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John Lithgow

If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, where ...

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Oct 19, 1945 In Rochester, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Broadway: The Next Generation
Latest Project:
Movie Pitch Perfect 3 2017-12-22

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 48 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Shrek
Poster of 3rd Rock from the Sun
Movie The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2018
Movie Broadway: The Next Generation Himself 2018
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 2018
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2018
Movie 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2017-01-29
Movie The 74th Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2017-01-08
Series Trial & Error Larry Henderson 2017-03-14
Movie Beatriz at Dinner Unknown 2017-06-09
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Himself 2017-10-16
Movie Daddy's Home 2 Brad's Dad / Mr. Whitaker 2017-11-10
Series Freedom: A History of Us Unknown 2017-10-15
Series The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2017-09-17
Movie The 71st Annual Tony Awards Himself - Presenter 2017-06-11
Movie Pitch Perfect 3 Unknown 2017-12-22
Movie The Accountant Lamar Blackburn 2016-10-14
Series Harry Unknown 2016-09-12
Movie Miss Sloane Unknown 2016-12-09
Movie Shakespeare Live! From the RSC Unknown 2016-04-23
Series No Sleep TV3 Unknown 2015-10-01
Movie Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal Gore Vidal 2015-07-31
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Series Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The Homesman Reverend Alfred Dowd 2014-05-18
Series Good Morning Britain Unknown 2014-04-28
Series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Unknown 2014-12-21
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Movie 9 Kisses Himself 2014-12-11
Movie Casting By Unknown 2013-11-01
Series The Show Unknown 2013-02-13
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
Series Drunk History Unknown 2013-07-09
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2012
Movie National Theatre Live: The Magistrate Posket 2012-01-01
Movie The 66th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2012-06-10
Movie The Campaign Glenn Motch 2012-08-10
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2012-01-09
Movie Shrek: Once Upon a Time Himself 2011-12-30
Movie Our Footloose Remake Unknown 2011-04-10
Series The Chew Unknown 2011-09-26
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Charles Rodman 2011-08-05
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Leap Year Unknown 2010-01-08
Movie The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2010-01-17
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Edgar West 2009-02-13
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf Unknown 2009-11-14
Movie The Macabre World of Lavender Williams God 2009-05-31
Movie The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2008-06-15
Series Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Movie Dreamgirls Unknown 2006-12-25
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series The Hour Unknown 2005-01-17
Movie Kinsey Alfred Seguine Kinsey 2005-01-07
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Blake Edwards 2004-10-01
Movie The 58th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2004-06-06
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Orange County Bud Brumder 2002-01-11
Movie Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party Lord Farquaad 2001-11-02
Movie Shrek Lord Farquaad 2001-05-18
Movie Don Quixote Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano 2000-04-09
Movie Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Jean-Claude 2000-11-17
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1999-01-28
Movie A Civil Action Judge Walter J. Skinner 1999-01-08
Movie Saturday Night Live 25 Unknown 1999-09-25
Series Fox and Friends Unknown 1998-02-01
Movie Johnny Skidmarks Sergeant Larry Skovik 1998-05-23
Movie Homegrown Malcolm / Robert Stockman 1998-04-17
Movie Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope Himself 1998-03-01
Series Corazón de... Unknown 1997-07-07
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1997-01-19
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun Dr. Dick Solomon 1996-01-09
Series The West Himself / ... 1996-09-15
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series Heroes of Comedy Himself 1995-01-01
Movie The Tuskegee Airmen Senator Conyers 1995-08-26
Movie Redwood Curtain Laird Riordan 1995-04-23
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Series American Cinema Himself - Host 1995-01-23
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie Princess Caraboo Professor Wilkinson 1994-09-16
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie World War II: When Lions Roared Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1994-04-19
Movie Silent Fall Dr. Rene Harlinger 1994-10-28
Movie Cliffhanger Qualen 1993-05-28
Movie The Pelican Brief Smith Keen 1993-12-17
Movie Love, Cheat & Steal Paul Harrington 1993-12-05
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Wrong Man Phillip Mills 1993-09-05
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie Raising Cain Unknown 1992-08-07
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie L.A. Story Unknown 1991-02-08
Movie Ricochet Earl Talbot Blake 1991-10-04
Series Maury Unknown 1991-09-09
Movie At Play in the Fields of the Lord Leslie Huben 1991-12-06
Movie The Boys Artie Margulies 1991-04-15
Movie Ivory Hunters Robert Carter 1990-08-20
Movie Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years Unknown 1990-05-09
Movie Memphis Belle Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer 1990-10-12
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Traveling Man Ben Cluett 1989-06-25
Movie Out Cold Unknown 1989-03-03
Movie Baby Girl Scott Neil Scott 1987-05-24
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Resting Place Maj. Kendall Laird 1986-04-27
Movie The Manhattan Project John Mathewson 1986-06-13
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 1984-10-17
Movie 2010 Dr. Walter Curnow 1984-12-07
Movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Lord John Whorfin / Dr. Emilio Lizardo 1984-08-10
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie Terms of Endearment Unknown 1983-12-09
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Unknown 1983-06-24
Movie The Day After Unknown 1983
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Movie I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Unknown 1982-03-05
Movie Not in Front of the Children Richard Carruthers 1982-10-26
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie Blow Out Burke 1981-07-24
Movie Mom, the Wolfman and Me Wally 1980-10-20
Movie The Oldest Living Graduate Clarence 1980-04-07
Series Working in the Theatre Unknown 1979-09-02
Movie Rich Kids Paul Philips 1979-08-01
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-10-19
Movie The Big Fix Sam Sebastian 1978-10-06
Movie Obsession Robert Lasalle 1976-09-13
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie The Country Girl Paul Unger 1974-02-05
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14