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John Mahoney is an award-winning American actor who was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. The seventh of eight children, Mahoney's family had been evacuated to the sea-side resort to avoid the Nazi bombing of their native Manchester. The Mancunian Mahoneys eventually returned to Manchester during the war. Visiting the States to see his older... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Frasier
Frasier Martin Crane
(1993-2004)
Primal Fear
Primal Fear John Shaughnessy
(1996)
The Iron Giant
The Iron Giant General Rogard
(1999)
Say Anything...
Say Anything... James Court
(1989)

Filmography

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 2015 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Andrew Del Mar
- High Castle (2015) ... Andrew Del Mar
 2011-2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Roy / Rusty Banks
- Rusty Banks Rides Again (2014) ... Roy / Rusty Banks
- One Thing or a Mother (2011) ... Roy
- Happy Fat (2011) ... Roy
- Funeral Crashers (2011) ... Roy
 2010 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Wally Durham
- The Manly Thing to Do (2010) ... Lt. Col. Wally Durham
 2010/I Flipped
Chet Duncan
 2009-2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Management
- Devil You Know (2010) ... Management
- Lesser Evil (2009) ... Management
 2009 Tired of Being Funny (Short)
Harry
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Terwilliger, Sr.
- Funeral for a Fiend (2007) ... Dr. Robert Terwilliger, Sr. (voice)
 2007 Mobsters (TV Series)
Narrator
- Al Capone (2007) ... Narrator
 2006 ER (TV Series)
Bennett Cray
- Somebody to Love (2006) ... Bennett Cray
 2005 Kronk's New Groove (Video)
Papi (voice)
 2005 Fathers and Sons (TV Movie)
Gene
 2003 Gary the Rat (TV Series)
Steele
- Strange Bedfellows (2003) ... Steele (voice)
 2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return (Video)
Whitmore (voice)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (Video Game)
Preston Whitmore (voice)
 2001 Almost Salinas
Max Harris
 2000 Teacher's Pet (TV Series)
Narrator / Tim Tim Tim
- Episode #1.12 (2000) ... Narrator / Tim Tim Tim (voice)
 2000 Becker (TV Series)
Father Joe D'Andrea
- Crosstalk (2000) ... Father Joe D'Andrea
 1998 Antz
Grebs (voice)
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Vince Reyneaux
- The Coldest Night of the Year (1998) ... Vince Reyneaux
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Jeffrey Ayliss
- Childhood (1997) ... Jeffrey Ayliss
 1996 Mariette in Ecstasy
Dr. Claude Baptiste
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Dr. Leonard Hanlin
- Body & Soul & Dick (1996) ... Dr. Leonard Hanlin
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Al Capone: Scarface (1995) ... Narrator
 1994 A Hard Rain (Short)
Ross Stewart
 1993 Striking Distance
Lt. Vince Hardy
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Sam Campagna
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Sy Flembeck
- Do Not Forsake Me, O' My Postman (1992) ... Sy Flembeck
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Walter Partin
- Buying a Landslide (1992) ... Walter Partin
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie)
Mason Gross
 1992 The Secret Passion of Robert Clayton (TV Movie)
Robert Clayton Sr.
 1992 Article 99
Dr. Henry Dreyfoos
 1991 The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (TV Movie)
Jimmy Burke
 1990 The Russia House
Brady
 1990 Love Hurts
Boomer
 1990 The Image (TV Movie)
Irv Mickelson
 1989 Dinner at Eight (TV Movie)
Oliver Jordan
 1988 Favorite Son (TV Mini-Series)
Lou Brenner
- Part One (1988) ... Lou Brenner
 1988 Betrayed
Shorty
 1987 Moonstruck
Perry
 1987 Suspect
Judge Matthew Bishop Helms
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Artie Shaughnessy
- The House of Blue Leaves (1987) ... Artie Shaughnessy
 1987 The Hustler of Money (TV Short)
Eddie
 1986 The Christmas Gift (TV Movie)
Bob (uncredited)
 1986 Streets of Gold
Linnehan
 1986 The Manhattan Project
Lt. Col. Conroy
 1986 Trapped in Silence (TV Movie)
Doctor Winslow
 1985 Code of Silence
'Prowler' Representative
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Movie)
Capt. Flynn
 1985 First Steps (TV Movie)
'60 Minutes' Producer
 1983 Through Naked Eyes (TV Movie)
Police Captain
 1982 Mission Hill
 1982 Chicago Story (TV Series)
Lt. Roselli
 1981 Hudson Taylor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the stage production of "Poets and Actrs" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(on his decision to pursue an acting career) So I was the associate editor of a medical journal in Chicago, and I was thirty seven, and all of a sudden I just sort of started going through this dark night of the soul... where I just... . Is this going to be it for me, am I going to be spending the rest of my life writing about cataracts and hemorrhoids... and... . just not what I wanted to do, ... See more »

Trivia:

He joined the Army after he moved to the U.S. Once out of the service, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Quincy College and a Master of Arts degree in English from Western Illinois University. See more »

Trademark:

Gravelly voice

Star Sign:

Gemini

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