John Lithgow

John Lithgow


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 19-10-1945
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Rochester, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    莊李富高
    존 리스고

  • Popularity: 6.15
  • Homepage: N/A


John Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, poet, author, and singer. 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.




Year Movie Character
1986 The Manhattan Project as John Mathewson
1987 Harry and the Hendersons as George Henderson
1992 Raising Cain as Carter Nix / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo
1986 Resting Place as Maj. Kendall Laird
1985 Mesmerized as Oliver Thompson
1993 Love, Cheat & Steal as Paul Harrington
2000 95 Worlds and Counting as Narrator
2000 Don Quixote as Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano
2014 Love Is Strange as Ben
1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen as Narrator
2013 National Theatre Live: The Magistrate as Posket
1989 Out Cold as Dave
2016 The Accountant as Lamar Black
1987 Baby Girl Scott as Neil Scott
1984 2010 as Dr. Walter Curnow
1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as Lord John Whorfin
1993 Cliffhanger as Eric Qualen
1991 Ricochet as Earl Talbott Blake
1985 Santa Claus: The Movie as B.Z.
1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord as Leslie Huben
1996 Hollow Point as Thomas Livingston
1972 Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues as John
1988 Distant Thunder as Mark Lambert
1995 My Brother's Keeper as Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley
1990 Ivory Hunters as Robert Carter
2014 The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest as Maurice (voice)
2016 Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 as Narrator
2017 Beatriz at Dinner as Doug Strutt
1989 Traveling Man as Ben Cluett
2006 The Great Robot Race: The DARPA Grand Challenge as Narrator
2017 Hickory Dickory Doc as Himself
1985 The Amazing Bone as Narrator
2005 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble as Narrator
2019 The Tomorrow Man as Ed Hemsler
1990 John Lithgow's Kid-Sized Concert
1984 Footloose as Reverend Shaw Moore
2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers as Blake Edwards
1976 Obsession as Robert Lasalle
1981 Blow Out as Burke
2010 Leap Year as Jack Brady
1994 A Good Man in Africa as Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
1993 The Wrong Man as Phillip Mills
2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie as Jean-Claude (voice)
1994 Silent Fall as Dr. Rene Harlinger
2008 Car of the Future as Narrator
1984 The Glitter Dome as Sgt. Marty Wellborn
2017 Daddy's Home 2 as Don Whitaker
2019 Pet Sematary as Jud Crandall
2018 Stephen King: Master of Horror
1991 The Boys
2001 Shrek as Lord Farquaad (voice)
1982 The World According to Garp as Roberta Muldoon
2003 The Ghost of Lord Farquaad as Ghost of Farquaad (voice)
1978 The Big Fix as Sam Sebastian
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie as John Valentine (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")
1979 Rich Kids as Paul Philips
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes as Charles Rodman
1998 Johnny Skidmarks as Sergeant Larry Skovik
2015 Best of Enemies as Himself
2019 Bombshell as Roger Ailes
1982 Not in Front of the Children as Richard Carruthers
2019 The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts as President Donald J. Trump
1983 The Day After as Joe Huxley
1995 Redwood Curtain as Laird Riordan
2002 Orange County as Bud Brumder
2018 Mister Rogers: It's You I Like as Himself
2019 Late Night as Walter Newbury
1985 Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie as Himself
2020 No Easy Truths: The Making of Bombshell as Himself
2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic as Edgar West
1983 Terms of Endearment as Sam Burns
2004 Kinsey as Alfred Seguine Kinsey
1994 Princess Caraboo as Professor Wilkinson
1980 The Oldest Living Graduate as Clarence
2019 On Broadway
2009 The Macabre World of Lavender Williams as God
1995 The Tuskegee Airmen as Senator Conyers
1998 A Civil Action as Judge Walter J. Skinner
2012 The Campaign as Glen Motch
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can as Mr. Brunner
1984 Goldilocks and the Three Bears as Goldilocks' Father
2017 The Pulitzer At 100 as Himself
1998 Homegrown as Malcolm / Robert Stockman
2002 Buckaroo Banzai Declassified as Himself
1980 Mom, the Wolfman and Me as Wally
2012 This Is 40 as Oliver
1977 Secret Service as Capt. Thorne
2006 The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays as René Gallimard (segment "M. Butterfly")
1993 The Pelican Brief as Smith Keen
2014 The Homesman as Reverend Dowd
2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party as Lord Farquaad (singing voice)
2014 Interstellar as Donald
2013 Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love as Himself
2013 Timms Valley as Ol' Gregory Timms
2011 Shrek: Once Upon a Time as Self
1990 Memphis Belle as Bruce Derringer
2016 Miss Sloane as Senator Ronald Sperling
1980 Big Blonde as Herbie Morse
2006 Dreamgirls as Jerry Harris
2014 9 Kisses as Man in Club
2017 Pitch Perfect 3 as Fergus
1999 Tales from the Crypt - The Robert Zemeckis Collection as Dr. Oscar Charles
2005 Einstein's Big Idea as Narrator (voice) U.S. edition
1979 All That Jazz as Lucas Sergeant
2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2016 Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2011 New Year's Eve
Photo Name Department
2006 Twenty Good Years (9 episode)
1997 The View (6 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1 episode)
2005 The Apprentice: Martha Stewart (1 episode)
2006 30 Rock (1 episode)
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (13 episode) as The White Rabbit (voice)
1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (139 episode) as Dick Solomon
2004 The Tony Danza Show (3 episode)
1952 Today (1 episode) as Himself
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1999 The Early Show (1 episode)
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (4 episode)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Goldilocks' Father
2006 Dexter (12 episode) as Arthur Mitchell
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (3 episode)
1996 Cosby (1 episode)
2003 VH1 Goes Inside (1 episode)
1996 The West (9 episode)
1994 American Cinema (13 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (4 episode) as Himself - Host
2002 E! Live from the Red Carpet (1 episode) as Himself
1974 NOVA (6 episode) as Narrator
2005 How I Met Your Mother (4 episode) as Jerry Whittaker
2017 Trial & Error (13 episode) as Larry Henderson
1994 World War II: When Lions Roared (2 episode) as Franklin Delano Roosevelt
2016 The Crown (12 episode) as Winston Churchill
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Madman Martinez (voice)
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Himself
2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (7 episode) as James Roosevelt (voice)
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
2020 Perry Mason (8 episode) as Elias Birchard “E.B.” Jonathan
2021 Mega City Smiths (1 episode) as Ol' Gregory Timms
2018 James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (2 episode) as Himself
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode) as Himself
1997 The View (1 episode) as Himself
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
2011 Prohibition (3 episode) as Voice (voice)
2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (1 episode) as Himself
1971 Great Performances (1 episode) as Capt. Thorne
2021 The Old Man (1 episode) as Harold Harper

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