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This Sunday marks the beginning of the end for Mad Men and while it has been a breakout role for most actors on the AMC show that is especially true for Kiernan Shipka. The 14-year-old star has been playing Sally Draper on the retro drama for eight years or as John Hamm (who plays her father Don Draper) puts it: "She's been on the show longer than she hasn't, in her life. That's just math," he shared with Vanity Fair.
"It's such a blessing to be able to play a character for as long as any of us on the show have," Shipka told the publication. "And to play someone from the age of six, while also being six, and then growing into a teenager, is the wildest thing. To grow up with Sally, and be able to evolve as a character like that, is something you don't get to do very often."
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Not unlike Emma Watson, we've also watched (and greatly admired) Kiernan's style evolution off-screen. On the red carpet the actress always seems to opt for age-appropriate yet very chic ensembles. Which makes perfect sense once she reveals that her fashion icons are Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn. "I just like their style so much because it seems so timeless," she explains to the magazine.
Clearly there's a definite style star on rise and she's only just beginning.