John Cronin can now be seen on screen in Fair City on RTE. John was last seen on stage in THEATREclub’s production of It was easy at The Abbey.
John most recently appeared in the role of Fisher in THE FOREIGNER with Pierce Brosnan and Jackie Chan for STX, directed by Martin Campbell. He also recently appeared as Michael in Y SYRCAS directed by Kevin Allen for Fatti Films.
John most recently appeared in Anu Theatre Company’s production of PALS which has been nominated for several Irish Times Theatre Awards for 2016.
John appeared as the role of Iago in Othello directed by John Breen for Second Age Theatre Company and appeared in Rough Magic’s celebrated revival of Declan Hughe’s play Digging For Fire at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, directed by Matt Torney.
John appeared as Charlotte Von Mahlsdorf, as well as many other characters in the one man show I Am My Own Wife for Prime Cut Theatre Company at the brand new MAC theatre in Belfast. Other most recent theatre work include in Collapsing Horse’s Dublin Fringe production, ‘Distance from the Event’ (Samuel Beckett Theatre), the role of John Williamson in Glengarry Glen Ross and Thomas Connors in My Cousin Rachel, both at the Gate Theatre.
Other theatre credits include The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, The Comedy of Errors and Romeo and Juliet at the Abbey Theatre. John made his theatre debut in the role of Pete in Saved by Edward Bond at the Peacock Theatre.
John has appeared as Willie Moore in Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme for Livin Dred Theatre Company, Medviedenko in Loose Canons The Anatomy of a Seagull, and as the eponymous Judas in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Making Strange Theatre Company. John also played the lead role of Bill Gorman in The End of the Road directed by Louise Lowe. He played the lead role of Richard III in the production by Fast and Loose Theatre Company in the chapel of Dublin Castle. He also played Seanie in the world premiere of Stuck by Rosaleen McDonagh at the Project Arts Centre.
John made his West End debut in the role of Charlie in Stones in his Pockets by Marie Jones in the Dutchess Theatre in 2006 .In 2008 he played the Edinburgh Festival with The Magic Tree by Ursula Rani Sarma. In 2010 he was nominated for best actor for the role of Paul in The Sit by Gavin Kostick for Fishamble Theatre Company.
John came to film work early and as a child then a teenager appeared in The Commitments directed by Alan Parker, as Fats in Roddy Doyles The Family directed by Michael Winterbottom for BBC, Aidan in The General directed by John Boorman and Petie Joyce in The Last Bus Home by Johnny Gogan. John also starred in the award winning short film A Basketful of Wallpaper based on the short story by Colm McCann.
More recently Johns film and TV roles include the roles of Dancer Molloy in Legend and Peanut in Trivia both for RTE, Rory in Jack Taylor for TV3 and the role of John in the film Insatiable for Kirby films. He will appear in the lead role of Michael in the feature film Y Syrcas directed by Kevin Allen.