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An accomplished actor in both comedy and drama John came to prominence while performing at Chicago’s THE SECOND CITY. During his eight years at the legendary improvisational theater, three of which he spent in the NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY, he opened six Revues on the main stage in the RESIDENT COMPANY. He was part of Second City’s triumphant off-Broadway return in ORWELL THAT END’S WELL at the legendary Village Gate in 1984. John may best be remembered as Carl, the Janitor in John Hughes teen classic THE BREAKFAST CLUB. As well as appearances in Hughes SIXTEEN CANDLES and WEIRD SCIENCE John has carved out a formidable film and television career. He’s appeared in over sixty feature films including LEGALLY BLONDE, ROXANNE and the soon-to-be-released Independent, NOT THAT FUNNY and in many legendary TV shows including SEINFELD, FRASIER and HOME IMPROVEMENT. John has released three CD’s of his own music. The first is SYD, THE KARAOKE KID from a one-man musical that John wrote and premiered in Chicago, MAY a group of songs recorded entirely by John on GarageBand and SPEED OF MIGHT, an instrumental EP. He has also recorded new versions of YOU’RE A MEAN ONE MR. GRINCH, SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN as well as a tongue in cheek rendition of THE THEME FOR BARETTA (Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow). His short film COMMENTARY marks John’s first foray as Producer with his company CARPUZI FILMS. In COMMENTARY John portrays THEODORE BICK a manic high-maintenance director who is feeling the sun fade fast on his creative fortunes. The film premiered at Sundance in 2011. John is currently recording TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM due for release for Christmas 2012. He is about to lens AFTERNOON DELIGHT and PSYCH. He will be directing his first feature film in the next year.

An accomplished actor in both comedy and drama John came to prominence while performing at Chicago’s THE SECOND CITY. During his eight years at the legendary improvisational theater, three of which he spent in the NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY, he opened six Revues on the main stage in the RESIDENT COMPANY. He was part of Second City’s triumphant off-Broadway return in ORWELL THAT END’S WELL at the legendary Village Gate in 1984. John may best be remembered as Carl, the Janitor in John Hughes teen classic THE BREAKFAST CLUB. As well as appearances in Hughes SIXTEEN CANDLES and WEIRD SCIENCE John has carved out a formidable film and television career. He’s appeared in over sixty feature films including LEGALLY BLONDE, ROXANNE and the soon-to-be-released Independent, NOT THAT FUNNY and in many legendary TV shows including SEINFELD, FRASIER and HOME IMPROVEMENT. John has released three CD’s of his own music. The first is SYD, THE KARAOKE KID from a one-man musical that John wrote and premiered in Chicago, MAY a group of songs recorded entirely by John on GarageBand and SPEED OF MIGHT, an instrumental EP. He has also recorded new versions of YOU’RE A MEAN ONE MR. GRINCH, SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN as well as a tongue in cheek rendition of THE THEME FOR BARETTA (Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow). His short film COMMENTARY marks John’s first foray as Producer with his company CARPUZI FILMS. In COMMENTARY John portrays THEODORE BICK a manic high-maintenance director who is feeling the sun fade fast on his creative fortunes. The film premiered at Sundance in 2011. John is currently recording TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM due for release for Christmas 2012. He is about to lens AFTERNOON DELIGHT and PSYCH. He will be directing his first feature film in the next year.

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01/28/2020
John Kapelos guests on "Today" Australia on Film Career Oct 1, 2019

My heart goes out to all in Australia during this difficult time. Here's an interview I did on TODAY in Australia this past fall.

John Kapelos, best known from "The Breakfast Club," "Roxanne" and Academy Award-winning "Shape of Water,' discusses his long lasting film career, highlights ...

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01/08/2020

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It has been a real pleasure to work with Barbara Niven!
11/17/2019

It has been a real pleasure to work with Barbara Niven!

Wow! I can't believe today is the final show! Its been such an amazing experience working with our wonderful cast and crew. 💖 If you're in the area and want to catch the last 3 PM matinee, tickets are still available at www.garrymarshalltheatre.org.

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I have a lot of respect for the great Barbara Niven and she is fantastic as Jillian in the play THE LAST WORD.  She is r...
10/26/2019

I have a lot of respect for the great Barbara Niven and she is fantastic as Jillian in the play THE LAST WORD. She is really upping my game.

I'm doing a play! It's called "The Last Word", and it's by the gifted Writer/Producer Jan Miller Corran. This will be the play's world premiere at the Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank, CA, running from Nov 7 - 17. Tickets are on sale now at www.GarryMarshallTheater.org. And if you do come, please come up and meet me after so we can take a selfie together!

I will be doing a Facebook LIVE and a Twitter "live tweeting" at twitter.com/JohnKapelos during the airing of CROSSWORD ...
10/12/2019

I will be doing a Facebook LIVE and a Twitter "live tweeting" at twitter.com/JohnKapelos during the airing of CROSSWORD MYSTERIES this Sunday with Barbara Niven hosting. Lacey Chabert and Brennen Elliott will join us on the phone and we'll be answering your questions. Join us Sunday night October 13! We'll be LIVE during the east coast airing and all time periods after that. #HallmarkMoviesandMysteryChannel #LaceyChabert, #BrennanElliott #JohnKapelos #MichelleVicary, #HallmarkChannel, #BarbaraNiven - #FoBN, #BillAbbott, #PamSlay, #AngelaMegrey, #CynthiaRaza, #MichaelBerns, #MelkeBranding, #LaurieFerneau, #HallmarkMoviesandMystery, Zuzana Korda, Monique Moss

Hey #Sleuthers! 🕵️‍♂️ Are you ready for the next installment of #CrosswordMysteries?? To celebrate, we’re having another Facebook LIVE party Sunday evening! Join me and some VERY special guests an hour before showtime (8pm/7c) and come say ‘Hi’ to Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, John Kapelos and Michelle Vicary! After, I'll be live-tweeting during the premier over at twitter.com/BarbaraNiven (9pm EST). I hope you can make it!

See you soon!
Barbara xo

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I had a blast at the @Luxuryexperiences&Co gifting suite! Lots of great folks to say hi to - Getolo, @oloquartet, Karma ...
09/23/2019

I had a blast at the @Luxuryexperiences&Co gifting suite! Lots of great folks to say hi to - Getolo, @oloquartet, Karma Automotive, The Mansion Resort Hotel & Spa ~ Ubud ~ Bali, @plumeriabali, @ryderwinesestate, Panic Aide #relax, Sourced Craft Cocktails, Bloomingdale's, The Manly Company, Off The Menu 07, @leorever.officia, Mansion Wellness, @holachef212, @rondenculinary, #rondenospicecollection, What_do.you_meme, The Seasoned Life Ayesha Curry, Pacifique Los Angeles, Som Sleep, Bentley Pasadena, @doylebeverlyhills, jacquelinescislowski

You just have to see Geoff Stradling's band in action!  With special guests ElsieLaura Dickinson and myself amongst the ...
05/02/2019
Strad’s Birthday Bash

You just have to see Geoff Stradling's band in action! With special guests ElsieLaura Dickinson and myself amongst the many "playing homage" to dear Joffrey!!

Doors: 6:30pm // Show: 8:00pm

Looking forward to the CROSSWORD MYSTERIES airing on March 10.
02/28/2019

Looking forward to the CROSSWORD MYSTERIES airing on March 10.

JOHN KAPELOS can be seen in the upcoming CROSSWORD MYSTERIES on March 10.

JOHN KAPELOS will be performing his twelve-song set of humorous and edgy jazz songs from his popular new album TOO HIP F...
02/02/2019
John Kapelos sings Too Hip For Room

JOHN KAPELOS will be performing his twelve-song set of humorous and edgy jazz songs from his popular new album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM for two nights only Upstairs at Vitellos on March 9 and 10th. For his premiere engagement he will be accompanied by GEOFF STRADLING and his eighteen piece STRAD BAND. Kapelos will be paying homage to his comedic and Second City roots singing his satiric originals, with a few covers thrown in for good measure. John produced TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM for Carpuzi Records. The album is available on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music and other fine online distributors.

Doors: 6:30pm // Show: 7:30pm

01/01/2019

Happy New Year to all!

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10/05/2018

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Due to a quirk of digital distribution - my album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM, that's out today, is ONLY AVAILABLE ON iTUNES CA...
10/02/2018

Due to a quirk of digital distribution - my album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM, that's out today, is ONLY AVAILABLE ON iTUNES CANADA. This shall soon be rectified for U.S. consumers.

My album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM comes out on Tuesday October 2, 2018. There may be a vinyl pressing if the numbers are lar...
09/07/2018

My album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM comes out on Tuesday October 2, 2018. There may be a vinyl pressing if the numbers are large enough. Let me know here if you would purchase a "deluxe vinyl edition". Please chime in -

My album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOMdrops on OCTOBER 2, 2018
09/06/2018

My album
TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM
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OCTOBER 2, 2018

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09/06/2018

John Kapelos Page's cover photo

What can I say about John Candy's daughter except she is a living doll and the living embodibment of her Dad's wonderful...
05/11/2018

What can I say about John Candy's daughter except she is a living doll and the living embodibment of her Dad's wonderful spirit. Thanks Jen Candy-Sullivan for such a fun night!

Had such a wonder Couch Candy last night with John Kapelos ! We even got to celebrate the Birthday of the wonderful Mike Hagerty at the end . SC Family, Couches and Cake! ❤️

TOO HIP FOR ROOM will be released on Tuesday October 2, 2018
05/11/2018

TOO HIP FOR ROOM will be released on Tuesday October 2, 2018

Come see me tonight at The Second City, Hollywood as I sit on the Couch with Jen Candy-Sullivan! I announce the release ...
05/10/2018

Come see me tonight at The Second City, Hollywood as I sit on the Couch with Jen Candy-Sullivan! I announce the release date (finally!) of my musical super opus, TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM! Beyonce lookout! I got a great dress too!

05/08/2018

I will MOST DEFINITELY BE ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE DATE of my new album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM - this THURSDAY NIGHT on JEN CANDY'S COUCH @ THE SECOND CITY, HOLLYWOOD @ 7:30 PM

05/08/2018

I will MOST DEFINITELY BE ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE DATE of my new album TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM - this THURSDAY NIGHT on JEN CANDY'S COUCH @ THE SECOND CITY, HOLLYWOOD @ 7:30 PM

I attended the DGA screening of THE SHAPE OF WATER last night and got to rub elbows with my fellow cast members.  Proud ...
01/04/2018

I attended the DGA screening of THE SHAPE OF WATER last night and got to rub elbows with my fellow cast members. Proud to be in such a wonderful film - if only for a brief moment!

Very happy to see that THE SHAPE OF WATER is getting great notices!
09/05/2017

Very happy to see that THE SHAPE OF WATER is getting great notices!

Tv2000 Guillermo del Toro torna con un fantasy all'insegna dell'amore, The Shape of Water. Scopriamone insieme i particolari, tra pochissimo, ore 23.45, Effetto Notte. Non perdete questa occasione!

Check out LINGUA FRANCA VIDEO EDITION now on itunes Download for free - and ENJOY!
04/14/2017
LINGUA FRANCA by John Kapelos on iTunes

Check out LINGUA FRANCA VIDEO EDITION now on itunes Download for free - and ENJOY!

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of LINGUA FRANCA by John Kapelos for free.

I gotta say that we all need to laugh and stick that big finger up at the man!  Resist and relax and enjoy a bit of fun ...
04/02/2017
John Kapelos Page

I gotta say that we all need to laugh and stick that big finger up at the man! Resist and relax and enjoy a bit of fun - and it's free!

Hey there - have a laugh on the Robots this April Fools Day! A brand spanking new LINGUA FRANCA is here for your listening pleasure.
AND IT'S FREE!!! Have a laugh on me. Please rate it - like it - share it - eat it and don't blame me if it gets you buzzed laughing!

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Happy Easter to you and your loved ones Mr. Kapelos. You were my improv teacher at AIA Acting Studios in 2007. You were a great teacher and a very nice person to talk to. You are a very talented actor as well. I hope all is good.
The Breakfast Club met about 36 yrs ago today...
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