John Lithgow


John Lithgow

​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.

John Lithgow's Highest grossing Movies

John Lithgow's Highest Rated Movies

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John Lithgow is known for:



Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes



The Accountant

The Accountant

The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report

How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother





John Lithgow Movie Credits


Character : Lord Farquaad (voice)


Character : Reverend Shaw Moore

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

Character : Blake Edwards



Character : Dr. Walter Curnow

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Character : Edgar West


Character : Robert Lasalle

Terms of Endearment

Character : Sam Burns

The Manhattan Project

Character : John Mathewson


Character : Alfred Seguine Kinsey

The World According to Garp

Character : Roberta Muldoon

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Character : Lord John Whorfin

Blow Out

Character : Burke

The Day After

Character : Joe Huxley

The Tuskegee Airmen

Character : Senator Conyers

Leap Year

Character : Jack Brady

The Ghost of Lord Farquaad

Character : Ghost of Farquaad (voice)

Harry and the Hendersons

Character : George Henderson


Character : Eric Qualen

A Civil Action

Character : Judge Walter J. Skinner


Character : Earl Talbott Blake

The Pelican Brief

Character : Smith Keen

Santa Claus: The Movie

Character : B.Z.

A Good Man in Africa

Character : Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner

Raising Cain

Character : Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo

The Wrong Man

Character : Phillip Mills

The Big Fix

Character : Sam Sebastian

Princess Caraboo

Character : Professor Wilkinson

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Character : John Valentine (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Character : Jean-Claude (voice)

All That Jazz

Character : Lucas Sergeant

Silent Fall

Character : Dr. Rene Harlinger

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Character : Leslie Huben

Resting Place

Character : Maj. Kendall Laird


Character : Oliver Thompson

Love, Cheat & Steal

Character : Paul Harrington

Rich Kids

Character : Paul Philips

Hollow Point

Character : Thomas Livingston

The Campaign

Character : Glen Motch

This Is 40

Character : Oliver


Character : Donald

Car of the Future

Character : Narrator

Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues

Character : John

Redwood Curtain

Character : Laird Riordan

95 Worlds and Counting

Character : Narrator

Don Quixote

Character : Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano

Distant Thunder

Character : Mark Lambert

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

Character : Himself

Love Is Strange

Character : Ben

Special Effects: Anything Can Happen

Character : Narrator

National Theatre Live: The Magistrate

Character : Posket

Orange County

Character : Bud Brumder

My Brother's Keeper

Character : Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley

Out Cold

Character : Dave

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Character : Charles Rodman

Memphis Belle

Character : Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer

Ivory Hunters

Character : Robert Carter

The Homesman

Character : Reverend Dowd

Johnny Skidmarks

Character : Sergeant Larry Skovik

The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest

Character : Maurice (voice)

Best of Enemies

Character : Himself

The Oldest Living Graduate

Character : Clarence

Timms Valley

Character : Ol' Gregory Timms

The Glitter Dome

Character : Sgt. Marty Wellborn

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

Character : Mr. Brunner

The Accountant

Character : Lamar Black

Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Character : Narrator


Character : Jerry Harris

Baby Girl Scott

Character : Neil Scott

9 Kisses

Character : Man in Club

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Character : No character defined


Character : Malcolm / Robert Stockman

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Character : Goldilocks' Father

Miss Sloane

Character : Congressman Ron M. Sperling

E=mc² – Einstein's Big Idea

Character : Narrator (voice) U.S. edition

Buckaroo Banzai Declassified

Character : Himself

ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

Character : No character defined

Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party

Character : Lord Farquaad (singing voice)

Daddy's Home 2

Character : Don Whitaker

Beatriz at Dinner

Character : Doug Strutt

The Pulitzer At 100

Character : Himself

Pitch Perfect 3

Character : Fergus

Secret Service

Character : Capt. Thorne

Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

Character : Himself

Pet Sematary

Character : Jud Crandall

Late Night

Character : No character defined

Traveling Man

Character : Ben Cluett

The Great Robot Race: The DARPA Grand Challenge

Character : Narrator

Fair and Balanced

Character : Roger Ailes

John Lithgow Tv Credits

Twenty Good Years

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

The View

Character : No character defined

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Character : No character defined

The Apprentice: Martha Stewart

Character : No character defined

30 Rock

Character : No character defined


Character : HL Mencken

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

Character : The White Rabbit

3rd Rock from the Sun

Character : Dick Solomon

The Tony Danza Show

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee

Character : No character defined

Tales from the Crypt

Character : No character defined

The Early Show

Character : No character defined

The Colbert Report

Character : No character defined

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Character : No character defined

Faerie Tale Theatre

Character : Goldilocks' Father


Character : Arthur Mitchell

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

VH1 Goes Inside

Character : No character defined

The West

Character : No character defined

American Cinema

Character : No character defined

Saturday Night Live

Character : No character defined

E! Live From the Red Carpet

Character : Himself


Character : Narrator

How I Met Your Mother

Character : Jerry Whitaker

Trial & Error

Character : Larry Henderson

World War II: When Lions Roared

Character : Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The Crown

Character : Sir Winston Churchill


Character : Guest Caller - Madman Martinez

The Graham Norton Show

Character : Himself

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Character : James Roosevelt (voice)

The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Character : No character defined