John Lithgow

John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor. Prolific in films, television and on stage, Lithgow is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, six Primetime Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Tony Awards and nominations for two Academy Awards and four Grammy Awards. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Lithgow studied at Harvard University winning a Fulbright scholarship and getting a chance to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. From there he focused his training on the New York stage beginning a distinguished career on Broadway. In 1973, Lithgow received his first Tony Award for his performance in The Changing Room. In 1976 Lithgow acted alongside Meryl Streep in three plays 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, A Memory of Two Mondays and Secret Service. In the 1980s he continued to receive Tony Awards nominations for his performances in Requiem for a Heavyweight (1985) and M. Butterfly (1988). In 2002, Lithgow received his second Tony Award, this time for a musical, The Sweet Smell of Success and another nomination for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005). In 2007, he made his Royal Shakespeare Company debut as Malvolio in Neil Bartlett's production of Twelfth Night. He has also appeared on Broadway in the acclaimed plays The Columnist (2012) and A Delicate Balance (2014). He portrayed Bill Clinton in Hillary and Clinton (2019) alongside Laurie Metcalf as Hillary Clinton. Lithgow is also known for his television roles such as Dick Solomon in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001) winning three Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance. He also played Arthur Mitchell in the drama Dexter (2009) and he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama. In 2004, Lithgow played Blake Edwards in the HBO television movie, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. He has also appeared on 30 Rock, How I Met Your Mother, Louie and Drunk History. Lithgow won great acclaim for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Peter Morgan's historical drama The Crown (2016–2019) on Netflix. For acting in The Crown he won a Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2020, he had a recurring role on the HBO period series Perry Mason. He is also well known for his film roles. His early screen roles included Bob Fosse's All That Jazz (1979) and Brian De Palma's Blow Out (1981). He received his first Academy Award nomination for his breakout performance in The World According to Garp (1982) and received a second Academy Award nomination for Terms of Endearment (1983). He then starred in the films Footloose (1984), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), The Pelican Brief and Cliffhanger (1993), A Civil Action (1998), Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000), Shrek (2001), Kinsey (2004), Dreamgirls (2006), Love Is Strange (2014), Miss Sloane (2016) and Beatriz at Dinner (2017). In 2019 he appeared in Mindy Kaling's comedy Late Night and portrayed Roger Ailes in Bombshell.

Geburtstag: 19.10.1945

Geburtsort: Rochester, New York, USA

Anzahl der Filme, die wir schon mit John Lithgow gesehen haben: 4

Anzahl aller Filme, in denen John Lithgow mitgespielt hat: 139

  • Spellbound
    Rolle: Minister Bolinar (voice)
  • Conclave
    Rolle: Cardinal Tremblay
  • Art Happens Here with John Lithgow
    Rolle: Self
  • Cabrini
    Rolle: Mayor Gould
  • Dick Van Dyke: 98 Years of Magic
    Rolle: Self
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
    Rolle: Prosecutor Peter Leaward
  • Sharper
    Rolle: Richard Hobbes
  • Chez Bob
  • The Bubble
    Rolle: Tom the Studio Chairman
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes
    Rolle: Philip Drummond
  • Emily @ the Edge of Chaos
    Rolle: Sir Isaac Newton (voice)
  • Myths and Hymns
  • Give My Regards to Broadway
    Rolle: Self
  • Disclosure
    Rolle: Self (archive footage)
  • Bombshell
    Rolle: Roger Ailes
  • On Broadway
    Rolle: Self
  • Pet Sematary: The Tale of Timmy Baterman
    Rolle: Jud Crandall
  • The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts
    Rolle: President Donald J. Trump
  • The Tomorrow Man
    Rolle: Ed Hemsler
  • Pet Sematary
    Rolle: Jud Crandall
  • Late Night
    Rolle: Walter Lovell
  • Mister Rogers: It's You I Like
    Rolle: Self
  • Pitch Perfect 3
    Rolle: Fergus
  • Broadway: The Next Generation
  • Daddy's Home 2
    Rolle: Don
  • The Pulitzer At 100
    Rolle: Self
  • Beatriz at Dinner
    Rolle: Doug Strutt
  • Hickory Dickory Doc
    Rolle: Himself
  • They All Saw a Cat
  • Miss Sloane
    Rolle: Senator Ronald Sperling
  • The Accountant
    Rolle: Lamar Blackburn
  • Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
    Rolle: Self - Performer
  • Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Best of Enemies
    Rolle: Self
  • Lord John
  • Inside 'Interstellar'
    Rolle: Self
  • Projections of America
    Rolle: Self - Narrator (voice)
  • 9 Kisses
    Rolle: Man in Club
  • Interstellar
    Rolle: Donald
  • The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest
    Rolle: Maurice (voice)
  • The Homesman
    Rolle: Reverend Alfred Dowd
  • Love Is Strange
    Rolle: Ben
  • Timms Valley
    Rolle: Ol' Gregory Timms
  • Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love
    Rolle: Himself
  • Shrek Stories
    Rolle: Lord Farquaad (voice)
  • National Theatre Live: The Magistrate
    Rolle: Posket
  • This Is 40
    Rolle: Oliver
  • Casting By
    Rolle: Self
  • The Campaign
    Rolle: Glen Motch
  • Shrek: Once Upon a Time
    Rolle: Self
  • New Year's Eve
    Rolle: Jonathan Cox (uncredited)
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    Rolle: Charles Rodman
  • Leap Year
    Rolle: Jack Brady
  • Miracle in a Box: A Piano Reborn
    Rolle: Narrator
  • The Macabre World of Lavender Williams
    Rolle: God
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic
    Rolle: Edgar West
  • Car of the Future
    Rolle: Narrator
  • ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
    Rolle: Self
  • Dreamgirls
    Rolle: Jerry Harris
  • The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays
    Rolle: René Gallimard (segment "M. Butterfly")
  • The Great Robot Race: The DARPA Grand Challenge
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Sangre
    Rolle: Cafe chef and owner
  • Einstein's Big Idea
    Rolle: Narrator (voice) U.S. edition
  • The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
    Rolle: Blake Edwards
  • Kinsey
    Rolle: Alfred Seguine Kinsey
  • The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
    Rolle: Ghost of Farquaad (voice)
  • Dogs and More Dogs
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Bark, George
  • Orange County
    Rolle: Bud Brumder
  • Buckaroo Banzai Declassified
    Rolle: Self
  • Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
    Rolle: Lord Farquaad (singing voice)
  • Shrek
    Rolle: Lord Farquaad (voice)
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
    Rolle: Jean-Claude (voice)
  • Don Quixote
    Rolle: Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano
  • 95 Worlds and Counting
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Tales from the Crypt: The Robert Zemeckis Collection
    Rolle: Dr. Oscar Charles
  • A Civil Action
    Rolle: Judge Walter J. Skinner
  • Homegrown
    Rolle: Malcolm / Robert Stockman
  • Johnny Skidmarks
    Rolle: Sergeant Larry Skovik
  • Officer Buckle and Gloria
    Rolle: Narrator (voice)
  • Hollow Point
    Rolle: Thomas Livingston
  • Special Effects: Anything Can Happen
    Rolle: Narrator
  • The Tuskegee Airmen
    Rolle: Senator Conyers
  • My Brother's Keeper
    Rolle: Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley
  • American Cinema
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Redwood Curtain
    Rolle: Laird Riordan
  • Silent Fall
    Rolle: Dr. Rene Harlinger
  • Princess Caraboo
    Rolle: Professor Wilkinson
  • A Good Man in Africa
    Rolle: Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
  • The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale
    Rolle: Alexander (voice)
  • Love, Cheat & Steal
    Rolle: Paul Harrington
  • The Pelican Brief
    Rolle: Smith Keen
  • The Wrong Man
    Rolle: Phillip Mills
  • Cliffhanger
    Rolle: Eric Qualen
  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Raising Cain
    Rolle: Carter Nix / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo
  • At Play in the Fields of the Lord
    Rolle: Leslie Huben
  • Ricochet
    Rolle: Earl Talbott Blake
  • The Boys
  • Memphis Belle
    Rolle: Bruce Derringer
  • Ivory Hunters
    Rolle: Robert Carter
  • John Lithgow's Kid-Sized Concert
  • Night of 100 Stars III
    Rolle: Self
  • Traveling Man
    Rolle: Ben Cluett
  • Out Cold
    Rolle: Dave
  • Distant Thunder
    Rolle: Mark Lambert
  • Harry and the Hendersons
    Rolle: George Henderson
  • The Amazing Bone
    Rolle: Narrator
  • Baby Girl Scott
    Rolle: Neil Scott
  • The Manhattan Project
    Rolle: John Mathewson
  • Resting Place
    Rolle: Maj. Kendall Laird
  • Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie
    Rolle: Self
  • Mesmerized
    Rolle: Oliver Thompson
  • Santa Claus: The Movie
    Rolle: B.Z.
  • 2010
    Rolle: Dr. Walter Curnow
  • The Glitter Dome
    Rolle: Sgt. Marty Wellborn
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
    Rolle: Lord John Whorfin
  • Footloose
    Rolle: Rev. Shaw Moore
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    Rolle: Goldilocks' Father
  • The Day After
    Rolle: Joe Huxley
  • Terms of Endearment
    Rolle: Sam Burns
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie
    Rolle: Valentine
  • Not in Front of the Children
    Rolle: Richard Carruthers
  • The World According to Garp
    Rolle: Roberta Muldoon
  • I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
    Rolle: Mr. Brunner
  • Blow Out
    Rolle: Burke
  • Big Blonde
    Rolle: Herbie Morse
  • Mom, the Wolfman and Me
    Rolle: Wally
  • The Oldest Living Graduate
    Rolle: Clarence
  • All That Jazz
    Rolle: Lucas Sergeant
  • Rich Kids
    Rolle: Paul Philips
  • The Big Fix
    Rolle: Sam Sebastian
  • Secret Service
    Rolle: Capt. Thorne
  • Obsession
    Rolle: Robert Lasalle
  • The Country Girl
    Rolle: Paul Unger
  • Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues
    Rolle: John
  • The Rule of Jenny Pen
  • Amazing Stories: The Movie II
    Rolle: John Walters (archive footage)
  • Jimpa
    Rolle: Jimpa