Monday, September 29, 2014

"Mad Men": Enter Jessica Paré

Take another look @ "Mad Men" actress Jessica Paré in a recent issue of "Elle" (Canada) magazine:

Paré landed her first film role in the TV movie "Bonanno: A Godfather's Story".

This was followed by small parts in the TV series "Big Wolf on Campus" and the French film "En Vacances" (1999).

After auditioning for a bit part in the indie feature "Stardom" (2000), Paré was cast by director Denys Arcand  to star in the film, followed by starring roles in "Lost and Delirious" (2001) and the TV mini-series "Random Passage" (2002) and "Napoléon".

Her notable feature film work includes "Wicker Park" (2004), "Lives of the Saints" (2004), "Protect and Serve" (2007), "Jusqu'à toi" (2007), "The Trotsky" (2008), "Suck" (2008), "Red Coat Justice" (2009) and the Hollywood feature, "Hot Tub Time Machine" (2010).

Paré's breakout role was in "Mad Men", playing 'Megan Calvet', a secretary at the ad agency 'Sterling Cooper'.

The character became the second wife of 'Don Draper', dancing and singing a cover version of the 1960's pop song "Zou Bisou Bisou'.

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