John Goodman

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jonathan Stephen "John" Goodman
  • Birth Place: Affton, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/20/1952, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; producer; voice actor; singer
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John Goodman Fast Facts:
  • Attended an acting class at Southwest Missouri University with Kathleen Turner; later performed with her in a stage production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Auditioned for the 1980-81 cast of Saturday Night Live but didn't make the cut. As of 2011, he has hosted the show 12 times.
  • Got his big break when he was cast as Dan Connor in Roseanne, a role he played for nine seasons and for which he was ranked No. 13 on TV GUIDE's 50 Greatest Dads of All Time.
  • Performed with Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi in the Blues Brothers band.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
  • Lost more than 100 pounds in 2010.
  • As of 2011, has appeared in five Coen Brothers movies: Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998) and O Brother Where Art Thou? (2000), and has been cast in a sixth: 2013's Inside Llewyn Davis.
  • John Goodman Relationships:
  • Molly Evangeline Goodman - Daughter
  • Annabeth Hartzog - Wife
  • Virginia Goodman - Mother
  • Betty Goodman - Sister
  • Les Goodman - Brother
  • Leslie Goodman - Father
  • John Goodman Awards:
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Miniseries or a Special - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2001 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • 1989 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Meramac Community College, St. Louis, MO; Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO (BFA in Drama, 1975)

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