'Mad Men's' Vincent Kartheiser watches his spending
On "Mad Men," Vincent Kartheiser's Pete Campbell can be ruthlessly ambitious, striving to advance no matter the cost. In real life though, the friendly, down-to-earth Kartheiser -- who recently played another ambitious role, that of the man who controls the world's time in the sci-fi action film "In Time" -- seems quite different. He spoke to us about his surprising career to date.
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Before you broke into films, how did you make a living?
I've always been a working actor. I started working when I was 6 years old. When I was 9, I did 65 radio commercials. I made a lot of money that year. I've been very blessed in my career. I left school when I was 14 years old and focused on my career, and I've never had another job.