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He's not just the oldest son of the show's creator. Marten Weiner is also one of the actors in the cast. The 11-year-old performer talked with AMCtv.com about his feelings about his character and working with his dad.
Q: What do you think of your character?
A: He's a little bit weird but he's different than me. It's not like I don't understand his problems, but it's not like I would have those problems.
Q: What's weird?
A: Some of the stuff that he did like walking into the women's bathroom. That was not like me at all. I thought that was kind of weird, but it's not like it's impossible.
Q: What acting experiences did you have before Mad Men?
Q: So what was your first time in front of the camera like?
A: It was easier than I thought it would be. I thought actually it would be pretty hard, but it's not that bad.
Q: How do you like working with January Jones?
A: On the set, we really didn't talk that much. But she's pretty easy to act with. She was pretty good.
Q: Did you have to do any preparatory work for the scene in the parking lot? That scene's really powerful.
A: I thought, how would Glen best say this, you know? And it's a pretty intense scene. So I just thought, how would he act? Would he be very straightforward or really shy? And then that's what I came up with.
Q: There's been a lot of talk about the costumes in Mad Men. Is Glen's wardrobe much different than what kids wear today?
A: Yes. Definitely. I have to say that the clothes that Glen wore were a lot less comfortable than the clothes I wear normally. The shirt and the pants are pretty tight. The zipper was really long. And it didn't really look like stuff I would wear today either. It's period.
Q; Do you like the costume?
A: It was fun to wear as a costume but it still was uncomfortable. When I did the scene in the episode where I was wearing heavy layers of clothes, it was about 110 degrees in Pasadena. It was pretty hot. I was in the old Volkswagen. It was pretty hot and if you look hot, it's the same as if you're really cold. Your cheeks are flushed so you look similar.
Q: What's your favorite part of doing the show?
A: That had to be having lunch with my dad at craft services. I really like it a lot because we were both eating lunch and we were both at work.