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John Goodman

‚ÄčAmerican actor. Height 6' 2" (1,88 m) John Goodman is most famous for his role on the television series Roseanne. He is also a well known film and stage actor. Goodman comes from Affton, Missouri where he showed an early interest in film. A football scholarship took John to Southwest Missouri State University where he continued his acting education. A college injury ended his football dreams, so Goodman moved to Manhattan in pursuit of an acting career. He eventually performed on Broadway and appeared in several commercials.  By the early 1980's John started landing small movie roles, including Eddie Macon's Run, and The Survivors (both in 1984). In 1990 Arachnophobia earned John a nomination for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor. John then starred in the hugely popular 1998 film, The Big Lebowski which lead to a repeat nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Despite his moderate film success, Goodman is most widely know for playing Dan Conner on the TV sitcom Roseanne. Between 1988 and 1997, 221 episodes of Roseanne were filmed and John received numerous awards for his performance. Goodman met his wife, Annabeth Hartzog, while filming Everybody's All-American (1988). The two were married in October 1989, and had daughter Molly in 1990. John admits once having a long-time alcohol problem, but has reportedly been clean since 2007.

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Jun 20, 1952 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Survivors 1983-06-24
Latest Project:
Series The Righteous Gemstones 2019-08-18
Known For
Series The Righteous Gemstones Eli Gemstone 2019-08-18
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Movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Igon Siruss (voice) 2017-07-20
Movie Transformers: The Last Knight Hound (voice) 2017-06-16
Movie Kong: Skull Island Bill Randa 2017-03-08
Movie Love the Coopers Sam Cooper 2015-11-12
Movie Trumbo Frank King 2015-10-27
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Movie Transformers: Age of Extinction Hound (voice) 2014-06-25
Movie Monsters University James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) 2013-06-20
Movie The Hangover Part III Marshall 2013-05-23
Movie Flight Harling Mays 2012-11-02
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Stan the Doorman 2011-12-24
Movie Red State Joseph Keenan 2011-08-19
Movie The Princess and the Frog "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Alabama Moon Mr. Wellington 2009-10-25
Movie Gigantic Happy's Father 2008-09-09
Movie Death Sentence Bones Darley 2007-08-31
Movie Evan Almighty Congressman Long 2007-06-09
Movie Cars Sullivan Truck (voice) 2006-06-08
Movie Beyond the Sea Steve Blauner 2004-11-16
Movie Masked and Anonymous Uncle Sweetheart 2003-07-25
Movie Monsters, Inc. James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie Storytelling Marty Livingston 2001-11-08
Movie The Emperor's New Groove Pacha (voice) 2000-12-09
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Daniel "Big Dan" Teague 2000-08-30
Movie The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Oklahoma Cop 2000-06-30
Movie Bringing Out the Dead Larry Verber 1999-10-22
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Santa Claus (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie Dirty Work Mayor Adrian Riggins 1998-06-12
Movie The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak 1998-03-06
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Mighty Mack McTeer 1998-02-05
Movie The Borrowers Ocious P. Potter 1997-12-11
Movie Mother Night Major Frank Wirtanen 1996-11-01
Movie The Hudsucker Proxy Newsreel Announcer 1994-03-11
Movie Frosty Returns Frosty the Snowman 1992-12-01
Movie The Babe Babe Ruth 1992-04-17
Movie Barton Fink Charlie Meadows 1991-08-01
Movie King Ralph Ralph Hampton Gainesworth Jones 1991-02-15
Movie Always Al Yackey 1989-12-22
Movie Sea of Love Sherman 1989-09-15
Movie Punchline John Krytsick 1988-10-07
Movie Burglar Detective Nyswander 1987-03-20
Movie Raising Arizona Gale Snoats 1987-03-01
Movie True Stories Louis Fyne 1986-10-10
Movie Revenge of the Nerds Coach Harris 1984-07-20
Movie The Survivors Commando 1983-06-24