John Carroll Lynch

Biography

John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American actor, known for his role as Drew Carey's cross-dressing brother on The Drew Carey Show, and for his role as Norm, the unassuming husband of Margie Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in Fargo.

In the fall of 2003, he starred in the CBS show The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, with Randy Quaid, Chris Penn, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth McGovern, and Ann Cusack. The show was cancelled after only a few episodes. He also had a recurring role in the HBO show Carnivàle, playing escaped convict Varlyn Stroud. Lynch appeared as a district attorney in the CBS series Close to Home and as NASA official Bob Gilruth in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. Lynch appeared in the 2003 thriller Gothika and the 2007 biopic Zodiac.

John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American actor, known for his role as Drew Carey's cross-dressing brother on The Drew Carey Show, and for his role as Norm, the unassuming husband of Margie Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in Fargo.

In the fall of 2003, he starred in the CBS show The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, with Randy Quaid, Chris Penn, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth McGovern, and Ann Cusack. The show was cancelled after only a few episodes. He also had a recurring role in the HBO show Carnivàle, playing escaped convict Varlyn Stroud. Lynch appeared as a district attorney in the CBS series Close to Home and as NASA official Bob Gilruth in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. Lynch appeared in the 2003 thriller Gothika and the 2007 biopic Zodiac.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1963-08-01

Place of Birth Boulder, Colorado, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.johncarrolllynch.com/

Also Known As

  • John Caroll Lynch
  • John Lynch

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Founder as Mac McDonald
2016 Channel Zero(0 episodes) as John Sleator
2016 The Architect as Conway
2016 Miracles from Heaven as Pastor Scott
2015 Ted 2 as Tom Jessup
2015 Hot Pursuit as Captain Emmett
2015 The Invitation as Pruitt
2014 Camp X-Ray as Col. Drummond
2014 The Pretty One as Frank
2014 Hoke as Bill Henderson
2013 Highland Park as Rory
2013 Do No Harm(13 episodes) as Will Hayes
2013 The Americans(6 episodes) as Fred
2012 Lay the Favorite as Dave Greenberg
2011 Talking Dead(1 episode) as Himself
2011 American Horror Story(13 episodes) as Twisty the Clown
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. as Bernie
2011 Body of Proof(20 episodes) as Detective Bud Morris
2011 Paul as Moses Buggs
2010 The Walking Dead(1 episode) as Eastman
2010 The Glades(1 episode)
2010 The Glades(1 episode) as Mike Ogletree
2010 Shutter Island as Deputy Warden McPherson
2010 Hesher as Larry
2009 Love Happens as Walter
2009 Lie to Me(1 episode)
2008 Gran Torino as Barber
2007 Things We Lost in the Fire as Howard Glassman
2007 K-Ville(11 episodes)
2007 Zodiac as Arthur Leigh Allen
2006 Big Love(2 episodes)
2005 Close to Home(1 episode)
2005 Mozart and the Whale as Gregory
2005 American Dad!(2 episodes)
2004 Catch That Kid as Mr. Hartman
2003 Gothika as Sheriff Ryan
2003 The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire(8 episodes)
2003 Carnivàle(2 episodes)
2003 Carnivàle(12 episodes) as Varlyn Stroud
2002 Monk(1 episode)
2002 Bug as Wallace Gregory
2002 The Good Girl as Jack Field, Your Store Manager
2002 Par 6 as Dour O'Dowell
2001 Bubble Boy as Mr. Livingston
1999 Anywhere But Here as Jack Irwin
1999 The West Wing(1 episode)
1999 Family Law(1 episode)
1999 Late Last Night as Sgt. Van Wyck
1999 The Minus Man
1998 The Naked Man as Stick's Driver
1998 Restaurant as John English
1998 Mercury Rising as Martin Lynch
1997 The Visitor(2 episodes)
1997 A Thousand Acres as Ken LaSalle
1997 Face/Off as Walt
1997 Volcano as Stan Olber
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance as Plonder
1997 The Practice(1 episode)
1996 Life's Work(2 episodes)
1996 Shaughnessy
1996 Fargo as Norm Gunderson
1996 Voice from the Grave as Prosecutor O'Gane
1996 Beautiful Girls as Frank Womack
1995 In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice as The Major
1995 Murder One(1 episode)
1995 The Drew Carey Show(80 episodes)
1995 The Drew Carey Show(3 episodes) as Steve Carey
1995 Star Trek: Voyager(1 episode)
1993 Grumpy Old Men as Moving Man
1993 Frasier(1 episode)

Directing

1900 Lucky … Director

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