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Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Sheriff Hartman

[West End]
West End, 2015

Roundabout Revival, 2009

Emanuele Giri


Mr. Antrobus

Original Broadway Production, 1985

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Pap Finn

Sheriff Bell

Winninger (Half)


John Goodman Movies

[1983]Eddie Macon's Run Hebert

[1983]The Survivors Commando

[1984]Maria's Lovers Frank

[1984]C.H.U.D. Cop in Diner

[1984]Revenge of the Nerds Coach Harris

[1985]Sweet Dreams Otis

[1986]True Stories Louis Fyne

[1986]The Big Easy Det. Andre DeSoto

[1987]Raising Arizona Gale

[1987]Burglar Detective Nyswander

[1988]The Wrong Guys Duke Earle

[1988]Everybody's All-American Lawrence

[1988]Punchline John Krytsick

[1989]Sea of Love Sherman

[1989]Always Al Yackey

[1990]Arachnophobia Delbert McClintock

[1990]Stella Ed Munn

[1991]Barton Fink Charlie Meadows

[1991]King Ralph Ralph

[1992]The Babe Babe Ruth

[1993]Matinee Lawrence Woolsey

[1993]Born Yesterday Harry Brock

[1993]We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Rex

[1994]The Hudsucker Proxy Newsreel Announcer

[1994]The Flintstones Fred Flintstone

[1995]Pie in the Sky Alan Davenport

[1996]Mother Night Major Frank Wirtanen

[1997]The Borrowers Ocious P. Potter

[1998]Blues Brothers 2000 Mighty Mack McTeer

[1998]The Real Macaw Mac

[1998]Fallen Jonesy

[1998]Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Santa Claus

[1998]The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak

[1999]The Runner Deepthroat

[1999]Bringing Out the Dead Larry

[2000]What Planet Are You From? Roland Jones

[2000]O Brother, Where Art Thou? Big Dan Teague

[2000]Coyote Ugly Bill

[2000]The Emperor's New Groove Pacha

[2000]The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Oklahoma Cop

[2001]One Night at McCool's Detective Dehling

[2001]My First Mister Benjamin

[2001]Monsters, Inc. Sullivan

[2002]Dirty Deeds Tony Testano

[2003]Masked and Anonymous Uncle Sweetheart

[2003]The Jungle Book 2 Baloo

[2004]Beyond the Sea Steve Blauner

[2004]Freshman Orientation Rodney

[2004]Clifford's Really Big Movie George Wolfsbottom

[2005]Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Steve Mills

[2006]Cars Sullivan Truck

[2007]Death Sentence Bones Darley

[2007]Evan Almighty Congressman Long

[2007]Bee Movie Layton T. Montgomery

[2008]Speed Racer Pops

[2008]Gigantic Al Lolly

[2009]Pope Joan Pope Sergius

[2009]Alabama Moon Mr. Wellington

[2009]The Princess and the Frog Big Daddy La Bouff

[2009]In the Electric Mist JulieBaby FeetBalboni

[2009]Confessions of a Shopaholic Graham Bloomwood

[2010]Drunkboat Fletcher

[2011]Girls Gone Gangsta Mortimer J Hamm

[2011]The Artist Al Zimmer

[2011]Red State Joseph Keenan

[2011]Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Stan the Doorman

[2012]ParaNorman Mr. Prenderght

[2012]Flight Harling Mays

[2012]Trouble with the Curve Pete Klein

[2012]Argo John Chambers

[2013]Inside Llewyn Davis Roland Turner

[2013]The Hangover Part III Marshall

[2013]Monsters University Sullivan

[2014]Transformers: Age of Extinction Hound

[2014]The Monuments Men Walter Garfield

[2014]The Gambler Frank

[2015]Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Hal Houston

[2015]Love the Coopers Sam

[2015]Trumbo Frank King

[2016]Ratchet & Clank Grimroth

[2016]10 Cloverfield Lane Howard

[2016]Patriots Day Commissioner Ed Davis

[2017]Transformers: The Last Knight Hound

[2017]Kong: Skull Island Bill Randa

[2017]Once Upon a Time in Venice Dave

[2017]Atomic Blonde Emmett Kurzfeld

[2017]Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Igon Siruss

[2017]Bunyan and Babe Paul Bunyan

[2019]Captive State William Mulligan

[2019]Easy Does It Catfish Crawford

John Goodman TV Shows

Alpha House Senator Gil John Biggs

Center of the Universe John Barnett

Community Vice Dean Laybourne

Monsters at Work Sulley

Now and Again Michael Wiseman

Roseanne Dan Conner, Hair Stylist, Don Hollinger

Soul Man Capt. Stan Hamel

The Conners Dan Conner

The Freak Brothers Fat Freddy Freekowtski

The Righteous Gemstones Dr. Eli Gemstone

The West Wing Glenallen Walken

Treme Creighton Bernette

John Goodman Awards and Nominations

John Goodman Videos

John Goodman News


HBO has officially renewed THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES for a highly anticipated fourth season. Find out all the details and catch up on the first three seasons now on Max.

Summer Movies At Sarasota Opera House To Begin May 12, 2023

Sarasota Opera has announced the lineup for the 2023 Summer Classic Movies at the Opera House. The Classic Movies at the Opera House series featuring many beloved movies will open on Friday, May 12th at 7:30 pm with 2001: A Space Odyssey. Throughout the summer and into the fall, featured movies will include films ranging from the 1930's to the 1990's. Tickets will be $12 and will go on sale starting on Wednesday, May 3. Additional movie titles are detailed below.  

Stephanie Hsu, Bill Irwin & More to Star in EURYDICE at Signature's 2023 Gala

Signature Theatre has announced the all-star cast of its reading of Signature Spotlight Resident Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice for the annual Signature Gala. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Cast Announced For Shakespeare's Globe's SHAKESPEARE IN THE ABBEY

As celebrations continue for the 400th Anniversary of the First Folio across 2023, Shakespeare’s Globe will return to Westminster Abbey for the hugely popular Shakespeare in the Abbey for six special performances beginning this evening and running until Friday 31 March.

Lee Roy Reams, Faith Prince, Ari Axelrod, and Anita Gillette to Join 92NY's Cabaret Conversations

The 92nd Street Y, New York School of Music has announced new guests for their popular virtual interview series, Cabaret Conversations, now in its third year. Led by award-winning cabaret historian and performer Michael Kirk Lane, the series was the recipient of the 2022 Manhattan Association of Cabaret Award for Best Virtual Presentation.


The newest lineup of cabaret stars that will chat with Michael Kirk Lane for 92Y has been announced and it's a doozy.

European Premiere of STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT to Play La Cave Cafe Starting This Month

Rohm Literary and American Blues Theater will present the European premiere of a new play, STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT, written and directed by John Kolvenbach (Olivier Nominee Love Song) and starring Jim Ortlieb (Broadway's The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin) and featuring Julie Kalya.

Review: ON BECKETT at A.C.T. Serves Up Bill Irwin's Enthralling Take on the Iconic Writer's Work

What did our critic think of ON BECKETT at A.C.T.? Master clown Bill Irwin is the perfect guide through the world of Samuel Beckett in this beguiling and exceedingly entertaining show that excavates the humor in the great master's work while still honoring its underlying existential angst.

Meet the Cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Beginning Previews Tonight!

Topdog/Underdog officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 27. The production opens at the John Golden Theatre on October 20. Meet the cast bringing the story to life!

TRU to Present 'Meet The Coaches' Workshop To Prepare Actors For TRU Virtual Audition And All Auditions

Theater Resources Unlimited will present Meet the Coaches, during which actors can meet more than 10 monologue and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will share their methods and then meet individuals in breakout rooms.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Will Return to Broadway This Fall with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Corey Hawkins

SUZAN-LORI PARKS’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner KENNY LEON. Learn all about the new production!

O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU? to Screen at The Ellen Theatre

The Coen Brothers' critically acclaimed film O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? screens at The Ellen, Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 PM.

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER NEW ORLEANS Film Announces Live Musical Tour Dates

Fans Of New Orleans music and culture are in for a very special musical and cinematic experience as the new film TAKE ME TO THE RIVER NEW ORLEANS is headed to select movie theaters nationwide beginning on April 22nd, and Take Me To The River ALL-STARS LIVE is headed to music venues in select cities nationwide during the month of May.

BWW Interview: Mark Cuddy on Playing the Lead Role in 59E59's HEARTLAND

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) to present Heartland, a new play written by Gabriel Jason Dean, in collaboration with Geva Theatre Center. Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh, Heartland plays now through April 10, 2022. 

Meet the Cast of POTUS on Broadway

Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially begins previews tonight, April 14. Meet the cast!


Broadway’s uproarious new comedy about the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world, POTUS begins previews at the Shubert Theatre on Thursday, April 14, 2022, with an official Opening Night of Monday, May 9, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 14, 2022.

HBO Renews Comedy Series THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES For A Third Season

HBO announced today that the critically acclaimed comedy series The Righteous Gemstones has been renewed for a third season. The nine-episode second season of The Righteous Gemstones, starring Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson and Adam Devine, kicked off earlier this year.

VIDEO: Season Two Trailer Of HBO Original Series THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES

Created, written and executive produced by Danny McBride (HBO’s “Vice Principals” and “Eastbound & Down”), and marking his third HBO comedy series from Rough House Pictures, The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.

Alan Cumming, Ryan Reynolds & More to Star in Audible's CINNAMON BEAR

Audible just announced a new original series perfect for family listening: Cinnamon Bear: A Holiday Adventure, performed by star-studded cast with original musical numbers. The original Cinnamon Bear radio series debuted in 1937 as a cliffhanger-style children’s radio show that featured daily episodes during the holiday season!


The cast features Danny McBride, Adam Devine, John Goodman, Cassidy Freeman, Tim Baltz, Walton Loggins, Eric Andre, Jessica Lowe, and Jennifer Nettles. The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work. Watch the new trailer now!


John Goodman has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

John Goodman has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

John Goodman's first West End show was American Buffalo which opened in 2015

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Big River .

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