John Lithgow Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1945 (71)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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John Lithgow Biography

Date of Birth: October 19, 1945 (71)
Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA
Gender: Male

John Lithgow's roots are in the theater. In 1973, he won a Tony Award three weeks after his Broadway debut, in David Storey's The Changing Room. Since then, he has appeared on Broadway 19 more times, earning another Tony, three more Tony nominations, four Drama Desk Awards, and induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame. Ensuing stage performances have included major roles in My Fat Friend, Trelawney of the "Wells" Comedians, Anna Christie, Bedroom Farce, Beyond Therapy, M. Butterfly, The Front Page, Retreat from Moscow, All My Sons, the Off-Broadway premieres of Mrs. Farnsworth and Mr. and Mrs. Fitch, and the musicals Sweet Smell of Success (his second Tony), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

John Lithgow Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
John Lithgow, The Columnist
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
John Lithgow, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play
John LithgowMrs. Farnsworth
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
John Lithgow, Sweet Smell of Success
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
John Lithgow , Sweet Smell of Success
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
John Lithgow, Sweet Smell of Success
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
John LithgowM. Butterfly
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Actor - Play
John Lithgow, M Butterfly
 
Drama League Awards - 1988 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Lithgow, M. Butterfly
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
John Lithgow, M. Butterfly
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
John Lithgow, Requiem for a Heavyweight
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
John Lithgow, Requiem for a Heavyweight
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance
John Lithgow, The Changing Room
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
John Lithgow, The Changing Room

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