John Kavanagh

Highest Rated: 94% Widows' Peak (1994)
Lowest Rated: 14% The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Originally wanted to be a film technician and enrolled in a Dublin acting school in order to get a foot in the industry. Enrolled in the Abbey Theatre's acting school, becoming a member of the company in 1967. While playing Thérnadier in Les Misérables in 1999, he was dropped and broke his ankle; he continued, despite the injury, for two more hours until the end of the performance.

Highest Rated Movies



50% Conor McGregor: Notorious Actor 2017
88% Florence Foster Jenkins Arturo Toscanini $27.4M 2016
40% In Secret Inspector Michaud $0.4M 2014
75% The Invisible Woman Reverend Benham $1.3M 2013
33% Closing the Ring Reverend Smith 2007
14% The Tiger's Tail Harry, Oona's Husband 2006
33% The Black Dahlia Emmett Linscott $22.6M 2006
No Score Yet Alexander Revisited: Final Cut Parmenion 2006
16% Alexander Parmenion $34.3M 2004
No Score Yet Alexander: The Ultimate Cut Parmenion 2004
No Score Yet The Halo Effect Actor 2004
No Score Yet The Harpist Actor 2003
No Score Yet Puckoon Actor 2003
No Score Yet Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor Judge Shippen 2003
75% This Is My Father Liam Finneran 1999
66% Dancing at Lughnasa Father Carlin 1998
No Score Yet Painted Lady Actor 1998
No Score Yet The Tale of Sweeney Todd Maj. Rutledge 1998
No Score Yet The Informant IRA Chief 1998
77% The Butcher Boy Dr. Boyd 1997
69% Some Mother's Son Cardinal 1996
77% Braveheart Craig 1995
78% Circle of Friends Brian Mahon 1994
94% Widows' Peak Canon 1994
No Score Yet Love Lies Bleeding Actor 1993
77% Into the West Hartnett 1993
No Score Yet Joyriders Manager 1989
No Score Yet Bellman & True Actor 1988
No Score Yet Echoes Actor 1988
No Score Yet The Fantasist Robert Foxley 1986
91% Cal Skeffington 1984
No Score Yet The Country Girls Actor 1984
No Score Yet The McKenzie Break (Escape) (Wolfpack) Police Inspector 1970
No Score Yet Paddy Willie Egan 1970


91% Vikings
  • 2016
No Score Yet Inspector George Gently
  • 2012
69% The Tudors
Campeggio Cardinal Campeggio
  • 2008
  • 2007
No Score Yet Jim Henson's Storyteller
  • 1988