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Place of Birth Rochester, New York, USA
Birthday 1945-10-19
Also Known As 莊李富高

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​.   John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, and author. Presently, he is involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio. He also has written and published several books of poetry and children's literature. He appeared in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for each. Lithgow is known for his roles as the Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose, Dick Solomon on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, the voice of Lord Farquaad in Shrek, and The Trinity Killer on Showtime's Dexter for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy awards. On the stage, he appeared in the musical adaptation of Sweet Smell of Success, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He again appeared in a musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, again receiving the Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He has also recorded music, such as the 1999 album of children's music, Singin' in the Bathtub, and has written poetry and short stories for children, such as Marsupial Sue.

Acting

2017Daddy's Home 2 as Don Whitaker
2017The Pulitzer At 100 as Himself
2017Beatriz at Dinner as Doug Strutt
2016Miss Sloane as Congressman Ron M. Sperling
2016The Accountant as Lamar Black
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2016Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 as Narrator
2015Best of Enemies as Himself
20149 Kisses as Man in Club
2014Interstellar as Donald
2014The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest as Maurice (voice)
2014The Homesman as Reverend Dowd
2014Love Is Strange as Ben
2013Timms Valley as Ol' Gregory Timms
2013Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love as Himself
2013National Theatre Live: The Magistrate as Posket
2012This Is 40 as Oliver
2012The Campaign as Glen Motch
2011Prohibition as HL Mencken
2011Rise of the Planet of the Apes as Charles Rodman
2010Leap Year as Jack Brady
2009Confessions of a Shopaholic as Edgar West
2008Car of the Future as Narrator
2007ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2006Dreamgirls as Jerry Harris
2005E=mc² – Einstein's Big Idea as Narrator (voice) U.S. edition
2004Kinsey as Alfred Seguine Kinsey
2004The Life and Death of Peter Sellers as Blake Edwards
2003The Ghost of Lord Farquaad as Ghost of Farquaad (voice)
2002Orange County as Bud Brumder
2002Buckaroo Banzai Declassified as Himself
2001Shrek as Lord Farquaad (voice)
2001Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party as Lord Farquaad (singing voice)
2000Rugrats in Paris: The Movie as Jean-Claude (voice)
2000Don Quixote as Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano
200095 Worlds and Counting as Narrator
1998A Civil Action as Judge Walter J. Skinner
1998Johnny Skidmarks as Sergeant Larry Skovik
1998Homegrown as Malcolm / Robert Stockman
1996Hollow Point as Thomas Livingston
1996Special Effects: Anything Can Happen as Narrator
1995The Tuskegee Airmen as Senator Conyers
1995My Brother's Keeper as Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley
1995Redwood Curtain as Laird Riordan
1994Silent Fall as Dr. Rene Harlinger
1994Princess Caraboo as Professor Wilkinson
1994A Good Man in Africa as Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
1994World War II: When Lions Roared as Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1993The Pelican Brief as Smith Keen
1993Love, Cheat & Steal as Paul Harrington
1993The Wrong Man as Phillip Mills
1993Cliffhanger as Eric Qualen
1992Raising Cain as Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo
1991At Play in the Fields of the Lord as Leslie Huben
1991Ricochet as Earl Talbott Blake
1990Memphis Belle as Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer
1990Ivory Hunters as Robert Carter
1989Out Cold as Dave
1988Distant Thunder as Mark Lambert
1987Harry and the Hendersons as George Henderson
1987Baby Girl Scott as Neil Scott
1986The Manhattan Project as John Mathewson
1986Resting Place as Maj. Kendall Laird
1985Mesmerized as Oliver Thompson
1985Santa Claus: The Movie as B.Z.
19842010 as Dr. Walter Curnow
1984The Glitter Dome as Sgt. Marty Wellborn
1984The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as Lord John Whorfin
1984Footloose as Reverend Shaw Moore
1984Goldilocks and the Three Bears as Goldilocks' Father
1983Terms of Endearment as Sam Burns
1983The Day After as Joe Huxley
1983Twilight Zone: The Movie as John Valentine (Segment #4)
1982The World According to Garp as Roberta Muldoon
1982I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can as Mr. Brunner
1981Blow Out as Burke
1980The Oldest Living Graduate as Clarence
1979All That Jazz as Lucas Sergeant
1979Rich Kids
1978The Big Fix as Sam Sebastian
1976Obsession as Robert Lasalle
1972Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues as John


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