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John Kapelos is a Actor American born on 8 march 1956 at London (Canada)

John Kapelos

John Kapelos
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Nationality USA
Birth 8 march 1956 (66 years) at London (Canada)

John Kapelos (born March 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor from London, Ontario. He is best known for his portrayals of janitor Carl Reed in The Breakfast Club and Detective Donald Schanke in Forever Knight.

An alumnus of The Second City, Chicago, John Kapelos's theatrical work spans eight years from Second City's Touring Company (1978–1982) to six revues as a member of the famed Resident Company (1982–1986), and finally Second City's critically acclaimed return to off-Broadway in Orwell That Ends Well at the former Village Gate in New York City.

Best films

The Relic (1997)

Usually with

John Hughes
John Hughes
(3 films)
Rob Stefaniuk
Rob Stefaniuk
(1 films)
Leo Rossi
Leo Rossi
(1 films)
Alan Ruck
Alan Ruck
(3 films)
Ed Begley Jr.
Ed Begley Jr.
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Filmography of John Kapelos (53 films)

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The Shape of Water, 2h3
Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Politique, Films about disabilities, Political films, Steampunk films, Children's films, Personne sourde ou muette, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Michael Shannon, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lauren Lee Smith, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins
Roles Mr. Arzounian
Rating72% 3.6493153.6493153.6493153.6493153.649315
Sans famille, Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) a été trouvée, enfant, dans une rivière. Elle porte au cou des cicatrices semblant témoigner de violences exercées sur son larynx, qui expliqueraient qu'elle soit muette. Elle vit dans une grande solitude, tout comme son voisin de palier Giles (Richard Jenkins), un vieil homosexuel, illustrateur publicitaire sans emploi.
Afternoon Delight, 1h37
Directed by Jill Soloway
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Juno Temple, Kathryn Hahn, Josh Radnor, Jane Lynch, Annie Mumolo, Jessica St. Clair
Roles Jack
Rating57% 2.851462.851462.851462.851462.85146
Rachel (Kathryn Hahn) is a mother living in an unhappy life, frustrated by the roles of being a stay-at-home mom and not having had sex with her husband Jeff (Josh Radnor) for months. She visits her therapist, Lenore (Jane Lynch) but is unable to find any help in her advice.
Free Ride
Free Ride (2013)
, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Anna Paquin, Drea de Matteo, Cam Gigandet, Liana Liberato, J. Larose, John Kapelos
Roles Guardian
Rating56% 2.800122.800122.800122.800122.80012
Set in the late 1970s, Christina (Paquin) is a single mother from Ohio who escapes her abusive partner, along with her two daughters; teenaged MJ (Liberato) and seven-year-old Shell (Acres). She moves to the Florida coast where she meets up with a friend (De Matteo) who gets her a job in drug smuggling. But Christina must meet the challenges of protecting and providing for her children, with her oldest daughter being more defiant and the hazards of her occupation.
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer, 1h27
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Amanda Schull, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, Michael Nouri, Gina Gershon, James Avery, Anne Ramsay
Roles Detective Brady
Rating55% 2.757732.757732.757732.757732.75773
Une avocate voit sa vie basculer quand son père, juge à la retraite, est soupçonné d'être un terrible tueur en série : elle décide de le défendre, et enquête.
Chasing a Dream, 1h25
Directed by David Burton Morris
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Andrew Lawrence, Joanna Going, Treat Williams, Kevin Kilner, Christa B. Allen, Jake McLaughlin
Roles Frank McGuire
Rating62% 3.1445153.1445153.1445153.1445153.144515
Senior high school football star Cameron (Andrew Lawrence) is traumatized when his best friend is killed in a car accident that he feels responsible for. When Cam learns that his best friend (a track star) was working on breaking the sub-four minute mile, he decides to honor his friend’s memory by accomplishing the goal for him. Cam is met with strong opposition from his football coach and father Gary (Treat Williams), who feels he's throwing his sports opportunities away. The father-son disagreement begins to tear the family apart, but Cam continues to pursue his goal, hoping to put his friend’s memory to rest at last.
Tripping Forward, 1h30
Directed by Marcus Nash
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors William Gregory Lee, Amber Benson, M. C. Gainey, John Kapelos, Lee Sung-hi, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles Vladdy
Rating44% 2.221162.221162.221162.221162.22116
Ford Coleman (Chris Fogleman) is a young actor trying to start his career in Los Angeles. His friend Tripp (William Gregory Lee) has already given up making it in the music business, and now takes drugs and lives off of Ford. When Ford's money runs out, Tripp comes up with the idea of selling drugs to supermodels to make money, and Ford goes along so they won't be evicted, and he can keep taking acting classes from James Comey (Ed Begley, Jr.) with the girl of his dreams, Gwen (Amber Benson)
Snow Buddies, 1h27
Directed by Robert Vince
Origin USA
Genres Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Dominic Scott Kay, Mike Dopud, John Kapelos, Lise Simms, Dylan Sprouse, Henry Hodges
Roles Jean George
Rating52% 2.626282.626282.626282.626282.62628
Puppies from Washington become trapped in a truck heading to Ferntiuktuk, Alaska. Upon arrival, the Buddies meet Shasta, a young husky whose 11-year-old owner is determined to win the Alaskan sled dog race. The puppies decide to help Shasta pursue his dreams. Unfortunately, as Shasta has no parents, this puts the puppies in a predicament as there is nobody to teach them how to become snow dogs. Shasta manages to persuade a dog named Talon into teaching the puppies into becoming his new protégés.
Everybody Wants to Be Italian, 1h45
Directed by Jason Todd Ipson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Cerina Vincent, John Kapelos, John Enos III, Marisa Petroro, Richard Libertini, Perry Anzilotti
Roles Steve Bottino
Rating57% 2.8609452.8609452.8609452.8609452.860945
Jake Bianski is the owner of a fish market in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts. For the past eight years he actively has pursued his former girlfriend Isabella, despite the fact she is married and has three children.
Whisper (2007)
, 1h34
Directed by Steward Hendler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Josh Holloway, Blake Woodruff, Joel Edgerton, Sarah Wayne Callies, Dulé Hill, Julian Christopher
Roles Whitley
Rating57% 2.859662.859662.859662.859662.85966
After being released from prison, convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) and his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), wish to have a fresh start by running a small diner of their own. However, the bank refuses to loan US$ 50,000.00 to them to open the business, and without alternatives, Max accepts the invitation of his former partner Sydney and his associate Vince to participate in the kidnapping of the eight-year-old David, the son of a wealthy woman in New England, under the command of a mysterious mastermind behind the kidnapping. After the successful abduction of the eight-year-old boy, David (played by Blake Woodruff), the group awaits ransom instructions in a secluded hideout. However, as they begin to become suspicious of each other, Max realizes the boy is not as innocent as he seemed. The boy commands various characters in the movie to kill each other.
Stick It
Stick It (2006)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Gymnastique
Actors Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Vanessa Lengies, Kellan Lutz, John Patrick Amedori, Nikki SooHoo
Roles Chris DeFrank
Rating63% 3.153663.153663.153663.153663.15366
Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is a rebellious 17-year-old who has a run-in with the law when she and two friends skateboard through a residential construction site. Haley is arrested and is forced by a judge to return to the regimented world of competitive gymnastics. Haley was once considered one of the most talented gymnasts in the US. One year earlier, she made it to the World Championships, but she walked out of competition in the middle of the finals, costing the American team the gold medal and leaving many people hurt and crushed, making her one of the most hated people in gymnastics.
Fifty Pills, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Lou Taylor Pucci, Kristen Bell, John Hensley, Nora Zehetner, Michael Peña, Diora Baird
Roles Harold
Rating49% 2.4528352.4528352.4528352.4528352.452835
After being blamed for a party which he didn't throw or have any knowledge of, that resulted in many damages, young Darren (Lou Taylor Pucci) loses his scholarship. Being from a lower-middle-class family he will not have enough money to pay for college next semester without his scholarship. His roommate, Coleman (John Hensley), who actually threw the party, sympathizes with Darren and gives him a stash of fifty ecstasy pills. If he sells the pills he could make $1000 and would have enough money to stay in school.
Shallow Ground, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Stan Kirsch, Timothy V. Murphy, Patty McCormack, Rocky Marquette, Grim Natwick, Steve Eastin
Roles Leroy Riley
Rating49% 2.452962.452962.452962.452962.45296
Sheriff Jack Shepherd is tasked with investigating a mysterious blood-covered boy who shows up at his station one day. The boy appears to be supernatural in nature, and manifests unusual powers such as the ability to read minds or show other people his memories by touching them.