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In Theaters
  • Kinsey

  • Shrek

  • Harry and the Hendersons

  • All That Jazz

  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

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At Home
  • The Accountant

  • Interstellar

  • The Homesman

  • Love Is Strange

  • A Good Man in Africa

  • This Is 40

  • The Campaign

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes

  • Love, Cheat & Steal

  • Leap Year

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John Lithgow Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Oct 19, 1945
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: A distinguished actor of stage, television, and movies who is at home playing everything from menacing villains, big-hearted transsexuals, and loopy aliens, John Lithgow is also a composer and performer of children's songs, a Harvard graduate, a... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Beatriz at Dinner Doug Strutt 2017
Miss Sloane Senator Sperling 2016
The Accountant Lamar Blackburn 2016
The Homesman Reverend Alfred Dowd 2014
Interstellar Donald 2014
Love Is Strange Ben 2014
This Is 40 Oliver 2012
The Campaign Glenn Motch 2012
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Charles Rodman 2011
Leap Year Jack 2010
Confessions of a Shopaholic Edgar West 2009
Dreamgirls Jerry Harris 2007
Kinsey Alfred Seguine Kinsey 2004
Orange County Bud Brumder 2002
Shrek Lord Farquaad 2001
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Jean-Claude 2000
A Civil Action Judge Skinner 1998
Princess Caraboo Professor Wilkinson 1994
A Good Man in Africa Arthur Fanshawe 1994
The Pelican Brief Smith Keen 1993
Cliffhanger Eric Qualen 1993
Indian Summer 1993
Raising Cain Carter / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo 1992
At Play in the Fields of the Lord Leslie Huben 1991
Ricochet Earl Talbot Blake 1991
Memphis Belle Col. Bruce Derringer 1990
Out Cold Dave Geary 1989
Distant Thunder Mark Lambert 1988
Harry and the Hendersons George Henderson 1987
The Manhattan Project John Mathewson 1986
2010 Walter Curnow 1984
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! Dr. Emilio Lizardo / Lord John Whorfin / Lord John Whorfin 1984
Footloose Rev. Shaw Moore 1984
Terms of Endearment Sam Burns 1983
Blow Out Burke 1981
All That Jazz Lucas Sergeant 1979
Homegrown Robert Stockman / Malcolm
Johnny Skidmarks Sgt. Larry Skovik
Silent Fall Dr. Harlinger
Love, Cheat & Steal Paul Harrington
Hollow Point Thomas Livingston
Mesmerized Oliver Thompson
Santa Claus: The Movie B.Z.
Twilight Zone: The Movie Valentine
The World According to Garp Roberta Muldoon
I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can Mr. Brunner
Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues John / John
Obsession Robert La Salle
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Blake Edwards

Worked With

Salma Hayek Beatriz at Dinner 2017
Connie Britton Beatriz at Dinner 2017
Jay Duplass Beatriz at Dinner 2017
Amy Landecker Beatriz at Dinner 2017
Chloë Sevigny Beatriz at Dinner 2017
Jessica Chastain Miss Sloane 2016
Mark Strong Miss Sloane 2016
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Miss Sloane 2016
Alison Pill Miss Sloane 2016
Michael Stuhlbarg Miss Sloane 2016
Ben Affleck The Accountant 2016
Anna Kendrick The Accountant 2016
J.K. Simmons The Accountant 2016
Jon Bernthal The Accountant 2016
Jeffrey Tambor The Accountant 2016
Tommy Lee Jones The Homesman 2014
Hilary Swank The Homesman 2014
Meryl Streep The Homesman 2014
Grace Gummer The Homesman 2014
Miranda Otto The Homesman 2014
Sonja Richter The Homesman 2014
Matthew McConaughey Interstellar 2014
Anne Hathaway Interstellar 2014
Michael Caine Interstellar 2014
Casey Affleck Interstellar 2014
Topher Grace Interstellar 2014
Alfred Molina Love Is Strange 2014
Marisa Tomei Love Is Strange 2014
Cheyenne Jackson Love Is Strange 2014
Charlie Tahan Love Is Strange 2014
Paul Rudd This Is 40 2012
Leslie Mann This Is 40 2012
Megan Fox This Is 40 2012
Albert Brooks This Is 40 2012
Chris O'Dowd This Is 40 2012
Melissa McCarthy This Is 40 2012
Will Ferrell The Campaign 2012
Zach Galifianakis The Campaign 2012
Jason Sudeikis The Campaign 2012
Dylan McDermott The Campaign 2012
Katherine La Nasa The Campaign 2012
James Franco Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011
Freida Pinto Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011
Andy Serkis Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011
Brian Cox Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011
Tom Felton Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011
Amy Adams Leap Year 2010
Matthew Goode Leap Year 2010
Adam Scott Leap Year 2010
Isla Fisher Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
Hugh Dancy Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
Joan Cusack Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
John Goodman Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
Kristin Scott Thomas Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
Jamie Foxx Dreamgirls 2007
Beyoncé Knowles Dreamgirls 2007
Eddie Murphy Dreamgirls 2007
Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls 2007
Danny Glover Dreamgirls 2007
Anika Noni Rose Dreamgirls 2007
Liam Neeson Kinsey 2004
Laura Linney Kinsey 2004
Chris O'Donnell Kinsey 2004
Peter Sarsgaard Kinsey 2004
Timothy Hutton Kinsey 2004
Colin Hanks Orange County 2002
Jack Black Orange County 2002
Catherine O'Hara Orange County 2002
Schuyler Fisk Orange County 2002
Harold Ramis Orange County 2002
Mike Myers Shrek 2001
Cameron Diaz Shrek 2001
Vincent Cassel Shrek 2001
Elizabeth Daily Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
Susan Sarandon Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
Cheryl Chase Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
John Travolta A Civil Action 1998
Robert Duvall A Civil Action 1998
Tony Shalhoub A Civil Action 1998
William H. Macy A Civil Action 1998
Zeljko Ivanek A Civil Action 1998
Phoebe Cates Princess Caraboo 1994
Jim Broadbent Princess Caraboo 1994
Wendy Hughes Princess Caraboo 1994
Kevin Kline Princess Caraboo 1994
Stephen Rea Princess Caraboo 1994
Colin Friels A Good Man in Africa 1994
Sean Connery A Good Man in Africa 1994
Louis Gossett, Jr. A Good Man in Africa 1994
Julia Roberts The Pelican Brief 1993
Denzel Washington The Pelican Brief 1993
Sam Shepard The Pelican Brief 1993
John Heard The Pelican Brief 1993
Tony Goldwyn The Pelican Brief 1993
James B. Sikking The Pelican Brief 1993
Sylvester Stallone Cliffhanger 1993
Michael Rooker Cliffhanger 1993
Janine Turner Cliffhanger 1993
Rex Linn Cliffhanger 1993
Caroline Goodall Cliffhanger 1993
Alan Arkin Indian Summer 1993
Elizabeth Perkins Indian Summer 1993
Matt Craven Indian Summer 1993
Diane Lane Indian Summer 1993
Bill Paxton Indian Summer 1993
Vincent Spano Indian Summer 1993
Kevin Pollak Indian Summer 1993
Lolita Davidovich Raising Cain 1992
Steven Bauer Raising Cain 1992
Frances Sternhagen Raising Cain 1992
Gregg Henry Raising Cain 1992
Tom Bower Raising Cain 1992
Mel Harris Raising Cain 1992
Tom Berenger At Play in the Fields of the Lord 1991
Aidan Quinn At Play in the Fields of the Lord 1991
Kathy Bates At Play in the Fields of the Lord 1991
Daryl Hannah At Play in the Fields of the Lord 1991
Tom Waits At Play in the Fields of the Lord 1991
Ice-T Ricochet 1991
Lindsay Wagner Ricochet 1991
Matthew Modine Memphis Belle 1990
Eric Stoltz Memphis Belle 1990
Tate Donovan Memphis Belle 1990
D.B. Sweeney Memphis Belle 1990
Billy Zane Memphis Belle 1990
David Strathairn Memphis Belle 1990
Sean Astin Memphis Belle 1990
Teri Garr Out Cold 1989
Randy Quaid Out Cold 1989
Bruce McGill Out Cold 1989
Lisa Blount Out Cold 1989
Ralph Macchio Distant Thunder 1988
Reb Brown Distant Thunder 1988
David Suchet Harry and the Hendersons 1987
Cynthia Nixon The Manhattan Project 1986
Jill Eikenberry The Manhattan Project 1986
John Mahoney The Manhattan Project 1986
Roy Scheider 2010 1984
Helen Mirren 2010 1984
Bob Balaban 2010 1984
Keir Dullea 2010 1984
Peter Weller The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! 1984
Ellen Barkin The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! 1984
Jeff Goldblum The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! 1984
Christopher Lloyd The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension! 1984
Kevin Bacon Footloose 1984
Lori Singer Footloose 1984
Dianne Wiest Footloose 1984
Chris Penn Footloose 1984
Sarah Jessica Parker Footloose 1984
Debra Winger Terms of Endearment 1983
Shirley MacLaine Terms of Endearment 1983
Jack Nicholson Terms of Endearment 1983
Jeff Daniels Terms of Endearment 1983
Nancy Allen Blow Out 1981
Dennis Franz Blow Out 1981
Jessica Lange All That Jazz 1979
Ben Vereen All That Jazz 1979