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John Lithgow

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, and author. Presently, he is involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio. He also has written and published several books of poetry and children's literature. He appeared in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for each. Lithgow is known for his roles as the Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose, Dick Solomon on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, the voice of Lord Farquaad in Shrek, and The Trinity Killer on Showtime's Dexter for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy awards. On the stage, he appeared in the musical adaptation of Sweet Smell of Success, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He again appeared in a musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, again receiving the Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He has also recorded music, such as the 1999 album of children's music, Singin' in the Bathtub, and has written poetry and short stories for children, such as Marsupial Sue. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Lithgow, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 19, 1945 In Rochester, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
107
First Appeared:
In the movie Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
Latest Project:
Series The Day After 2017
Known For
Poster of Interstellar
Poster of American Cinema
Poster of El informe Pelícano
Poster of Frasier
Filmography
Movie Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 Narrator 2018
Series The Day After Unknown 2017
Movie El contable Lamar Black 2016-10-14
Movie Shakespeare Live! From the RSC 2016-04-23
Movie El caso Sloane Congressman Ron M. Sperling 2016-11-25
Series The Crown Sir Winston Churchill 2016-11-04
Movie Best of Enemies Himself 2015-07-31
Movie El amor es extraño Ben 2014-02-07
Movie Deuda de honor Reverend Dowd 2014-05-18
Movie 9 Kisses Man in Club 2014-12-11
Movie The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest Maurice (voice) 2014-08-27
Movie Interstellar Donald 2014-11-05
Movie National Theatre Live: The Magistrate Posket 2013-01-17
Movie Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love Himself 2013-10-12
Series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland The White Rabbit 2013-10-10
Movie Timms Valley Ol' Gregory Timms 2013-12-31
Movie Si fuera fácil Oliver 2012-12-20
Movie En campaña todo vale Glen Motch 2012-08-09
Movie El origen del planeta de los simios Charles Rodman 2011-08-03
Movie Prohibition HL Mencken 2011-10-02
Series Prohibition 2011-10-02
Movie Tenías que ser tú Jack Brady 2010-01-08
Movie Confesiones de una compradora compulsiva Edgar West 2009-02-05
Movie Car of the Future Narrator 2008-04-22
Movie ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007-04-19
Series Dexter Arthur Mitchell 2006-10-01
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Series Twenty Good Years 2006-10-11
Movie Dreamgirls Jerry Harris 2006-12-25
Series Cómo conocí a vuestra madre Jerry Whitaker 2005-09-19
Series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart Unknown 2005-09-21
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie E=mc² – Einstein's Big Idea Narrator (voice) U.S. edition 2005-10-11
Movie Llámame Peter Blake Edwards 2004-05-21
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Kinsey Alfred Seguine Kinsey 2004-09-04
Movie The Ghost of Lord Farquaad Ghost of Farquaad (voice) 2003-05-23
Series VH1 Goes Inside Unknown 2003-06-20
Movie Orange County (colgado, pringado y sin carrera) Bud Brumder 2002-01-10
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Himself 2002-01-13
Movie Shrek Lord Farquaad (voice) 2001-05-16
Movie Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party Lord Farquaad (singing voice) 2001-01-01
Movie 95 Worlds and Counting Narrator 2000-01-01
Movie Rugrats en París: la película Jean-Claude (voice) 2000-09-14
Movie Don Quijote Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano 2000-04-08
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Johnny Skidmarks Sergeant Larry Skovik 1998-01-18
Movie Cosecha propia Malcolm / Robert Stockman 1998-01-01
Movie A Civil Action (Acción civil) Judge Walter J. Skinner 1998-03-05
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Special Effects: Anything Can Happen Narrator 1996-07-04
Series Cosas de marcianos Dick Solomon 1996-01-09
Movie Punto de impacto Thomas Livingston 1996-10-21
Series The West 1996-09-15
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Movie Redwood Curtain Laird Riordan 1995-01-01
Movie My Brother's Keeper Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley 1995-03-14
Movie Escuadrón de combate 332 Senator Conyers 1995-08-25
Series American Cinema 1994-01-01
Movie World War II: When Lions Roared Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1994-04-18
Movie Princess Caraboo Professor Wilkinson 1994-09-16
Movie Un buen hombre en África Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner 1994-07-14
Movie Un testigo en silencio Dr. Rene Harlinger 1994-10-28
Movie The Wrong Man Phillip Mills 1993-09-05
Movie Máximo riesgo Eric Qualen 1993-05-28
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Amor, mentiras y traición Paul Harrington 1993-12-05
Movie El informe Pelícano Smith Keen 1993-12-16
Movie En nombre de Caín Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo 1992-08-07
Movie Jugando en los campos del Señor Leslie Huben 1991-12-06
Movie Ricochet Earl Talbott Blake 1991-10-04
Movie Ivory Hunters Robert Carter 1990-08-20
Movie El bombardero Memphis Belle Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer 1990-09-07
Series Historias de la cripta Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Congelado Dave 1989-03-03
Movie Distant Thunder Mark Lambert 1988-11-11
Movie Bigfoot y los Henderson George Henderson 1987-06-05
Movie Baby Girl Scott Neil Scott 1987-01-01
Movie Resting Place Maj. Kendall Laird 1986-01-01
Movie Juguete mortal John Mathewson 1986-06-13
Movie Mesmerized Oliver Thompson 1985-11-18
Series Cuentos asombrosos 1985-09-29
Movie Santa Claus: La película B.Z. 1985-10-29
Movie Footloose Reverend Shaw Moore 1984-02-17
Movie Las aventuras de Buckaroo Banzai Lord John Whorfin 1984-08-15
Movie The Glitter Dome Sgt. Marty Wellborn 1984-11-18
Movie 2010: Odisea dos Dr. Walter Curnow 1984-12-06
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie La fuerza del cariño Sam Burns 1983-11-20
Movie El día despues Joe Huxley 1983-11-20
Movie En los límites de la realidad John Valentine (Segment #4) 1983-06-24
Movie I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Mr. Brunner 1982-03-05
Movie El mundo según Garp Roberta Muldoon 1982-08-13
Series Cuentos de las estrellas Unknown 1982-09-11
Movie Impacto Burke 1981-07-24
Movie The Oldest Living Graduate Clarence 1980-04-06
Movie All That Jazz (Empieza el espectáculo) Lucas Sergeant 1979-12-20
Movie Niños ricos 1979-08-01
Movie The Big Fix Sam Sebastian 1978-01-01
Movie Fascinación Robert Lasalle 1976-08-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Movie Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues John 1972-02-25
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24