Knowledge Identifier: +John_Lithgow
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1945.
Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (14%), (3%)
Linked to: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Adams House, Campbell Soup Company, Harvard University
Lithgow attended Harvard College, and graduated with an A.B. "magna cum laude" in 1967, in history and literature
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
In 1979, Lithgow portrayed Lucas Sergeant in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical movie "All That Jazz"
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"
Josh Evans (film producer) - Most notably, he acted as Tom Cruise's hippie younger brother in "Born on the Fourth of July", which won a 1990 Golden Globe *award, and John Lithgow's psycho assistant in "Ricochet"
In 1991, he starred in the movie "Ricochet" opposite Denzel Washington as Earl Talbot Blake, a criminal seeking revenge against the policeman who sent him to prison
Jonathan Pryce - Also, during 2006, Pryce returned to the Broadway stage replacing John Lithgow, from January to July, as Lawrence Jameson in the musical version of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
Jeffrey Tambor - After the cancellation of "Arrested Development" in April 2006, Tambor signed on to a series with John Lithgow called "Twenty Good Years" about two men who ponder the last 20 years of their life
In 2008 through 2009, Lithgow played Joe Keller in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons"
On March 5, 2009, Lithgow made a cameo on NBC's "30 Rock," in the episode "Goodbye, My Friend," with several references to his role in "Harry and the Hendersons
Lithgow starred alongside Jennifer Ehle in Douglas Carter Beane's comedy "Mr & Mrs Fitch" presented Off-Broadway by Second Stage Theatre from February 22, 2010 to April 4, 2010
Dexter (TV series) - In 2010, Hall and John Lithgow, in their respective categories, won a Golden Globe for their performances, on the same night, for their work in season four
In 2011, he performed a dramatic reading of a Newt Gingrich press release on "The Colbert Report" and made a call to Colbert's annual Atone Phone "by mistake
James Roosevelt, Sr. - Roosevelt is voiced by John Lithgow in "The Roosevelts", a 2014 documentary series by Ken Burns
Annette Bening - It was announced in May 2014 that she will join fellow Academy *award Nominee John Lithgow as Goneril in Shakespeare's "King Lear" at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park as part of the Public Theatre's Free Shakespeare in the Park
On June 18, 2015, it was reported that Lithgow would portray Winston Churchill in the 2016 forthcoming television drama show "The Crown"