In 2001, John was nominated for a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for Chocolat.
During the 2002 Australian Logie Awards, John tripped over some stairs when he was going to collect his award. He had a check up after the ceremony and he was ok.
John has had Ashthma since he was born.
John is one of the two people who acted in the Australian hit Blue Heelers for its whole 13 year length.
John and his wife live in a country property about 40 minutes out of Melbourne in Australia.
John has written 3 episodes of Blue Heelers in the past few years.
John's wife Leslie is a councillor for the Shire of Yarra Ranges and is the Labor candidate for the seat of Monbulk in the next State Election.
John has a salary of $23,000 an episode on average for his lead role in Blue Heelers.
John was picked by Robert Altmam to appear in early 2006's Resurrection Blues but dropped out before previews.
John won the London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in King Lear in 1991.
John was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1998 for Best Actor Of The Year for his acting in Invention of Love at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe and Lyttelton stages.
John won a Tony award in 1976 for Travesties.
In 1985 John played Parker in the Australian movie The Empty Beach.
John wrote 15 episodes of Cop Shop, 15 of Prisoner and 15 of The Sullivans.
John has a daughter named Meg.
John was a member of the Melbourne Youth Theatre and performed in its first production Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle.
John worked for the Victorian Railways as a clerk.
One of John's first roles was at 16 where he landed a role in the school production of The Fish.
John's passion for acting saw him fail his secondary school Leaving Certificate.
John was described as 'The mind of an artist, the body of a labourer' by his vocational guidance officer in the 60's. Something which he has never forgotten.
John plays billionaire art connoisseur Bill in the comedy theatre production It Just Stopped starring Catherine McClements and Marcus Graham.
John Wood has a business in the Yarra Valley, a Deli Wine Bar which he bought in 2003.
John Wood's first ever presenting role was for Wine Me, Dine Me, a personal trek through Victoria's great food and wine regions.
In 2005 John Won a TV Week Logie for Most Popular Actor.
In 1999 John became a spokesperson for Friendship Day which is run by the Starlight Foundation.
In 1998 John became a member of the Playbox Theatre Company.
In 1999 John played the headwaiter in the production She Loves Me with fellow Blue Heelers cast member Lisa McCune.
In 1999 John played Harry in the theatre production Born Yesterday.
In 1998 John played Jock in the 5 week run of the Melbourne Theatre Company's play The Club.
John got the role of Tom Croydon in Blue Heelers in 1994 and played that same role for 12 years.
John likes to do theatre work and has been in many productions including: Chess, The Musical, Love Letters, Away, A Flea in her Ear, Another Time and more.
In 1988 and 1989 John won TV Week Logies for Most Outstanding Actor for his role of Michael Rafferty in Rafferty's Rules.
In 1975 John gave up acting for a while and applied for a Literature Board Grant. He later gave the grant back as he got another acting role.
John married his wife Leslie on New Years Eve in 1970.
John has been approached to replace Eddie McGuire as the new host on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?.
John Wood has been nominated for the Gold Logies 10 years straight and only won it once in 2006.
John: Too much, too soon. (Said at his Gold Logie acceptance speech at the 2006 TV Week Logie Awards)