John Harland

  • Actor
    Male / Essex
  • Ethnicity
    Age Range
    60 - 66
    3' 5" (1m 5cm)
    13st. 5lb (85kg)
    Hair Colour
    Eye Colour


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Presenter and Voice over
Online / Digital
This Essex Life YouTube
Maisie Freedman
Genting Casino Westcliff
Genting Casino Westcliff
  • Education

    19803 yr. ActingWebber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

    Additional Skills

    I am involved creating and presenting videos on behalf of Genting Casino Westcliff and explored the development of the YouTube channel, This Essex Life. I have been teaching Drama in an Able Bodied and Special Needs Dance School since 2013. Directing students for Guildhall/Trinity solo drama exams.

    Additional Information

    I have presented and hosted many live events, including weddings and charity balls.

    About me

    I originally trained as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and worked as a professional actor for 10 years, touring in both classical parts and contemporary plays. I have since created and carved a career in the casinos industry and have been at the forefront of live entertainment in the industry since 2001.

    Acting experience

    Played numerous roles including, Malvolio, Horatio and Jack in the Importance of Being Ernest. I have also played the Inspector in Inspector calls and worked for The Actors Company in the early 80s. In recent years I have played the Wizard in the Wizard of Oz and Jaffar in Aladdin. Favourites role was Fagin in Oliver.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Hair Length
    • Bald / Crew Cut
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Intermediate
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Free-spirited
    • Professional
    • Villainous
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Film (Professional)
    • Hosting/Presenting
    • Musical Theatre
    • Presenting
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Shakespeare
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Essex
    • Hampshire
    • London
    • South London
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Bass
    Experienced In
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Commercials
    • Drama
    • Hosting
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Music Videos
    • Presenting
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Sport
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Cricket
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Squash
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.