Johnny Ward is an award winning actor from Dublin and has built up a very impressive résumé.
After his showstopping performance , he returned in the summer of 2019, to play the lead role of "Gino Wildes" in 'Copperface Jacks The Musical' by Paul Howard, produced by Verdant Productions at The Olympia Theatre to high acclaim.
Johnny is very well known for his performances in RTE's 'Love Hate' where he starred as "Pauley" and in RTE's 'Fair City' as "Ciaran Holloway" for which he won a GOSS.IE award for Best Actor.
In 2019 Johnny made the Grand Finals of RTE's 'Dancing With The Stars' alongside his pro dance partner Emily Barker.
In 2015, Johnny lived in South Africa where he worked alongside Ron Howard and Pierre Morel playing the male lead “Broud” in Fox TV’s 'The Clan Of The Cave Bear'.
He Played “Vinny” in the RTE comedy 'The Centre' and was in the Kirsten
Sheridan film 'Doll House', where he starred as the male lead "Eanna". In 2011 Johnny toured Ireland and U.K. as Ray Dooley in Martin McDonagh’s “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”. Johnny also had the male lead in the short film, “Two Hearts” which swept the boards, winning best short film festivals throughout Europe.
In August 2010, he had a leading role in the feature film “This Must
Be the Place” where he starred alongside Oscar Winner, Sean Penn.
Other notable Film and TV credits include: ‘Danny’ in “The Best of Times”;
‘George’ in “Fear” (Disney’s Incredible Stories), ‘Bastien’ in “The Sock
Monster” (Disney’s Incredible Stories), ‘Billy O’Brien’ in “Stone”, ‘Paul’ in A
“Man of Few Words”. “Delphine”, “Boy from Mercury”, “Custer’s Last Stand
Up” (BBC/RTE) and “The Informant”. He played the part of ‘David Flood’ in a
film about the “Stardust” tragedy (RTE), ‘Marcus’ in “Prosperity” (RTE) and
‘Diarmuid’ in the award winning short “An Creatur”.