Bryan Batt is an American actor best known to television audiences for his role as Salvatore Romano, a closeted homosexual advertising executive, in the period drama television series Mad Men.
In addition to Mad Men, Batt appears in the Judd Apatow/Adam Sandler film Funny People.
Batt is also a Broadway veteran, civic activist, designer, and co-owner of Hazelnut, a fine gift and home accessories shop in his home town of New Orleans. Hazelnut has been featured in The New York Times, House Beautiful, and Southern Accents.
Batt has appeared on CNN, Martha Stewart as well as Regis & Kelly. His debut book, an irreverent "memoir" entitled She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother, was published in 2010.
He lives tri-coastally, splitting his life between New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans.