December 2002 - played 'Billy Crocker' in the musical "Anything Goes" by Cole Porter, at the National Theatre, London, UK, directed by Trevor Nunn.
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[on being awarded MBE from Princess Anne (14 October 2014)] I am completely honoured by it, I'm proud to be a British subject, to be part of Great Britain, to be honoured by the Queen and for it to be run through by the Government. I am absolutely thrilled and had no hesitation at all in accepting.
According to his autobiography, when the part of Will in Will & Grace
(1998) came down to him and Eric McCormack
, the producers decided to go with Eric because, as they told John, he (John) was "too straight-acting." John, meanwhile, is openly gay, but they went with a straight actor for the role.