John Hannah

John Hannah

About John Hannah

John David Hannah (born 23 April 1962) is a Scottish film and television actor. He came to prominence in Richard Curtis' Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and has since appeared alongside Gwyneth Paltrow in Sliding Doors (1998) and in Stephen Sommers' Mummy series (1999, 2001, 2008). His television roles include Dr Iain McCallum in McCallum (-); D.I. John Rebus in Rebus (-); Jack Roper in New Street Law (-); Jack Osbourne in Cold Blood (-) and Quintus Lentulus Batiatus in Spartacus (-). Hannah was born in East Kilbride in South Lanarkshire, the youngest of three children; he has two older sisters. His mother, Susan, was a cleaner at Marks & Spencer, and his father, John, a toolmaker. He attended Heathery Knowe Primary School then 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.