- John David Hannah
April 23, 1962 (age 59)
- Actor, Television Producer
- Joanna Roth
- Susan Hannah, John Hannah
John David Hannah (born 23 April 1962) is a Scottish film and television actor. He came to prominence in Richard Curtis's Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and has since appeared alongside Gwyneth Paltrow in Sliding Doors (1998) and in Stephen Sommers' Mummy series (1999, 2001, 2008). His television roles include: Dr Iain McCallum in McCallum (1995–1998); D.I. John Rebus in Rebus (2000–2001); Jack Roper in New Street Law (2006–2007); Jake Osbourne in Cold Blood (2007–2008) and Quintus Lentulus Batiatus in Spartacus (2010–2011).
Hannah was born in East Kilbride in Lanarkshire, the youngest of three children: he has two older sisters. His mother, Susan, was a cleaner at Marks & Spencer, and his father, John, a toolmaker. He attended Heathery Knowe Primary School then Claremont High School in East Kilbride and went on to an apprenticeship as an electrician. In East Kilbride, he participated in the East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club. At the suggestion of a colleague, he completed his apprenticeship and then attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
After graduation, Hannah had parts in theatre productions, films, and television, which included leading roles. He broke into the "big-time" with his appearance as Matthew in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).