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john vernon

john vernon

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
47 - 57
Height
6' 2" (1m 88cm)
Weight
15st. 13lb. (101kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Large

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 - 2018 Ensemble Cover
Theatre
North By NorthWest
Simon Phillips
Kay & McLean Productions/Jonathan Church Productions
Theatre Royal Bath / Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
2016 Ensemble
Theatre
A Room With A View
Adrian Noble
Bath Theatre Royal
Bath Theatre Royal
2016 Nat
Theatre
Elegies for Angels Punks and Raging Queens
Rupert Hands & Mathew Chandler
Elegies (One-Off Charity Performance)
Charing cross Theatre
2016 Understudying Martin Shaw as Hobson
Theatre
Hobson's Choice
Jonathan Church/Rupert Hands
Theatre Royal Bath
Vaudeville Theatre
2015 Alfred Doolittle
Theatre
Pygmalion
Philip Dart
Vienna's English Theatre
Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria.
2015 Jimmy Kidd & Johnny Yates (cover - both)
Theatre
The Red Lion
Ian Rickson/Anna Girvan
Royal National Theatre
Dorfman Theatre
2014 Vic
Film (Short)
Fishbowl
Aidan Sheridan
Holepunch Pictures
2013 Man in Bar (Monologue)
Theatre
Californian Lives "Ben & Joe's"
Emma King-Farlow
Arbery productions
King's Head Islington
2012 Sergeant Parry
TV
Call The Midwife
Jamie Payne
Neal St. Films.
2012 Colin Scoggins
TV
9/11: Voices from the Air
Stephen Finnigan
Darlow Smithson Productions
2010 - 2011 Dear Dragon/Casimir/Toot-Toot
TV
Florries Dragons
Will Brenton
Wish Films
Village Productions
2011 Lance Watkins
TV
Doctors
Graham Moore
BBC
2011 Le Routier Anglais
Film (Feature)
Ma part du Gâteau
Cedric Klapisch
Studio Canal
2010 Tommy Robbins
Film (Docu)
I Shouldn't Be Alive
Stephen Finnigan
Darlow Smithson Productions
2009 Studio Producer
Commercial
Anouk Lion Bar commercial (NL)
Boom
2007 Eddie (pawn broker)
TV
East Enders
Karl Nielson
BBC Television
Elstree
2006 Charles Bronson
TV
Longford
Tom Hooper
Ch4/HBO
2005 Tachibana
Film (Feature)
Millenium Actress - English Dub
Satoshi Kon
Manga Ent.
animated film
2005 Fergusson
TV
Heartbeat
Roger Bamford
Granada
2005 Mickey Blackstone
TV
The Bill
Jim Loach
ITV
Merton/location
2002 Earl
Film (Feature)
Nailing Vienna
Jonathan English
Meltemi Entertainment
Location
2001 Baldrick
Film (Feature)
Crusade of Vengeance
Byron James
Warner Bros
Lithuania
2001 Warner
TV
Starhunter
Patrick Malakian
Chum Television/Star Hunter Productions (Toronto)
Canada
2000 D.N.E. Agent
TV
The Strangerers
Nick Wood
Absolutely Television & Taken for Granted Produtions Ltd.
1999 Steve Doyle
TV
The Knock
Gerry Poulson
Bronson/Knight Productions
1999 Rory Shaw
TV
Heartbeat
Frank W Smith
YTV/Granada
1999 Lugar
TV
The New Adventures of Robin Hood
Petra Haffter
Tarnview Ltd./Warner Brothers
1997 Hippo
Theatre
The Fall
Andrew McLean
Hurt productions
Chelsea Arts Centre
1996 Course Narrator
Computer Game
Virtual Golf
Guy Miller
Core Design
1996 Niles (and all male voices)
Computer Game
Blam Machinehead
Guy Miller
Core Design
1996 Errendi 'Fark' Farquharson
Computer Game
Privateer 2: The Darkening
Steve Hilliker
Origin Systems Inc/EA
1996 D.S. Barry
Film (Feature)
Princess In Love
David Greene
CBS
1996 PC Paris
TV
East Enders
Steve Garwood
BBC
Elstree
1996 DS Oxley
TV
Staying Alive
James Hawes
Granada
1996 Richard Cole
Theatre
In Broad Daylight
Patrick Sandford
Sandford Prod.
Tricycle Theatre
1995 Martin Warren
TV
The Bill
Audrey Cooke
Thames
1995 Conrad
Theatre
Orion and the Great Bear
John Vernon
Ho Hum Th Co.
Traverse Th. Edinburgh
1993 Duncan
TV
You Me And It
Ed Bennet
BBC/Wall to Wall Productions
1993 DS Monson
TV
The Bill
Derek Lister
Thames
1992 A & R Man
TV
Harry Enfield's Television Programme
Geoff Posner
BBC
1992 Roger Sullivan
TV
Medics
Richard Standeven
Granada
1992 Macbeth
Theatre
Macbeth
Laura Thonpson
Pentameters
Pentameters, Hampstead
1990 - 1991 Conrad
Theatre
Orion and The Great Bear
John Vernon
Ho Hum Theatre Co.
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh & Croydon Warehouse
1991 Richard Cole
Theatre
In Broad Daylight
Patrick Sandford
Tricycle Theatre
1991 David Welwyn
TV
Agatha Christie: Poirot
Andrew Grieve
LWT
1991 Nose/Mr Martin
Theatre
Our Man' & 'The Bald Prima-Donna
Our Man Th Co.
Finborough Theatre
1991 Laertes/player King
Theatre
Hamlet
Laura Thonpson
Rose th co.
Rose Theatre
1988 Percy Shelley
Theatre
Blood & Ice
Richard Shannon
Ho Hum Theatre Co.
Battersea Arts Centre
1988 Owen
Theatre
Translations
Nesta Jones
George Wood Theatre
1988 Macbeth
Theatre
Macbeth
Laura Thompson
Pentameters Theatre
1987 Laertes/Player King
Theatre
Hamlet
Laura Thompson
Rose Theatre
1986 L.R.O. Kimmon
Theatre
Q.Rs & A. Is Clearly State...
Tony Attard
Kings Head, London
Kings Head Theatre
1986 Alec D'Urberville
Theatre
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Michael Fry
Floorboards Theatre Co.
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
1985 Frank
Theatre
Alpha Beta
Denise Armon
AB Productions
Etcetera Theatre
1985 Juan Davies
Theatre
Taken Out
Sue Glanville
Drill Hall
Drill Hall, London
1984 Larry
Theatre
Fancy Footwork
Mandy Smith
Elephant Th Co
Elephant Theatre
1984 Mephistophilis
Theatre
Dr Faustus
Andrew Johnson
BH Productions
Bridge House Theatre
1983 Lars
Theatre
Diary of a Rat
Michael Almaz
Bear Th Co
De Hems Pub, Soho

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 1982
    creative arts B.A. (hons)
    crewe and alsager college of he
  • 1979
    2 yr. Acting
    Coventry School of Speech and Drama

About me

Experienced actor - everything from:...

1. Shakespeare to modern & classics to new writing - mainstream, off-west end and festival theatre.

2. Featured characters in tv dramas.

3. Featured artist in tv ad campaigns & voice-over artist on viral ads and promos.

4. American and International Feature Films to Independent Low-Budget Movies and Student Films.

I have written and directed for the theatre and have also written many ADR scripts for animation series (translations which have needed writing to animation for lip-synch recording) and original animation scripts and radio/tv/film documentary voice over scripts.

I performed as a stand-up comedian on the circuit in London between 1987 and 1990 and appeared at venues like The Tunnel Club, Ealing Comedy, Hackney Cabaret, Chuckle Club; and on the same bills as Jerry Sadowitz, Jo Brand, Hattie Hayridge, Jim Tavare, etc.

Additional Information

Stand-up comedy 1987-90

Extensive fringe theatre experience 1983-present

Experienced in TV and Film in UK and abroad (Europe and North America)

15 years of experience in animation character voices for film and tv series (both UK and US character voices and impressions etc) and documentary voice overs ... also lip-synched dubbing of adapted/translated foreign-language live-action tv shows/series.

Additional Skills

Voice over artist - have voiced many animations (series and films) over last 15 years - very experienced and versatile.

Scriptwriting - written many adr scripts for animation series (including lip synch etc.) also re=dubs of live action series, documentaries and films.

Directing for Theatre (particularly new writing)

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Birmingham, Cockney, Cornish, Devon, Essex, Geordie, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Northern England, Northern Irish, Northern Working Class, RP, Scottish Highlands, Scottish, Standard, Somerset, South London, Welsh, Standard, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) Californian, General American, Mexico, Midwest Farm & Ranch, New York City, Southern American, Texas
Accents (International) Australian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Farsi/Persian, French, German, Indian, Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mexican, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Chorus
Stage Combat Skills Basic
Driving Licences Standard
Facial Characteristics Goatee
Perform nude? Only Professionally
DBS checked No