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John Henry Canavan

John Henry Canavan is a born performer. From early childhood he was told he had a special something and that he'd go far if he followed it. Acting in school plays and writing his own by age 11, he knew at an early age that he had found his passion. He was born in Toronto, raised in Scarborough by his Irish/Scottish parents and his four siblings. By... See full bio »

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 2014 Crisis (TV Series)
Morgan Roth
- What Was Done to You (2014) ... Morgan Roth
- Pilot (2014) ... Morgan Roth
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Stewart Tyler
- Golden Hour (2011) ... Stewart Tyler
 2010 Mad Men (TV Series)
Howard Moses
- The Chrysanthemum and the Sword (2010) ... Howard Moses
 2010 Signal (Short)
Richard Teller
 2008 NCIS (TV Series)
Jake Munro
- Road Kill (2008) ... Jake Munro
 2008 I Want to Be a Shellfish
 2008 True Blood (TV Series)
Good Old Boy Vampire
- Strange Love (2008) ... Good Old Boy Vampire (as John Henry)
 2007 Lost (TV Series)
Simon Pace
- Greatest Hits (2007) ... Simon Pace
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- The Calm Before (2006) ... Matt
 2006 Flags of Our Fathers
 2005-2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Customer #1 / Soccer Dad
- I'm OK, You're OK (2006) ... Customer #1
- Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out (2005) ... Soccer Dad
 2005 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Trucker Hat Guy #2
- Return of the Shirt (2005) ... Trucker Hat Guy #2
 2004 The Men's Room (TV Series)
Michaels Dad
 2003 Odyssey 5 (TV Series)
Longshoreman #1
- Begotten (2003) ... Longshoreman #1
 2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (TV Movie)
Gun Store Clerk (uncredited)
 2002 Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story (TV Movie)
Court Constable
 2002 The Matthew Shepard Story (TV Movie)
 2002 Screech Owls (TV Series)
Jebidiah / Jeb
- Sacred Ground (2002) ... Jebidiah
- Kidnapped in Tamarack (2002) ... Jeb
 2001/I Blackout (TV Movie)
 2001 Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science (TV Series)
Doug Beamish
- Nine Lives (2001) ... Doug Beamish
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series)
Pest Inspector
- The Watermelon Theory (2000) ... Pest Inspector
 2000 Jailbait (TV Movie)
 2000 The Crossing (TV Movie)
Gen. Henry Knox
 1999 Cover Me (TV Mini-Series)
Tow Truck Driver
 1999 The Last Witness (TV Movie)
Campus Cop
 1999 Murder Most Likely (TV Movie)
Larry Talbert
 1999 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Harley Rivers
- Flag Day (1999) ... Harley Rivers
 1999 Forever Mine
2nd Plainclothesman
 1998 Wilma's Sacrifice (Short)
 1998 The New Addams Family (TV Series)
- Art and the Addams Family (1998) ... Lawrence
 1998 Dirty
RepoMan #1
 1997 Mr. Magoo (uncredited)
 1997 Viper (TV Series)
- Wilderness Run (1997) ... Ben
 1997 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Eddie Hicks
- Storm Warning (1997) ... Eddie Hicks
 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Cowboy #1
- Medicine Man (1997) ... Cowboy #1
 1997 Madison (TV Series)
- Dead Man Talking (1997) ... Gabe (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

John Canavan | John Henry


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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The more I learn, The more I realize how little I know.


Was once called the Canadian Philip Seymour Hoffman and its been following him around ever since.


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