John Lithgow

Age: 69
Born: October 19, 1945
Rochester, New York

Actor

Year
The Good Dinosaur 2015 Poppa
Love is Strange 2014
Ken Burns' The Roosevelts, An Intimate History 2014 (voice)
How I Met Your Mother: The Complete Season 9 2014
How I Met Your Mother: The Whole Story 2014
The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest 2014 (voice)
Interstellar 2014 Donald
The Homesman 2014
3rd Rock from the Sun: The Complete Series 2013
The Campaign 2012 Glenn Motch
This is 40 2012
The Jungle Bunch: The Movie 2012 Maurice (voice)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011 Charles Rodman
Leap Year 2010 Jack Brady
Dexter: The Fourth Season 2010
Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009 Edgar West
3rd Rock From The Sun: Season 5 2006
3rd Rock From The Sun: Season 6 2006
Dreamgirls 2006 Jerry Harris
3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 3 2006
3rd Rock from the Sun: Most Hilarious Episodes in the Universe 2006
3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 4 2006
3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 2 2005
3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 1 2005
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 2004 Blake Edwards
Shrek 2 2004 Farquaad (voice)
Kinsey 2004 Alfred Seguine Kinsey
Orange County 2002
Shrek 2001 (voice)
Rugrats In Paris: The Movie 2000 (voice)
A Civil Action 1998
Johnny Skidmarks 1998
The Tuskegee Airmen 1995
My Brother's Keeper 1995
Hollow Point 1995
Redwood Curtain 1995
A Good Man In Africa 1994
Then There Were Giants 1994
Princess Caraboo 1994
Silent Fall 1994
World War II: Then There Were Giants 1994
World War II: When Lions Roared 1994
The Wrong Man 1993
Love, Cheat & Steal 1993
The Pelican Brief 1993
Cliffhanger 1993
Raising Cain 1992
Ricochet 1991
At Play In The Fields Of The Lord 1991
The Boys 1991
The Last Elephant 1990
Memphis Belle 1990
The Ivory Hunters 1990
Out Cold 1989
Traveling Man 1989
Distant Thunder 1988
Harry And The Hendersons 1987
Baby Girl Scott 1987
Resting Place 1986
Amazing Stories: The Movie II 1986
The Manhattan Project 1986
Mesmerized 1986
Shocked 1986
Santa Claus: The Movie 1985
The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension 1984
Footloose 1984
2010: The Year We Make Contact 1984
The Glitter Dome 1984
Twilight Zone: The Movie 1983
Terms Of Endearment 1983
The World According To Garp 1982
Not In Front Of The Children 1982
Blow Out 1981
The Big Fix 1978
Obsession 1976
Dealing: Or The Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues 1972
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: The Complete Series N/A

Profile created on May 22, 2001.

Did you know?

  • John is married to Mary Yeager, an economics professor. They have two children.
  • John was once married to Jean Taynton. They had one son, Ian, who guest stars on John's sitcom, "3rd Rock From The Sun."
  • John graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1967.
  • John earned the Fulbright Scholarship and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
  • John's acting career began on Broadway, where he won a Tony for "The Changing Room" and nomimations for "M. Butterfly" and "Requiem for a Heavyweight."
  • At one time, John read the book 'Forrest Gump' and watned to acquire the movie rights but says he never got around to it.
 

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Once Upon a Time in Shanghai
  • Elsa & Fred
  • Two Night Stand
  • The Zero Theorem
  • Two-Bit Waltz