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Lee Garner, Jr.
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Portrayed by Darren Pettie
First appearance Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Gender Male
Employer Lucky Strike
Parent(s) Lee Garner, Sr. (father)


Lee Garner, Jr. is the son of Lee Garner, Sr., owner of Lucky Strike. ("Smoke Gets in Your Eyes") His personality can be characterized as brash and controlling.

Lee Garner, Jr. may also be homosexual or bi-sexual. While he's a vigorous womanizer, he also came onto Salvatore Romano, who brushed off his advances. He ordered that Harry Crane remove him from the account, but when Harry did not, Roger Sterling was forced to fire Sal to guarantee that the company would not lose the 25,000,000 dollar Lucky Strike account. ("Wee Small Hours")

When Don and the rest of the team left Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, they were able to successfully take the account along with them. A year later, the account still made up over 2/3 (66.667%) of their entire portfolio. As such, they were then forced to invite him to their Christmas party, where he was controlling and overly flirtatious with many of the employees, including Roger's wife, Jane Siegel.

The following day, Roger and Don both compare him to Adolf Hitler and mock him behind his back. ("Christmas Comes But Once a Year")

Roger and Lee had dinner at a restaurant. When Lee requested to pay for the meal, Roger sensed a problem. Lee apologized, telling Roger "It's over," that Lucky Strike was pulling out from SCDP. He stated that the board had wanted to consolidate to one firm, BBDO. Roger, visibly shocked, told him that it was not the way that family treated each other and pointed out all the times he had to lie to cover for Lee. Roger then haggled to get 30 days to try and convince Lucky Strike to change their minds. Roger then handed Lee's money back to him and paid for dinner himself. ("Hands and Knees")

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