John Henshaw

Place of birth:
Manchester, England, UK:
​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.


Trautmann (2019)
as Jack Friar
Stan & Ollie (2018)
as Nobby Cook
Pin Cushion (2018)
as Percy
The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
as Butcher / Mr. Fezziwig
6 Days (2017)
as Metropolitan Police Spokesman
A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
as Tube Station Guard
Swallows and Amazons (2016)
as Harbour Master
The Night Runner (2014)
as Dennis
The Last British Execution (2013)
as Marcus Peabody
The Rochdale Pioneers (2012)
as John Holt
The Angels' Share (2012)
as Harry
In Our Name (2010)
as Frank
Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday (2009)
as Glen
Looking for Eric (2009)
as Meatballs
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
as Bill Hadley
A Bit of Tom Jones? (2009)
as Bar Owner
Grow Your Own (2007)
as Charlie
Confessions of a Diary Secretary (2007)
as John Prescott
Starter for 10 (2006)
as Des
Someone Else (2006)
as Paul
The Fishmonger (2002)
as Davis
Put Your Coat On (2002)
as Dad
Happy Now (2001)
as Pete Copsey
The Parole Officer (2001)
as Cochran
There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
as Ken Burley
When Saturday Comes (1996)
as M.C
Dancin' Thru the Dark (1990)
as Doorman © 2020

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