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John Mahoney

Born June 20, 1940 (1940-06-20) (age 67)
Flag of England Blackpool, England

John Mahoney (born June 20, 1940) is a Tony- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning English/American actor known for playing the retired police officer father, Martin "Marty" Crane, of Kelsey Grammer's character, Dr. Frasier Crane, in the popular American TV series Frasier (NBC, 1993-2004). There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 460 × 599 pixelsFull resolution‎ (768 × 1,000 pixels, file size: 208 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... This article is about the town in England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... 6th SAG Awards March 12, 2000 Best Cast - Motion Picture: American Beauty Best Cast - Drama Series: The Sopranos Best Cast - Comedy Series: Frasier The winners and nominees of the 6th Screen Actors Guild Awards. ... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... A Tony Award for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play has been awarded since 1949. ... The House of Blue Leaves is a play by John Guare. ... is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Police officers in South Australia A police officer (or policeman/policewoman) is a warranted worker of a police force. ... Martin Crane (often called Marty) is a fictional character of the TV show Frasier. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... Dr. Frasier Winslow Crane (b. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... This article is about the television network. ...

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Early life

Mahoney, the seventh of eight children, was born in Blackpool, England - the town to where his mother was evacuated as the Mahoneys' home city of Manchester was bombed during the Second World War. After the war, the Mahoneys moved back to Manchester. Mahoney grew up in the Withington area of the city and discovered acting at the Stretford Youth Theatre. His father, Reg, was a baker.[1] Mahoney moved to the United States as a young man when his older sister, Vera, a war-bride living in rural Illinois, agreed to sponsor him. He studied at Quincy University, Illinois, before joining the United States Army to speed up the citizenship process and to become a U.S. citizen; he received citizenship in 1959.[2] He lived in Macomb, Illinois and taught English at Western Illinois University in the early 1970s, before finally settling in Oak Park, Illinois. He served as editor of a medical journal through much of the decade. This article is about the town in England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... Withington is an area of Manchester, England about 4 miles south of the city centre, intersected by the busy thoroughfare of Wilmslow Road. ... Stretford is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. ... War bride is a term used in reference to wartime marriages, especially - but not exclusively - during World War I and World War II. Wartime marriages occur in all places where serviceman find themselves. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Quincy University is a private liberal arts Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... “Citizen” redirects here. ... Macomb is a city located in McDonough County, Illinois founded in 1831. ... English studies is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language (including literatures from the U.K., U.S., Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, India, South Africa, and the Middle East, among other areas), English linguistics (including English phonetics, phonology... For another university which uses the abbreviation WIU, see Webber International University Western Illinois University is a public university founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... Downtown (Oak Park Avenue) Ernest Hemingway Museum Oak Park, Illinois Lake Theater and shops along Lake Street. ... A medical journal is a scientific journal devoted to the field of medicine. ...


Career

Early career

Disillusioned with his career, Mahoney said he realized that as he was approaching middle age, he was coming to terms with his future, which made him very depressed.[citation needed] Ready for a change, Mahoney took acting classes at St. Nicholas Theater that inspired him to quit his day job and pursue acting full time, and after a stage production in 1977, fellow actor John Malkovich encouraged him to join Steppenwolf Theatre. He did so, and went on to win the Clarence Derwent Award as Most Promising Male Newcomer, and, in 1986, Broadway's Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves. On the Threshold of Eternity. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ... Steppenwolf Theatre is a theatre company in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Clarence Derwent Awards are Broadway theatre awards given annually by the Actors Equity Association. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... John Guare (pronounced gwâr, born 5 February 1938) is an American playwright. ... The House of Blue Leaves is a play by John Guare. ...


He made his film debut in 1980, and has played supporting roles in such films as Suspect and Moonstruck (both 1987 and both starring Cher), Eight Men Out, Frantic and Betrayed (all three 1988), Say Anything... (1989), Barton Fink (1991), The Water Engine (1992), In the Line of Fire (1993), Striking Distance (1993), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), The American President (1995), Primal Fear (1996), and The Broken Hearts Club (2000). Although he has often played "good guy" roles, Mahoney has occasionally gone into "bad guy" territory, evident by his work in Reality Bites as a diva talk show host who torments Winona Ryder's character. Suspect is a 1987 crime thriller set in Washington D.C. starring Cher as Kathleen Riley, the Defense Attorney for a deaf-mute vagrant, played by Liam Neeson, who is accused of murdering the secretary of a judge who has recently committed suicide. ... Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. ... Eight Men Out is an American dramatic sports film, released in 1988, based on 8 Men Out, published in 1963, by Eliot Asinof. ... This is a trivia section. ... Betrayed is a 1988 film directed by Costa Gavras, written by Joe Eszterhas and starring Tom Berenger and Debra Winger. ... Say Anything. ... Barton Fink is a 1991 film by Joel and Ethan Coen. ... The Water Engine is a play by David Mamet. ... In the Line of Fire is a 1993 film about a psychopath who attempts to assassinate the President of the United States. ... Striking Distance DVD cover Striking Distance is a 1993 film starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina and Tom Sizemore. ... The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) is a screwball comedy film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, telling a fictitious story about the rise and fall of a naive executive and the invention of the hula hoop. ... This article is about a movie. ... Primal Fear is a 1996 motion picture which tells a story of a defense attorney (Richard Gere) who defends an altar boy (Edward Norton) charged with the murder of a Catholic archbishop. ... The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 film that follows the lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood. ... Reality Bites is a 1994 film written by Helen Childress and featuring the directorial debut of Ben Stiller. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... Winona Ryder (born October 29, 1971) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning American actress. ...


Frasier

Main article: Frasier

He appeared in Frasier from its inception in 1993 until the final episode in 2004, and received numerous Emmy and Golden Globe award nominations for this role. Coincidentally, Mahoney also appeared in an episode of Cheers as an inept jingle writer, including a brief conversation with Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer), whose father he would later play. In one episode of Frasier, Martin wrote a jingle that was used for Frasier's show. Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Dr. Frasier Winslow Crane (b. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ...


Voice work

He also provided the voices for several characters in the animated film Antz (1998), as well as Whitmore in Atlantis: The Lost Empire, General Rogard in The Iron Giant (1999), and Kronk's Papi in Kronk's New Groove (succeeded by Jeff Bennett in The Emperor's New School). A voice actor (also a voice artist) is a person who provides voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television series, animated shorts), voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. ... The bouncing ball animation (below) consists of these 6 frames. ... Antz is a computer-animated film produced by DreamWorks. ... Milo trying to convince scholars of Atlantis existence. ... The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated science fiction film, directed by Brad Bird, produced by Warner Bros. ... Kronks New Groove (also known as The Emperors New Groove 2: Kronks New Groove in some countries and Toon Disney) is a 2005 animated feature film, a direct-to-video sequel to the 2000 animated film The Emperors New Groove. ... The Emperors New School is an American animated television series on Disney Channel, ABC, and Toon Disney and it does not include all of the voice actors from the original movies. ...


Later career

He co-starred in the Broadway revival of the play Prelude to a Kiss at the American Airlines Theater, in the role of The Old Man, beginning in previews February 17, 2007, scheduled to open March 8, 2007[3] and to run as a limited engagement through April 22, 2007.[4] He also appeared in ER season 13 part "Somebody to Love" as an elderly drag queen. Prelude to a Kiss is the title of a play by Craig Lucas, and also of the 1992 film based on the play. ... ER is an Emmy-winning American serial medical drama created by novelist Michael Crichton and set primarily in the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. ... A drag artist Lypsinka. ...


Mahoney will next appear in the romantic comedy Dan in Real Life, co-starring as the father of Steve Carell and Dane Cook. Mahoney is also guest starring in an episode of The Simpsons as the father of Sideshow Bob played by Kelsey Grammer and Cecil Terwilliger played by David Hyde Pierce who also starred in Frasier with Mahoney. Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American dramedy film directed by Peter Hedges and released on October 26, 2007. ... Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962)[1] is a Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American comedian, actor, producer and writer, who rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from 1999 to 2004. ... Dane Jeffrey Cook (born March 18, 1972) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and musician. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, better known by his stage name Sideshow Bob, is a recurring character in the animated television series The Simpsons. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... This following is a list, by episode, of one-time fictional characters from the American animated television comedy series The Simpsons. ... David Hyde Pierce (born April 3, 1959) is a Screen Actors Guild, Tony and Emmy Award-winning American actor, best known for his co-starring role as psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier alongside Kelsey Grammer. ... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ...


Personal life

Mahoney lost all traces of his original Mancunian accent, but he did resurrect it once on Frasier, while mocking Daphne Moon (played by English actress Jane Leeves). In 2003, he returned to his home in Oak Park, Illinois to work with the Chicago Steppenwolf Theatre again. Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ... Daphne Crane (nee Moon) is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Frasier, played by Jane Leeves. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Jane Leeves (born April 18, 1961) is an English actress best known for her work as Daphne Moon on Frasier. ... Downtown (Oak Park Avenue) Ernest Hemingway Museum Oak Park, Illinois Lake Theater and shops along Lake Street. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City 234. ... Steppenwolf Theatre is a theatre company in Chicago, Illinois. ...


Mahoney is the uncle of Illinois State Senator John Sullivan. John M. Sullivan is a Democratic politician, member of the Illinois Senate for the 47th District since 2002. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www-personal.umich.edu/~fwu/frasier/mahoney.html
  2. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/91/John-Mahoney.html
  3. ^ Internet Broadway Database: Prelude to a Kiss
  4. ^ Broadway.com "Mahoney, Parisse, Tudyk to Headline Roundabout's Prelude to a Kiss"

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