Donald Francis "Don" Draper (Jon Hamm): Former creative director and junior partner of Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency, and now partner of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce; he is the series' main character. His past is shadowy, but he has achieved success in advertising. He is married to Elizabeth "Betty" Draper and has three children with her, but his history of infidelity, along with his revelations to her about his past, led to her announcing at the end of Season 3 that she intends to divorce him.Draper's real name is Dick Whitman; he assumed the identity of Don Draper during the Korean War after the death of his Lieutenant, and took his name to escape from war.
Don Draper Quotes
|Season 5 / Episode 8: - Lady Lazarus|
Peggy Olson: [On the phone] Hello.
Don Draper: It's me. Is Megan there?
Peggy Olson: Isn't she with you?
Don Draper: Yes, we're playing a hilarious joke on you.
Peggy Olson: She left a while ago to meet you at the restaurant.
Don Draper: When?
Peggy Olson: I don't know, after you called.
Don Draper: I didn't call.
Peggy Olson: Oh. Well, she must be at home.
Don Draper: I'm at home.
Peggy Olson: Maybe she went to the restaurant and missed you and now she's on her way home - I don't know where she is. Do you know where Abe is?
Don Draper: Goodbye Peggy.
|Season 5 / Episode 3: - Tea Leaves|
Don Draper: Your plate is full and frankly Mohawk is going to insist on a regular copy writer.
Roger Sterling: Someone with a penis.
Peggy Olson: I'll work on that...
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