Why is Jon Hamm uncredited in bridesmaids?

Jon Hamm chose to go uncredited as he felt his presence on the credits would signify a more serious film, seeing as he, as an actor, is not generally recognized for appearing in comedies.

Jon Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer.

He was born on March 10, 1971, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Jon came to prominence for his role as Don Draper in the period drama television series Mad Men (2007–2015) for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama in 2008 and 2016, two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2015.

He received 16 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for acting in and producing Mad Men and for his guest appearances on 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Jon appeared in the Sky Arts series A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the Channel 4 dystopian anthology series Black Mirror, the Amazon Prime fantasy series Good Omens, and the FX superhero series Legion (2018).

He guest starred in the sitcoms 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Parks and Recreation, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and in the Netflix comedy series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

Jon is also known for his leading film roles in Stolen (2010), Million Dollar Arm (2014), Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016), Beirut (2018), and Confess, Fletch (2022).