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John Kavanagh Biography

Updated On 13 May, 2018 Published On 24 Apr, 2018
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Facts of John Kavanagh

Age : 61 years old
Family Name : Kavanagh
Birth Country : Ireland

Relationship short Statistics of John Kavanagh

What is John Kavanagh marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does John Kavanagh have ? (name): 3 Children
Is John Kavanagh having any relationship affair ?: No
Is John Kavanagh Gay ? No

The Irish actor, John Kavanagh is best known for his role as The Seer in a historical drama television series, Vikings. He made his acting debut in 1970 with Irish comedy, Paddy. Then he featured in numerous movies and TV series.

In 1989, Kavanagh earned nominations at Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role in a revival of "Juno and the Paycock".

Kavanagh is happily married to his longtime girlfriend, Anne Mclover. The duo is proud parents of three children.

Early Life of John Kavanagh 

John Kavanagh was born in 1963, in Northern Ireland. He was raised as an Irish Catholic along with his two sisters, Phillis Kavanagh and Anne Bushnell. He holds Ireland nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. 

John Kavanagh's Career

John Kavanagh debuted on the screen in 1970 with Irish comedy film, Paddy. The same year, he featured in the World War II film The McKenzie Break in a minor role. For next 12 years, he didn't appear in any films, though he continued to act in theaters.

In 1982, Kavanagh made his come back with theatrical films including, The Ballroom of Romance opposite Brenda Fricker. Followed by other TV films like Attracta (1983), The Country Girls (1984), Cal (1984),  The Fantasist (1986),  Bellman and True (1987), Widows' Peak (1994), Pete's Meteor (1998) and others.

John Kavanagh

Kavanagh got his major break in Oliver Stone's historical epic, Alexander (2004). He played the role of  Parmenion who questions Alexander's actions. In 2007, he starred in the successful television series, The Tudors (2007).

He played the supporting role of a fortune teller, The Seer in the historical drama television series, Vikings. He is associated with the series since its first season which first hit the TV screen on March 3, 2013.

John Kavanagh's Net Worth

John Kavanagh is one of the versatile Irish actors. He was active in the film industry since 1970 and till the date, he became part of the numbers of films and TV series. He has an estimated net worth of millions but no official confirmation has come about it.

Kavanagh is associated with historical drama television series, Vikings since its first episode. Some of the lead stars from Vikings collected $200k per episode. Kavanagh is also one of the regular cast, so he might earn the same amount.

Kavanagh has starred in the many box office success movies like, 

1. Braveheart (1995)

Budget=$70 million

Box-office Collection=$210.7 million

IMDb rating=8.4 stars

Starring=Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan and Catherine McCormack

2. Circle of Friends (1995)

Budget=$15 million

Box-office Collection=$45 million

IMDb rating=6.6 stars

Starring=Chris O'Donnell, Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows

3. Alexander (2004)

Budget=$155 million

Box-office Collection=$167.3 million

IMDb rating=5.6 stars

Starring=Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Hopkins

4. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Budget=$29 million

Box-office Collection=$44.3 million

IMDb rating=6.9 stars

Starring=Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda

John Kavanagh's Personal Life

John Kavanagh is a married man, he exchanged a vow with his longtime girlfriend, Anne Mclover. The duo tied the knot in a private family ceremony around 40 years ago. 

The duo first met back in 1968 at a party and ever since then Kavanagh was mesmerized with her. In an interview he said,

"It was 1968 and I saw her across the crowded room at a party, and I still remember it, I invited her to go to the Green cinema the next day, and was really surprised that she turned up."

The duo is proud parents of three children, Jamie Kavanagh, Emma Kavanagh and Rachel Kavanagh. His daughter, Rachel followed her father footstep and established herself as a successful film actress. 

John Kavanagh attends IFTA along with his wife and daughter

Once in a media interaction, Rachel talked about her father influence on her acting career,

"Dad taught me to follow my dream, but to expect nothing, and never put myself on a pedestal. I couldn't ask for a better father in terms of support, both emotionally and financially, and I only hope I have half the career he has had."

In 1995, Kavanagh did his own singing in Sharpe's Sword

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John Kavanagh Married

Marriage with Anne Mclover

Anne Mclover is best known as the wife of Vikings star John Kavanagh. The duo is proud parents of three children.

John Kavanagh Children

SON : Jamie Kavanagh

Mother: Anne Kavanagh

Jamie Kavanagh is better known as the son of John Kavanagh. He has two sisters, Emma Kavanagh and Rachel Kavanagh.

DAUGHTER : Emma Kavanagh

Mother: Anne Kavanagh

Emma Kavanagh is better known as the daughter of John Kavanagh. He has two siblings, a brother, and a sister.

DAUGHTER : Rachel Kavanagh

Mother: Anne Kavanagh

Rachel Kavanagh is an actress. She followed her father footstep. She has two siblings, a brother, and a sister.

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