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Encyclopedia > John Lithgow
John Lithgow

John Lithgow in 2007
Born John Arthur Lithgow
October 19, 1945 (1945-10-19) (age 62)
Rochester, New York, USA

John Arthur Lithgow (pronounced "lith-go"; born October 19, 1945) is an American actor perhaps best-known for his starring role as Dr. Dick Solomon in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. He has also achieved success on stage, film, and radio. He has earned multiple Emmy Awards and Tony Awards, as well as two Oscar nominations. He has also recorded music for children. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 694 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (2234 × 1929 pixel, file size: 3. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... This article is about the city of Rochester in Monroe County. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winners: 1974: Alan Alda - M*A*S*H 1975: Tony Randall - The Odd Couple 1976: Jack Albertson - Chico and The Man 1977: Carroll OConnor - All in the Family 1978: Carroll OConnor... This article is about a television show. ... This article is about a television show. ... This article is about a television show. ... Winners of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Outstanding Guest Actor, Drama Series 1989: Joe Spano, Midnight Caller 1990: Patrick McGoohan, Columbo 1991: David Opatoshu, Gabriels Fire 1992: no information 1993: Laurence Fishburne, Tribeca 1994: Richard Kiley, Picket Fences 1995: Paul Winfield, Picket... First issue of Amazing Stories, art by Frank R. Paul Amazing Stories magazine, sometimes retitled Amazing Science Fiction, was first published in April 1926 in New York City, thereby becoming the first magazine devoted exclusively to publishing stories in the genre presently known as science fiction (SF). ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... This article is about a television show. ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... The SAG Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy Series is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in a Comedy Series. ... This article is about a television show. ... This article is about a television show. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... The Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a musical play, whether a new production or a revival. ... Sweet Smell of Success is a 1957 film which tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist who uses his connections to ruin his sisters relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. ... A Tony Award for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play has been awarded since 1949. ... Poster for the 1972 Royal Court Theatre production The Changing Room is a play by David Storey. ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actor (in a film): ... The New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor is an award given by the New York Film Critics Circle, honoring the finest achievements in filmmaking. ... The World According to Garp book cover The World According to Garp is a novel by John Irving. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Richard Solomon, usually known as Dick Solomon, is a character played by John Lithgow in the late 90s NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. ... This article is about the television network. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... This article is about a television show. ... An Emmy Award. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York. His mother, Sarah Jane (née Price), was a retired actress, and his father, Arthur Lithgow, was a theatrical producer and director who ran the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey.[1][2] Because of his father's job, the family moved frequently during Lithgow's childhood. This article is about the city of Rochester in Monroe County. ... Née redirects here. ... Arthur Washington Lithgow (b. ... McCarter Theatre is a not-for-profit, professional company on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. ... Nassau Street, Princetons main street. ...


Lithgow went to Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1967. He was in the same dorm as former Vice President Al Gore and actor Tommy Lee Jones. Lithgow later served on its Board of Overseers. Lithgow credits a performance at Harvard of Gilbert and Sullivan's Utopia Limited with helping him decide to become an actor.[3] After graduation, Lithgow won a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Harvard redirects here. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... For the musician, see Tommy Lee. ... The Harvard Board of Overseers (more formally The Honorable and Reverend The Board of Overseers) is the second of Harvard Universitys two governing boards. ... W. S. Gilbert Arthur Sullivan Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian era partnership of librettist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900). ... Utopia, Limited or, The Flowers of Progress, is the second-to-last collaboration between composer Arthur Sullivan and librettist/satirist W.S. Gilbert. ... The Fulbright Program is program of educational grants (Fulbright Fellowships) sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. ... Main LAMDA building on Talgarth Road The MacOwan Theatre The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), founded 1861, is a leading British drama school in west London. ...


Stage career

In 1973, Lithgow debuted on Broadway in David Storey's 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 played opposite Meryl Streep in Arthur Miller's A Memory of Two Mondays. He was nominated for two Best Actor Tonys for Requiem for a Heavyweight (1985) and M. Butterfly (1988). A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Poster for the 1972 Royal Court Theatre production The Changing Room is a play by David Storey. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Created in 1955, the Drama Desk Award was created to recognize Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows in addition to Broadway shows. ... Lynn Rachel Redgrave OBE (born 8 March 1943 in London) is an English actress born into the famous acting Redgrave family. ... Original West End production poster My Fat Friend is a play by Charles Lawrence. ... Mary Louise Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award, Cannes Best Actress, Berlin Best Actress winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Arthur Bob Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. ... this is a memory of 2 mondays ... Requiem for a Heavyweight was originally a 1956 teleplay written by Rod Serling and produced for the live television show Playhouse 90 in 1957. ... M. Butterfly is a 1988 play by David Henry Hwang, which deals with themes about cultural stereotypes of East vs West (see Orientalism), and is loosely based on the real life relationship between Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu. ...


In 2002, Lithgow won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of J.J. Hunsecker in the Broadway adaptation of the 1957 film Sweet Smell of Success. In 2005, Lithgow was elected into the American Theatre Hall of Fame for his work on Broadway. He was also nominated for a Best Leading Actor in a Musical Tony for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Sweet Smell of Success is a 1957 film which tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist who uses his connections to ruin his sisters relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. ... The American Theatre Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1971 by Earl Blackwell, Gerard Oestreicher, James M. Nederlander, and Arnold Weissberger. ... Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Jeffrey Lane; it is based on the film of the same name. ...


Film career

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. Both films were screen adaptations of popular novels. Lithgow originated the character of Dr. Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin, a psychotic Italian physicist inhabited by an evil alien, which he played in the 1984 cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. In 1984, Lithgow also played the moralistic anti-dancing, anti-rock pastor in Footloose and later the role of American space engineer Walter Curnow in 2010, the sequel to the science fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Roberta Muldoon is a secondary character in the novel The World According to Garp by John Irving. ... The World According to Garp book cover The World According to Garp is a novel by John Irving. ... For the Drawn Together episode, see Terms of Endearment (Drawn Together episode). ... For other uses, see Novel (disambiguation). ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! (also more simply referred to as Buckaroo Banzai) is a science fiction film that has reached cult film status. ... Footloose is a 1984 movie that tells the story of Ren McCormick (played by Kevin Bacon), a teenager who was raised in Chicago. ... Walter Curnow is a character in the Space Odyssey series, who appears in the book and movie versions of 2010: Odyssey Two. ... 2010: The Year We Make Contact, also known as 2010, is a science fiction film released in 1984 directed by Peter Hyams. ...


In 1983, Lithgow played John Valentine in a remake of the classic Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" in the Twilight Zone: The Movie as the paranoid passenger once made famous on the television show by William Shatner. (This was referenced in an episode of 3rd Rock from the Sun in which William Shatner portrayed the Big Giant Head, the overseer of the Solomons' expedition to Earth.) In 1992, he starred as the main role in Brian De Palma's film Raising Cain, and in 1993, starred as Eric Qualen in the Stallone movie Cliffhanger. The Twilight Zone is a television series created by Rod Serling. ... William Shatner stars as Bob Wilson in “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” Nightmare at 20,000 Feet is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. ... Twilight Zone: The Movie was a 1983 movie produced by Steven Spielberg as a theatrical version of The Twilight Zone, a long-running early TV series. ... William Alan Shatner (born on March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor who gained fame for playing James Tiberius Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the television show Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven of the subsequent movies. ... This article is about a television show. ... Brian De Palma (born Brian Russell DePalma on September 11, 1940 in Newark, New Jersey) is a controversial American film director, best known for directing the Al Pacino classic Scarface, and the Academy Award-winning The Untouchables. ... Raising Cain is a 1992 film starring John Lithgow. ... Cliffhanger is a 1993 action movie directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow. ...


In 1987, Lithgow starred in the Bigfoot-themed family comedy, Harry and the Hendersons. In 2001, Lithgow provided the voice acting for the villainous Lord Farquaad in the hit animated movie Shrek. In 2002, he narrated Life's Greatest Miracle, a sex education film, while in 2004, he portrayed the moralistic, rigid father of Alfred Kinsey in that year's biopic Kinsey. In 2006, Lithgow had a small role in the Academy Award-winning film, Dreamgirls, as Jerry Harris, a film producer offering Deena Jones (Beyoncé Knowles) a film role. It has been suggested that Evidence regarding Bigfoot be merged into this article or section. ... Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Lainie Kazan and Don Ameche, and was about the cryptozoological creature Bigfoot. ... Lord Farquaad is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the 2001 animated feature film Shrek. ... For other uses, see Shrek (disambiguation). ... An early 20th century post card documents the problem of unwanted pregnancy. ... Kinsey film poster Kinsey is a 2004 semi-biographical film written and directed by Bill Condon. ... Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre. ... Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (pronounced [1]) (born September 4, 1981) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, actress, dancer, and fashion designer. ...


Television career

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. In 1986, Lithgow received a Primetime Emmy Award in the category "Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series" for his appearance in an episode of the Amazing Stories anthology show. Richard Solomon, usually known as Dick Solomon, is a character played by John Lithgow in the late 90s NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. ... This article is about a television show. ... Amazing Stories was the name of an American television show put together by director Stephen Spielberg from 1985 to 1987. ... ANThology is the first major label album by Alien Ant Farm released on March 6, 2001 in the USA and March 19, 2001 in the UK. // Their first single, Smooth Criminal, was a cover of Michael Jacksons song Smooth Criminal, which started to bring popularity to the band. ...


Additionally, Lithgow has been nominated for an "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special" Emmy for The Day After (1983), two "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special" Emmys for "Resting Place" (1986) and "My Brother's Keeper" (1995). Lithgow was approached about playing Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers, but turned it down. Lithgow starred with Jeffrey Tambor in the NBC sitcom Twenty Good Years. This article is about the 1983 TV movie about nuclear war. ... Dr. Frasier Winslow Crane (b. ... This article is about the TV series. ... Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is a six-time Emmy-nominated American actor most recently noted for his on role as George Bluth Sr. ... Twenty Good Years is an NBC sitcom starring Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, Heather Burns and Jake Sandvig that ran from October 11, 2006 until November 1, 2006 The series had also been slated to air on CTV in Canada John Lithgow played John Mason, a surgeon forced into semi-retirement...


Since 2006 he has starred in Campbell Soup Company's commercials advertising their "Campbell's Select" premium soup brand. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Children's entertainment

Lithgow reading a book to children
Lithgow reading a book to children

Lithgow is also dedicated to his work for children, including several books and albums geared towards kids. Some of his book titles are Marsupial Sue, Marsupial Sue Presents "The Runaway Pancake", Lithgow Party Paloozas!: 52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday, Holiday, or Any Day a Celebration for Kids, The Carnivale of Animals, A Lithgow Palooza: 101 Ways to Entertain and Inspire Your Kids, I'm a Manatee, Micawber, The Remarkable Farkle McBride, and Mahalia Mouse Goes to College. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 4. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 4. ...


Lithgow launched into a career as a recording artist with the 1999 album of children's music, Singin' in the Bathtub. In June 2002, Lithgow released his second children's album Farkle and Friends. It was the musical companion to his book The Remarkable Farkle McBride, which tells the story of a young musical genius. Farkle and Friends features the vocal talents of Lithgow and Bebe Neuwirth backed by the Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra. In August 2006, Lithgow released The Sunny Side of the Street, his third children's album and first with Razor & Tie. This album features versions of classic songs from The Great American Songbook including “Getting to Know You” and “Ya Gotta Have Pep,” with decidedly animated performances geared towards children. Produced by JC Hopkins (Victoria Williams, JC Hopkins Biggish Band featuring Norah Jones), the album features guest appearances by Madeleine Peyroux, Wayne Knight (Seinfeld's Newman), Broadway's Sherie Rene Scott (Aida, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and cabaret star Maude Maggart. Lithgow also makes occasional appearances on stage and television singing children's songs and accompanying himself on guitar. Singing in the Bathtub is a song written in 1929 by Michael H. Cleary, with lyrics by Herb Magidson and Ned Washington[1] for the film The Show of Shows. ... A genius is a person of great intelligence. ... Bebe Neuwirth Beatrice Bebe Neuwirth (born December 31, 1958) is an American theater, television, and film actress. ... Bill Elliott car that set the record for the fastest recorded time in a stock car - 212. ... 1] Getting to Know You 2] On The Sunny Side 3] Pick Yourself up 4] Baby 5] Be Human 6] You Got To Have Pep 7] Everyone Says I Love You 8] Inka Dinka Doo 9] I Always Say Hello To A Flower 10] The Laughing Policeman 11] Song Of... Tagged articles will be automatically categorised into Category:Possible copyright violations except this template. ... The Great American Songbook is an informal term referring to a period of American popular music songwriting that took place between the 1930s and 1950s. ... Victoria Williams (born December 23, 1958) is a singer/songwriter, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but for the length of her career a resident of Southern California. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress of half Indian descent. ... Madeleine Peyroux (b. ... Wayne Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor, known for his roles as Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld, Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park, and as police officer Don Orville in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989 to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... Newman is a recurring character on the television show Seinfeld, played by Wayne Knight from 1991 until the shows finale in 1998. ... Sherie Rene Scott is an American actress and singer. ... This article is about the opera. ... Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue — a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting around the tables (often dining or drinking) watching the performance. ... Maude Maggart is a cabaret singer and recording artist who performs throughout the United States, but most often in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ...


Other appearances

Lithgow voiced the character of Yoda in the National Public Radio adaptations of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. He provided narration for the IMAX film Special Effects. He hosts Paloozaville, a children's Video on Demand program on Mag Rack based on his best-selling children's books. He appeared in the most recent Campbell's Select™Soups commercials, portraying a restaurant waiter serving 'customers' in their own household. He often delivers commencement addresses at American universities. Yoda is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, who appears in all of the franchises films except for Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... NPR redirects here. ... NPR Star Wars Radio Series promotional poster An expanded radio dramatization of the original Star Wars trilogy was produced in 1981, 1983, and 1996. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... IMAX theatre at the Melbourne Museum complex, Australia BFI London IMAX by night LHemisferic (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) Valencia, Spain IMAX (short for Image Maximum) is a film format created by Canadas IMAX Corporation that has the capacity to display images of far greater... Paloozaville is an animated/live-action series for children and their parents on the Video On Demand network: Mag Rack. ... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video and clip content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ... Mag Rack is a Video on Demand / VOD television channel available only through digital cable. ... Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) (also known as Campbells) is undeniably the most well-known producer of canned soups and related products in the United States (and possibly the world). ... For other uses, see Restaurant (disambiguation). ... A waiter in a resort setting A waiter is one who waits on tables, often at a restaurant or a bar. ... A customer is someone who purchases or rents something from an individual or organisation. ...


Personal life

Lithgow currently resides in Los Angeles. He has been married twice, to Jean Taynton from 1966 to 1980, and Mary Yeager since 1981. He is the father of three children, Ian (born in 1972) from his marriage to Taynton and Phoebe McCurtain (born in 1982) and Nathan George (born in 1983) from his marriage to Yeager. Ian made regular appearances on Third Rock from the Sun as Leon, a particularly slow student in Prof. Solomon's class. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Lithgow is a registered pastor of Rose Ministries,[4] and has officiated the wedding of his goddaughter.


He is a descendant of the poet Anne Bradstreet. Title page, second (posthumous) edition of Bradstreets poems, 1678 Anne Bradstreet (ca. ...


Work

Filmography


This article is about the film. ... Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical film jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures. ... Kinsey film poster Kinsey is a 2004 semi-biographical film written and directed by Bill Condon. ... The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (DVD) The Life and Death of Peter Sellers was a 2004 film about the life of Peter Sellers, based on Roger Lewiss book of the same name. ... Shrek 4-D Logo Entrance to Shrek 4-D in Universal Orlando Resort Shrek 4-D (2003) is a short film/ride at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, California, Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Florida, Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan, and Warner Bros. ... Orange County is an American movie released in 2002. ... Shrek is a computer-animated film adaptation of William Steigs 1990 fairy tale picture-book of the same name. ... Officer Buckle and Gloria is the name of the 1995 story and main characters of the story by Peggy Rathmann that won the 1996 Caldecott Medal. ... A Civil Action is a 1998 film, starring John Travolta (as plaintiffs attorney Jan Schlichtmann) and Robert Duvall, based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Harr. ... Homegrown is a 1998 comedy / thriller film. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... My Brothers Keeper is a 1982 science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield. ... Silent Fall is a 1994 movie, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton, John Lithgow, J.T. Walsh and Liv Tyler. ... A sketch of Princess Caraboo, by Edward Bird. ... The Pelican Brief, rated PG-13 in the U.S., is a legal crime thriller based on the novel by the same name written by John Grisham and was adapted into a feature film in 1993, directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Julia Roberts in the role of young... Cliffhanger is a 1993 action movie directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow. ... Raising Cain is a 1992 film starring John Lithgow. ... Ricochet is a 1991 crime-thriller film, directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollack, and Lindsay Wagner. ... L.A. Story is a 1991 movie directed by Mick Jackson and written by Steve Martin. ... Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick, starring Matthew Modine and Eric Stoltz and introducing Harry Connick Jr. ... Distant Thunder is a 1988 American drama film, directed by Rick Rosenthal and starring John Lithgow and Ralph Macchio. ... Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Lainie Kazan and Don Ameche, and was about the cryptozoological creature Bigfoot. ... The movie The Manhattan Project was released on June 13, 1986. ... 2010: The Year We Make Contact, also known as 2010, is a science fiction film released in 1984 directed by Peter Hyams. ... The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! (also more simply referred to as Buckaroo Banzai) is a science fiction film that has reached cult film status. ... Footloose is a 1984 movie that tells the story of Ren McCormick (played by Kevin Bacon), a teenager who was raised in Chicago. ... For the Drawn Together episode, see Terms of Endearment (Drawn Together episode). ... This article is about the 1983 TV movie about nuclear war. ... Twilight Zone: The Movie was a 1983 movie produced by Steven Spielberg as a theatrical version of The Twilight Zone, a long-running early TV series. ... The World According to Garp is 1982 feature film directed by George Roy Hill based on the novel of the same title by John Irving. ... Blow Out is a 1981 film by Brian DePalma starring John Travolta as Jack Terry, a movie sound effect technician from Philadelphia who, while recording sounds for a low-budget horror film, accidentally captures audio evidence of the possible assassination of the Pennsylvania governor who was planning to run for... All That Jazz is a 1979 musical film directed by Bob Fosse. ... The Big Fix is a 1978 film directed by Jeremy Kagan and based on the novel by Roger L. Simon, who also wrote the screenplay. ... Obsession is a 1976 psychological thriller/mystery directed by Brian De Palma, starring Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, and John Lithgow. ...

Stage

All My Sons is the name of a 1947 play by Arthur Miller. ... Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Jeffrey Lane; it is based on the film of the same name. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... The Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a musical play, whether a new production or a revival. ... The Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a musical play, whether a new production or a revival. ... M. Butterfly is a 1988 play by David Henry Hwang, which deals with themes about cultural stereotypes of East vs West (see Orientalism), and is loosely based on the real life relationship between Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a play, whether a new production or a revival. ... The Front Page was a smash hit Broadway comedy written in 1928 by onetime Chicago, Illinois reporters Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. ... Requiem for a Heavyweight was originally a 1956 teleplay written by Rod Serling and produced for the live television show Playhouse 90 in 1957. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ... The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a play, whether a new production or a revival. ... Beyond Therapy is a comedic play by Christopher Durang that had a short run on Broadway in 1982, starring John Lithgow and Dianne Wiest. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Once in a Lifetime is a song by Talking Heads, off their album Remain in Light. ... Anna Christie is a play in four acts by Eugene ONeill. ... Comedians is a play by Trevor Griffiths, set in a Manchester evening school in a working-class neighborhood, for aspiring comedians, and contains political undertones. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ...

Discography

Sony Wonder logo Sony Wonder was the childrens music and home video arm of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. ... 1] Getting to Know You 2] On The Sunny Side 3] Pick Yourself up 4] Baby 5] Be Human 6] You Got To Have Pep 7] Everyone Says I Love You 8] Inka Dinka Doo 9] I Always Say Hello To A Flower 10] The Laughing Policeman 11] Song Of... Tagged articles will be automatically categorised into Category:Possible copyright violations except this template. ...

Bibliography

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References

  1. ^ John Lithgow Biography (1945-)
  2. ^ John Lithgow Biography - Yahoo! Movies
  3. ^ http://www.popmatters.com/pm/news/popwire_post/6265/stupid-mistake-changed-john-lithgows-life-for-the-better/
  4. ^ Ordination Online: Become a Minister, Officiate Weddings and More. Women Welcome

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John Lithgow
Awards
Preceded by
Vincent Gardenia
for The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
1973
for The Changing Room
Succeeded by
Ed Flanders
for A Moon for the Misbegotten
Preceded by
Dustin Hoffman
for Death of a Salesman
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play
1984-1985
for Requiem for a Heavyweight
Succeeded by
Ed Harris
for Precious Sons
Preceded by
David Hyde Pierce
for Frasier
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Comedy Series
1996
for 3rd Rock from the Sun
Succeeded by
John Lithgow
for 3rd Rock from the Sun
Preceded by
John Lithgow
for 3rd Rock from the Sun
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Comedy Series
1997
for 3rd Rock from the Sun
Succeeded by
Michael J. Fox
for Spin City
Preceded by
Kelsey Grammer
for Frasier
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy
1997
for 3rd Rock from the Sun
Succeeded by
Michael J. Fox
for Spin City
Preceded by
Nathan Lane
for The Producers
Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical
2002
for Sweet Smell of Success
Succeeded by
Harvey Fierstein
for Hairspray

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John Lithgow Bio (1139 words)
John Arthur Lithgow (IPA: [ˈʤɔn ˈlɪθɡaʊ]) (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor perhaps best-known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Lithgow originated the character of Dr. Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin, a psychotic Italian physicist inhabited by an evil alien, which he played in the 1984 cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
Lithgow is probably most widely known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the 1996-2001 NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
John Lithgow (541 words)
Lithgow used the award to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before settling in New York to pursue a stage career.
Lithgow also created an album of children's songs titled "Singing in the Bathtub" which features some of his favorite tunes from childhood along with "Big Kids," which he wrote.
Lithgow lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mary, a history professor at UCLA, their daughter Phoebe, and son Nathan.
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