Mad Men's Jon Hamm has Vitiligo
He's the sexy, brooding star of Mad Men, but in Jon Hamm was just a year-old with bad hair who appeared on a TV dating show and. Jon Hamm may have rose to fame playing the debonair Don Draper in Mad Men, but a clip from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 proves. As Mad Men's Don Draper, Jon Hamm was the most handsome man on television. But does he ever let his matinee idol facade slip? Judge for yourself.
He attended John Burroughs Schoola private school in Laduewhere he was a member of the football, baseball, and swim teams.
Jon Hamm looking terrible
After graduation in Hamm enrolled in the University of Texas where he was a member of the Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity. There, Hamm was arrested for participating in a violent hazing incident in November Mark Sanders was beaten with a paddle and a broom by other fraternity members, while Hamm led Sanders around the fraternity house with a hammer claw around Sanders' testicles; Sanders' clothes were also set afire.
The incident resulted in the fraternity being shut down on campus. Hamm made a plea deal and completed probation under the terms of a deferred adjudication ; the charges were dismissed during August So I was, like, auditioning to be their dads.
Hamm continued working as a waiter  and, briefly, as a set designer for a softcore pornography movie.
You either suck that up and find another agent, or you go home and say you gave it a shot, but that's the end of that. The last thing I wanted to be out here was one of those actors who's 45 years old, with a tenuous grasp of their own reality, and not really working much. So I gave myself five years. It comes and goes and waxes and wanes. This did not exist before the show. He admitted that filming for the show has been really stressful for him and this has given him a nasty form of Vitiligo.
Never knew Jon Hamm had vitiligo until I saw this episode : madmen
His skin on the hands has been discolored and become pale in patches. He attributes it to the long hours he had to spend fretting about his character of Don Draper on the show. Normally the pigmentation of the skin is more or less uniform throughout the body. But when for some unknown reason this pigmentation is lost at places in patches, it is called as Vitiligo. These areas of depigmentation have clear-cut well-defined margins. The cause of the disease is not known.
Jon Hamm looking terrible - Telegraph
It is thought to have a genetic link. It also has an autoimmune element to it. Certain environmental insults may also cause it. Mayo Clinic Vitiligo on hands These include petroleum products, certain chemicals and the like.
The melanin is lost in the place affected by the disease. Due to the stigma associated with the condition, it leads to depression and stress in the patient. Besides, it has also been said that vitiligo is also stress-induced.18 Celebrities with Vitiligo
This was supposedly the case in Jon Hamm. There is no cure for the disease.