Rich Sommer stars as Harry Crane on AMC's critically acclaimed show "Mad Men." Set in 1960s New York, the provocative AMC drama follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising.
Along with his cast, Sommer won two SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The show has won multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Drama.
Sommer made his feature film debut as Anne Hathaway's drinking buddy Doug in "The Devil Wears Prada." He recently completed work on the feature film "Fairhaven" opposite Sarah Paulson and Chris Messina and "The Giant Mechanical Man" with Jenna Fischer and Topher Grace, which was acquired by Tribeca Film.
He has appeared in some of television's most popular series, including a recurring role on "The Office," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Law & Order," "CSI," "Nikita," "Ugly Betty" and "Burn Notice." Sommer can next be seen in the Broadway revival of "Harvey" opposite "The Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons and Broadway vets Carol Kane, Charles Kimbrough and Jessica Hecht.
A student, performer and teacher of improvisation, he received his training and experience with The Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis and the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and went on to study at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, where he received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting.
Sommer has two children with his wife, Virginia.