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John Henshaw is a Actor British born on 1 january 1951

John Henshaw

John Henshaw
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 1 january 1951 (73 years)

John Henshaw (born 1951, Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire) is a British actor, best known for his roles as Ken Dixon the landlord in Early Doors, Wilf Bradshaw in Born and Bred and PC Roy Bramwell in The Cops. Often associated with characters who are "hard men", he played John Prescott in ITV drama Confessions of a Diary Secretary.

Biography

One of 12 siblings, he grew up in Ancoats, Manchester's "Little Italy" community. He was a binman for ten years before deciding, at the age of 40, to become an actor. 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.. He had roles in the Steve Coogan film, The Parole Officer and in the BBC Three sitcom The Visit, which was first shown in July 2007. In 2002 he appeared in the Scottish Gaelic drama, Anna Bheag (Wee Anna), although not as a Gaelic-speaking character.

Other credits include Nice Guy Eddie, When Saturday Comes and appearances in The Royle Family, Last of the Summer Wine and Life on Mars. In September 2007, at the Lowry in Salford, he starred in the world premier of the play King Cotton.

He played the role of Ken, the deputy manager in the Post Office adverts, in 2007 to 2008). March 2008 saw Henshaw return to the Manchester area playing the lead in Jim Cartwright's play Road at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton. Summer 2009 saw Henshaw play Meatballs in the Ken Loach-directed and Eric Cantona-starring film Looking for Eric. The character was a workmate and friend of the lead character Eric Bishop played by Steve Evets.

In 2010 he played Mr Pony in Terry Pratchett's Going Postal and in 2011 he portrayed the character of John Holt, one of the original founding fathers of the Co-operative movement, in a feature film The Rochdale Pioneers. In 2013 played Arthur Potts in Series 15 Episode 5 (The Sicilian Defence) of Midsomer Murders. He also played the role of Harry, a mentor and friend to the main character, in Ken Loach's 2012 Scottish comedy-drama The Angels' Share and Danny in Chris Shepherd's 2013 film The Ringer.

In 2013 he played Stan Bond in By Any Means, and in 2014 played the judge in Romania's Closer to the Moon. In 2015 he played Murphy in "Charlie's Plan" directed by John McCormack.

Best films

The Angels' Share (2012)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Henshaw (25 films)

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Actor

Stan & Ollie, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy
Actors Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Nina Arianda, Susy Kane
Roles Nobby Cook
Rating71% 3.5972953.5972953.5972953.5972953.597295
Durant leur tournée de 1953 au Royaume-Uni, Stan Laurel et Oliver Hardy se rendent compte que leur popularité a décliné. Ils peinent à remplir de petits théâtres mais avec de la publicité ils parviennent à retrouver le succès et remplissent de grandes salles. Alors que les affaires semblent reprendre, Laurel apprend de son producteur que leur film sur Robin des Bois ne se fera pas, il cache la vérité à Hardy. Peu de temps après, la santé de Hardy commence à décliner.
Pin Cushion
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Joanna Scanlan, John Henshaw, Chanel Cresswell, Bruce Jones
Roles Percy
Rating64% 3.2458353.2458353.2458353.2458353.245835
Une mère et sa fille, Lyn et Iona (alias Débile 1 et Débile 2) sont impatientes de commencer leur nouvelle vie dans une petite ville anglaise des Midlands. Déterminée à réussir après des débuts difficiles à sa nouvelle école, la maladroite Iona devient la « meilleure amie » de Keely, Stacey et Chelsea. Habituée à avoir Iona seulement pour elle-même, Lyn se sent délaissée et essaye sans succès de se faire ses propres amis en commençant par Belinda, sa voisine peu souriante. Bien que Lyn et Iona fassent comme si tout allait pour le mieux, Iona est en difficulté avec ses camarades de classe qui se comportent de moins en moins comme des amies, pendant que Lyn est traitée avec divers degrés d’indifférence par les voisins et un soi-disant groupe de soutien.
6 Days
6 Days (2017)
, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Abbie Cornish, Martin Shaw, Emun Elliott, Ben Turner
Roles Metropolitan Police Spokesman
Rating61% 3.097363.097363.097363.097363.09736
Fin avril 1980. Un groupe de six soldats iraniens armés du Khouzistan, opposés à la République islamique, prennent en otage 26 personnes dans l'Ambassade d'Iran à Londres. Ils souhaitent la libération de 91 prisonniers. Après six jours de tension, l'opération Nimrod est créée pour prendre d'assaut le bâtiment, sauver les otages et, s'il le faut, abattre les terroristes.
Swallows and Amazons
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Children's films
Actors Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Gwendoline Christie, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
Roles Harbour Master
Rating61% 3.052083.052083.052083.052083.05208
Les aventures estivales de deux groupes d'enfants (Les Swallows et les Amazons) issus de deux familles différentes. Les bambins décident de joindre leur force contre leur ennemi commun: l'oncle James Turner, rebaptisé Capitaine Flint. Au programme : pêche, camping, exploration et piraterie.
A Street Cat Named Bob, 1h43
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about writers, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head, Caroline Goodall, Beth Goddard
Roles Tube Station Guard
Rating73% 3.6612953.6612953.6612953.6612953.661295
Réfugié dans la drogue depuis l'adolescence, James Bowen est un jeune sans-abri anglais en manque de repères. Un jour, il trouve un chat abandonné qu'il appelle Bob et les deux deviennent inséparables. Un duo improbable et une amitié hors du commun qui vont aider James à sortir de l'enfer. Il rencontre l'amour et renoue avec sa famille, tout en devenant un livreur de journaux en compagnie de son nouvel animal de compagnie.
Cilla (TV series)
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Sheridan Smith, Aneurin Barnard, Cilla Black, Ed Stoppard, Brian Epstein, John Henshaw
Rating78% 3.943893.943893.943893.943893.94389
The series is based around Black's hometown of Liverpool and follows her rise to fame from 1960 amateur appearances in clubs, her relationships with Bobby Willis and Brian Epstein to the latter's death in 1967.
Closer to the Moon, 1h52
Origin Roumanie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Vera Farmiga, Mark Strong, Harry Lloyd, Joe Armstrong, Christian McKay, Anton Lesser
Roles Judge
Rating66% 3.349183.349183.349183.349183.34918
Post-war Communist Romania: In 1959 Bucharest, members of Romania's high society Max Rosenthal (Mark Strong), Alice Bercovich (Vera Farmiga), Dumi Dorneanu (Tim Plester), Răzvan Orodel (Joe Armstrong) and Iorgu Ristea (Christian McKay), known collectively as Ioanid Gang, announce to a crowd that they are shooting a film. A young café worker, Virgil (Harry Lloyd), is among the witnesses. Under the guise of making this film, the Ioanid Gang perform a heist of the National Bank of Romania. The following day, Virgil loiters around a film set and encounters the director, Flaviu (Allan Corduner), who requests him to buy vodka and give it to him whenever he asks.
The Ringer
The Ringer (2013)
, 17minutes
Directed by Chris Shepherd
Actors John Henshaw

The Angels' Share, 1h41
Directed by Ken Loach
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Films about the labor movement, La précarité, Heist films
Actors Paul Brannigan, Roger Allam, Paul Brannigan, Paul Birchard, John Henshaw, David Goodall
Roles Harry
Rating69% 3.499583.499583.499583.499583.49958
In the opening scenes, the protagonists are sentenced to hours of community payback. During his first community payback session, Robbie (Paul Brannigan), under the guidance of Harry (John Henshaw), is interrupted and taken to the hospital by Harry as his girlfriend, Leonie (Siobhan Reilly), has gone into labour. At the hospital, Robbie is assaulted by two of his girlfriend's uncles before he can see her. Harry takes Robbie back to his house to clean him up, at which point Leonie calls to announce Robbie's son, Luke, has been born. Harry insists that he and Robbie celebrate, and brings out a vintage whisky. With Leonie's encouragement, Robbie agrees to meet with a victim of his former violent crimes, Anthony (Roderick Cowie), who recollects the attack in front of both his family and Leonie. Afterwards, Leonie makes clear that she does not want her son to grow up around violence and long-term feuds.
The Rochdale Pioneers, 57minutes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Biography
Actors John McArdle, John Henshaw
Roles John Holt
Rating76% 3.81123.81123.81123.81123.8112
The story is set in 1844 when a group of working-class people from the town of Rochdale came together to change the unfair society they were living in.
Just Henry
Just Henry (2011)
, 1h20
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Josh Bolt, Elaine Cassidy, Stephen Campbel Moore, Dean Andrews, Sheila Hancock, John Henshaw
Roles Charlie
Rating61% 3.096853.096853.096853.096853.09685
Henry Dodge is a 15-year-old boy haunted by the tragic death of his father during WWII. Whilst taking photos, on a camera given to him by Mrs Beaumont who is his school teacher, spots a man who closely resembled the man he knew as his father, Joey. Upon seeing the photo his mother, Maureen, passes out with shock, could his father really have come back from the dead? Or is something more sinister at work?
In Our Name, 1h30
Genres Drama
Actors Joanne Froggatt, John Henshaw, Andrew Knott, Mel Raido, Val McLane
Roles Frank
Rating61% 3.093883.093883.093883.093883.09388
Suzy Jackson (Froggatt) is a Private returning from service in Iraq during the Iraq War to be reunited with husband and fellow soldier Mark (Mel Raido) and young daughter Cassie (Chloe Jayne Wilkinson) in North East England. Suffering from recurring nightmares related to her experiences while on tour and displaying paranoid behaviour, Suzy distances herself from her husband and tells her army superiors that she is fine aside from some insomnia due to jet lag.
Looking for Eric, 1h56
Directed by Ken Loach
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Eric Cantona, Steve Evets, Stephanie Bishop, Lucy-Jo Hudson, Matthew McNulty, Gerard Kearns
Roles Meatballs
Rating70% 3.544223.544223.544223.544223.54422
Eric Bishop is a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis. Looking after his granddaughter is bringing him into contact with his ex-wife, Lily, whom he abandoned after the birth of their daughter. At the same time, his stepson Ryan is hiding a gun under the floorboards of his bedroom for a violent drugs baron. At his lowest moments Bishop considers suicide. But after a short meditation session with fellow postmen in his living room, and smoking cannabis stolen from his stepson, hallucinations bring forth his footballing hero, the famously philosophical Eric Cantona, who gives him advice. His relationship with Lily improves dramatically. Bishop finds the gun and confronts his stepson. Ryan admits to his involvement with the drugs gang, and Bishop attempts to return the gun to the gangster. He is forced to keep it himself, however, when a Rottweiler is set on him in his car. The gangster then posts footage on YouTube of Bishop's humiliation. The entire family is then arrested by the police on a tip-off but they fail to find the gun. Eric Cantona then advises Bishop to seek help from his friends and to 'surprise' himself. Bishop organises 'Operation Cantona', sneaking dozens of fellow Manchester United fans – wearing Cantona masks – into the gangster's house and humiliating him and his family, threatening to put the video of their operation onto YouTube, in turn. The film ends at Bishop's daughter's graduation day, where the family re-unites in peace.
Red Riding
Red Riding (2009)
, 4h55
Directed by James Marsh, Anand Tucker, Julian Jarrold
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, David Morrissey, Rebecca Hall, John Henshaw, Mark Addy
Roles Bill Hadley
Rating68% 3.4496353.4496353.4496353.4496353.449635
La trilogie présente l'évolution de divers enquêteurs autour de meurtres en série sur fond de corruption.