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John Henshaw

​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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Jan 1, 1951 In Manchester, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie Early Doors - Live 2021-09-09
Known For
Poster of Silky Hotel
Poster of Stan & Ollie
Poster of The Man Who Invented Christmas
Poster of 6 Days
Movie Early Doors - Live Ken 2021-09-09
Movie I'm Not in Love Tony 2021-04-12
Movie Silky Hotel Jim Knightshade 2021-07-26
Movie The Keeper Jack Friar 2019-03-14
Movie Sunny Pavlo 2019-06-03
Movie Pin Cushion Percy 2018-01-26
Movie Stan & Ollie Nobby Cook 2018-12-28
Movie The Man Who Invented Christmas Butcher / Mr. Fezziwig 2017-10-12
Movie 6 Days Metropolitan Police Spokesman 2017-07-09
Movie Swallows and Amazons Harbour Master 2016-08-19
Movie A Street Cat Named Bob Tube Station Guard 2016-11-04
Movie The Night Runner Dennis 2014-01-01
Series Cilla John White 2014-09-15
Movie Closer to the Moon Judge 2014-03-07
Movie The Last British Execution Marcus Peabody 2013-04-26
Movie The Angels' Share Harry 2012-06-01
Movie The Rochdale Pioneers John Holt 2012-11-27
Series South Riding Alfred Huggins 2011-02-20
Series Candy Cabs Unknown 2011-04-05
Series Going Postal Mr Pony 2010-05-30
Movie In Our Name Frank 2010-09-10
Movie The Royle Family: Behind the Sofa Self 2010-11-10
Movie A Bit of Tom Jones? Bar Owner 2009-01-01
Movie Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 Bill Hadley 2009-02-28
Movie Looking for Eric Meatballs 2009-05-27
Movie Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday Glen 2009-10-26
Movie Confessions of a Diary Secretary John Prescott 2007-02-28
Movie Grow Your Own Charlie 2007-06-15
Series The Visit Dad 2007-07-15
Series Life on Mars Ted Bannister 2006-01-09
Series Johnny and the Bomb Unknown 2006-01-15
Movie Someone Else Paul 2006-08-20
Series See No Evil: The Moors Murders DCS Arthur Benfield 2006-05-14
Movie Starter for 10 Des 2006-09-13
Series The Second Coming Clive Saxon 2003-02-09
Series Early Doors Ken Dixon 2003-05-12
Series Born and Bred Wilf Bradshaw 2002-04-21
Movie The Fishmonger Davis 2002-08-17
Movie Put Your Coat On Dad 2002-06-01
Movie The Parole Officer Cochran 2001-08-10
Movie Happy Now Pete Copsey 2001-08-20
Movie There's Only One Jimmy Grimble Ken Burley 2000-08-25
Series The Cops Roy 1998-10-19
Movie When Saturday Comes M.C 1996-03-01
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series G.B.H. Murray's Minder 1991-06-06
Movie Dancin' Thru the Dark Doorman 1990-03-02
Series Casualty Lenny Adams 1986-09-06
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16