Esquire USA: Spring & Summer Style 2018 – Jon Hamm

Mad Men alum Jon Hamm is featured in the Spring & Summer 2018 special issue of Esquire USA.

In the issue:

Make no mistake: At his worst, Jon Hamm, 47, is still more handsome than most of us on our best days. Dark hair, green eyes, geometrically perfect jawline, winning smile. (His very first acting credit was “Gorgeous Guy at Bar” on Ally McBeal in 1997.)

Regarding his own breaking point in 2015—rehab; his relationship with both Jennifer Westfeldt and Mad Men over—all Hamm will say is “I had a lot of shifts in my life. A lot of rearranging of priorities. I don’t think it was conscious, but it was necessary. It was tricky, and the dust is still settling in many ways.” He isn’t prepared to go into detail about such personal and painful moments and how they changed him, save for some platitudes—“Good, bad, indifferent: It’s ephemeral. So sit in it for a minute and experience it. If it sucks, it too will be gone in a minute.” The man who’s made a living by hinting at the troubled inner lives beneath his characters’ poised surfaces says he’s a big believer in the idea that “the unexamined life isn’t worth living.” He just doesn’t want to go full Socrates right now. Not here. Not with a journalist. Not over bacon and eggs. “I think having a private life that you only share with your nearest and dearest is important,” he says as he picks up the check. “Otherwise, who are you?”

His new series Good Omens premieres on Amazon Prime in 2019.

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Photography: Marc Hom / Styling: Matthew Marden


Esquire UK: May 2018 – James Marsden

Westworld star James Marsden is featured in the May 2018 issue of Esquire UK.

In the issue, he talks spoilers about the hit HBO show: “It really is the hardest show to talk about,” he says.

He also talks about his character Teddy getting killed repeatedly in season one: “I’m very close to all my deaths. They’re all special in their own way.”

Westworld airs Sundays at 9/8c on HBO.

James Marsden

Photography: Cedric Buchet

Marie Claire Magazine: April 2018 – Madeline Brewer

The Handmaid’s Tale star Madeline Brewer is featured in the April 2018 issue of Marie Claire Magazine.

In the issue, Madeline talks one of her most prized possessions: “I have an all-black Mahalo ukulele–it’s like my baby. It’s brought me so much peace and comfort.”

The Handmaid’s Tale returns April 25 on Hulu.

Photography: Martina Tolot / Styling: Monty Jackson / Makeup: Lauren Anderson / Hair: Bobby Eliot

InStyle Magazine: April 2018 – Ellen Pompeo

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo is featured in the April 2018 issue of InStyle Magazine.

In the issue, Ellen talks success: “The definition of success is different for everybody. That’s the most important thing to note. But my definition of success is happiness.”

Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 8/7c on ABC.

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Photography: Phil Poynter

CBS Watch! Magazine March/April 2018 – Daniela Ruah

NCIS: LA star Daniela Ruah is featured in the March/April 2018 issue of CBS Watch! Magazine.

From the digital issue:

Daniela Ruah, star of NCIS: Los Angeles on passion, Portugal, and living the American Dream. She was born in Boston, but her parents are Portuguese and she spend most of her formative years in Portugal.

On her childhood: “I put on shows with my teddy bears for my parents. I had a captive audience! My parents were always very supportive. They let me be who I was.”

On playing NCIS: LA character Kensi: “She started out on the show very independent. She didn’t want a relationship, then Deeks comes along. He’s broken from his own past. Somehow they find solace and strength in each other and a healthy relationship with each other.”

On marrying her NCIS: LA co-star Eric Christian Olsen’s brother David: “[Eric] knew I was dating somebody who was very nice but just not right for me. So he starting planting the seed. ‘You know, I think you should meet my brother. I think you guys would really hit it off.'”

NCIS: LA airs Sundays at 9/8c on CBS.

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Photography: Cliff Lipson / Styling: Jordan Grossman / Hair: Steven Mason / Makeup: Robert Bryan