John Goodman

Biography

​American actor. Height 6' 2" (1,88 m)

John Goodman is most famous for his role on the television series Roseanne. He is also a well known film and stage actor. Goodman comes from Affton, Missouri where he showed an early interest in film. A football scholarship took John to Southwest Missouri State University where he continued his acting education. A college injury ended his football dreams, so Goodman moved to Manhattan in pursuit of an acting career. He eventually performed on Broadway and appeared in several commercials. 

By the early 1980's John started landing small movie roles, including Eddie Macon's Run, and The Survivors (both in 1984). In 1990 Arachnophobia earned John a nomination for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor. John then starred in the hugely popular 1998 film, The Big Lebowski which lead to a repeat nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Despite his moderate film success, Goodman is most widely know for playing Dan Conner on the TV sitcom Roseanne. Between 1988 and 1997, 221 episodes of Roseanne were filmed and John received numerous awards for his performance.

Goodman met his wife, Annabeth Hartzog, while filming Everybody's All-American (1988). The two were married in October 1989, and had daughter Molly in 1990. John admits once having a long-time alcohol problem, but has reportedly been clean since 2007.

​American actor. Height 6' 2" (1,88 m)

John Goodman is most famous for his role on the television series Roseanne. He is also a well known film and stage actor. Goodman comes from Affton, Missouri where he showed an early interest in film. A football scholarship took John to Southwest Missouri State University where he continued his acting education. A college injury ended his football dreams, so Goodman moved to Manhattan in pursuit of an acting career. He eventually performed on Broadway and appeared in several commercials. 

By the early 1980's John started landing small movie roles, including Eddie Macon's Run, and The Survivors (both in 1984). In 1990 Arachnophobia earned John a nomination for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor. John then starred in the hugely popular 1998 film, The Big Lebowski which lead to a repeat nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Despite his moderate film success, Goodman is most widely know for playing Dan Conner on the TV sitcom Roseanne. Between 1988 and 1997, 221 episodes of Roseanne were filmed and John received numerous awards for his performance.

Goodman met his wife, Annabeth Hartzog, while filming Everybody's All-American (1988). The two were married in October 1989, and had daughter Molly in 1990. John admits once having a long-time alcohol problem, but has reportedly been clean since 2007.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 145

Birthday 1952-06-20

Place of Birth St. Louis - Missouri - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Coldest City
2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight as Hound (voice)
2017 Kong: Skull Island as Bill Randa
2016 Patriots Day as Commisioner Ed Davis
2016 Ratchet & Clank as Grimroth (voice)
2016 10 Cloverfield Lane as Howard Stambler
2015 Love the Coopers as Sam Cooper
2015 Trumbo as Frank King
2015 Live from New York! as Himself
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle as Houston
2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon as Himself / Actor
2014 The Gambler as Frank
2014 All-Stars as Himself
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction as Hound (voice)
2014 Party Central as Sullivan
2014 Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' as Himself
2014 The Monuments Men as Walter Garfield
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis as Roland Turner
2013 Monsters University as James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice)
2013 The Internship as Nick and Billy's Boss (uncredited)
2013 The Hangover Part III as Marshall
2013 Alpha House(21 episodes) as Senator Gil John Biggs
2013 Milius as Himself
2013 Dancing on the Edge as Masterson
2013 Dancing on the Edge(5 episodes) as Masterson
2012 It's a SpongeBob Christmas! as Santa Claus
2012 Flight as Harling Mays
2012 Argo as John Chambers
2012 Trouble with the Curve as Pete Klein
2012 ParaNorman as Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as Stan the Doorman
2011 Red State as Joseph Keenan
2011 The Artist as Al Zimmer
2010 Drunkboat as Mr. Fletcher
2010 You Don't Know Jack as Neal Nicol
2010 Treme(9 episodes)
2010 Treme(41 episodes) as Creighton Bernette
2009 The Princess and the Frog as "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice)
2009 Pope Joan as Gerold
2009 Alabama Moon as Mr. Wellington
2009 Community(5 episodes) as Vice Dean Laybourne
2009 In the Electric Mist as Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni
2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic as Graham Bloomwood
2008 Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans as Narrator
2008 Gigantic as Happy's Father
2008 Speed Racer as Pops Racer
2007 Bee Movie as Layton T. Montgomery
2007 Death Sentence as Bones Darley
2007 Damages(10 episodes) as Howard Erickson
2007 Evan Almighty as Congressman Long
2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus as Santa Claus
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip(2 episodes)
2006 Cars as Sullivan Truck (voice)
2006 The Emperor's New School(90 episodes) as Pacha
2006 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School as Steve Mills
2006 Tales of the Rat Fink as Ed Roth
2005 Kronk's New Groove as Pacha (voice)
2004 Beyond the Sea as Steve Blauner
2004 Center of the Universe(15 episodes) as John Barnett
2004 Father of the Pride(16 episodes) as Larry
2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie as George Wolfsbottom
2004 Freshman Orientation as Rodney
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Uncle Sweetheart
2003 The Jungle Book 2 as Baloo
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 The Sweatbox as Himself
2002 Dirty Deeds as Tony
2001 Mike's New Car as Sulley (voice)
2001 Storytelling as Marty Livingston
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Sullivan (voice)
2001 On The Edge
2001 One Night at McCool's as Detc. Dehling
2001 My First Mister as Benjamin
2000 The Emperor's New Groove as Patcha (voice)
2000 Normal, Ohio(13 episodes) as Rex Gamble
2000 Normal, Ohio(13 episodes) as William 'Butch' Gamble
2000 Ed(1 episode)
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? as Daniel "Big Dan" Teague
2000 Coyote Ugly as Bill
2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Oklahoma Cop
2000 What Planet Are You From? as Roland Jones
1999 Bringing Out the Dead as Larry Verber
1999 Now and Again(2 episodes)
1999 The West Wing(1 episode)
1999 The Runner as Deepthroat
1999 The Jack Bull as Judge Tolliver
1999 Futurama(2 episodes)
1999 Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood as Himself
1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie as Santa Claus (voice)
1998 The Real Macaw as Mac (voice)
1998 Dirty Work as Mayor Adrian Riggins
1998 The Big Lebowski as Walter Sobchak
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 as Mighty Mack McTeer
1998 Fallen as Jonesy
1997 The Borrowers as Ocious P. Potter
1997 Soul Man(25 episodes) as Capt. Stan Hamel
1997 King of the Hill(1 episode)
1996 Saturday Night Special(1 episode)
1996 Muppets Tonight(1 episode)
1996 Pie in the Sky as Alan Davenport
1995 A Streetcar Named Desire as Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long as Huey P. Long, Jr.
1994 Downwardly Mobile(7 episodes)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 The Flintstones as Fred Flintstone
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy as Newsreel Announcer
1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story as Rex (voice)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Born Yesterday as Harry Brock
1993 Matinee as Lawrence Woolsey
1992 Frosty Returns as Frosty the Snowman
1992 The Babe as Babe Ruth
1991 Barton Fink as Charlie Meadows
1991 King Ralph as Ralph Hampton Gainesworth Jones
1990 Arachnophobia as Delbert McClintock
1990 Stella as Ed Munn
1990 Grand(26 episodes) as Red
1989 Always as Al Yackey
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Sea of Love as Sherman
1988 Everybody's All-American as Lawrence
1988 Roseanne(1 episode)
1988 Roseanne(49 episodes) as Dan Conner
1988 Punchline as John Krytsick
1988 The Wrong Guys as Duke Earle
1987 Murder Ordained as Hugh Rayburn
1987 Burglar as Detective Nyswander
1987 Raising Arizona as Gale Snoats
1986 The Big Easy as Andre DeSoto
1986 True Stories as Louis Fyne
1985 Sweet Dreams as Otis
1985 The Equalizer(1 episode)
1985 Moonlighting(1 episode)
1984 C.H.U.D. as Cop in Diner
1984 Revenge of the Nerds as Coach Harris
1984 Maria's Lovers as Frank
1983 Heart of Steel as Raymond Bohupinsky
1983 Chiefs(7 episodes) as Newt 'Tub' Murray
1983 The Survivors as Commando
1975 Saturday Night Live(12 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1900 Thicker as Trooper
1900 Girls Gone Gangsta as Mortimer J Hamm
1900 A Streetcar Named Desire(0 episodes)

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