John Hannah

Actor, Producer, Apprentice electrician
Although he had planned to be an electrician, Scottish star John Hannah fell into acting after a friend recommended he give it a go. Following a few lean years, the unconventionally handsome Hannah impressed with his ... Read more »
Born: 04/23/1962 in United Kingdom

Filmography

Actor (50)

Marley's Ghosts 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2010 - 2011, 2016 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spartacus 2009 - 2011, 2016 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Midsummer Night's Dream 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Alleycats 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Atlantis 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bone in the Throat 2015 (Movie)

Sullivan (Actor)

Shooting For Socrates 2015 (Movie)

Billy Bingham (Actor)

The Widower 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Houseboat 2014 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

Kickback 2014 (Movie)

Mikhail (Actor)

Ping-Pong Summer 2014 (Movie)

Mr. Miracle (Actor)

Elementary 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Christmas Candle 2013 (Movie)

William Barstow (Actor)

Damages 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Words 2012 (Movie)

Richard Ford (Actor)

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008 (Movie)

Jonathan Carnahan (Actor)

Ghost Son 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Last Legion 2007 (Movie)

Nestor (Actor)

I Accuse 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Miss Marple: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Carnivàle 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

MDs 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Rebus: Black and Blue 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Before You Go 2002 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

I'm With Lucy 2002 (Movie)

Doug (Actor)

Alias 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Pandaemonium 2001 (Movie)

William Wordsworth (Actor)

The Mummy Returns 2001 (Movie)

Jonathan (Actor)

Circus 2000 (Movie)

Leo Garfield (Actor)

Resurrection Man 2000 (Movie)

Darkie Larche (Actor)

The Hurricane 1999 (Movie)

Terry (Actor)

The Mummy 1999 (Movie)

Jonathan (Actor)

Sliding Doors 1998 (Movie)

James (Actor)

The Intruder 1998 (Movie)

Charlie (Actor)

The Love Bug 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Innocent Sleep 1997 (Movie)

James (Actor)

The James Gang 1997 (Movie)

Spendlove James (Actor)

Final Cut 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Madagascar Skin 1996 (Movie)

Harry (Actor)

Romance and Rejection 1996 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

Four Weddings and A Funeral 1994 (Movie)

Matthew (Actor)

Harbour Beat 1990 (Movie)

Neal McBride (Actor)

Amnesia (Movie)

Mackenzie Stone (Actor)

Amnesia (TV Show)

Actor

Circles of Deceit: Kalon (TV Show)

Actor

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Movie)

(Actor)

Faith (Movie)

Nick Simon (Actor)
Producer (1)

Afterlife 2006 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Music (1)

The James Gang 1997 (Movie)

("Somethings Gotten Hold of My Heart") (Song Performer)

Biography

Although he had planned to be an electrician, Scottish star John Hannah fell into acting after a friend recommended he give it a go. Following a few lean years, the unconventionally handsome Hannah impressed with his turn as a sensitive gay man in the international smash "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994). That comedy gained him much recognition, but Hannah also became a regular face on British dramatic television by appearing on programs like "Out of the Blue" (BBC, 1995-96) and "McCallum" (BBC, 1995-98), where he aided the fight against crime in various capacities. Feature film roles across the pond began to come his way, including a romantic lead opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in the touching dramedy "Sliding Doors" (1998) and in the blockbuster "The Mummy" (1999) and its two sequels. He also branched out into occasional roles on American television, with his highest profile credit undoubtedly being "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Starz, 2010-2012), in which he portrayed the villainous slave school owner Quintus Lentulus Batiatus. Partnered with Lucy Lawless as his equally amoral wife, the pair were among the most talked about components of the sexy, violent miniseries and were invited back for the prequel, "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena" (Starz, 2011). With his natural charisma and willingness to take risks as an actor, audiences were impressed by Hannah's aptitude in parts that ran the gamut from lighthearted comedy to grim procedural drama.

Relationships

Astrid Hannah

Daughter
twin of Gabriel born February 11, 2004 mother, Joanna Roth

Gabriel Hannah

Son
twin of Astrid born February 11, 2004 mother, Joanna Roth

Joanna Roth

Wife
met during a studio production of Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" married on January 20, 1996

EDUCATION

Claremont High School

dropped out at age 16 to work as an electrician

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Milestones

2012

Landed recurring guest role on "Damages" (FX)

2012

Cast alongside Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"

2010

Cast as Spartacus' master Batiatus on Starz series "Spartacus"

2008

Returned as Jon Carnahan in "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"

2007

Co-starred with Colin Firth and Ben Kingsley in "The Last Legion"

2006

Cast as lawyer Jack Roper in the BBC drama "New Street Law"

2003

Played both characters in British TV movie "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

2002

Made American series debut on ABC medical drama "MDs"

2001

Reprised role of Jonathan Carnahan for "The Mummy Returns"

2000

Cast as Inspector John Rebus in the first series of "Rebus" for the ITV Network

2000

Portrayed poet William Wordsworth in the BBC Films production "Pandaemonium"

1999

Cast as explorer Jonathan Carnahan in adventure thriller "The Mummy"

1998

Played Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest in "Sliding Doors"

1998

Became a partner in Clerkenwell Films

1995

Played Dr. Iain McCallum on the ITV series "McCallum"

1995

Portrayed a shy young gay man in "Madagascar Skin"

1995

Landed regular role on BBC series "Out of the Blue"

1994

Received notice for his co-starring role in "Four Weddings and a Funeral"

1990

Made feature debut with small role in "Harbour Beat"

Worked as apprentice electrician for four years before attempting an acting career

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