In the critically acclaimed TNT film, Freedom Song, John turned in a strong performance as Jonas Summer, a role originally written for James Earl Jones. Other film credits include Rudy, Mighty Ducks (1) and The Gift, a Billy Bob Thornton screenplay opening later this year.
A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, with a strong stage background, John began his professional career at the Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has performed several productions at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, and most recently at Atlanta, Georgia's Alliance Theatre in August Wilson's Jitney.
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