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John Lithgow

Mostly Credited As: John Lithgow
Birth Name: John Arthur Lithgow
Date Of Birth: October 19, 1945 (Age 68)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Rochester, New York
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)

John Lithgow


John Arthur Lithgow was born 19 October 1945 in Rochester, New York as the son of Sarah Jane Price and Arthur Lithgow.
John graduated from Princeton High School and attended Harvard from which he graduated magna cum laude. At Harvard he got a Fulbright scholarship which brought him to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He then became a actor on Broadway and had and still has a outstanding career with five Tony-nominations of which he won three.

For the TV-audience, John is mostly known as Dr. Dick Solomon of Third Rock from the Sun. Third Rock was aired for six seasons and John was nominated for a Emmy Award for each one, he won three of them for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

John can also be seen (or heard) in recent Hollywood movies as Kinsey and Shrek.

John Lithgow
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Once Upon A Time In Wonderland (2013)As: The White Rabbit -- [Voice]
Twenty Good Years (US) (2006)As: John Mason
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)As: Dick Solomon
Episode Cast Credits 

Great Performances (1974) 
  Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem 42x03: (Sep/13/2014) As Himself (Host), [Starring Roles]

The View (1997) 
  John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Tai Beauchamp, guest co-hosts Sunny Hostin & S.E. Cupp 17x209: (Jul/28/2014) As Himself 
  John Lithgow, guest co-host Beth Ostrosky 10x140: (Mar/27/2007) As Himself 
  John Lithgow, Suzanne Somers, Amy Grant 10x26: (Oct/10/2006) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 168 07x168: (Apr/26/2004) As Himself 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  John Lithgow, Miranda Kerr, Jason Mraz 01x88: (Jul/17/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

How I Met Your Mother (2005) 
  Bedtime Stories 09x11: (Nov/25/2013) As Jerry 
  Mom and Dad 09x10: (Nov/18/2013) As Jerry 
  Hopeless 06x21: (Apr/18/2011) As Jerry, [Special Guest Stars]
  Legendaddy 06x19: (Mar/21/2011) As Jerry, [Special Guest Stars]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Alexis Ohanian 10x24: (Nov/14/2013) As Himself 
  John Lithgow 07x126: (Oct/04/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Ken Burns 07x123: (Sep/28/2011) Voiced  Himself 
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 07x68: (May/19/2011) As Himself 

The Chew (2011) 
  Marvelous Munchies 03x36: (Oct/28/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  John Lithgow, Natalie Dormer 32x38: (Oct/23/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 19, Episode 336 27x31: (Oct/13/2008) As Himself 
  John Stamos/John Lithgow/Peter Gros 23x133: (Mar/09/2005) As Himself 

Conan (2010) 
  The Decline of Dee Klein 01x131: (Aug/15/2011) As Himself (“Jersey Shore Auditions” Segment) 

NOVA (1974) 
  Trapped in an Elevator 38x03: (Nov/02/2010) Voiced  Narrator 
  Car of the Future 35x15: (Apr/22/2008) Voiced  Narrator 
  The Great Robot Race 33x14: (Mar/28/2006) Voiced  Narrator, [Starring Roles]

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 62nd Annual Emmy Awards 62x01: (Aug/29/2010) As Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (for 'Dexter': episode 'Road Kill') 
  The 51st Annual Emmy Awards 51x01: (Sep/12/1999) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 
  The 49th Annual Emmy Awards 49x01: (Sep/14/1997) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 
  The 48th Annual Emmy Awards 48x01: (Sep/08/1996) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 67x01: (Jan/17/2010) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television (for 'Dexter') 
  The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 54x01: (Jan/19/1997) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 

Dexter (2006) 
  The Getaway 04x12: (Dec/13/2009) As Arthur Mitchell, [Special Guest Stars]
  Hello, Dexter Morgan 04x11: (Dec/06/2009) As Arthur Mitchell, [Special Guest Stars]
  Lost Boys 04x10: (Nov/29/2009) As Arthur Mitchell, [Special Guest Stars]
  Hungry Man 04x09: (Nov/22/2009) As Arthur Mitchell, [Special Guest Stars]

30 Rock (2006) 
  Goodbye, My Friend 03x13: (Mar/05/2009) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Early Show (1999) 
  Shia LaBeouf; John Lithgow; 08x147: (Mar/27/2007) As Himself 

The Saturday Early Show (1997) 
  Fathers & Daughters, Elijah Wood, John Lithgow 10x12: (Nov/18/2006) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  John Lithgow, Annie Leibovitz, Ruben Studdard 56x26: (Oct/09/2006) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  John Lithgow, Lewis Black, Gomez 14x16: (Oct/09/2006) As Himself 
  John Lithgow, Eugene Levy, Flight Of The Conchords 13x03: (Sep/08/2005) As Himself 
  John Lithgow, Kevin Pollak, Death From Above 1979 12x94: (Mar/11/2005) As Himself 
  John Lithgow, Pete Seeger & Dar Williams 05x115: (Apr/28/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  John Lithgow, Adam Pascal, Jeanne Wolf, Hilarie Burton 02x62: (Dec/07/2005) As Himself 
  Tom Arnold, Michael Feinstein, Nancy O'Dell, Marc Summers 02x61: (Dec/06/2005) As Himself 
  Michael Eisner, John Lithgow, Josh Peck 01x166: (Jul/18/2005) As Himself 

The Apprentice: Martha Stewart (2005) 
  Every Dog Has His Day 01x06: (Oct/26/2005) As Himself 

CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) 
  Season 27, Episode 29 27x29: (Mar/20/2005) As Himself 

VH1 Goes Inside (2003) 
  Shrek 02x04: (May/16/2004) As Himself/Lord Farquaad 

Cosby (1996) 
  Superstar 04x07: (Nov/17/1999) As Himself 

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) 
  4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 04x01: (Mar/08/1998) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 
  3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 03x01: (Feb/22/1997) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (for '3rd Rock from the Sun') 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  John Lithgow, Christy Turlington, Foo Fighters 05x24: (Oct/08/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Redwood Curtain 44x03: (Apr/23/1995) As Laird Riordan 
  Resting Place 35x02: (Apr/27/1986) As Major Kendall Laird 
  The Country Girl 23x02: (Feb/05/1974) As Paul Unger 

Frasier (1993) 
  Someone to Watch Over Me 02x19: (Mar/28/1995) Voiced  Madman Martinez 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  You, Murderer 06x15: (Jan/25/1995) As Dr. Oscar Charles 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) 
  Show #3993 27x66: (Jun/19/1989) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  John Lithgow/Tracy Chapman 14x06: (Nov/19/1988) As Himself (Host) 
  John Lithgow/Anita Baker 12x16: (Apr/11/1987) As Himself (Host) 
  John Lithgow/Mr. Mister 11x04: (Dec/07/1985) As Himself (Host) 

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982) 
  Goldilocks and the Three Bears 03x01: (Jan/09/1984) As Father 
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