John studied theatre at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. (WAAPA). His acting career was launched internationally by the award winning Australian television dramas, Home & Away and Neighbours.
John gained critical acclaim with impressive performances on stage in the United Kingdom, Ireland and in Melbourne, Australia for his performances as Oliver Mellors in the premieres of Lady’s Chatterley’s Lover and playing Don Watt in The Singing Forest.
With an impressive background on stage & screen, Morris continues his momentum and versatility behind the scenes as a producer, winning best short film for Safe House which was invited to screen at the prestigious 61st Festival De Cannes 2008, Short Film Corner.
Safe House was later produced in HOLLYWOOD in 2011 as an action thriller; starring Denzel Washington.
Always seeking challenges John co-produced The Dream Children, a topical feature film about same sex marriage and the challenges a couple face adopting a baby boy, which was released in March 2015 and currently being screened at international film festivals.
John is producing King of the Mountain, a documentary film about Australian legend touring car driver Peter Brock and his triumph over adversity to win his 9thChampionship at the Bathurst 1000 endurance race in 1987. A record that still stands today. The King of the Mountain documentary is due for exhibition in 2020, honouring the great Peter Brock. The feature film screenplay King of the Mountain has been completed and is slated for production in 2023.
Morris's recent roles to date are, Andrei Andronikov a Russian assassin in the action - thriller Out for Vengeance produced in Holland. Frank Cole in the Sci-fi thriller, The Dust Walker and Frank Randall a ruthless businessman in the action drama, Donnie Eagles.
John is Co Founder of the World Film Federation, a multimedia production services company based in Dallas, Texas.