Person Details

Birthday: 1951-01-01 03:44:50

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Manchester, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 13

TV Involvements: 8


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Henshaw (born 1951, Ancoats, Manchester) is a British actor famed for his roles as Ken the landlord in Early Doors, Wilf Bradshaw in Born and Bred and PC Roy Bramwell in The Cops. Henshaw was born one of 12 children. He grew up in Ancoats, Manchester's "Little Italy" community. He was a refuse collector for ten years before deciding to become an actor at the age of 40. His first big break in acting was as a minder to Robert Lindsay's character Michael Murray in the acclaimed Channel 4 series, G.B.H. Other TV credits include The Royle Family, The Visit, Life on Mars, whilst film credits include the Steve Coogan comedy The Parole Officer, the Bert Trautmann biopic The Keeper, and the Ken Loach films Looking For Eric and The Angels' Share. Henshaw is chairman of the 24:7 Theatre Festival, an annual festival of new writing for theatre based in Manchester. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Henshaw, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Casualty
Average
5

Casualty

(1986) Lenny Adams
6 Days
Average
6

6 Days

(2017) Metropolitan Police Spokesman
A Street Cat Named Bob
Average
8

A Street Cat Named Bob

(2016) Tube Station Guard
Life on Mars
Average
8

Life on Mars

(2006) Ted Bannister
The Keeper
Average
8

The Keeper

(2019) Jack Friar
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
Average
7
Happy Now
Average
5

Happy Now

(2001) Pete Copsey
Swallows and Amazons
Average
6

Swallows and Amazons

(2016) Harbour Master

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Tony
2019 Pavlo
Jack Friar
2018 Nobby Cook
Percy
2017 Butcher / Mr. Fezziwig
Metropolitan Police Spokesman
2016 Tube Station Guard
Harbour Master
2014 John White
Judge
Dennis
2013 Marcus Peabody
2012 John Holt
Harry
2011 N/A
Alfred Huggins
2010 Frank
Mr Pony
2009 Glen
Meatballs
Bill Hadley
Bar Owner
2007 Dad
Charlie
John Prescott
2006 Des
Paul
DCS Arthur Benfield
N/A
Ted Bannister
2003 Ken Dixon
Clive Saxon
2002 Davis
Dad
N/A
Wilf Bradshaw
2001 Pete Copsey
Cochran
2000 Ken Burley
1998 Roy
1996 M.C
1992 N/A
1991 Murray's Minder
1990 Doorman
1986 Lenny Adams
1984 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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