John Lithgow



Place of birth:

Rochester, New York, USA:


​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.


Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
as Fergus
Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
as Don Whitaker
The Pulitzer At 100 (2017)
as Himself
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
as Doug Strutt
Miss Sloane (2016)
as Congressman Ron M. Sperling
The Accountant (2016)
as Lamar Black
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016)
Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 (2016)
as Narrator
Best of Enemies (2015)
as Himself
9 Kisses (2014)
as Man in Club
Interstellar (2014)
as Donald
The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest (2014)
as Maurice (voice)
The Homesman (2014)
as Reverend Dowd
Love Is Strange (2014)
as Ben
Timms Valley (2013)
as Ol' Gregory Timms
Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love (2013)
as Himself
National Theatre Live: The Magistrate (2013)
as Posket
This Is 40 (2012)
as Oliver
The Campaign (2012)
as Glen Motch
Prohibition (2011)
as HL Mencken
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
as Charles Rodman
Leap Year (2010)
as Jack Brady
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
as Edgar West
Car of the Future (2008)
as Narrator
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)
Dreamgirls (2006)
as Jerry Harris
E=mc² – Einstein's Big Idea (2005)
as Narrator (voice) U.S. edition
Kinsey (2004)
as Alfred Seguine Kinsey
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
as Blake Edwards
The Ghost of Lord Farquaad (2003)
as Ghost of Farquaad (voice)
Orange County (2002)
as Bud Brumder
Buckaroo Banzai Declassified (2002)
as Himself
Shrek (2001)
as Lord Farquaad (voice)
Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001)
as Lord Farquaad (singing voice)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
as Jean-Claude (voice)
Don Quixote (2000)
as Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano
95 Worlds and Counting (2000)
as Narrator
A Civil Action (1998)
as Judge Walter J. Skinner
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
as Sergeant Larry Skovik
Homegrown (1998)
as Malcolm / Robert Stockman
Hollow Point (1996)
as Thomas Livingston
Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (1996)
as Narrator
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
as Senator Conyers
My Brother's Keeper (1995)
as Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley
Redwood Curtain (1995)
as Laird Riordan
Silent Fall (1994)
as Dr. Rene Harlinger
Princess Caraboo (1994)
as Professor Wilkinson
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
as Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
as Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The Pelican Brief (1993)
as Smith Keen
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
as Paul Harrington
The Wrong Man (1993)
as Phillip Mills
Cliffhanger (1993)
as Eric Qualen
Raising Cain (1992)
as Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
as Leslie Huben
Ricochet (1991)
as Earl Talbott Blake
Memphis Belle (1990)
as Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer
Ivory Hunters (1990)
as Robert Carter
Out Cold (1989)
as Dave
Distant Thunder (1988)
as Mark Lambert
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
as George Henderson
Baby Girl Scott (1987)
as Neil Scott
The Manhattan Project (1986)
as John Mathewson
Resting Place (1986)
as Maj. Kendall Laird
Mesmerized (1985)
as Oliver Thompson
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
as B.Z.
2010 (1984)
as Dr. Walter Curnow
The Glitter Dome (1984)
as Sgt. Marty Wellborn
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
as Lord John Whorfin
Footloose (1984)
as Reverend Shaw Moore
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1984)
as Goldilocks' Father
Terms of Endearment (1983)
as Sam Burns
The Day After (1983)
as Joe Huxley
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
as John Valentine (Segment #4)
The World According to Garp (1982)
as Roberta Muldoon
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
as Mr. Brunner
Blow Out (1981)
as Burke
The Oldest Living Graduate (1980)
as Clarence
All That Jazz (1979)
as Lucas Sergeant
Rich Kids (1979)
The Big Fix (1978)
as Sam Sebastian
Secret Service (1977)
as Capt. Thorne
Obsession (1976)
as Robert Lasalle
Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)
as John