24 August 1952 |
Christchurch, New Zealand
|Notable works and roles||Chris Piper in The Young Doctors|
He played Dr. Chris Piper in the Australian soap opera The Young Doctors from 1977 to 1979 followed by a lead role in Skyways from 1979 to 1981 as Captain Nick Granger, also appearing in Waterloo Station. More recent credits include: Murder Call, All Saints and Always Greener. Although his best-known work is probably playing the clown, Ronald McDonald on Australian television.
In 2005 John portrayed John Forsythe in Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure, a fictionalized television movie based on the creation and behind the scenes production of the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty.
- Heffernan, Virginia (January 1, 2005). "Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure: If You've Got It, Flaunt It: ABC Trumpets an 80's Hit". The New York Times. NYTimes.com. Retrieved February 26, 2009.
- "Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure: Credits". Der-denver-clan.de. Retrieved February 27, 2009.
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