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John Adam

John Adam appears as Sir Edward Ramsey / Capt. Orton in The King and I

John Adam has appeared in many theatre productions across a wide spectrum of Australia’s theatre companies. His credits include Fred, Just Bent, The Virgin Mim, Macbeth, The Glass Menagerie, The Give and Take and Woman in Mind for the Sydney Theatre Company; Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing and Julius Caesar for the Bell Shakespeare Company; ‘Tis A Pity She’s A Whore for the Malthouse Theatre; The Torrents for the State Theatre Company of South Australia; Ship of Fools and The Peach Season for the Griffin Theatre Company; Day One. A Hotel, Evening for Red Stitch Actors Theatre, and; Hamlet, Dead Man’s Cell Phone and The Give and Take for the Melbourne Theatre Company.

He most recently starred in Bell Shakespeare’s The School For Wives for which he received a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production. John also received a Green Room Award nomination in 2009 for his performance as Frost in Frost/Nixon for the Melbourne Theatre Company.

John recently starred as Nick Buchanan in Channel Seven’s drama series City Homicide. His other television credits include Neighbours, Home and Away, Always Greener, A Country Practice, Water Rats, All Saints, Above the Law, Stingers, 13 Gantry Row, Chameleon, The Lost World, Beastmaster, Flipper, The Whole World in His Hands, The Track, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, The Alice, GP, E-Street, Farscape and Underbelly: The Tale of Two Cities.

In 2014, John will be seen in the Seven Network telemovie Never Tear Us Apart, based on Australia’s most successful band, INXS.