John Terry, a native Floridian, discovered acting through a series of fortunate events while building custom log homes in North Carolina.
After performing in a few local theater productions, he moved to Alaska where he helped start a river rafting company. On his 30th birthday, he moved to New York and tried full-time acting and stayed with that.
After living in New York, London, Los Angeles he resides 2007 in Park City, Utah, together with his children, son J.T. and daughter Hannah, who is an active soccer player.