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  John Lithgow Bio
John Arthur Lithgow (IPA: [ˈʤɔn ˈlɪθɡaʊ]) (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor perhaps best-known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Lithgow originated the character of Dr. Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin, a psychotic Italian physicist inhabited by an evil alien, which he played in the 1984 cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
Lithgow is probably most widely known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the 1996-2001 NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
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  John Lithgow
Lithgow used the award to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before settling in New York to pursue a stage career.
Lithgow also created an album of children's songs titled "Singing in the Bathtub" which features some of his favorite tunes from childhood along with "Big Kids," which he wrote.
Lithgow lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mary, a history professor at UCLA, their daughter Phoebe, and son Nathan.
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 John Lithgow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Arthur Lithgow (pronounced "lith-go") (born October 19, 1945, in Rochester, New York) is an actor perhaps best-known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Lithgow originated the character of Dr. Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin, a psychotic Italian physicist inhabited by an evil alien, which he played in the 1984 cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
Lithgow is probably most widely known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the 1996-2001 NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Lithgow   (1016 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Local / Mass. / Actor John Lithgow to speak at Harvard commencement
Actor John Lithgow will deliver Harvard's 2005 commencement speech in a departure from the Ivy League school's tradition of inviting world leaders and other dignitaries to address graduates.
Lithgow, a 1967 Harvard graduate who may be best known for his portrayal of a zany alien on the NBC sitcom "3rd Rock from the Sun," is the first professional artist to be Harvard's main commencement speaker since novelist Carlos Fuentes in 1983.
Lithgow, a two-time Academy Award nominee, has won four Emmy Awards, two Tonys and a Golden Globe for his work in dozens of films, television shows and plays.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/04/11/actor_john_lithgow_to_speak_at_harvard_commencement   (317 words)

  
 Harvard Gazette: XXXXXXXXX
John Lithgow was succinct in his counsel to graduates at Thursday's Commencement Exercises: "Be creative.
Lithgow blended his skills as an actor, a writer of children's books, and a supporter of Harvard to recite "Mahalia Mouse Goes to College," a yet-unpublished rhyming children's story dedicated to the Class of 2005.
Lithgow announced that he would donate his advance for the book, to be published by Simon and Schuster in 2007, to the class gift for the Class of 2005.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/daily/2005/06/10-lithgow.html   (553 words)

  
 John Lithgow Photos - John Lithgow News - John Lithgow Information
More Pictures John Lithgow was born October 19 1945 as the son of Arthur Lithgow and Sarah Jane Price.
Arthur Lithgow was directing and producing theater and John followed his footsteps as he got into acting during his time at Harvard University.
John was nominated six times for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy for his role as Dick Solomon in 3rd Rock from the Sun.
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 John Lithgow savors the sweet smell of success | The San Diego Union-Tribune
John Lithgow co-stars in the new Broadway-bound musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" at the Old Globe Theatre.
But for Lithgow, who won the show's only Tony Award for his lead role as J.J. Hunsecker, the experience of birthing a new musical had a lasting appeal.
So great was Lithgow's yearning for that live connection with an audience that he walked away from a successful career as a stage director, struggling through two years of unemployment before finally breaking through.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20040912/news_1a12lithgow.html   (1211 words)

  
 Harvard Gazette: Lithgow to speak at Afternoon Exercises
John A. Lithgow, award-winning actor and tireless supporter of the arts at Harvard, will be the principal speaker at Afternoon Exercises during Harvard University's 354th Commencement, to be held on June 9.
Lithgow has also been involved in raising funds for various outreach and educational programs over the years, and has shown a particular interest in children and literacy; his poem "I Need A Good Book" was a feature of National Children's Book Week in 2004.
Lithgow won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award in 1973 for his work on Broadway in "The Changing Room." He also received a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Best Actor in a Broadway Musical Performance in "Sweet Smell of Success" in 2002.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2005/04.07/01-commence.html   (669 words)

  
 Lithgow Palooza
John Lithgow is an actor with a broad range of interests and talents in every area of the entertainment industry -- and even outside it.
Lithgow has performed concerts for children with the Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Baltimore, and San Diego Symphonies, and at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.
John Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York, but grew up in Ohio, graduated from high school in Princeton, New Jersey, attended Harvard College, and used a Fulbright Grant to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
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 John Lithgow: Manatee Fan
A distinguished actor of stage, television and movies, John Lithgow has added a new audience these past years – youngsters who enjoy his clever and beautifully illustrated books.
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview John Lithgow and explore his interest in manatees and the environment as well as his love of language and music.
The price of the hardcover book and accompanying CD featuring music by John Lithgow is $17.95, and proceeds from SMC sales of the book will benefit our manatee conservation efforts.
www.savethemanatee.org /newsflithgow.htm   (552 words)

  
 AMCTV.com BIOGRAPHY - John Lithgow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Lithgow maintains that these formative years left their lifelong mark: "Once you've had a success with acting, nothing else does it for you...It's quite intoxicating.
Lithgow's Broadway debut in "The Changing Room" earned him a Tony, and over the next nine years, he was a regular on New York stages.
But Lithgow's most recognized comedic effort to date is on the small screen, where he delighted audiences with his portrayal of a college-professor-cum-alien-leader in the hit television series "Third Rock From The Sun".
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 John Lithgow: Actor, Author, Activist
John Lithgow plays Roberta Muldoon, a friend of Garp, and a former pro linebacker.
John Lithgow plays Sam Burns, a sexually frustrated banker, who has a brief but wonderful affair with Emma.
When asked why he chose to do this movie, Lithgow said he wasn't going to do it, but he met the people, and he liked them so much he knew he wanted to work with them.
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 John Lithgow: Ricochet - Movie
Being a film with Denzel Washington and John Lithgow, I was surprised that I hadn't heard of it before then but was in for a big surprise.
For example, the sword fight at the beginning between Blake (John Lithgow) and his cellmate -- first of all, Blake already established his dominance as soon as he entered the jail cell and beat up his new roommate.
Lithgow is so ridiculously serious in his role that anything he says sounds like it's a mockery of himself.
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 John Lithgow @ Filmbug
John Lithgow has won enormous critical acclaim, as well as two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, American Comedy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his starring role in NBC's hit comedy series 3rd Rock From the Sun.
Lithgow earned an Emmy nomination for his performance in the highly-charged 1983 television movie The Day After, and won the Emmy in 1987 for his portrayal of 'John Waters' in an episode of Amazing Stories.
Lithgow was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor as well as a Drama Desk award for his performance in Requiem for a Heavyweight.
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 Amazon.ca: Farkle & Friends: Music: John Lithgow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Lithgow's five originals pack a delightful wallop weird enough to render the other tunes--such as a perfectly fun duet of Leonard Bernstein's "The Wrong Note Rag" with Bebe Neuwirth --playful piffle, but even the piffliest track, opener "Animal Crackers in My Soup," benefits from the full-orchestra treatment.
That Lithgow has barnstormed the kids' corner of the entertainment field should surprise no one and, in a perfect world, would send parents stampeding to his concert performances.
For the record, Lithgow's composition Big Kids Scare the Heck Out of Me is one of the highlights of the first album, so he's got the knack.
www.amazon.ca /Farkle-Friends-John-Lithgow/dp/B000066RLW   (1172 words)

  
 John Lithgow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A distinguished actor of stage, television, and movies who is at home playing everything from menacing villains, big-hearted transsexuals, and loopy aliens, John Lithgow is also a composer and performer of children's songs, a Harvard graduate, a talented painter, and a devoted husband and father: in short, he is a true Renaissance man.
As a youth, Lithgow was passionate about painting and at age 16, he was actively involved with the Art Students League in New York.
Lithgow remained in New York for many years, establishing himself as one of Broadway's most respected stars and would go on to appear in at least one play per year through 1982.
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 WVAH Fox 11: John Lithgow on 3rd Rock From The Sun
Multi-talented, two-time Emmy Award winning actor John Lithgow plays Dick Solomon in the hit comedy series "3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN." As the High Commander of an alien expedition to Earth, Dick discovers that there's much more to be said for the "human" experience than meets the eye.
Lithgow has won enormous critical acclaim during his illustrious career, including a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award, a Tony Award and two Academy Award nominations.
Born into a theatrical family in Rochester, New York, Lithgow is the son of a one-time head of Princeton's McCarter Theater who moved his family to Ohio to produce Shakespeare festivals.
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 John Lithgow News
Nine episodes of the older-skewing comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow have been shot.
John Lithgow is Hangin' on 'the Sunny Side of the Street' with...
With sold-out concerts in both Los Angeles and New York, Lithgow and the CD have been featured in The Los Angeles Times and New York Magazine, to name a few.
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 Amazon.com: Micawber: Books: John Lithgow,C.F. Payne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
john lithgow words make it enjoyable even for adults to read it over & over again & the pictures are full of life & color.
Lithgow's affinity for cadence, rhyme and the wonder of under-used words is nothing shy of invigorating.
Lithgow doesn't shy from vocabulary that may be naively viewed as "daunting" to child readers/listeners.
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 USATODAY.com - John Lithgow delivering Harvard graduation speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
(AP) — John Lithgow will deliver Harvard University's 2005 commencement speech, in a departure from the school's tradition of inviting world leaders and other dignitaries to address graduates.
Lithgow, a 1967 Harvard graduate, is the first professional artist to be Harvard's main commencement speaker since novelist Carlos Fuentes in 1983.
Harvard President Lawrence Summers said Lithgow was selected to speak at the June 9 ceremony because he personifies Harvard's devotion to the creative arts.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-04-12-lithgow-harvard_x.htm?csp=34   (278 words)

  
 John Lithgow - MovieActors.com
Acclaimed American character actor, John Lithgow was born in New York, who found fame in the eighties.
John earned a distinguished career on the stage on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for "The Changing Room", a second nomination in 1985 for "Requiem for a Heavyweight", and a third in 1988 for "M. Butterfly".
In 1982, John Lithgow tried his hand in films, winning an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Roberta Muldoon in THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP (1982) and for TERMS OF ENDEARMENT as well in 1983.
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 DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS on Broadway
John Lithgow (Lawrence Jameson) was seen last season in The Retreat From Moscow at the Booth and in Mrs.
Lithgow has been nominated for ten Emmy Awards.
Lithgow has written five best-selling books, released two CDs, performed concerts with several major symphony orchestras and recently dipped into the world of dance, speaking his own narration in Christopher Wheeldon's Carnival of the Animals for the New York City Ballet, and even dancing the role of the Elephant!
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 S W A D - Lithgow, John
His father, Arthur Lithgow was a theater producer and director and his mother was a stage actress (she retired).
John was in many of his father's productions, The Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival only produced Shakespeare plays until 1965, when Arthur Lithgow expanded the repertoire to include plays by Chekhov, Moliére,, and Sheridan.
John was married twice, first to Jean Taynton (1966- 1980 div) they had a son Ian (an actor), he next married Mary Yeager (1981- present) one son, Nathan, and a daughter, Phoebe.
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 John Lithgow Biography, Photos, News for John Lithgow | TVGuide.com
Despite his character-actor looks, Lithgow managed to become an unconventional leading man when he signed on to the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun as an eccentric alien patriarch.
The son of a well-known theater producer, Lithgow earned a Tony Award for his 1973 Broadway debut in The Changing Room.
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 John Lithgow - News, Biography, Photos and More - AOL Television
John Lithgow - actor, dancer, author - has written delightful stories for children.
John Arthur Lithgow (pronounced "lith-go") (born October 19,...
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 John Lithgow Trivia -- notstarring.com
Lithgow was consdiered for the role of Doc Brown.
John Lithgow was considered for the role of Hades.
Lithgow filmed scenes as Harry Zel, a Hollywood agent, which were deleted, although there are still references made to his character in the film.
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