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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

Review: Netflix's 'The Crown' dazzles all over again in Season 2
USA Today TV, 2017-12-07 16:38:10
The sumptuous royal drama returns without John Lithgow's Winston Churchill, but makes up for it with strong supporting performances.         


Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-09-18 00:40:51
The winners are in! Hollywood crowned the best of the best from the small screen on Sunday at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, and here’s everything you need to know to keep enjoying your favorite shows. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: John Lithgow, The Crown ...

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Variety, 2017-09-18 00:34:38
John Lithgow was the first winner of the evening Sunday at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Winning for his role as Winston Churchill in Netflix’s “The Crown,” Lithgow beat out a field that included Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”), Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland”), Michael Kelly (“House of Cards”), David Harbour (“Stranger ...

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