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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:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie Obsession 1976-08-01
Latest Project:
Movie Bombshell 2019-12-13
Known For
Filmography
Movie Bombshell Roger Ailes 2019-12-13
Movie Pitch Perfect 3 Fergus 2017-12-22
Movie Daddy's Home 2 Don Whitaker 2017-11-09
Movie Shakespeare Live! From the RSC 2016-04-23
Movie Interstellar Donald 2014-11-05
Movie Timms Valley Ol' Gregory Timms 2013-12-31
Movie This Is 40 Oliver 2012-12-20
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Charles Rodman 2011-08-03
Movie Dreamgirls Jerry Harris 2006-12-25
Movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Blake Edwards 2004-05-21
Movie Orange County Bud Brumder 2002-01-11
Movie Shrek Lord Farquaad (voice) 2001-05-16
Movie Johnny Skidmarks Sergeant Larry Skovik 1998-01-18
Movie A Good Man in Africa Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner 1994-09-08
Movie The Pelican Brief Smith Keen 1993-12-16
Movie Raising Cain Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo 1992-08-07
Movie Harry and the Hendersons George Henderson 1987-06-05
Movie 2010 Dr. Walter Curnow 1984-12-06
Movie Footloose Reverend Shaw Moore 1984-02-17
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie John Valentine (Segment #4) 1983-06-24
Movie The World According to Garp Roberta Muldoon 1982-08-13
Movie All That Jazz Lucas Sergeant 1979-12-20
Movie Obsession Robert Lasalle 1976-08-01