John Howard is an Australian film and theater actor. He starred in the famous action movie "Mad Max: Fury Road". Also, Howard can be seen in the TV series "Janet King", "Visit the Rafters" and "Homicide Division".
John Howard (in another translation - Howard) was born on October 22, 1952 in Cow in New South Wales. He was educated at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. In the 1990s, Howard was Deputy Director at the Sydney Theater Company. He participated in theatrical performances. Howard has been seen in The Temple, Water Rising, Shawki, The Crucible, The Life of Galileo, Dead White Men, and Measure for Measure.
In 1991, the actor was awarded the Critics Circle Actor. John received the Australian Variety Club Stage Actor Award. The actor also won the Sydney Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in 2009. Howard's wife is Australian actress Kim Lewis. She is 11 years younger than her husband. Kim starred in Home and Away and starred in Black Rock. In the acting family of Howard and Lewis, two children were born.
In 1980, John starred in the comedy sports drama Club. Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson and Harold Hopkins got the leading roles in the film. The film is directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was presented at the Seattle International Film Festival. Howard's next work took place in the series Water Under the Bridge. His character is Archie. John had a permanent role. His co-stars are Robin Nevin, Jackie Weaver, David Cameron and Penelope Shelton. The actor then appeared as Donald in the war drama A City Like Alice. This miniseries was broadcast in Australia in 1981.
In the same year, the series "Primitive Country" began with the participation of John. It went through 1993. Howard's character is Garmish Dalton. In 1983, the actor played Sly in the movie Christmas in the Bush. This is a story about a poor family whose only chance to make ends meet is the victory of their horse. But the animal disappears right before the races. In the same year, Howard could be seen in the horror film "Cleaver Boar". In the vastness of Australia, a giant monster can be encountered, against which it is almost impossible for a person to fight. The thriller was presented at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the Austin Fantastic Film Festival. John's character is Danny.
In 1984, the actor appeared in the film Strike. The drama has been featured at the New York International Film Festival and the Gothenburg Film Festival. John's next work took place in the series "Flying Doctors". The drama could be seen on Australian channels from 1986 to 1992. Howard played Michael Stone. Then he appeared in the biographical drama of the co-production of the USA and Australia "Scream in the Dark". The main role was played by the famous Meryl Streep.
In 1988, Howard was invited to play the role of Preston-Preston in the film Young Einstein. The comedy was popular not only in Australia, but also in the USA, Japan and many European countries. In the same year, Howard played Dr. Proctor in the film Around the World in Eighty Ways. The comedy was presented at the ERA New Horizons International Film Festival. From 1989 to 1996 there was a TV series "G.P." in which the actor got the role of John Schuller. Then John was invited to the miniseries "The Girl of Tomorrow", which ran from 1991 and 1992. According to the plot, the girl falls into the past from 3000 years. The series has aired in Australia, Germany and the Netherlands. In 1992, the film "Girl from the Future" based on the series was released. The continuation of the story can be seen in the 1993 film Girl from the Future 2: The End of the Future. In both films and the series, Howard played Silverthorn.
In 1994, the Blue Healers series began, in which John was cast as Michael Fielding. The crime thriller ran through 2006. After the actor worked in the series "School of Broken Hearts". His character is Tony Moss.The next role of the actor - Sven Larsen in the series "Water Rats", which could be seen from 1996 to 2001. Howard later starred in Cops on Bicycles as Farrell. John played Davis in The Bodies Swap. The fantastic comedy has been shown in Australia, New Zealand and Italy.
In 1997, the actor could be seen as Lena Kirby in the drama Black Rock. The thriller begins with the violence and murder of a girl. In the same year, the first episodes of the series "Wild Side" were released, where John got the role of Frank Riley. In the medical drama Children's Hospital, which has been running since 1997, the actor appeared as Len Larkin. In the TV series about the All Saints Hospital, the actor played Dr. Frank. Then he was invited to play the role of Bob Jelly in "Makeover". The drama ran from 1998 to 2000. The actor also starred in the TV series "Stingers", "Always Greener" and "Changi".
In the 1998 film Never Tell Me Never, John played Uncle Darrel. The following year, he could be seen as McGregor in Journey to the End of the World. Director, Screenwriter and Producer - Bill Bennett. In 2001, the film "The Man Who Sued God" was released. John played Edward in it. He then appeared as Angus in the drama The Road from Curein. Later, the actor was invited to play the role of Richards in the drama "Japanese Story". The film has been featured at events such as the Cannes Film Festival, Telluride International Film Festivals, Toronto, Chicago, London, Hawaii, Bangkok, Ales Film Festivals, Dublin and Boston.
The actor played in the 2003 film Take Out. He then appeared as George Thomas in the television drama Jessica. In 2004, the movie What a Man Should Do was released, in which Howard played Eddie. The next work of the actor is the role of Karl in the film "Jindabyne". Then there was a role in the series "Murder Division", "Visit the Rafters", "Janet King" and "Soul Mates". In 2012, John played in the movie "Everything But Love". After 2 years, he could be seen as Simmo in Darwin's Final Stop. In 2015, John appeared in the fantasy action movie Mad Max: Fury Road and in the movie NOT Indian as Mr. Sandres.