One daughter, Emma.
Two grandchildren - grandson Nathan John and granddaughter Sophie.
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
An animal lover, his household contains cats, chickens, a dog, and a donkey.
Ullington, Evesham, Hereford and Worcester, England [June 2010]
Considered for Col. Colin Caine, Roger Derebridge, Lamson and Kelly in Lifeforce (1985).
John is also the Patron of well known Devon horse rescue and rehoming charity the Mare & Foal Sanctuary where he regularly attends events and helps to raise funds.