Sessions is also well known to British audiences for his television work in both dramatic productions and comedies. A few of his numerous credits are Boswell & Johnson's Tour of the Western Isles, Porterhouse Blue, Gormenghast and the improvisational show Whose Line Is It Anyway? A gifted impressionist, Sessions also contributed his voice to the hit program Spitting Image.
Sessions' films include The Bounty, with Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins; Gangs of New York, with Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Martin Scorsese; and The Merchant of Venice, with Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons, directed by Michael Radford. Sessions has also appeared in the films Henry V and In the Bleak Midwinter, both for director Kenneth Branagh.
Having performed countless one-man shows all over the U.K. and in the West End, some of Sessions' original theater work includes Life of Napoleon, Traveling Tails, and most recently, Paint Said Fred at the Royal Academy of Art. His solo work for television includes Some Enchanted Evening, Tall Tales and Likely Stories. He also starred in and co-wrote the film Stella Street, based on the popular BBC sketch series.
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John Sessions Facts
|Birth Name||John Marshall|
|Birthday||January 11, 1953 (70)|