More than 500,000 voters on AskMen.com named the early 1960s-era sales executive Don Draper, played by Jon Hamm, as the Most Influential Man of 2009.
Matthew Weiner, who created the character and the hit show, says: "It’s interesting how drinking, smoking and carousing wins the race today. No offense to President Obama."
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt came in second and U.S. President Barack Obama third. Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Simon Cowell rounded out the top five, while Michael Jackson and Roger Federer both made the top 10.