John Sessions

John Sessions

Highest Rated: 100% Henry V (1989)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Jan 11, 1953

Birthplace: Largs, Scotland, UK

Actor John Sessions was known for his roles on the silver screen. Sessions's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "The Bounty" (1984), the dramatic adventure "Castaway" (1987) with Oliver Reed and the Loretta Swit comedy "Whoops Apocalypse" (1988). He also appeared in "Henry V" (1989) with Kenneth Branagh and the comedy "The Pope Must Diet" (1991) with Robbie Coltrane. Sessions also lent his vocal talents to "Freddie as F.R.O.7" (1992) with Ben Kingsley. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, appearing in the dramatic adaptation "The Scarlet Tunic" (1997) with Jean-Marc Barr, "Cousin Bette" (1998) and the Kevin Kline comedy adaptation "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1999). More recently, he tackled roles in the Ian Hart comedy "Intervention" (2009), the Helen Mirren dramatic adaptation "The Last Station" (2009) and the comedic drama "Made in Dagenham" (2010) with Sally Hawkins. He also appeared in "The Iron Lady" (2011). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Sherlock" (PBS, 2010-). Most recently, Sessions acted in the Ian McKellen dramatic adaptation "Mr. Holmes" (2015). John Sessions died on November 2, 2020 in London, United Kingdom at the age of 67.

Highest rated movies

Henry V
Mr. Holmes Florence Foster Jenkins Denial
A Midwinter's Tale
The Last Station
The Merchant of Venice
Finding Your Feet




No Score Yet 33% Intrigo: Dear Agnes Pumpermann (Character) - 2019
70% 56% Finding Your Feet Mike (Character) $1.4M 2017
84% 86% Loving Vincent Pere Tanguy (Voice) $6.5M 2017
83% 71% Denial Prof. Richard Evans (Character) $4.1M 2016
87% 68% Florence Foster Jenkins Doctor (Character) $27.4M 2016
88% 70% Mr. Holmes Mycroft Holmes (Character) $17.7M 2015
28% 40% The Silent Storm Mr. Smith (Character) - 2014
0% 51% Pudsey the Dog: The Movie Thorne (Character) - 2014
52% 51% The Iron Lady Edward Heath (Character) $30.0M 2011
No Score Yet 100% The Real American: Joe McCarthy Joseph McCarthy (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Making of Plus One Derek (Character) - 2010
48% 66% Nativity! Mr. Lore (Character) - 2009
71% 67% The Last Station Dushan (Character) $6.6M 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bitter Paul (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 22% Inconceivable Finbar "Finn" Darrow (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 18% Intervention Joe (Character) - 2007
55% 51% The Good Shepherd Valentin Mironov No. 1/Yuri Modin (Character) $59.9M 2006
No Score Yet 73% The Moving Finger Cardew Pye (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The English Harem Ridley (Character) - 2005
71% 72% The Merchant of Venice Salerio (Character) $3.8M 2004
12% 47% Stella Street Mrs. Huggett/Keith Richard/Jeremy Hickman/Joe Pesci/Dean Baraclough/News Reader/Jack Flatley/Johnny Van Damm/Muthatrucker/Lord Tony Stanford/Dustin Hoffman/The Vicar/Policeman/Al Pacino (Character),
- 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Legend of the Tamworth Two Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lighthouse Hill Mr. Reynard (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet One of the Hollywood Ten Paul Jarrico (Character) - 2000
67% 60% William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream Philostrate (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 65% Faeries Chudley (Voice) - 1999
41% 40% Cousin Bette Musical director (Character) $1.2M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Red Hercules Fortescue (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 20% The Scarlet Tunic Humphrey Gould (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Night With Reg Unknown (Character) - 1996
35% 26% The Adventures of Pinocchio Professor (Character) $15.1M 1996
81% 88% A Midwinter's Tale Terry Du Bois (Character) $466.8K 1995
63% 50% Princess Caraboo Prince Regent (Character) $3.0M 1994
33% 48% The Pope Must Diet Dino (Character) $201.1K 1991
No Score Yet 25% Sweet Revenge John (Character) - 1990
100% 89% Henry V Macmorris (Character) $10.2M 1989
No Score Yet 56% A Day in Summer Croser (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Menace Unseen Larry Knight (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Madness Museum Dr. Arthur Foulis Uwins (Character) - 1986


87% 84% Victoria on Masterpiece Lord John Russell (Character) 2019
No Score Yet 78% Death in Paradise Hugh Davenport (Character) 2018
92% 67% Doctor Who Gus (Guest Voice) 2014
89% 90% Outlander Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
69% 81% Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Character) 2013
No Score Yet 100% QI Unknown (Guest Star),
2003-2006 2009 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Skins Geoff Fitzgerald (Guest Star) 2011-2012
78% 78% Sherlock Kenny Prince (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 80% Lewis Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 2003
No Score Yet 100% Midsomer Murders Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heroes of Comedy Unknown (Guest Star) 2000 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stella Street Unknown (Character) 1997-1998 2000-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whose Line Is It Anyway? Unknown (Character) 1988-1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girls on Top Unknown (Guest Star) 1986