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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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Oct 19, 1945 In Rochester, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Pelicula Cementerio maldito, El cementerio viviente 2019-04-05
Known For
Poster of Interestelar
Poster of American Cinema
Poster of El informe Pelícano
Poster of Frasier
Pelicula Cementerio maldito, El cementerio viviente Jud Crandall 2019-04-05
Series Trial & Error Larry Henderson 2017-03-14
Pelicula Beatriz at Dinner Doug Strutt 2017-06-09
Pelicula Dos padres por desigual Don Whitaker 2017-11-09
Pelicula Dando la nota 3 Fergus 2017-12-20
Pelicula Shakespeare Live! From the RSC 2016-04-23
Pelicula Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 Narrator 2016-04-05
Pelicula The Accountant Lamar Black 2016-10-14
Pelicula El contable Lamar Black 2016-10-14
Series The Crown Sir Winston Churchill 2016-11-04
Pelicula El caso Sloane Congressman Ron M. Sperling 2016-11-25
Pelicula Best of Enemies Himself 2015-07-31
Pelicula Deuda de honor Reverend Dowd 2014-05-18
Pelicula The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest Maurice (voice) 2014-08-27
Pelicula El amor es extraño Ben 2014-02-07
Pelicula Interestelar Donald 2014-11-05
Series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History James Roosevelt (voice) 2014-09-14
Pelicula 9 Kisses Man in Club 2014-12-11
Series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland The White Rabbit 2013-10-10
Pelicula National Theatre Live: The Magistrate Posket 2013-01-17
Pelicula Timms Valley Ol' Gregory Timms 2013-12-31
Pelicula Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love Himself 2013-10-12
Pelicula En campaña todo vale Glen Motch 2012-08-09
Pelicula Si fuera fácil Oliver 2012-12-20
Pelicula El origen del planeta de los simios Charles Rodman 2011-08-03
Series Prohibition HL Mencken 2011-10-02
Pelicula Tenías que ser tú Jack Brady 2010-01-08
Pelicula Confesiones de una compradora compulsiva Edgar West 2009-02-05
Pelicula Car of the Future Narrator 2008-04-22
Pelicula ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007-04-19
Series Dexter Arthur Mitchell 2006-10-01
Series Twenty Good Years 2006-10-11
Pelicula Dreamgirls Jerry Harris 2006-12-25
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
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
Pelicula E=mc² – Einstein's Big Idea Narrator (voice) U.S. edition 2005-10-11
Pelicula Llámame Peter Blake Edwards 2004-05-21
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Pelicula Kinsey Alfred Seguine Kinsey 2004-09-04
Pelicula The Ghost of Lord Farquaad Ghost of Farquaad (voice) 2003-05-23
Series VH1 Goes Inside Unknown 2003-06-20
Pelicula Orange County (colgado, pringado y sin carrera) Bud Brumder 2002-01-10
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Himself 2002-01-13
Pelicula Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party Lord Farquaad (singing voice) 2001-01-01
Pelicula Shrek Lord Farquaad (voice) 2001-05-16
Pelicula Don Quijote Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano 2000-04-08
Pelicula 95 Worlds and Counting Narrator 2000-01-01
Pelicula Rugrats en París: la película Jean-Claude (voice) 2000-09-14
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Pelicula Cosecha propia Malcolm / Robert Stockman 1998-01-01
Pelicula Johnny Skidmarks Sergeant Larry Skovik 1998-01-18
Pelicula A Civil Action (Acción civil) Judge Walter J. Skinner 1998-03-05
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Pelicula Special Effects: Anything Can Happen Narrator 1996-07-04
Series Cosas de marcianos Dick Solomon 1996-01-09
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series The West 1996-09-15
Pelicula Punto de impacto Thomas Livingston 1996-10-21
Pelicula Redwood Curtain Laird Riordan 1995-01-01
Pelicula My Brother's Keeper Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley 1995-03-14
Pelicula Escuadrón de combate 332 Senator Conyers 1995-08-25
Series American Cinema 1994-01-01
Series II Guerra Mundial: Cuando los leones rugieron Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1994-01-01
Pelicula Princess Caraboo Professor Wilkinson 1994-09-16
Pelicula Un buen hombre en África Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner 1994-07-14
Pelicula Un testigo en silencio Dr. Rene Harlinger 1994-10-28
Pelicula The Wrong Man Phillip Mills 1993-09-05
Pelicula Máximo riesgo Eric Qualen 1993-05-28
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Pelicula El informe Pelícano Smith Keen 1993-12-16
Pelicula Amor, mentiras y traición Paul Harrington 1993-12-05
Pelicula En nombre de Caín Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo 1992-08-07
Pelicula Jugando en los campos del Señor Leslie Huben 1991-12-06
Pelicula Ricochet Earl Talbott Blake 1991-10-04
Pelicula Ivory Hunters Robert Carter 1990-08-20
Pelicula El bombardero Memphis Belle Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer 1990-09-07
Pelicula Congelado Dave 1989-03-03
Series Historias de la cripta Unknown 1989-06-10
Pelicula Distant Thunder Mark Lambert 1988-11-11
Pelicula Baby Girl Scott Neil Scott 1987-01-01
Pelicula Bigfoot y los Henderson George Henderson 1987-06-05
Pelicula Resting Place Maj. Kendall Laird 1986-01-01
Pelicula Juguete mortal John Mathewson 1986-06-13
Series Cuentos asombrosos 1985-09-29
Pelicula Santa Claus: La película B.Z. 1985-10-29
Pelicula Mesmerized Oliver Thompson 1985-11-18
Pelicula Footloose Reverend Shaw Moore 1984-02-17
Pelicula Goldilocks and the Three Bears Goldilocks' Father 1984-01-09
Pelicula Las aventuras de Buckaroo Banzai Lord John Whorfin 1984-08-15
Pelicula The Glitter Dome Sgt. Marty Wellborn 1984-11-18
Pelicula 2010: Odisea dos Dr. Walter Curnow 1984-12-06
Pelicula En los límites de la realidad John Valentine (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet") 1983-06-24
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Pelicula La fuerza del cariño Sam Burns 1983-11-20
Pelicula El día despues Joe Huxley 1983-11-20
Pelicula I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Mr. Brunner 1982-03-05
Pelicula El mundo según Garp Roberta Muldoon 1982-08-13
Series Cuentos de las estrellas Unknown 1982-09-11
Pelicula Impacto Burke 1981-07-24
Pelicula The Oldest Living Graduate Clarence 1980-04-06
Pelicula All That Jazz (Empieza el espectáculo) Lucas Sergeant 1979-12-20
Pelicula Niños ricos 1979-08-01
Pelicula The Big Fix Sam Sebastian 1978-01-01
Pelicula Secret Service Capt. Thorne 1977-01-12
Pelicula Fascinación Robert Lasalle 1976-08-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Pelicula 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