Film/TV

Harry Hamlin

by PAPER / photographed by Christopher Dibble
L.A. born and raised, we've had a crush on Harry Hamlin since his days as the smooth-talking Michael Kuzak on L.A. Law and were tickled pink by his Emmy-nominated performance as the creepy speed-pushing boss Jim Cutler on this season of Mad Men.

Describe what you do in 3 words.

I am wondering.

Describe living in L.A. in 3 words.

Heaven on earth.

What are you working on now?

My vegan diet.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to drive an ice cream truck.

If you got to take over MOCA, what would your first exhibition be?

The Statue of Liberty made out of corn.

What's the biggest misconception about L.A.?


Are there any misconceptions about LA?

What's the most touristy L.A. thing you've ever done?

I'd like to take one of those TMZ tour buses. Might meet Harvey Levin!

What's your best celebrity run-in story?

Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold once asked me for my autograph. I gave it to them...both.

If you could be any star from Old Hollywood, who would you be?

Mae West. Why not?

What's your favorite street intersection in L.A.?

Where Rodeo, Beverly, Canon and all those streets merge south of the Beverly Hills Hotel 'cause there are no rules and it's every man for himself!

Harry wears a jacket by Diesel.
Hair: Derek Yuen
Makeup: Ren Bray


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