John Lithgow was born October 19 1945 as the son of Arthur Lithgow and Sarah Jane Price. Arthur Lithgow was directing and producing theater and John followed his footsteps as he got into acting during his time at Harvard University.
After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard, John attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He has a brilliant Broadway career with 2 Tony awards and 5 nominations.
For TV-viewers John is mostly known as Dr. Dick Solomon, the main character of 3rd Rock from the Sun. 3rd Rock from the Sun was aired for six seasons and John was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for every one, he won 3 of the times (-96, -97 and -99).
More recently we have seen John in movies as Kinsey and the voice of Lord Farquaad in Shrek.
John Lithgow's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|A Civil Action||Dec 25, 1998||Judge Walter J. Skinner||9.0|
|Cliffhanger||May 28, 1993||Eric Qualen / Qualen||8.9|
|Shrek||May 18, 2001||Lord Farquaad||8.7|
|Interstellar||Nov 5, 2014||Cast / Donald||8.4|
|Terms of Endearment||Nov 23, 1983||Sam Burns||8.3|
|Best of Enemies||Jul 31, 2015||Gore Vidal / Himself||8.3|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||Aug 5, 2011||Cast||7.8|
|Orange County||Jan 11, 2002||Bud Brumder||7.6|
|The Pelican Brief||Dec 17, 1993||Smith Keen||7.4|
|Kinsey||Nov 12, 2004||Alfred Seguine Kinsey||6.8|
|Love Is Strange||Aug 22, 2014||Ben / Ben||6.8|
|Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II||Nov 17, 2000||Jean-Claude||6.7|
|The Homesman||Nov 14, 2014||Reverend Dowd / Reverend Alfred Dowd / Reverend Dowd||6.4|
|The Campaign||Aug 10, 2012||Glen Motch / Glenn Motch||6.0|
|Leap Year||Jan 8, 2010||Jack Brady||5.8|
|This Is 40||Dec 21, 2012||Oliver||5.8|
|Harry and the Hendersons||Jun 5, 1987||George Henderson||5.0|
|Confessions of a Shopaholic||Feb 6, 2009||Edgar West||4.9|
|The Good Dinosaur||Nov 25, 2015||Poppa||tbd|
|The Accountant||Oct 7, 2016||Cast||tbd|