John Pyper-Ferguson

John Pyper-Ferguson


2/27/1964, Mordiallic, Australia

Birth Name

John Pyper-Ferguson



Also Known As

John Pyper Ferguson, John Ferguson
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Although born in Australia, he lived there for only a short period of time before moving to Canada where he was raised. Personal details on his life are relatively scarce, and that's the way he likes it. What we know of him, as fans, becomes the roles he…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Although his was born in Australia, John Pyper-Ferguson is quick to point out that he is a proud Canadian.

    • One of his favorite albums is Ween's 12 Golden Country Greats.

    • John Pyper-Ferguson has appeared onstage playing roles such as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Bernie in Human Remains, and Dean Rebel in Trafford Tanzi.

    • His first television role was as Sonny Hamilton in the Canadian prime-time drama series Hamilton's Quest.

    • When Bruce Campbell was asked his opinion on his Adventures of Brisco County Jr. co-star John Pyper-Ferguson this is what he said: "J.P. Ferguson is one of those actors who so enjoys his craft, that he tends to steal the scenes he is in, merely by out-enjoying the other actors around him. He's not even an idiot, either ...."

    • He often goes by the nickname Pyper.

    • John Pyper-Ferguson is a serious hockey fan who also enjoys baseball, hiking and taking road trips.

    • Walter Wannamaker Day at the Plate vs. the Downtown Demons Monster on the Mound is the title of a one-man show that John has written and performed.

    • His career on television began with his performance as Pete Hutter in The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. during the 1992-1993 television season.

    • His first feature film role came in Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II, a 1987 slasher film.

    • A fan of action movies, John Pyper-Ferguson enjoys the performances of Nicholas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey.

    • He is a lover of music and plays guitar.

    • In 1992 he was nominated for a Gemini award for his guest role as Brion Cullen an episode of the Highander entitled Courage.

    • He appeared in the movie Stay Tuned.

  • Quotes

    • John Pyper-Ferguson: (On doing most of his own stunts.) I fall down a lot. Sometimes another fella falls down for me but mostly I manage to fall down without to much help.