Kiernan Shipka

Even at a young age, Kiernan Shipka displayed such an undeniable ease and charm in front of the camera that when she decided to become an actress, it only seemed a natural fit. After receiving her start as a print ... Read more »
Born: 11/09/1999 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

One & Two 2015 (Movie)

Eva (Actor)

Fan Girl 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Flowers in the Attic 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Mad Men 2007 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Very Good Girls 2013 (Movie)

Eleanor (Actor)

Inside the Actors Studio 2012 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

The 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Smooch 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore 2010 (Movie)

Little Girl (Actor)

Monk 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

Even at a young age, Kiernan Shipka displayed such an undeniable ease and charm in front of the camera that when she decided to become an actress, it only seemed a natural fit. After receiving her start as a print model, Shipka landed guest parts on popular shows like the action-comedy "Monk" (USA Network, 2002-09), the sketch comedy "MADtv" (Fox, 1995-2009), and the sci-fi drama "Heroes" (NBC, 2006-10). But it was her role on the provocative AMC drama series "Mad Men" (2007- ) that made Shipka a household name. As the oldest daughter of the series' lead character, Don Draper, Shipka's character often went through the wringer as a result of her parents' troubled marriage and her father's shady past. The role clearly gave Shipka the opportunity to display an emotional range that was well beyond her years, making Hollywood sit up and take notice of her rising star potential.

Milestones

2012

Made a guest cameo as herself on "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (ABC)

2009

Cast alongside Chris Pine and Piper Perabo in thriller "Carriers"

2007

Feature film debut, the drama "Dimension"

2007

Cast as Don Draper's (Jon Hamm) oldest child Sally on AMC's "Mad Men"; role upgraded to series regular in 2010

2006

Made first TV series appearance on "Monk" (USA Network)

Began print and commercial modelling as a baby

Bonus Trivia

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Her first name Kiernan meant "son of a lord."

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