John graduated from NIDA in 1978 and his career has seen him work on stage, in cinema and television. For Belvoir, he has appeared in Mark Colvin’s Kidney, Twelfth Night, Ivanov, Every Breath and A Doll’s House, and is soon to appear in Packer & Sons. Other theatre work includes All My Sons, The Crucible, Dead White Males, The Life of Galileo, Mongrels, The Recruit (STC); Shrine, Rising Water (Black Swan State Theatre Company); and The Rover (STCSA). John was appointed Associate Director of the Sydney Theatre Company in 1992. His film roles include The Merger, Mad Max: Fury Road, Last Cab to Darwin, The Man Who Sued God, A Man’s Gotta Do and Jindabyne. In TV, John has appeared in many diverse shows including Sea Change, Soul Mates, Janet King, All Saints, Always Greener, Packed to the Rafters and the miniseries Changi. Awards include a 2016 GLUG Award: Norman Kessell Memorial Award-Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for All My Sons and a 2015 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Mainstage Production for Ivanov. He won his first Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor for his role in SeaChange in 2001.
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