John Heffernan (actor)

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John Heffernan
NationalityBritish
OccupationActor

John Heffernan is a British theatre and screen actor. He has worked with the English Touring Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the National Theatre,[1] taking the lead roles in Edward II at the National Theatre,[1] and Oppenheimer with the RSC,[2] he has appeared on screen in a number of roles, including Henry Lascelles in the BBC adaptation of Susanna Clarke's novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell,[3] Jaggers in Dickensian and Steven Rose in the fourth series of Luther. In 2017, he played John Grigg, 2nd Baron Altrincham in an episode of the Netflix series The Crown,[4] he also played the Nine for Big Finish, in their Doctor Who box sets Doom Coalition and Ravenous.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Years Title Role Notes
2015 Eye in the Sky Major Howard Webb
2017 Crooked House Laurence Brown
2019 Official Secrets James Welch

Television[edit]

Years Title Role Notes
2008 King Lear Oswald Television film
2013 Murder on the Home Front Wilfred Zeigler Episode: "Part 1"
2014 Ripper Street Ronald Capshaw 2 episodes
2015 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Henry Lascelles 7 episodes
2015 Foyle's War James Griffin Episode: "Trespass"
2015–2016 Dickensian Jaggers 6 episodes
2017 The Crown John Grigg, 2nd Baron Altrincham Episode: "Marionettes"
2017 The Loch Dr. Simon Marr 6 episodes
2018 Collateral Sam Spence 4 episodes
2019 Brexit: The Uncivil War Matthew Elliott Television film
TBA Dracula Upcoming miniseries

Videogames[edit]

Years Title Role
2007 Manhunt 2 The Watchdogs gang member
2015 Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Nero

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Introducing... John Heffernan". Officiallondontheatre.co.uk. 2013-05-15. Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  2. ^ Lawless, Jill (2015-01-28). "Art embraces science in new British play 'Oppenheimer'". Timesofisrael.com. Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  3. ^ Ben Arnold. "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell recap: episode five – Arabella | Television & radio". Theguardian.com. Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  4. ^ Power, Ed (9 December 2017). "The Crown, season 2, episode 5 review: the 'priggish' Queen comes under media attack". The Telegraph. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  5. ^ "3. Ravenous 3 - Doctor Who - Ravenous - Big Finish". www.bigfinish.com.

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