Kiernan Shipka admitted that being a child actor on the hit AMC drama series, Mad Men, was ‘really intense,’ per an article published by on Saturday. The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina actress, 23, who recently put on a of White House Plumbers, notably portrayed the role of Sally Draper for seven seasons on the award-winning show. The star was cast to play the character of Sally, who was the oldest daughter of (Don Draper) and (Betty Draper), when she was only seven-years-old. While at the special screening of the upcoming HBO project, White House Plumbers, earlier this week on Monday, Kiernan reminisced on her past role to Page Six and stated, ‘I’m surprised because I wasn’t really thinking it was heavy duty at the time.’Due to joining the series at such a young age, the actress explained, ‘I didn’t know anything else. That’s what I did.
But looking back, I go, ‘Yeah, well, that was really intense.’ ‘Intense’: Kiernan Shipka, 23, admitted that being a child actor on the hit AMC drama series, Mad Men, was ‘really intense,’ per Page Six on Saturday; seen earlier this month in NYC Child actor: The star was cast to play the character of Sally, who was the oldest daughter of Jon Hamm (Don Draper) and January Jones (Betty Draper), when she was only seven-years-oldThe Riverdale actress played the role of Sally since the show’s first season in 2007 until its end in 2015. Kiernan additionally expressed her gratitude to have had the opportunity to appear on Mad Men for the drama’s entire duration and told the outlet, ‘I got really lucky as a kid. Just to be trusted with the performance and not really doubted.’ ‘And I think in turn, I just didn’t really doubt myself and I found my abilities in ways that I might not have if they were stifled or people tried to shape or shift them in some kind of way,’ the Flowers In The Attic star explained. ‘They let me be on that set and I’m so thankful for that.’ Along with Jon Hamm and January Jones, Shipka worked alongside other stars on the AMC series, such as Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, and also John Slattery. Upon its release, Mad Men received critical acclaim, and overall, garnered a total of 16 Emmys and also five Golden Globes. Last year in April, Kiernan hinted to that she would be willing to step into the world of Mad Men once again and reprise her role of Sally. In the show, her character had a pivotal part in response to her parents’ divorce, and later, her mother’s cancer diagnosis. ‘I’m not done with Sally,’ the actress revealed.
‘I don’t think she’d be in New York. I think she’d do L.A… But I’m not done with her at all.’ Reminiscing: Due to joining the series at such a young age, the actress explained, ‘I didn’t know anything else.
That’s what I did. But looking back, I go, ‘Yeah, well, that was really intense’; seen earlier this month in Los Angeles Grateful: When talking to Page Six, Kiernan expressed, ‘They let me be on that set and I’m so thankful for that.’Since the show’s end, Kiernan has also maintained a close relationship with her co-stars. During an Oscars party last year in 2022, she had crossed paths with Hamm and stated to Entertainment Tonight, ‘I always love seeing him.’ At the festivities, the actress recalled having, ‘a drink in my hand,’ and explained that it, ‘was a weird thing that we had to work through.
But we’re on the other end of it. We speak like adults now. It’s great.’ While stopping by with Andy Cohen earlier last year, she also revealed that the Top Gun: Maverick actor was very ‘protective’ of her on set of Mad Men. ‘He would say, ‘Kid on deck,’ when I was around, that way everyone would cut the profanities,’ she humorously added. Although she departed from the AMC series eight years ago, Shipka has been keeping busy, having appeared in other shows such as Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina, Riverdale, and Feud: Bette And Joan. Close relationship: Since the show’s end, Kiernan has also explained the close relationship that she still has with her co-stars Working hard: The actress has most recently been cast in the upcoming HBO political drama series, White House Plumbers, which will premiere next month on May 1; seen in March in Los Angeles The actress has most recently been cast as Kevan Hunt in the upcoming HBO political drama series, White House good price plumbers, which will premiere next month on May 1. Other celebrities involved in the project include Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux, Judy Greer, Lena Headey, and also Domhnall Gleeson. The premise of the show follows, ‘the true story of how Nixon’s own political saboteurs and Watergate masterminds, E.
Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, accidentally toppled the presidency they were trying to protect,’ according to an official David Mandel has directed the miniseries, is also known for being a writer on hit shows such as Veep and Seinfeld.