John Mahoney - Updated Jul 2024

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John Mahoney

John Mahoney is a popular British-American Actor. John Mahoney is widely known for portraying the role of Martin Crane in the television sitcom titled Frasier from 1993 to 2004.

Early Life and Childhood

John Mahoney was born on June 20, 1940, in the city of Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, and his full name was Charles John Mahoney.

Similarly, he was British-American by nationality and followed Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign was Gemini by birth date.

Talking about his family members, his father’s name was Reg Mahoney and his mother’s name was Margaret Watson. Likewise, he has seven siblings but their names are not available on the web.


Mahoney died on February 4, 2018, in the city of Chicago, United States at the age of 77 due to throat cancer. His body was buried at Calvary Cemetery in Carthage, Illinois, United States.

John Mahoney – Education

In terms of his educational background, he attended St Joseph’s College in Blackpool. Later, he graduated from Quincy University. Then, he completed his master’s degree in English at Western Illinois University in Macomb.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, his acting career began in the theatre, and he made a name for himself in the Chicago theatre scene. As a member of the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company, he worked with esteemed actors such as John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, and Laurie Metcalf.

Despite his work with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, he had success on Broadway. In 1986, he appeared in a revival of John Guare’s play titled The House of Blue Leaves. His portrayal of Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper with dreams of stardom, earned him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

Likewise, he made his appearances in numerous movies across different genres which include Hudson Taylor in 1981, Mission Hill in 1982, The Killing Floor in 1984, Code of Silence in 1985, The Manhattan Project in 1986, Tin Men in 1987, Moonstruck in 1987, The Russia House in 1990, Primal Fear in 1996, Almost Salinas in 2001, Flipped in 2010, and so on.

Furthermore, he also made his appearances in several television series such as Chicago Story in 1982, Lady Blue in 1985, Trapped in Silence in 1986, The House of Blue Leaves in 1987, Favorite Son in 1988, The Image in 1990, The Human Factor in 1992, Biography in 1995, Nothing Sacred in 1998, ER in 2006, In Treatment in 2009, and so on.

In addition to his on-screen performances, he lent his voice to several animated characters, including Preston Whitmore in Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire in 2001 and the character Abdi in Pixar’s The Iron Giant in 1999. His rich and warm voice added depth and character to the roles he portrayed.

John Mahoney

Caption: John Mahoney with his co-stars. Source: Fandom

Brand Endorsements

Mahoney has not endorsed any brand till now. Similarly, there is no clue available on the web regarding the products he has supported. Also, he has not mentioned any information about the brands or companies he has ever endorsed.

Awards and Nomination

Mahoney won the Clarence Derwent Award in 1986, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award in 1998, the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2000, and the Gold Derby Award in 2004. Similarly, he was nominated for the Viewers for Quality Television Award, TV Guild Award, Satellite Award, Golden Globe Award, Online Film & Television Association Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Gold Derby Award, Prism Award, and Primetime Emmy Award.

Net Worth 2024

Mahoney had an estimated net worth of approximately $16 million but his exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of his source of income was his acting profession. Additionally, he has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame.

John Mahoney

Caption: John Mahoney posing for the photo. Source: The New Yorker

Relationship Status

Mahoney was single. Also, he was not married before and had no children. He was afraid of having an unhappy marriage just like his parents and decided to remain unmarried throughout his life. Though he had several long-term relationships however his women’s names are not available.


Mahoney hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional career. Also, he maintained a distance from the media and avoided engaging in any controversial situations that could have damaged his professional career.

John Mahoney – Body Measurements

Mahoney was 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighed 75kg. Similarly, he had a good body structure but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he had a beautiful pair of blue eyes and greyish hair. Also, his dress size was 7 and his shoe size was 10(US).

John Mahoney

Caption: John Mahoney posing for the photo. Source: Variety

Social Media

John Mahoney was not active on social media. He has always preferred to be present and private in his personal life, so he avoided social networking sites. He was not available on any social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.