John Lithgow made his career as an American actor. He has won various awards during his lifetimes, such as two Golden Globe Awards and six Primetime Emmy Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. He even has four Grammy Awards and two Academy Awards, and two Tony Awards. He was introduced to the the American Theatre Hall of Fame and received a star of his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
John Lithgow Early Life
John was brought up in this world on 19th October of 1945. He was born in Rochester, which Is situated in New York in the U.S. His mother’s and Father’s name was Sarah Jane Lithgow and Arthur Washington Lithgow, respectively. He is the third child in his family and has three siblings. He completed his education at Harvard University and won a Fulbright Scholarship. Due to the scholarship, he got a chance to attend the London Academy Of Music and Arts. He completed his graduation from Princeton High School in the year 1963. After completing his graduation, he worked as a Director of the Arts and Literature Department, situated in New York City.
John Lithgow Career
John Lithgow started his career with his debut in the Dealing: OR the Berkeley to Boston Forty Brick Lost Bag Blues which was released in 1972. He debuted with David Storey in The Changing Room in the year 1973. This role earned him his first nomination for Tony Awards for Featured Actor in a Play. This was also his first win after debuting. He then made his appearance in the All That Jazz which was a Semi Autobiographical Movie by Bob Fosse. From 1978 to 1980, he appeared in at least ten episodes of the radio drama revival series named CBS Radio Mystery Theatre. He even did voice acting for the role of Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back as well as Return of the Jedi. For two consecutive years, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He even won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest appearance in a Drama Series named The Doll Of the Amazing Stories. In the year 1991, he appeared in the movie opposite Denzel Washington. He was the first actor who delivers a speech at commencement at Harvard University in 2005. He received an honorary Doctor of Arts for his alma mater. He gained more attention after appearing in a Romance Film named Love is Strange, released in 2014. He even appears on various stages for occasional performances such as children’s songs, as well as accompanying himself on his guitar.
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John Lithgow Personal Life
John Lithgow tied his knot with a teacher named Jean Taynton in 1966. They had one son named Ian, who was born in the year 1972. But later, things did not go well, and they divorced in 1980. He has been an immense supporter of Liverpool F.C. for many years.
John Lithgow Net Worth
John Lithgow has a net worth of a total of $50 million, which he had earned from the career that he had made.