John Hannah

Actor | Producer

John Hannah, born April 23, 1962, is a film actor and producer. He is the youngest of three children; he has two older sisters. His mother was a cleaner at Marc & Spencer, and his father was a toolmaker. He attended the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. After graduation he received roles in theater productions, TV series, and films, but the big breakthrough in his career when he was casted as ‘Matthew’ in Four Weddings and a Funeral. He received recognition for this role as he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He is married to actress Joanna Roth in 1996, whom he met several years earlier during a studio production of Shakespeare. They currently reside in London with their two children.

Interesting Facts

  • John and his wife had twins in February 2004, a boy and a girl.
  • He is a former apprentice electrician.
  • Awarded Best Actor at the Stockholm Film Festival for ‘Madagascar Skin’ in 1995.

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