John Hannah

Biography: John Hannah was born April 23, 1962 in East Kilbride, Scotland, U.K.  John is the youngest of three children - he has two older sisters.  He attended Claremont High School in East Kilbride and went on to an apprenticeship as an electrician.  In East Kilbride, he participated in the East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club.

At the suggestion of a co-worker, he ended his apprenticeship and attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.  After graduation, he had some small parts in theater productions, films, and television, then broke into the "big-time" with his appearance as Matthew in FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (this is the role many people still connect him with).

Since his breakthrough role in FOUR WEDDINGS, he has played a wide range of roles including a psychopathic killer (TRUTH OR DARE), a mystery-solving pathologist ("McCALLUM"), a "karaoke-mad" dead-beat dad (THE JAMES GANG), drunken, thieving comic relief (THE MUMMY) and a Monty Python-quoting romantic comedy
love interest (SLIDING DOORS).  For more information about John Hannah's various roles, please visit the filmography.

John was married on 20 January 1996 to actress Joanna Roth.  The pair met several years before during a stage production of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.  In many of his interviews, John mentions sweet or humorous stories from their relationship, such as the visit to London's Sri Siam restaurant where he proposed to her in writing on the tablecloth.

For years, John has made an effort to use his status as a celebrity for something more than getting a good table in a restaurant.  Soon after his role as the epileptic police officer Franky Drinkall in "OUT OF THE BLUE", he showed his support for the Epilepsy Association of Scotland.  He was, for a long time, a spokesman for Oxfam's Cut Conflict Campaign

On December 24, 1997, John Hannah and Scottish Films producer Murray Ferguson established a production company called Clerkenwell Films.  So far, John's role in the company seems to be to "make the teas and get the buns in for the meetings" but we may see him in a more active production role in the future.  Clerkenwell's first big production is the REBUS series, including BLACK AND BLUE and THE HANGING GARDEN.

The above biographical information came from the John Hannah fan site - johnhannah.net. Please visit the site for more information.
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John Hannah's Scores

Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 81 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Lowest Metascore: 31 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
11 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
52 Ping Pong Summer Jun 6, 2014 Mr. Miracle / Mr. Miracle 7.0
33 The Christmas Candle Nov 22, 2013 William Barstow 7.5
37 The Words Sep 7, 2012 Cast / Richard Ford 6.7
31 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Aug 1, 2008 Jonathan 'Jon' Carnahan / Jonathan Carnahan 4.6
37 The Last Legion Aug 17, 2007 Nestor 5.4
60 Pandaemonium Jun 29, 2001 William Wordsworth 9.0
48 The Mummy Returns May 4, 2001 Jonathan Carnahan 6.5
tbd Circus Sep 15, 2000 Leo 7.8
74 The Hurricane Dec 29, 1999 Terry Swinton 7.6
48 The Mummy May 7, 1999 Jonathan Carnahan 8.2
59 Sliding Doors Apr 24, 1998 James Hammerton 7.6
81 Four Weddings and a Funeral Mar 9, 1994 Matthew 7.8