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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: ‘Trial & Error’ Features a Confederacy of Dunces
NY Times TV, 2017-03-13 20:36:28
In NBC’s new, um, comedy, a poetry professor (John Lithgow) in a small Southern town is accused of murdering his wife.

Review: John Lithgow elevates 'Trial & Error,' NBC's silly comedy mystery
USA Today TV, 2017-03-13 16:04:16
Lithgow plays a meek poetry professor accused of killing his wife.         

Trump made it onto John Lithgow's list of dream roles
USA Today TV, 2017-03-12 17:56:27
Actor John Lithgow enjoys character acting, from portraying Winston Churchill on 'The Crown' to his new bumbling character, Larry Henderson on 'Trial & Error.'         

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