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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 Our Footloose Remake
Latest Project:
Series No Sleep TV3 2015-10-01

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 43 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Interstellar
Poster of Shrek
Poster of Cliffhanger
Poster of 3rd Rock from the Sun
Movie Broadway: The Next Generation Unknown 2018
Movie Game Day with Rex and Kevo Himself 2017
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Unknown 2016
Movie The Accountant Unknown 2016
Series The Crown Unknown 2016
Movie Best of Enemies Unknown 2015
Series No Sleep TV3 Unknown 2015-10-01
Movie Inside 'Interstellar' Unknown 2015
Movie Lord John: An Interview with John Lithgow Unknown 2015
Movie The Homesman Reverend Alfred Dowd 2014-05-18
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Movie Projections of America Unknown 2014
Movie Interstellar Donald 2014-11-07
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014
Movie 9 Kisses Himself 2014-12-11
Movie Love Is Strange Ben Hull 2014-11-12
Movie The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Unknown 2014
Series The Show Unknown 2013-02-13
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie Timms Valley Unknown 2013
Series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Unknown 2013
Movie Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love Unknown 2013
Series Drunk History Unknown 2013-07-09
Movie The 66th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2012-06-10
Movie National Theatre Live: The Magistrate Unknown 2012
Movie The 78th Annual Drama League Awards Unknown 2012-05-18
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 2012
Movie This Is 40 Unknown 2012-12-21
Movie The Campaign Unknown 2012-08-10
Movie Casting By Unknown 2012
Movie The American Academy of Arts and Sciences: The Heart of the Matter Unknown 2012
Movie Shrek's Thrilling Tales Unknown 2012
Movie LA Philharmonic's LIVE with Gustavo Dudamel Unknown 2012
Movie Spells Unknown 2011
Movie New Year's Eve Unknown 2011
Movie Shrek: Once Upon a Time Unknown 2011
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes Unknown 2011-08-05
Series The Chew Unknown 2011-09-26
Movie Our Footloose Remake Unknown 2011
Series Vine Talk Unknown 2011
Series The Marilyn Denis Show Unknown 2011
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 2011
Series Prohibition Unknown 2011
Movie 2010 Unknown 2010
Movie The 2010 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Unknown 2010
Series The Hour Unknown 2010
Movie Five Days Gone Unknown 2010
Movie Leap Year Unknown 2010-01-08
Series Louie Unknown 2010-06-29
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2010
Series The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2010
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie The Real Revolutionaries Unknown 2009
Movie Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench Unknown 2009
Movie The Macabre World of Lavender Williams Unknown 2009
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Unknown 2009
Series The National Parks: America's Best Idea Unknown 2009
Movie Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show Unknown 2008
Movie The 62nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2008
Movie ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Unknown 2007
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Series Bill Moyers' Journal Unknown 2007
Series TMZ on TV Unknown 2007-09-10
Series Square Off Unknown 2006
Series Paloozaville Unknown 2006
Series Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Movie The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2006-08-27
Series VH1 Goes Inside Unknown 2006
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Dreamgirls Unknown 2006-12-25
Series Twenty Good Years Unknown 2006-10-11
Series How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Movie The 59th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2005-06-05
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The Kinsey Report: Sex on Film Unknown 2005
Movie Einstein's Big Idea Unknown 2005
Series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart Unknown 2005
Movie Kinsey Alfred Seguine Kinsey 2005-01-07
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie The 58th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2004
Movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Unknown 2004
Movie My Life, Inc. Jan van de Bunt 2004-04-10
Movie Bark, George Unknown 2003
Movie Shrek 4-D Unknown 2003
Series Freedom: A History of Us Unknown 2003-01-12
Movie The 57th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2003-06-08
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2002
Series Heroes of Comedy Unknown 2002
Movie Buckaroo Banzai Declassified Himself 2002
Movie The 56th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2002
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie Orange County Unknown 2002
Movie Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party Unknown 2001
Movie Creating a Fairy Tale World: The Making of 'Shrek' Unknown 2001
Movie Shrek Lord Farquaad 2001-05-18
Movie Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Unknown 2000-11-17
Series Culture Shock Himself - Narrator 2000-01-26
Movie Don Quixote Unknown 2000
Movie The Making of 'Rugrats in Paris' Unknown 2000
Movie C-Scam Unknown 2000
Movie 95 Worlds and Counting Unknown 2000
Movie The Making of 'A Civil Action' Unknown 1999
Movie Adventures in Time: The National Geographic Millennium Special Unknown 1999
Movie The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1999
Movie A Civil Action Judge Walter J. Skinner 1999-01-08
Movie The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1999
Movie Saturday Night Live 25 Unknown 1999-09-25
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1999
Movie Courage: Profiles in Creativity Unknown 1998
Series The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1998
Movie Three Nights at the Keck Unknown 1998
Movie The Gold Rush Unknown 1998
Movie 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1998-03-08
Movie Homegrown Malcolm / Robert Stockman 1998-04-17
Movie The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1998-06-07
Series The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1998-01-18
Movie Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope Himself 1998-03-01
Series Fox and Friends Unknown 1998-02-01
Movie Johnny Skidmarks Unknown 1998
Series The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Officer Buckle and Gloria Unknown 1997
Movie 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1997
Series La mandrágora Unknown 1997-01-27
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1997-01-19
Movie Special Effects: Anything Can Happen Unknown 1996
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1996-06-02
Movie Christmas in Washington Himself 1996
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Movie Hollow Point Unknown 1996-07-01
Movie 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1996
Series The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Series Showbiz Today Unknown 1996
Series The West None 1996-09-15
Movie Redwood Curtain Unknown 1995
Movie The Tuskegee Airmen Unknown 1995
Movie My Brother's Keeper Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley 1995-03-19
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Series American Cinema Unknown 1995
Movie World War II: When Lions Roared Unknown 1994
Movie A Good Man in Africa Unknown 1994
Movie Princess Caraboo Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Silent Fall Unknown 1994
Series Dennis Miller Live Unknown 1994-04-22
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Series The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1994-09-11
Movie Masters of Illusion: The Wizards of Special Effects Unknown 1994
Movie The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale Unknown 1993
Movie Stallone on the Edge: The Making of Cliffhanger Unknown 1993
Movie Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Unknown 1993
Movie The Wrong Man Unknown 1993
Movie Cliffhanger Unknown 1993-05-28
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Love, Cheat & Steal Paul Harrington 1993-12-05
Movie The Pelican Brief Smith Keen 1993-12-17
Movie The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1993-01-23
Series Getaway Unknown 1992-05-14
Movie Raising Cain Unknown 1992
Movie Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie L.A. Story Unknown 1991
Movie At Play in the Fields of the Lord Unknown 1991
Movie Ricochet Earl Talbot Blake 1991-10-04
Movie The Boys Unknown 1991
Movie Antigone/Rites of Passion Unknown 1990
Movie Ivory Hunters Unknown 1990
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1990
Movie Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years Unknown 1990
Movie Kid-Size Concert Unknown 1990
Movie Night of 100 Stars III Unknown 1990-05-21
Movie Memphis Belle Unknown 1990-10-12
Movie The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1989-06-04
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Series The More You Know Unknown 1989
Movie Out Cold Unknown 1989-03-03
Movie Traveling Man Unknown 1989
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Movie The 42nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1988-06-05
Movie Distant Thunder Unknown 1988
Movie The Art of Disney Animation Unknown 1988
Movie The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1988
Movie Baby Girl Scott Unknown 1987
Movie The 41st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1987
Movie Harry and the Hendersons Unknown 1987
Series Amazing Stories Unknown 1986
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie The Manhattan Project Unknown 1986
Movie Resting Place Unknown 1986
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1986
Movie The Amazing Bone Unknown 1985
Movie The 39th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1985
Movie Mesmerized Unknown 1985
Movie Santa Claus Unknown 1985
Movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Unknown 1984
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie 2010: The Odyssey Continues Unknown 1984
Movie Footloose Unknown 1984
Movie The Glitter Dome Unknown 1984
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Unknown 1983-06-24
Movie Terms of Endearment Sam Burns 1983-12-09
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Movie The Day After Unknown 1983-11-20
Movie Not in Front of the Children Unknown 1982
Movie The World According to Garp Unknown 1982
Movie I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Unknown 1982
Movie Blow Out Unknown 1981
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie Big Blonde Unknown 1980
Movie The Oldest Living Graduate Unknown 1980
Movie Mom, the Wolfman and Me Unknown 1980
Movie Rich Kids Paul Philips 1979-08-01
Movie All That Jazz Unknown 1979
Movie The Big Fix Unknown 1978
Movie Obsession Unknown 1976
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie The Country Girl Unknown 1974
Series Nova Unknown 1974-03-03
Movie The 27th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1973
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Movie Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues Unknown 1972
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14