angeles Times (2011-04-24). Retrieved on 2011-06-30.
  4. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/an-interview-with-aaron-staton-of-la-noire/1100-6313171/
  5. "2011 Awards". National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers. Retrieved 2014-11-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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