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John Goodman

‚ÄčAmerican 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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Jun 20, 1952 In St. Louis - Missouri - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Little Shop of Horrors
Latest Project:
Series Monsters at Work 2021-07-07
Known For
Poster of The Monuments Men
Poster of Monsters University
Poster of Argo
Poster of The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
Movie Little Shop of Horrors Mr. Mushnik 2023
Movie Thicker Trooper 2023
Series Monsters at Work James P. 'Sulley' Sullivan (voice) 2021-07-07
Movie Easy Does It "Catfish" Crawford (voice) 2020-06-05
Movie Chris Farley: Anything for a Laugh 2019-05-27
Series The Righteous Gemstones Eli Gemstone 2019-08-18
Movie Captive State William Mulligan 2019-03-15
Series The Conners Dan Conner 2018-10-16
Series Black Earth Rising Michael Ennis 2018-09-10
Movie Bunyan and Babe Paul Bunyan (voice) 2017-01-12
Movie Kong: Skull Island Bill Randa 2017-03-08
Movie Transformers: The Last Knight Hound (voice) 2017-06-16
Movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Igon Siruss (voice) 2017-07-20
Movie Atomic Blonde Emmett Kurzfeld 2017-07-26
Movie Once Upon a Time in Venice Dave Phillips 2017-06-08
Movie 10 Cloverfield Lane Howard Stambler 2016-03-10
Movie Patriots Day Commisioner Ed Davis 2016-12-12
Movie Ratchet & Clank Grimroth (voice) 2016-04-13
Movie Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Houston (voice) 2015-01-26
Movie Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon Self / Actor 2015-01-25
Movie Love the Coopers Sam Cooper 2015-11-12
Movie Trumbo Frank King 2015-10-27
Movie Live from New York! Himself 2015-04-15
Movie The Monuments Men Sgt. Walter Garfield 2014-01-24
Movie Party Central Sullivan (voice) 2014-02-20
Movie The Gambler Frank 2014-12-25
Movie All-Stars Himself 2014-10-15
Movie Transformers: Age of Extinction Hound (voice) 2014-06-25
Movie Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Self 2014-03-11
Series Dancing on the Edge Masterson 2013-02-04
Movie Milius Self 2013-03-09
Movie The Hangover Part III Marshall 2013-05-23
Series Alpha House Senator Gil John Biggs 2013-04-19
Movie Monsters University James 'Sulley' Sullivan (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie Inside Llewyn Davis Roland Turner 2013-10-13
Movie The Internship Sammy Boscoe 2013-06-07
Movie Argo John Chambers 2012-03-22
Movie ParaNorman Mr. Prenderghast (voice) 2012-08-03
Movie Trouble with the Curve Pete Klein 2012-09-21
Movie It's a SpongeBob Christmas! Santa Claus 2012-11-23
Movie Flight Harling Mays 2012-11-02
Movie The Campaign Congressman Scott Talley (uncredited) 2012-08-09
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Stan the Doorman 2011-12-25
Movie The Artist Al Zimmer 2011-10-12
Movie Red State Joseph Keenan 2011-08-19
Movie Drunkboat Mr. Fletcher 2010-10-08
Series Treme Creighton Bernette 2010-04-11
Movie You Don't Know Jack Neal Nicol 2010-04-14
Movie Confessions of a Shopaholic Graham Bloomwood 2009-02-05
Movie In the Electric Mist Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni 2009-04-15
Movie Girls Gone Gangsta Mortimer J Hamm 2009-01-01
Movie Beyond All Boundaries Capt. Edwin Simmons 2009-11-09
Movie Alabama Moon Mr. Wellington 2009-10-25
Movie The Princess and the Frog "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Pope Joan Pope Sergius II. 2009-10-22
Series Community Vice Dean Laybourne 2009-09-17
Movie Gigantic Happy's Father 2008-09-09
Movie Speed Racer Pops Racer 2008-05-07
Movie Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans Himself - Narrator 2008-11-20
Movie Evan Almighty Congressman Long 2007-06-09
Movie Bee Movie Layton T. Montgomery (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie The Pixar Story James 'Sulley' Sullivan (voice) (archive footage) 2007-08-28
Movie Death Sentence Bones Darley 2007-08-31
Movie Tales of the Rat Fink Ed Roth 2006-01-01
Movie The Year Without a Santa Claus Santa Claus 2006-12-11
Movie Cars Sullivan Truck (voice) 2006-06-08
Series The Emperor's New School Pacha (voice) 2006-01-27
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Steve Mills 2005-01-24
Movie Kronk's New Groove Pacha (voice) 2005-12-05
Movie Clifford's Really Big Movie George Wolfsbottom (voice) 2004-04-23
Movie Freshman Orientation Rodney 2004-01-18
Series Father of the Pride Larry (voice) 2004-08-31
Series Center of the Universe John Barnett 2004-10-27
Movie Beyond the Sea Steve Blauner 2004-11-16
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The Jungle Book 2 Baloo (voice) 2003-02-07
Series Odd Job Jack Garbage Czar 2003-03-05
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Masked and Anonymous Uncle Sweetheart 2003-07-25
Movie Overnight 2003-06-12
Movie Dirty Deeds Tony 2002-07-18
Movie The Sweatbox Himself 2002-09-13
Movie Mike's New Car Sulley (voice) 2002-05-24
Movie Storytelling Marty Livingston 2001-11-08
Movie My First Mister Benjamin 2001-01-18
Movie Monsters, Inc. Sullivan (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie On The Edge The Dean (segment "Happy Birthday") 2001-06-28
Movie One Night at McCool's Detc. Dehling 2001-04-19
Series Pigs Next Door Phil 2000-03-07
Movie What Planet Are You From? Roland Jones 2000-03-03
Movie The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Oklahoma Cop 2000-06-30
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Daniel 'Big Dan' Teague 2000-08-30
Movie The Emperor's New Groove Pacha (voice) 2000-12-15
Series Normal, Ohio William "Butch" Gamble 2000-11-01
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Movie Coyote Ugly Bill 2000-07-30
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Movie The Jack Bull Judge Tolliver 1999-04-17
Movie Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood Himself 1999-01-01
Series Now and Again Unknown 1999-09-24
Movie Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Special Self 1999-09-25
Movie The Runner Deepthroat 1999-09-09
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Bringing Out the Dead Larry Verber 1999-10-22
Movie Fallen Jonesy 1998-01-16
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Mighty Mack McTeer 1998-02-05
Movie The Real Macaw Mac (voice) 1998-09-24
Movie The Making of The Big Lebowski Himself 1998-10-27
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Santa Claus (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie Dirty Work Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited) 1998-06-12
Movie The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak 1998-03-06
Series Soul Man Capt. Stan Hamel 1997-04-15
Movie The Borrowers Ocious P. Potter 1997-12-05
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Mother Night Major Frank Wirtanen 1996-11-01
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Series Saturday Night Special Unknown 1996-04-13
Movie Pie in the Sky Alan Davenport 1996-02-09
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995-06-05
Movie Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long Huey P. Long, Jr. 1995-03-18
Movie A Streetcar Named Desire Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell 1995-10-24
Movie The Hudsucker Proxy Newsreel Announcer 1994-03-11
Movie Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Tough Guy Helpline Operator 1994-05-18
Series Downwardly Mobile 1994-07-21
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie The Flintstones Fred Flintstone 1994-05-26
Movie Roseanne and Tom: A Hollywood Marriage Himself 1994-10-31
Movie Matinee Lawrence Woolsey 1993-01-29
Movie Born Yesterday Harry Brock 1993-03-26
Movie We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Rex (voice) 1993-11-24
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Frosty Returns Frosty the Snowman 1992-12-01
Movie The Babe Babe Ruth 1992-04-17
Movie Barton Fink Charlie Meadows 1991-08-01
Movie King Ralph Ralph Hampton Gainesworth Jones 1991-02-15
Movie Arachnophobia Delbert McClintock 1990-07-20
Series Grand Red 1990-01-18
Movie Stella Ed Munn 1990-02-02
Movie Sea of Love Sherman 1989-09-15
Movie Always Al Yackey 1989-12-22
Movie The Wrong Guys Duke Earle 1988-05-13
Series Roseanne Dan Conner 1988-10-18
Movie Everybody's All-American Lawrence 1988-11-04
Movie Punchline John Krytsick 1988-10-07
Movie Murder Ordained Hugh Rayburn 1987-05-03
Movie Raising Arizona Gale 1987-03-01
Movie Burglar Detective Nyswander 1987-03-20
Movie The Big Easy Andre DeSoto 1986-11-27
Movie True Stories Louis Fyne 1986-10-10
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Sweet Dreams Otis 1985-10-02
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Movie Revenge of the Nerds Coach Harris 1984-07-20
Movie C.H.U.D. Cop in Diner 1984-08-31
Movie Maria's Lovers Frank 1984-10-03
Movie Heart of Steel Raymond Bohupinsky 1983-12-04
Movie Eddie Macon's Run Mr. Hebert 1983-03-23
Series Chiefs Newt 'Tub' Murray 1983-11-13
Movie The Survivors Commando 1983-06-24
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18