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John Lithgow

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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

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Variety, 2017-06-19 15:30:37
The upcoming Broadway revival of “M. Butterfly,” set to star Clive Owen in a production directed by Julie Taymor, has planted its flag in the Cort Theater, where the show will open in October. David Henry Hwang’s 1988 play, which originally starred John Lithgow and B.D. Wong, centers on a ...

Variety, 2017-06-15 18:01:59
Mel Gibson and John Lithgow join the daddies in Paramount Pictures’ first trailer for “Daddy’s Home 2,” playing the fathers to Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell’s characters. The trailer sets out a plotline of the fathers being met at the airport to join the Christmas holiday celebration with Wahlberg and ...

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USA Today Movies, 2017-06-14 14:37:16
John Lithgow plays Will Ferrell's father and really looks the part (they're both tall).         

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