Lane Pryce

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Lane Pryce is a fictional character in the television series Mad Men, portrayed by Jared Harris.wikipedia
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Jared Harris

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Lane Pryce is a fictional character in the television series Mad Men, portrayed by Jared Harris.
His roles include Lane Pryce in the television drama series Mad Men, David Robert Jones in the science fiction series Fringe, King George VI in the historical series The Crown, Anderson Dawes on the science fiction series The Expanse, Captain Francis Crozier in the AMC series The Terror, and Valery Legasov in the HBO miniseries Chernobyl for which he was nominated for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. He has also had significant supporting roles in films such as Mr. Deeds (2002), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), Lincoln (2012), and Allied (2016).

Mad Men

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Lane Pryce is a fictional character in the television series Mad Men, portrayed by Jared Harris.

List of Mad Men characters

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In his adulthood, Lane served in World War II as a supply assistant in Rosyth, and married a woman named Rebecca, with whom he had a son named Nigel. Roger Sterling, Bertram Cooper, and Don Draper convince him to join them in starting a new agency, making him a named partner in exchange for "firing" the three of them in order to void their contracts, which contain non-compete clauses that would have otherwise prohibited their continued work in advertising.
Lane Pryce (Jared Harris), previously employed at Puttnam, Powell and Lowe, becomes a junior partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce at the end of Season 3.

Pete Campbell

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He begins by firing many employees, including long-time employee Burt Peterson, who was the head of accounts, and naming Pete Campbell and Ken Cosgrove as his joint successors.
Pete later joins the new agency formed by Sterling, Cooper, Draper, and Lane Pryce, with the understanding that he is to become a partner, bringing his Sterling Cooper clients with him to their new company.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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For his performance, Harris was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2012.

Don Draper

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Roger Sterling, Bertram Cooper, and Don Draper convince him to join them in starting a new agency, making him a named partner in exchange for "firing" the three of them in order to void their contracts, which contain non-compete clauses that would have otherwise prohibited their continued work in advertising.
In December 1963 Draper convinces Bert Cooper, Roger Sterling, and Lane Pryce, along with Peggy Olson, Pete Campbell, Joan Holloway, and Harry Crane, to leave Sterling Cooper rather than take their chances when they learn their parent company is being purchased by rival firm, McCann Erickson.

Joan Holloway

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Though Lane and Joan Harris are friendly compatriots, responsible for keeping the company physically running, Lane often makes inappropriate sexual remarks that upset and disgust her.
She is also seen during meetings with the heads of departments, implementing Roberts Rules of Order, taking notes, and reminding the male staff of their duties to their clients, and assisting the CFO, Lane Pryce, with SC financial duties.

Commissions and Fees

Don (Jon Hamm) discovers that Lane (Jared Harris) stole money from the company and fires him.

Rosyth

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In his adulthood, Lane served in World War II as a supply assistant in Rosyth, and married a woman named Rebecca, with whom he had a son named Nigel.

Association football

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He isn't particularly keen on football, though he successfully uses an outing to the pub for the 1966 World Cup Final to set up a potential account with Jaguar.

1966 FIFA World Cup Final

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He isn't particularly keen on football, though he successfully uses an outing to the pub for the 1966 World Cup Final to set up a potential account with Jaguar.

Jaguar Cars

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He isn't particularly keen on football, though he successfully uses an outing to the pub for the 1966 World Cup Final to set up a potential account with Jaguar.

Madison Square Garden

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Lane angers Don and becomes isolated from the company when he expresses PPL's lack of interest in a potentially lucrative account with Madison Square Garden.

Roger Sterling

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Roger Sterling, Bertram Cooper, and Don Draper convince him to join them in starting a new agency, making him a named partner in exchange for "firing" the three of them in order to void their contracts, which contain non-compete clauses that would have otherwise prohibited their continued work in advertising.

Non-compete clause

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Roger Sterling, Bertram Cooper, and Don Draper convince him to join them in starting a new agency, making him a named partner in exchange for "firing" the three of them in order to void their contracts, which contain non-compete clauses that would have otherwise prohibited their continued work in advertising.

Culture shock

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In Season 4, Lane's marriage falls apart, as Rebecca, who genuinely loves him, finds the strains of homesickness and culture shock too much to bear, and returns with their son to London indefinitely.

Playboy Bunny

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Around the same time, Lane begins a relationship with a young African-American Playboy Bunny named Toni, and later introduces her to his father.

Carbon monoxide poisoning

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Lane puts his affairs in order and attempts to take his life via carbon monoxide poisoning; however, the attempt fails when the Jaguar doesn't start.

Boilerplate text

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Upon finding his body, the partners also find a boilerplate resignation letter, and cut his body down.

The Grown-Ups (Mad Men)

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In a frozen Sterling-Cooper office (the building's heater is not working), Pete learns from Lane that Ken has been awarded the Head of Accounts position in the company.

Hands and Knees

Lane Pryce's (Jared Harris) father, Robert Pryce (W. Morgan Sheppard), arrives to bring him back to London, which Lane refuses to do.

The Good News (Mad Men)

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Back in New York, he takes Lane Pryce (Jared Harris) out for a wild night on the town.