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John Goodman

​American 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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Born:
Jun 20, 1952 In St. Louis - Missouri - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
150
First Appeared:
In the movie Girls Gone Gangsta
Latest Project:
Movie Captive State 2019-03-29
Known For
Poster of Argo
Poster of Community
Poster of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Poster of Die Simpsons
Filmography
Series Oklahoma Shame Graham Bloomwood 2019
Movie Thicker Trooper 2019
Movie Girls Gone Gangsta Mortimer J Hamm 2019
Movie Captive State 2019-03-29
Movie Bunyan and Babe Paul Bunyan (voice) 2017-01-12
Movie Boston Commisioner Ed Davis 2017-02-23
Movie Kong: Skull Island Bill Randa 2017-03-08
Movie Atomic Blonde Emmett Kurzfeld 2017-07-26
Movie Valerian - Die Stadt der tausend Planeten Igon Siruss (voice) 2017-07-20
Movie Transformers: The Last Knight Hound (voice) 2017-06-16
Movie Once Upon a Time in Venice Dave Phillips 2017-06-08
Series You Don't Know Jack Unknown 2016
Movie 10 Cloverfield Lane Howard Stambler 2016-03-10
Series Gofrette Otis 2016
Movie Ratchet & Clank Grimroth (voice) 2016-04-13
Series Close to the Enemy Stan the Doorman 2016-11-10
Movie Alle Jahre wieder - Weihnachten mit den Coopers Sam Cooper 2015-11-12
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Celebration 2015-02-15
Movie Live from New York! Himself 2015-04-15
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Movie Trumbo Frank King 2015-10-27
Movie Monuments Men - Ungewöhnliche Helden Sgt. Walter Garfield 2014-01-24
Movie The Gambler Frank 2014-12-25
Movie Party Central Sullivan (voice) 2014-03-21
Movie Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Himself 2014-03-11
Movie Transformers: Ära des Untergangs Hound (voice) 2014-06-25
Movie All-Stars Himself 2014-10-15
Movie Dancing on the Edge Masterson 2013-02-04
Series Dancing on the Edge Masterson 2013-02-04
Movie Milius Himself 2013-03-09
Movie Inside Llewyn Davis Roland Turner 2013-10-06
Series Alpha House Senator Gil John Biggs 2013-04-19
Movie Die Monster Uni James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) 2013-06-20
Movie Prakti.com Sammy Boscoe 2013-06-07
Movie Hangover 3 Marshall 2013-05-23
Movie Die Qual der Wahl Congressman Scott Talley 2012-08-09
Movie ParaNorman Mr. Prenderghast (voice) 2012-08-03
Movie Back in the Game Pete Klein 2012-09-21
Movie Argo John Chambers 2012-10-11
Movie The Artist Al Zimmer 2012-10-10
Movie SpongeBobs Weihnachten Santa Claus 2012-11-23
Movie Flight Harling Mays 2012-11-02
Movie Red State Joseph Keenan 2011-08-19
Movie Ein Leben für den Tod Neal Nicol 2010-04-14
Movie Drunkboat - Verzweifelte Flucht Mr. Fletcher 2010-10-08
Movie In the Electric Mist - Mord in Louisiana Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni 2010-05-28
Series Treme Creighton Bernette 2010-04-11
Series Community Vice Dean Laybourne 2009-09-17
Movie Küss den Frosch "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice) 2009-12-08
Movie Alabama Moon Mr. Wellington 2009-09-27
Movie Die Päpstin Gerold 2009-10-22
Movie Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans Himself - Narrator 2008-11-20
Movie Speed Racer Pops Racer 2008-05-09
Movie Gigantisch Happy's Father 2008-09-09
Movie Bee Movie - Das Honigkomplott Layton T. Montgomery (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Walk Hard - Die Dewey Cox Story Unknown 2007-12-21
Movie Evan Allmächtig Congressman Long 2007-06-09
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Cars Sullivan Truck (voice) 2006-09-07
Series 연인 Coach Harris 2006-11-08
Series Kuzco’s Königsklasse Pacha 2006-01-27
Series VH1 Storytellers Steve Blauner 2005-04-02
Movie Charm School Steve Mills 2005-01-24
Movie Freshman Orientation Rodney 2004-01-18
Series Center of the Universe John Barnett 2004-10-27
Movie Cliffords großer Auftritt George Wolfsbottom 2004-04-23
Movie Die Passion Christi Unknown 2004-02-25
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Das Dschungelbuch 2 Baloo (voice) 2003-02-07
Series CrashBurn Larry Verber 2003-08-18
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Masked and Anonymous Uncle Sweetheart 2003-08-08
Movie Overnight 2003-06-12
Series The Second Coming Bones Darley 2003-02-09
Movie Leben oder so ähnlich Unknown 2002-04-26
Movie The Sweatbox Himself 2002-09-13
Movie 11'09''01 – September 11 Unknown 2002-09-04
Movie Dirty Deeds - Dreckige Geschäfte Tony 2002-07-18
Movie Storytelling Marty Livingston 2001-11-08
Movie Eine Nacht bei McCool's Detc. Dehling 2001-04-19
Movie Die Monster AG James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie On The Edge 2001-06-28
Movie Human Nature - Die Krone der Schöpfung Larry (voice) 2001-05-18
Movie Good Vibrations - Sex vom anderen Stern Roland Jones 2000-03-03
Movie Die Abenteuer von Rocky und Bullwinkle Oklahoma Cop 2000-06-30
Series The Cindy Margolis Show Pacha (voice) 2000-08-01
Movie Coyote Ugly Bill 2000-09-06
Series Normal, Ohio William 'Butch' Gamble 2000-11-01
Movie Ein Königreich für ein Lama Patcha (voice) 2000-12-09
Movie Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood Himself 1999-01-01
Series お水の花道 Ed Roth 1999-01-06
Series The West Wing – Im Zentrum der Macht Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie The Runner Deepthroat 1999-09-09
Movie Reiter auf verbrannter Erde Judge Tolliver 1999-04-17
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Mighty Mack McTeer 1998-02-05
Movie Dirty Work Mayor Adrian Riggins 1998-06-12
Movie Mac Cool und der Piratenschatz Mac (voice) 1998-09-24
Movie Lang lebe Ned Devine! Red 1998-09-15
Movie Rudolph mit der roten Nase Santa Claus (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie Ein Fall für die Borger Ocious P. Potter 1997-12-11
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Ein Pastor startet durch Capt. Stan Hamel 1997-04-15
Movie Schatten der Schuld Major Frank Wirtanen 1996-11-01
Movie Endstation Sehnsucht Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell 1995-10-24
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie Kingfish Huey P. Long, Jr. 1995-03-18
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Hudsucker - Der große Sprung Newsreel Announcer 1994-03-11
Movie Roseanne and Tom: A Hollywood Marriage Himself 1994-10-31
Series Spider-Man Fred Flintstone 1994-11-19
Movie Matinee Lawrence Woolsey 1993-01-29
Movie Blondinen küsst man nicht Harry Brock 1993-03-26
Series The Return of the Borrowers Sulley (voice) 1993-11-14
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Vier Dinos in New York Rex (voice) 1993-11-24
Movie Frosty Returns Frosty the Snowman 1992-12-01
Movie The Babe - Ein amerikanischer Traum Babe Ruth 1992-04-17
Movie King Ralph Ralph Hampton Gainesworth Jones 1991-02-15
Movie Arachnophobia Delbert McClintock 1990-07-20
Movie Stella Ed Munn 1990-02-02
Movie Zurück in die Zukunft II Unknown 1989-11-22
Movie Always - Der Feuerengel von Montana Al Yackey 1989-12-22
Series Die Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Sea of Love – Melodie des Todes Sherman 1989-09-15
Movie Brother from Space Garbage Czar 1988-01-01
Movie Punchline – Der Knalleffekt John Krytsick 1988-10-07
Series Roseanne Dan Conner 1988-10-18
Movie Ein Leben voller Leidenschaft Lawrence 1988-11-04
Movie Scout Academy Duke Earle 1988-05-13
Movie Arizona Junior Gale Snoats 1987-03-01
Series College Fieber Walter Sobchak 1987-09-24
Movie Murder Ordained Hugh Rayburn 1987-05-03
Movie Die diebische Elster Detective Nyswander 1987-03-20
Movie True Stories Louis Fyne 1986-10-10
Movie The Big Easy - Der große Leichtsinn Andre DeSoto 1986-11-27
Series Der Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Series Das Model und der Schnüffler Unknown 1985-03-03
Movie C.H.U.D. - Panik in Manhattan Cop in Diner 1984-08-31
Movie Heart of Steel Raymond Bohupinsky 1983-12-04
Movie Die Überlebenskünstler Commando 1983-06-24
Movie Staying Alive Unknown 1983-10-13
Series Chiefs Newt 'Tub' Murray 1983-11-13
Series Mondbasis Alpha 1 Daniel "Big Dan" Teague 1975-09-04
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Midnight Special Charlie Meadows 1973-02-02
Series Sabrina, The Teenage Witch Benjamin 1971-09-11
Series Ben Hur Frank 1959-01-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Crusade in Europe Jonesy 1949-05-05
Movie Unknown Unknown 1935-10-27