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John Lithgow

  • Birthplace: Rochester, New York
  • Birthday: October 19

When John Lithgow joined season four’s cast of Showtime’s Dexter as the “Trinity Killer,” his work in this role garnered the revered screen star his fifth Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe acclaim and more.

When John Lithgow joined season four’s cast of Showtime’s Dexter as the “Trinity Killer,” his work in this role garnered the revered screen star his fifth Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe acclaim and more.

Fans all over recognize him as “Dick Solomon” from long-running NBC series 3rd Rock From The Sun.  

Among his many film credits, Lithgow delivered memorable performances in The World According to Garp and Terms of Endearment, for which he received Academy Award nominations, lent his voice to “Lord Farquaad” in Shrek, and may also be seen in Footloose.

A Tony Award winner as well, he has appeared in such theatre stage productions as Sweet Smell of Success and performed in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

6 Wins12 Nominations

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - 2017

  • Winner
  • John Lithgow, as Winston Churchill
  • The Crown
  • Netflix
  • Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2010

  • Winner
  • John Lithgow, as Arthur Mitchell
  • Dexter
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Chip Johannessen Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 1998

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR SPECIAL - 1995

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