John Henshaw

John Henshaw

  • Born on
    • January 1st, 1951
​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.

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Acting (27 Credits)

2021Early Doors - Live as Ken
2018The Keeper as Jack Friar
2018Stan & Ollie as Nobby Cook
2017Pin Cushion as Percy
2017The Man Who Invented Christmas as Butcher / Mr. Fezziwig
20176 Days as Metropolitan Police Spokesman
2016A Street Cat Named Bob as Tube Station Guard
2016Swallows and Amazons as Harbour Master
2014Cilla as John White
2014The Night Runner as Dennis
2014Closer to the Moon as Judge
2012The Angels' Share as Harry
2011South Riding as Alfred Huggins
2010Terry Pratchett's Going Postal as Mr Pony
2009Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 as Bill Hadley
2009Looking for Eric as Meatballs
2007Grow Your Own as Charlie
2006See No Evil: The Moors Murders as DCS Arthur Benfield
2006Someone Else as Paul
2006Starter for 10 as Des
2003Early Doors as Ken Dixon
2003The Second Coming as Clive Saxon
2001The Parole Officer as Cochran
2001Happy Now as Pete Copsey
2000There's Only One Jimmy Grimble as Ken Burley
1996When Saturday Comes as M.C
1991GBH as Murray's Minder


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