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Actor Daniel Radcliffe is the envy of women everywhere: he has taken a bath with “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm and now he has danced with him.
The former Harry Potter stars in Ovation’s miniseries “A Young Doctor’s Notebook,” a black comedy based on the memoirs of a young doctor's life in an early 20th century Russian village. Hamm plays Dr. Vladimir Bomgard and Radcliffe plays his younger self, and they are often in scenes together.
“Dancing with Jon in this series was great fun,” Radcliffe said via satellite on Tuesday at the Television Critic’s Association summer press tour in Los Angeles. “I had to dip him at one point, which is was not easy. And, you know, yeah, we got a couple of lifts in there as well. So, yeah, it’s incredibly fun working with him.”
Radcliffe said he was flattered that Hamm selected him for the role, even though Hamm is six inches taller.
“The show is so crazy anyway that people are either going to, like, just go with it and be enjoying the show so much that they don’t, like, care about that.” The show returns on Aug. 19.