John Sessions

Last updated 06 November 2020

John Gibb Marshall

Born: Sunday 11th January 1953
Died: Monday 2nd November 2020 (age: 67)


John Sessions, is a British actor and comedian.

He is known for comedy improvisation in television shows such asWhose Line Is It Anyway?; as a panellist on QI; and as a character actor in numerous films, both in the UK and in Hollywood.

 His debut film wasThe Sender (1982), a horror feature in which he played a patient. His next film was The Bounty (1984) with Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins.

He has also appeared in Henry V (1989) and A Midwinter's Tale (1995), both directed by Kenneth Branagh. O

ne of his most memorable performances to date is the role of Dr. Prunesquallor in Gormenghast (2000), the BBC's lavish production of Mervyn Peake's novels "Titus Groan" and "Gormenghast."

Onstage, he has appeared in many productions and performed numerous one-man shows.