Kiernan Shipka

United States

Kiernan Shipka Bio

Who is Kiernan Shipka

American actress and Child star known for portraying Sally Draper, Don and Betty Draper's daughter, on the hit AMC series Mad Men. She also voiced Jinora in the Nickelodeon series The Legend of Korra.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, she has been taking ballroom dancing classes since the age of five. Her family relocated to Los Angeles, California when she was six to support her acting career.

Interesting Facts

She began modeling in commercials as a baby. As part of Mad Men's ensemble cast, she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009.

Personal Life

She is the daughter of John Young Shipka and Erin Ann Shipka. She has two German Shepherds. Shipka names Grace Kelly as an inspiration. Shipka has taken Muay Thai boxing classes.


She was nominated as Best Supporting Young Actress for a Young Artist Award in 2011 for her role on Mad Men.