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John Hannah Biography

Birth Name:
John David Hannah
Birth Place:
East Kilbride, Scotland

Fast Facts

  • After high school, took an apprenticeship as an electrician
  • Breakthrough came playing opposite Hugh Grant in the romantic hit Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Television work includes lead roles in the British police drama Out of the Blue and medical series McCallum
  • Started the independent production company Clerkenwell Films with producer Murray Ferguson in 1998
  • First American movie appearance was in the 1999 action film The Mummy featuring Brendan Fraser
  • Originally considered for the part of Charlie in the TV sci-fi drama Lost, which eventually went to Dominic Monaghan


  • 1995BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated


  • Astrid Hannah -- Daughter
  • John Hannah -- Father
  • Susan Hannah -- Mother
  • Joan -- Sister
  • Liz -- Sister
  • Gabriel Hannah -- Son