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John Goodman

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne (1988-1997), for which he won a Best Actor Golden Globe award in 1993. Goodman is also noted for appearances in the films of the Coen brothers, with prominent roles in Raising Arizona as an escaped convict, in Barton Fink (1991), as a congenial murderer, in The Big Lebowski, as a volatile bowler and in O Brother Where Art Thou?, as a cultured thief. Additionally, Goodman's voice work has appeared in numerous Disney films, including the voice for "Sulley" in Monsters, Inc. Having contributed to more than 50 films, Goodman has also won two American Comedy Awards and hosted Saturday Night Live fourteen times.

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Jun 20, 1952 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-07-21
Latest Project:
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014-02-24

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 21 wins & 54 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Roseanne
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Dancing on the Edge Masterson 5 episodes, 2013 2013-02-04
"Alpha House" Pilot Senator Gil John Biggs 2013-04-19
Great Bear Stakeout Unknown 2013-04-25
Treme Creighton Bernette 13 episodes, 2010-2011 2010-04-11
Community Unknown 2009-09-17
Pioneers of Television Self 2 episodes, 2013-2014 2008-01-02
Damages Unknown 2007-07-24
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Father of the Pride Larry 14 episodes, 2004-2005 2004
Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
SpongeBob SquarePants Unknown 1999-05-01
Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Now and Again Unknown 1999-09-24
The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Les muppets Unknown 1996-03-08
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Grace Under Fire Unknown 1993-09-29
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Roseanne Dan Conner / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018 1988-10-18
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21