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John Lithgow

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John Lithgow
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Birth name John Arthur Lithgow
Born October 19, 1945 in Rochester, New York, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
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Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
3rd Rock from the Sun Dick Solomon 1996–2001 1 2 3 4 5 6
Twenty Good Years John Mason 2006 1
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland The White Rabbit 2013–2014 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live Himself 11x04 - John Lithgow/Mr. Mister December 7, 1985
Saturday Night Live Himself 12x16 - John Lithgow/Anita Baker April 11, 1987
Saturday Night Live Himself 14x06 - John Lithgow/Tracy Chapman November 19, 1988
Frasier Madman Martinez (voice) 2x19 - Someone to Watch Over Me March 28, 1995
How I Met Your Mother Jerry Whitaker 6x19 - Legendaddy March 21, 2011
How I Met Your Mother Jerry Whitaker 6x21 - Hopeless April 18, 2011
How I Met Your Mother Jerry Whitaker 9x10 - Mom and Dad November 18, 2013
How I Met Your Mother Jerry Whitaker 9x22 - The End of the Aisle March 24, 2014

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
World War II: When Lions Roared Franklin Roosevelt April 19, 1994
My Brother's Keeper Tom Bradley/Bob Bradley March 19, 1995 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Tony Awards

  • Won: Best Featured Actor in a Play (1973)
The Changing Room
  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Musical (2002)
Sweet Smell of Success

Primetime Emmy Awards

(5 Wins in 11 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (1986, 2010)
  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1996, 1997, 1999)
3rd Rock from the Sun

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(2 Wins in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1997, 1998)
3rd Rock from the Sun

Golden Globe Awards

(2 Wins in 4 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical (1997)
3rd Rock from the Sun
  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (2010)