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John Lithgow

Musician / Poet / Actor / Film Producer | * 10/19/1945 (73) | Rochester, New York, USA
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John Arthur Lithgow ( LITH-goh; born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, poet, author, and singer. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards and four Grammy Awards. Lithgow has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Lithgow is best known for his television roles as Dick Solomon in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), Arthur Mitchell in the drama Dexter (2009), and Sir Winston Churchill in the drama The Crown (2016), for each of which he won Primetime Emmy Awards. In film, he is also well known for his roles in Blow Out (1981), Footloose (1984), Harry..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for John Lithgow

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Fulbright Scholarship Golden Globe Award Honorary Doctor of Harvard University 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 3x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical

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Movies with John Lithgow as Actor(92)

as Jud Crandall2019 Pet Sematary
as Ed Hemsler2019 The Tomorrow Man
as Don Whitaker2017 Daddy's Home 2
as Fergus2017 Pitch Perfect 3
as himself2017 The Pulitzer At 100
as Doug Strutt2017 Beatriz at Dinner
as Senator Ronald Sperling2016 Miss Sloane
as Lamar Black2016 The Accountant
as himself2015 Best of Enemies
as Ben2014 Love Is Strange
as Reverend Dowd2014 The Homesman
as Donald2014 Interstellar
as Man in Club2014 9 Kisses
as Ol' Gregory Timms2013 Timms Valley
as Glen Motch2012 The Campaign
as Oliver2012 This Is 40
as Charles Rodman2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes
as Jack Brady2010 Leap Year
as Edgar West2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic
as Narrator2008 Car of the Future
as Jerry Harris2006 Dreamgirls
as Narrator (voice) U.S. edition2005 Einstein's Big Idea
as Alfred Seguine Kinsey2004 Kinsey
as Ghost of Farquaad (voice)2003 The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
as Bud Brumder2002 Orange County
as Lord Farquaad (voice)2001 Shrek
as Lord Farquaad (singing voice)2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
as Jean-Claude (voice)2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
as Narrator2000 95 Worlds and Counting
as Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano2000 Don Quixote
as Judge Walter J. Skinner1998 A Civil Action
as Sergeant Larry Skovik1998 Johnny Skidmarks
as Malcolm / Robert Stockman1998 Homegrown
as Thomas Livingston1996 Hollow Point
as Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley1995 My Brother's Keeper
as Senator Conyers1995 The Tuskegee Airmen
as Laird Riordan1995 Redwood Curtain
as Dr. Rene Harlinger1994 Silent Fall
as Professor Wilkinson1994 Princess Caraboo
as Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner1994 A Good Man in Africa
as Paul Harrington1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
as Eric Qualen1993 Cliffhanger
as Smith Keen1993 The Pelican Brief
as Phillip Mills1993 The Wrong Man
as Carter Nix / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo1992 Raising Cain
as Earl Talbott Blake1991 Ricochet
as Robert Carter1990 Ivory Hunters
as Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer1990 Memphis Belle
as Dave1989 Out Cold
as Ben Cluett1989 Traveling Man
as Mark Lambert1988 Distant Thunder
as Neil Scott1987 Baby Girl Scott
as George Henderson1987 Harry and the Hendersons
as Maj. Kendall Laird1986 Resting Place
as John Mathewson1986 The Manhattan Project
as Narrator1985 The Amazing Bone
as Oliver Thompson1985 Mesmerized
as Reverend Shaw Moore1984 Footloose
as Dr. Walter Curnow1984 2010
as Goldilocks' Father1984 Goldilocks and the Three Bears
as Sgt. Marty Wellborn1984 The Glitter Dome
as Joe Huxley1983 The Day After
as John Valentine (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
as Sam Burns1983 Terms of Endearment
as Mr. Brunner1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
as Roberta Muldoon1982 The World According to Garp
as Richard Carruthers1982 Not in Front of the Children
as Burke1981 Blow Out
as Herbie Morse1980 Big Blonde
as Paul Philips1979 Rich Kids
as Lucas Sergeant1979 All That Jazz
as Sam Sebastian1978 The Big Fix
as Capt. Thorne1977 Secret Service
as Robert Lasalle1976 Obsession

TV Shows/Series with John Lithgow as Actor(33)

as Elias Birchard “E.B.” Jonathan2019 Perry Mason
as Larry Henderson2017 Trial & Error
as Sir Winston Churchill2016 The Crown
as James Roosevelt (voice)2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
as The White Rabbit (voice)2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
as HL Mencken2011 Prohibition
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
2006 Dexter
as Arthur Mitchell2006 Dexter
2006 30 Rock
as Jerry Whitaker2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Dick Solomon1996 3rd Rock from the Sun
1996 Cosby
as Franklin Delano Roosevelt1994 World War II: When Lions Roared
as Guest Caller - Madman Martinez1993 Frasier
as Goldilocks' Father1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Narrator1974 NOVA
1952 Today

Additional Information

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Full Name: John Lithgow
Born: Friday, 10/19 1945 (October) in Rochester (current age: 73 years + 306 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Harvard College, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Children: Ian Lithgow
Other names for John Lithgow (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"莊李富高"
"존 리스고"
"John Arthur Lithgow"
John Lithgow frequently works together with these people:
Tom Hanks (12x, Actor)
Tina Fey (11x, Actress)
Martin Short (11x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (10x, Actress)
Kevin Bacon (10x, Actor)
Kelsey Grammer (10x, Actor)
Susan Sarandon (10x, Actress)
Jimmy Smits (10x, Actor)
Scarlett Johansson (9x, Actress)
Brian De Palma (6x, Crew)
Cyrill Geshev (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:520, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/16/2019