John David Hannah is an actor by profession and did notable work in Scottish film and television industry. He took birth in East Kilbride in Lanarkshire in a family confined to parents and two elder sisters. He completed his education from Heathery Knowe Primary School and Claremont High School. He proceeded to become an electrician, but destiny took a different path and he ended up enrolling in Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. The wedding bells rang for him on 20 January 1996 when he married Joanna Roth. After graduating, he tried his hands in different genres in the film industry.

He got his big break in the movie, Four Weddings and a Funeral where he played the character of Mathew. He did a negative role in Truth or Dare and played the character of a Psychopathic Killer. His work in The Mummy trilogy got much appreciation from the viewers. He played a comic role throughout the series. Next came the role of Dr. lain McCallum in McCallum and the role of Jake Osbourne in Bad Blood. His big success came in when he established a production company in partnership with Murray Ferguson, who is a Scottish Film Producer.

The name of the production company is Clerkenwell Films, and its biggest production remains the Rebus series which was later taken under STV productions. He recently performed the role of Quintus Lentulus Batiatus in Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Epilepsy Association of Scotland found support from Hannah for their activities and he was also a part of Cut Conflict Campaign.

John Goodman English Actor

John Goodman

John Goodman took birth in St. Louis, Missouri. His family confined to a father, Leslie Francis Goodman, a mother, Virginia Roos, a sister and a mother. His father passed away when he was two years old. His mother used to work as a retail store associate. She even took up the work of a waitress to feed her family. He married Anna Beth, and they currently live in New Orleans. They have a 25-year old daughter, Evangeline Goodman, who is production assistant in the film fraternity. Goodman encountered drinking problems in past but successfully overcame them by the year 2007. He featured in many charity related commercial that raised awareness on natural calamities and help in recovery. He studied at Affton High School and received a scholarship for football. But, destiny had different plans for him and so he ultimately joined the drama program and later successfully completed his degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts. His struggle to enter the film industry ended only in 1980 when he began getting character roles. In 1985, he featured in the Big River and nailed the character of Pap Finn. He became the first guest on the show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien. He did appear on several late night comedy shows after that. He turned to a host for Saturday Night Live. He got his first movie break in 1982 when he featured Run. Later, he was also seen in cameos. He got a major comedy role in True Stories. St. Louis Walk of Fame list saw his name in 1997. The sitcom, Roseanne gave him much deserved popularity. He performed the role of Dan Conner, and it remains the most famous role of his life. He featured as Fred Flintstones in The Flintstones, which released in 1994. He made a significant and integral contribution to The Walt Disney Company and thus received the title of Disney Legend. He appeared in the movies like Argo and The Artist, both of which received the Academy Award for Best Picture in a row. He made his theatre comeback in April 2015 with American Buffalo.

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John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski is a man of multiple talents. He took birth in Newton, Massachusetts in a family confined to his parents Mary Clare and Ronald Krasinski. He grew up in a cross culture family with his mother being Irish-American and father being Polish American. The passion for acting drove him to the theatre early and he began acting in plays during his school days. He completed his education Newton South High School in the year 1997 and went on to pursue higher education from Brown University and studied arts. Later, he went to National Theatre Institute. He wedded Emily Blunt in July 2010 and had a daughter together named Hazel. After passing out from Brown University, he headed on to New York City to pursue his dreams of acting. There, he acted in several television shows as well as commercials. He even worked as a waiter and read some Off-Broadway plays. His work did not limit to on-camera, and so he went off camera to the director of The Office and The Boat. He paved his way back to acting in the year 2007 and portrayed the character of Gideon in A New Wave. He worked with various famous stars such as Robin Williams and George Clooney for License to Wed and Letterheads respectively. He did a rom-com movie called It’s Complicated in the year 2009. Krasinski turned to a writer and the director for Brief Interview with Hideous Man, which featured in Sundance Film Festival. He appeared in various television series and films after that. He did a movie called Something Borrowed along with Ethan. Next, he wrote and starred along with Matt Damon in Promised Land. He switched to narration genre and gave narration for various series and shows including the Discovery Channel and the Apple TV. People also saw his narration in the Blackberry Storm and My Coke Rewards.

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John Krasinski English Actor