John Gaden has worked extensively in film, theatre and television for over fifty years, building a solid reputation as an outstanding actor.
Renowned for his exceptional stage performances, recent highlights include Belvoir’s THE WILD DUCK performances in Sydney, Perth, London, Vienna and Amsterdam, as well as SEVENTEEN, HAMLET and CLOUDSTREET (National and international tours). For Sydney Theatre Company he was recently seen in ORLANDO, MACBETH, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, THE WAR OF THE ROSES and COPENHAGEN. John recently performed in Melbourne Theatre Company’s STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, as well as appearing in their production of OTHER DESERT CITIES, in PERICLES for Bell Shakespeare and in the State Theatre Company of South Australia’s KING LEAR in the title role. John’s most celebrated performances include THE LOST ECHO and THE UNEXPECTED MAN which have won him Helpmann Awards and TRAVESTIES, KOLD KOMFORT KAFFE and GALILEO winning Sydney Critics Circle Awards.