John Carroll Lynch

John Carroll Lynch


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 01-08-1963
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • Also Known As:

    John Caroll Lynch
    John Lynch

  • Popularity: 5.16
  • Homepage: http://www.johncarrolllynch.com/


John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American actor, known for his role as Drew Carey's cross-dressing brother on The Drew Carey Show, and for his role as Norm, the unassuming husband of Margie Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in Fargo. In the fall of 2003, he starred in the CBS show The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, with Randy Quaid, Chris Penn, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth McGovern, and Ann Cusack. The show was cancelled after only a few episodes. He also had a recurring role in the HBO show Carnivàle, playing escaped convict Varlyn Stroud. Lynch appeared as a district attorney in the CBS series Close to Home and as NASA official Bob Gilruth in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. Lynch appeared in the 2003 thriller Gothika and the 2007 biopic Zodiac.




Year Movie Character
2002 Bug as Wallace Gregory
2017 Anything as Early Landry
2020 Be Absolute for Death
2015 The Invitation as Pruitt
2014 Hoke as Bill Henderson
2016 The Founder as Mac McDonald
2015 Hot Pursuit as Captain Emmett
2018 The White Orchid as Sheriff Mann
2019 The Highwaymen as Lee Simmons
2003 Gothika as Sheriff Ryan
1998 The Naked Man as Stick's Driver
2001 Bubble Boy as Mr. Livingston
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance as Plonder
2014 Camp X-Ray as Col. Drummond
2016 The Architect as Conway
1999 Freak Weather
2018 Private Life as Charlie Grimes
1996 Fargo as Norm Gunderson
2007 Zodiac as Arthur Leigh Allen
2004 Catch That Kid as Mr. Hartman
2005 Mozart and the Whale as Gregory
2009 Love Happens as Walter
2002 Par 6 as Dour O'Dowell
2014 The Pretty One as Frank
2016 Miracles from Heaven as Pastor Scott
1999 Tuesdays with Morrie as Walter
2016 Shangri-La Suite as Colonel Tom Parker
2007 Full of It as Mr. Leonard
2002 The Good Girl as Jack Field, Your Store Manager
1996 Shaughnessy: The Iron Marshal
2012 Lay the Favorite as Dave Greenberg
1999 Late Last Night as Sgt. Van Wyck
2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World as Stewart
1995 In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice as The Major
2011 Sympathy for Delicious as Evangelist Carroll
2011 Paul as Moses Buggs
2016 Jackie as Lyndon B. Johnson
2010 Hesher as Larry
2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7 as David Dellinger
1997 Face/Off as Walt
1997 Volcano as Stan Olber
2007 Things We Lost in the Fire as Howard Glassman
2010 Shutter Island as Deputy Warden McPherson
1993 Grumpy Old Men as Moving Man
2008 Gran Torino as Barber Martin
1998 Restaurant as John English
2013 Highland Park as Rory
1997 A Thousand Acres as Ken LaSalle
1996 Voice from the Grave as Prosecutor O'Gane
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. as Bernie Riley
1999 The Minus Man as Bartender
1999 Pushing Tin as Doctor Freeze
1998 Mercury Rising as Martin Lynch
1999 Anywhere But Here as Jack Irwin
2015 Ted 2 as Tom Jessup
2000 The Next Best Thing as Abbie's Lawyer
2000 Waking the Dead as Father Mileski
2002 Live from Baghdad as Josh Holliman
1996 Beautiful Girls as Frank Womack
2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds as Impound Manager
1996 The Fan as Shopkeeper
2017 Lucky
2020 Be Absolute for Death

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