John Lithgow

  • a.k.a. 莊李富高
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  • John Arthur Lithgow

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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. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Lithgow, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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John Arthur Lithgow (* 19. Oktober 1945 in Rochester, New York) ist ein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler. Er spielte in zahlreichen Filmen wie Footloose (1984 mit Kevin Bacon), Cliffhanger – Nur die Starken überleben (1993 mit Sylvester Stallone) und Die Akte (1993 mit Julia Roberts und Denzel Washington). In Shrek – Der tollkühne Held lieh Lithgow Lord Farquaard seine Stimme. Danach übernahm er Rollen in Nix wie raus aus Orange County, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, in dem er Blake Edwards darstellte, sowie in Kinsey – Die Wahrheit über Sex. In der Fassung von Don Quichotte aus dem Jahr 2000 gab er die Titelfigur. In der vierten Staffel der Fernsehserie Dexter übernahm Lithgow als „Trinity Killer“ die Rolle eines Serienmörders. Ab 2011 spielte er in der US-Sitcom How I Met Your Mother den Vater von Barney Stinson, Jerry Whitaker. Quelle: Wikipedia

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