Mad Men characters, then and now: 11 transformations


Mad Men finishes its business for good this Sunday night at 10pm on AMC… And while we’re excited to watch where these characters end up, we’re equally interested in remembering where they each came from.

It’s been almost eight years since the first season aired, but the show spans about a decade, from March 1960 to (at least) October 1970. The world evolved so much in that short time frame, and the characters on Mad Men did, too. Scroll down to slide between your favorite characters’ first and last looks on the iconic show:

Don Draper

Betty Draper/Francis

Sally Draper

Megan Draper/Calvet

Ken Cosgrove

Peggy Olson

Roger Sterling

Joan Holloway

Pete Campbell

Stan Rizzo

Harry Crane


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Akilah Hughes is a comedian, YouTuber, and staff writer and producer for Fusion’s culture section. You can almost always find her waxing poetic about memes and using too many emojis.

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