John Lithgow

John Lithgow

John Lithgow  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

John Lithgow and Mary Yeager

John Lithgow is married to Mary Yeager. [view couple]

John Arthur Lithgow (/ˈlɪθɡoʊ/ LITH-goh; born 1945) is an American actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has received acclaim and many accolades in his career including two Tony Awards, five Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guil...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship14 yrs
Average Relationship Length7 yrs
First Name John
Middle Name Arthur
Last Name Lithgow
Full Name at Birth John Arthur Lithgow
Alternative Name Jiggles
Age 70 years
Birthday 19th October, 1945
Birthplace Rochester, New York, United States
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Tall stature
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Princeton High School, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
University A.B., History And Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (1967), London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art, London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Text Actor, Musician, Producer, Voice Artist, and Author
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dick Soloman In 3rd Rock From The Sun (1996-2001).
Year(s) Active 1972–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) United Talent Agency, Celebrity Talent International
Brand Endorsement (1997) TV commercial for Discover credit card, (Late 1990s) Series of TV commercials for Kemper Funds (voiceover), (1997) TV commercials for 10-321 long distance, (2002) TV commercial for Amira Insurance, (2005) TV commercial for Campbell's Select line of soups, (2005-07) Print ads for Campbell's Select line of soups, (2011) TV commercial for Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow (political action committee established by Stephen Colbert) as Narrator (voiceover)
Official Websites,,,,,
Father Arthur Washington Lithgow III (Was A Theatrical Producer And Director Who Ran The McCarter Theatre In Princeton, New Jersey, United States.)
Mother Sarah Jane (née Price) (Was A Retired Actress.)
More about John Lithgow
Less about John Lithgow

Dating History

Partner Comparison

John Lithgow70 LibraActor
Mary Yeager-Teacher
Jean Taynton-Spouse


Female28th June, 198233 years old
Male13th September, 198332 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Accountant2016 Lamar Black Movie
The Crown2016 Sir Winston Churchill Movie
Interstellar2014 Donald Movie
The Homesman2014 Reverend Alfred Dowd Movie
Love Is Strange2014 Ben Hull Movie
The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest2014 Maurice (voice) Movie
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland2013 The White Rabbit TV Show
Drunk History2013 George Washington TV Show
Timms Valley2013 Ol' Gregory Timms TV Movie
This Is 402012 Oliver Movie
The Campaign2012 Glenn Motch Movie
Shrek's Thrilling Tales2012 Lord Farquad (voice) Movie
Rise of the Planet of the Apes2011 Charles Rodman Movie
New Year's Eve2011 Jonathan Cox Movie
Leap Year2010 Jack Movie
Louie2010 Funny Man TV Show
Confessions of a Shopaholic2009 Edgar West Movie
The Macabre World of Lavender Williams2009 God Short Film
Dreamgirls2006 Jerry Harris Movie
30 Rock2006 John Lithgow TV Show
Dexter2006 Arthur Mitchell TV Show
Twenty Good Years2006 John Mason TV Show
Paloozaville2006 The Mayor TV Show
Einstein's Big Idea2005 Narrator (English version, voice) TV Movie
How I Met Your Mother2005 Jerry Whitaker TV Show
The Colbert Report2005 Ad Narrator TV Show
Kinsey2004 Alfred Seguine Kinsey Movie
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers2004 Blake Edwards Movie
My Life, Inc.2004 Jan van de Bunt (voice) TV Movie
Shrek 4-D2003 Ghost of Farquaad Short Film
Freedom: A History of Us2003 Roger Williams TV Show
Orange County2002 Bud Brumder Movie
Shrek2001 Lord Farquaad Movie
Rugrats in Paris2000 Jean-Claude Movie
Don Quixote2000 Don Quixote de La Mancha TV Movie
C-Scam2000 Movie
A Civil Action1998 Judge Walter J. Skinner Movie
Homegrown1998 Malcolm, Robert Stockman Movie
Johnny Skidmarks1998 Sergeant Larry Skovik Movie
Officer Buckle and Gloria1997 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Hollow Point1996 Thomas Livingston Movie
3rd Rock from the Sun1996 Dr. Dick Solomon TV Show
Cosby1996 John Lithgow TV Show
My Brother's Keeper1995 Tom Bradley, Bob Bradley TV Movie
Redwood Curtain1995 Laird Riordan TV Movie
The Tuskegee Airmen1995 Senator Conyers TV Movie
A Good Man in Africa1994 Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner Movie
Princess Caraboo1994 Professor Wilkinson Movie
Silent Fall1994 Dr. Rene Harlinger Movie
World War II: When Lions Roared1994 Franklin Delano Roosevelt TV Movie
Cliffhanger1993 Qualen Movie
The Pelican Brief1993 Smith Keen Movie
Love, Cheat & Steal1993 Paul Harrington Movie
The Wrong Man1993 Phillip Mills TV Movie
Frasier1993 Madman Martinez TV Show
The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale1993 Alexander TV Movie
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble1993 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Raising Cain1992 Carter Movie
At Play in the Fields of the Lord1991 Leslie Huben Movie
L.A. Story1991 Harry Zell Movie
Ricochet1991 Earl Talbot Blake Movie
The Boys1991 Artie Margulies TV Movie
Memphis Belle1990 Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer Movie
Ivory Hunters1990 Robert Carter TV Movie
Out Cold1989 Dave Movie
Traveling Man1989 Ben Cluett TV Movie
Tales from the Crypt1989 Dr. Oscar Charles TV Show
Distant Thunder1988 Mark Lambert Movie
Harry and the Hendersons1987 George Henderson Movie
Baby Girl Scott1987 Neil Scott TV Movie
The Manhattan Project1986 John Mathewson Movie
Mesmerized1985 Oliver Thompson Movie
Santa Claus1985 B.Z. Movie
Amazing Stories1985 John Walters TV Show
The Amazing Bone1985 Narrator (voice) Short Film
20101984 Dr. Walter Curnow Movie
Footloose1984 Rev. Shaw Moore Movie
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension1984 Lord John Whorfin Movie
The Glitter Dome1984 Sgt. Marty Wellborn TV Movie
Terms of Endearment1983 Sam Burns Movie
Twilight Zone: The Movie1983 John Valentine (Segment #4) Movie
The Day After1983 Joe Huxley TV Movie
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can1982 Mr. Brunner Movie
The World According to Garp1982 Roberta Muldoon Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982 Goldilocks' Father TV Show
Not in Front of the Children1982 Richard Carruthers TV Movie
Blow Out1981 Burke Movie
The Oldest Living Graduate1980 Clarence TV Movie
Big Blonde1980 Herbie Morse TV Movie
Mom, the Wolfman and Me1980 Wally TV Movie
All That Jazz1979 Lucas Sergeant Movie
Rich Kids1979 Paul Philips Movie
The Big Fix1978 Sam Sebastian Movie
Obsession1976 Robert Lasalle Movie
Nova1974 Narrator TV Show
Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues1972 John Movie
Great Performances1971 Capt. Thorne TV Show
Show More Filmography
Show Less Filmography

Six Degrees

Connect any celebrity with John Lithgow to see how closely they are linked... romantically!

Recent connections involving John Lithgow

    Comments on John Lithgow

    Posted commentsView all comments (2)

    CraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

    He's an incredibly good actor. Loved him on Dexter.

    JuantMonajcuanovJun 4, 2010

    3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN was Lithgow ever presumptious. A cain.

    Join the FamousFix discussion board >>