John Hannah
Birthdate April 23, 1962
Birthplace East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Character Quintus Lentulus Batiatus
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The Scottish actor John Hannah plays, the character of Batiatus in both Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena.

Prior to deciding to become an actor, Hannah was an apprentice electrician for four years. He attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.
John Hannah as Batitius

John Hannah as Batiatus.


Hannah's big break came starring alongside a little known Hugh Grant in Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1994.

Besides his scene-stealing role in Spartacus, he is probably best known for his bumbling, cowardly portrayal of Jon Carnahan in The Mummy series with Brendan Fraser. Besides the above roles, Hannah has appeared in main as well as minor roles on a lot of TV shows in the UK as well as the US, among those being Rebus and Alias.

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