JOHN-CHRISTIAN BATEMANCultured & Intelligent
Playing Age: 40 - 50
Film, television, stage, and voice-over actor John-Christian Bateman is noted for his versatility. He has worked in the US and Europe and performs in a variety of American accents as well as British RP and French.
He is the voice of the international advertising campaign for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2014-16), and currently plays Captain Bridgewater in the popular French TV drama series, FR3’s Un Village Français (2009-2016); the real-life, World War II diplomat-spy Hans Bernd Gisevius in Mike Fraser’s film, The Honourable Rebel (2015); and a priest in the film Quiet (2015-16) by Cannes Lions award-winner Joakim Reveman previewing at the Berlin Film festival 2016. Recent television credits include Outlander (Amazon Prime), X Company (CBC) and Murder Maps (UKTV).
He is noted for his Shakespearean roles, including The Duke in Two Gentlemen of Verona; Duncan in Macbeth and Claudius in Hamlet (which toured to the Tiefburg Theatre in Heidelberg, Germany, in 2014); has played Tchubukov, Luka and Vershinin in Chekhov’s The Proposal, The Bear and Three Sisters; and Barney Cashman in Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers and William Warren in California Suite.