Wells has delivered scene stealing performances in a string of features like the genre bending action/comedy, Overtime, and the satirical sci-fi romp, Piranha Sharks. He gained applause as founding father, Patrick Henry, in FOX's historical docudrama series, Legends & Lies: The Patriots, and was called a "tour de force" in reviews for his performance in the depression era drama, The Old Winter.
In 2015, Wells was honored with the Médaillr d'Or for Outstanding Achievements in Film by a Kentuckian.
In addition to acting, John is a writer, musician, fitness enthusiast, and father. Recently he has taken on the mantle of producer on a handful of his own endeavors.