John was born in Toronto and went to Central Tech High school. Recently John has been splitting his time between Vancouver and Los Angeles. He is a lifetime member of the prestigious Actors Studio in New York and Los Angeles. He has consistently worked in Theater, both directing and acting, has numerous impressive guest star performances on television and numerous film roles. This extremely versatile actor is constantly crossing into both the drama and comedy worlds. He has won several LA Theater awards as well as being nominated for a Gemini (Canadian Emmy) for his work in the critically acclaimed Davinci's Inquest and for his portrayal of the underworld crime figure Ronnie Delmonico in the TV series Intelligence.
John is also a winner of the Leo Award for his work on the comedy series Robson Arms. His film work ranges from the lead roles in independents to being one of David Finchers favorites appearing in both Sieben (1995) and The Game - Das Geschenk seines Lebens (1997). He has directed the festival favorite short film, Freedom Park (2001), and recently the festival award winning feature film, _Break a Leg (2003)_, which he wrote and starred in with his brother Frank. Break A Leg was directed by Monika Mitchell. Monika and John were married in December of 2002.