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John Lithgow

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Biography

John Lithgow in Central Park in 2007

Source: Wikipedia

John Arthur Lithgow (/ˈlɪθɡoʊ/ LITH-goh; born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has received acclaim and many accolades in his career including two Tony Awards, five Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, an American Comedy Award, four Drama Desk Awards and was also nominated for two Academy Awards and four Grammy Awards. Lithgow was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame and American Theater Hall of Fame.

Fact file

  • Born: John Arthur Lithgow October 19, 1945 (age 69) Rochester, New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Harvard College London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • Occupation: Actor, musician, poet, author
  • Years active: 1972–present
  • Spouse(s): Jean Taynton (m. 1966–1980) Mary Yeager (m. 1981)
  • Children: 3; including Ian Lithgow

Read more about John Lithgow at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

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Variety, 2018-04-16 18:30:19
John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, and Paul Walter Hauser have joined the cast of Mindy Kaling’s comedy “Late Night,” directed by Nisha Ganatra. The film stars Kaling and Emma Thompson. 30West and FilmNation Entertainment are financing the upcoming comedy. Kaling wrote the script and is also producing with Howard ...

‘Mister Rogers’ talked the tough topics
USA Today TV, 2018-02-14 15:50:22
‘The Crown’ star John Lithgow credits ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ for helping kids understand sensitive subjects such as death, divorce and birth, in a clip from PBS special ‘Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like.’         

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Variety, 2018-01-23 20:41:28
John Lithgow may have won two Tony Awards, six Emmys, and a couple of Golden Globes, but even he doubts his own skills sometimes. Take, for instance, every time he’s in a musical. “I feel like a fraud,” he says in the latest of Stagecraft, Variety‘s theater podcast. “I’m almost ...

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