John Goodman

John Goodman

Jun. 20th, 1952
Born in
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
6' 2"

John Goodman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Roseanne TV Show
Treme TV Show
Alpha House TV Show
Alpha House
Muppets Tonight TV Show
Muppets Tonight
Dancing on the Edge (UK) TV Show
Dancing on the Edge (UK)
Father of the Pride TV Show
Father of the Pride
Normal, Ohio TV Show
Normal, Ohio
Center of the Universe TV Show
Center of the Universe

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Transformers: Age of Extinction
2009 - Confessions of a Shopaholic
2009 - In the Electric Mist
2009 - Pope Joan
2009 - The Princess and the Frog
2008 - Gigantic
2008 - Speed Racer
2007 - Evan Almighty
2007 - Bee Movie
2007 - Death Sentence
2006 - Cars
2004 - Beyond the Sea
2004 - Clifford's Really Big Movie
2003 - Overnight
2003 - Masked and Anonymous
2003 - The Jungle Book 2
2002 - Dirty Deeds
2001 - Monsters, Inc.
2001 - My First Mister
2001 - One Night At McCool
2001 - Storytelling
2000 - The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
2000 - What Planet are you from?
2000 - The Emperor's New Groove
2000 - Coyote Ugly
2000 - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
1999 - Bringing Out The Dead
1999 - Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood
1998 - Blues Brothers 2000
1998 - The Big Lebowski
1998 - Fallen
1998 - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
1998 - Dirty Work
1997 - The Borrowers
1996 - Mother Night
1994 - The Flintstones
1994 - The Hudsucker Proxy
1993 - Matinee
1993 - We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
1992 - The Babe
1991 - Barton Fink
1991 - King Ralph
1990 - Arachnophobia
1990 - Stella
1989 - Always
1989 - Sea of Love
1988 - Punchline
1988 - The Wrong Guys
1987 - Raising Arizona
1986 - True Stories
1985 - Sweet Dreams
1984 - C.H.U.D.
1984 - Revenge of the Nerds
1983 - The Survivors
1983 - Eddie Macon's Run

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Dr. Gene Walderman
Pascha (Voiced)
Howard T. Erickson
Vice Dean Laybourne
Acting President Glenallen Walken
Judge Robert Bebe
Capt. Stan Hamel
Michael Wiseman
Harold Winter
[Complete List]


  • Started off in a small theater in Springboro, Ohio called the Miami Valley Dinner Theater now called La Comedia Dinner Theater. He appeared in the show "1776" in 1975.
  • On "Inside the Actors Studio" he revealed that of all the projects he has worked on, "The Big Lebowski" is his favorite.
  • Born to Leslie Goodman, Sr, a postal worker (died in 1955), and his wife Virginia, a store clerk and waitress, he has a sister, Elisabeth (born after father's death), and a brother, Leslie, Jr (14 years senior to John).
  • Appeared in "A Streetcar Named Desire" with 'Alec Baldwin' (qv). Baldwin, who played the role originated by 'Marlon Brando' (qv), has played 'Robert De Niro' (qv) on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv). Goodman has played Brando and De Niro on "Saturday Night Live".
  • He was regarded as being so crucial to the feature film version of _The Flintstones (1994)_ (qv) that the project would have been shelved if he had turned down the role of Fred.
  • Was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon national fraternity (Missouri Eta chapter - Southwest Missouri State University).
  • Went to Affton High School in Affton, Missouri.
  • Daughter Molly Evangeline Goodman (born August 31st 1990) with Annabeth Hartzog.

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