John has been portrayed on television by:
- Donald Wolfit in the BBC Sunday Night Theatre version of Shakespeare's King John (1952)
- Donald Pleasence in the British series The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960); John was also played in the series by Hubert Gregg and Brian Haines
- Andrew Keir in the British series Ivanhoe (1958)
- John Crawford in "The Revenge of Robin Hood" episode of the American time travel series The Time Tunnel (1966)
- Roddy McDowall in the American TV musical film The Legend of Robin Hood (1968) and the American TV film parody The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984)
- Tim Preece in the BBC series Ivanhoe (1970)
- David Dixon in the BBC series The Legend of Robin Hood (1975)
- Ron Rifkin in the American comedy series When Things Were Rotten (1975), about Robin Hood
- Paul Spurrier (as a boy) and John Duttine (as an adult) in the BBC TV drama series The Devil's Crown (1978), which dramatised his reign and those of his father and brother
- Stephen Chase in the BBC series The Talisman (1980)
- Ronald Pickup in the British TV film Ivanhoe (1982)
- John Slade in the "An Arrow Pointing East" episode of the American time travel series Voyagers! (1982)
- Gerald Flood in "The King's Demons" story of the BBC series Doctor Who (1983), in which John was impersonated by Kamelion
- Phil Davis in the British series Robin of Sherwood (1984–1986)
- Leonard Rossiter in the BBC Shakespeare The Life and Death of King John (1984)
- Forbes Collins in the BBC children's comedy series Maid Marian and her Merry Men (1989)
- Michael Rudder (voice) in the American animated children's series Young Robin Hood (1992)
- Ian Falconer in the TV film Young Ivanhoe (1995)
- Andrew Bicknell in the American series The New Adventures of Robin Hood (1997–1998)
- Ralph Brown in the British series Ivanhoe (1997)
- Cameron Rhodes in the British series Dark Knight (2000), based on Ivanhoe
- Jonathan Hyde in the American TV film Princess of Thieves (2001), which depicts Prince John trying to seize the throne from the rightful heir, Prince Philip, an illegitimate son of King Richard
- Soma Marko (as a boy) and Rafe Spall (as an adult) in the TV film adaptation of The Lion in Winter (2003)
- Toby Stephens in the 2009 season of the BBC's Robin Hood series
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