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  • When Peter explains to Jerome that he channels his anger by dancing like Footloose in "Baby Got Black", an image of John from the film appears during his routine.
  • John Arthur Lithgow played Dick Solomon during the shows 6 season run.
  • John Lithgow is an actor
  • He is one of the voice actors from Dr. Seuss Video Classics. You will hear him in Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories as The Narrator, Yertle and Mack. Gertrude McFuzz as The Narrator, Gertrude McFuzz and Uncle Doctor Dake The Big Brag as the Narrator, the Rabbit, the Bear and The old Worm
  • John Lithgow is an actor who appeared in the 30 Rock episode "Goodbye, My Friend," which also featured a clip of him in Harry and the Hendersons. In the episode, Lithgow gets lost in 30 Rock, but his presence nevertheless inspires Liz Lemon to do the right thing. Lithgow previously starred in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, a similar title to 30 Rock.
  • John Lithgow is an American character actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has been 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. Lithgow is well 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 Arthur Mitchell on Showtime's "Dexter", for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy awards.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none John Lithgow Real Name Unknown Job Titles Voice Actor First publication Unknown
  • John Lithgow (b. 1945) is an actor who has appeared in numerous films, including The World According to Garp, Footloose, and Terms of Endearment. He was the star of the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, and has appeared on Broadway several times, including the musical Sweet Smell of Success, for which he earned the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. Outside of the entertainment world, he also writes children's books. He provided narration for the audio version of It's Not Easy Being Green in 2005, offering a simulation of Jim Henson's soft-spoken delivery.
  • Lithgow is known for his roles such as Dr. Dick Solomon in Third Rock from the Sun and the voice of Lord Farquaad in the original Shrek film. He is also noted as a children's author for titles such as The Remarkable Farkle McBride and Marsupial Sue.
  • John Arthur Lithgow is one of the main actors of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, portraying the voice role of the White Rabbit.
  • Lithgow is well known for his television roles as Dick Solomon in 3rd Rock from the Sun and Arthur Mitchell in Dexter as well as for his roles in films Obsession, Blow Out, The World According to Garp, Terms of Endearment, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Footloose, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, Harry and the Hendersons, Raising Cain, Cliffhanger, The Pelican Brief, Shrek, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Kinsey, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Homesman, Love Is Strange and Interstellar.
  • John Arthur Lithgow (pronounced /ˈlɪθɡoʊ/, LITH-goe; 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. 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 appeard in the films The World According to Garp (1982), 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 Arthur Mitchell on Showtime's Dexter, for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy Awards. 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.
  • Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York. Because of his father's job, the family moved frequently during Lithgow's childhood; he spent his teenage years in Akron and Lakewood, Ohio. In 1973, Lithgow debuted on Broadway in David Storeys The Changing Room, for which he received both the Tony and Drama Desk Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play. The following year he starred opposite Lynn Redgrave in My Fat Friend, and in 1976 he starred opposite Meryl Streep in Arthur Millers A Memory of Two Mondays. He was nominated for the Best Actor Tony Awards for Requiem for a Heavyweight (1985) and M. Butterfly (1988).
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  • John Lithgow in 2007
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  • Lithgow at the 67th Golden Globe Awards
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  • 1985-12-07
  • 1987-04-11
  • 1988-11-19
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  • When Peter explains to Jerome that he channels his anger by dancing like Footloose in "Baby Got Black", an image of John from the film appears during his routine.
  • John Arthur Lithgow played Dick Solomon during the shows 6 season run.
  • John Lithgow is an actor
  • He is one of the voice actors from Dr. Seuss Video Classics. You will hear him in Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories as The Narrator, Yertle and Mack. Gertrude McFuzz as The Narrator, Gertrude McFuzz and Uncle Doctor Dake The Big Brag as the Narrator, the Rabbit, the Bear and The old Worm
  • John Lithgow is an actor who appeared in the 30 Rock episode "Goodbye, My Friend," which also featured a clip of him in Harry and the Hendersons. In the episode, Lithgow gets lost in 30 Rock, but his presence nevertheless inspires Liz Lemon to do the right thing. Lithgow previously starred in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, a similar title to 30 Rock.
  • John Lithgow is an American character actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has been 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. Lithgow is well 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 Arthur Mitchell on Showtime's "Dexter", for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy awards.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none John Lithgow Real Name Unknown Job Titles Voice Actor First publication Unknown
  • John Lithgow (b. 1945) is an actor who has appeared in numerous films, including The World According to Garp, Footloose, and Terms of Endearment. He was the star of the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, and has appeared on Broadway several times, including the musical Sweet Smell of Success, for which he earned the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. Outside of the entertainment world, he also writes children's books. He provided narration for the audio version of It's Not Easy Being Green in 2005, offering a simulation of Jim Henson's soft-spoken delivery.
  • Lithgow is known for his roles such as Dr. Dick Solomon in Third Rock from the Sun and the voice of Lord Farquaad in the original Shrek film. He is also noted as a children's author for titles such as The Remarkable Farkle McBride and Marsupial Sue.
  • Lithgow is well known for his television roles as Dick Solomon in 3rd Rock from the Sun and Arthur Mitchell in Dexter as well as for his roles in films Obsession, Blow Out, The World According to Garp, Terms of Endearment, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Footloose, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, Harry and the Hendersons, Raising Cain, Cliffhanger, The Pelican Brief, Shrek, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Kinsey, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Homesman, Love Is Strange and Interstellar. On the stage, he appeared in many Broadway productions including the musical adaptation of Sweet Smell of Success and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In 2007, he made his Royal Shakespeare Company debut as Malvolio in Neil Bartlett's production of Twelfth Night. 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, such as Marsupial Sue, for children. His work for children earned him Grammy Award nominations and two Parents' Choice Silver Honor Awards.
  • John Arthur Lithgow (pronounced /ˈlɪθɡoʊ/, LITH-goe; 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 the 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.
  • Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York. Because of his father's job, the family moved frequently during Lithgow's childhood; he spent his teenage years in Akron and Lakewood, Ohio. In 1973, Lithgow debuted on Broadway in David Storeys The Changing Room, for which he received both the Tony and Drama Desk Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play. The following year he starred opposite Lynn Redgrave in My Fat Friend, and in 1976 he starred opposite Meryl Streep in Arthur Millers A Memory of Two Mondays. He was nominated for the Best Actor Tony Awards for Requiem for a Heavyweight (1985) and M. Butterfly (1988). In 1983 and 1984, Lithgow was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances as Roberta Muldoon in The World According to Garp and as Sam Burns in Terms of Endearment. Lithgow is probably most widely known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the 1996–2001 NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in each of the program's six seasons and won three times, in 1996, 1997, and 1999. His son Ian regularly appeared alongside him as Leon, one of his physics students. In 1986, Lithgow received a Primetime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series for his appearance in the episode The Doll of the Amazing Stories anthology series. Additionally, Lithgow has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for The Day After (1983), and two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special for Resting Place (1986) and My Brother's Keeper (1995). In September 2009, Lithgow joined the cast of Dexter as Arthur Mitchell, a serial killer and Dexter Morgan's nemesis. He won a Golden Globe Award for this role, and won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series. Lithgow returned to Broadway as Joseph Alsop in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of David Auburn's new play The Columnist, with previews starting on April 4, 2012.
  • John Arthur Lithgow is one of the main actors of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, portraying the voice role of the White Rabbit.
  • He appeard in the films The World According to Garp (1982), 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 Arthur Mitchell 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 a 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. He voiced Jean-Claude in the Nickelodeon Movie Rugrats in Paris: The Movie.
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