JOHN LYNCH plays SIMON DE MONTFORT
John Lynch’s career spans feature films, television and theatre.
Feature film credits include Hot Potato directed by Tim Lewiston, Nativity directed by Coky Giedroyc, Ghosts directed by Craig Viveiros, Black Death directed by Christopher Smith, Lassie directed by Chars Sturridge, Evelyn directed by Bruce Beresford, Sliding Doors directed by Peter Howitt, Moll Flanders directed by Pen Densham, The Secret of Roan Inish directed by John Sayles and The Secret Garden directed by Agnieska Holland to name a few.
John’s television credits include The Jury directed by Michael Offer, Vera directed by Adrian Shergold, Merlin directed by Jeremy Webb, Silent Witness directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan and Spooks directed by Alec Riley.
Theatre credits include Blackwater Angel directed by Ben Barnes for Abbey Theatre, Hamlet directed by Fiona Shaw for Abbey Theatre, Electra directed by Deborah Warner for Riverside/Bobigny, The Seagull directed by Charles Sturridge for Lyric Hammersmith/Queen’s Theatre and Nicholas Nickleby directed by Trevor Nunn for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
John received two best acting awards for Angel Baby - a Film Critics’ Circle of Australia Award, as well as the Best Actor award from Australian Film Institute.