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John Lithgow Biography

John Lithgow
  • Age: 71 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Name: John Lithgow
  • Birth Name: John Arthur Lithgow
  • Father: Arthur Lithgow
  • Mother: Sarah Jane Price
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Rochester, New York
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $ 45 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Dark-Brown
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Mary Yeager (m. 1981), Jean Taynton (m. 1966–1980)
  • Children: Ian Lithgow, Nathan Lithgow, Phoebe Lithgow
  • Education: Harvard College 1967
  • Awards: Primetime Emmy Award
  • Movies: Shrek
  • TV Show: 3rd Rock from the Sun
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John Lithgow full name is john Arthur Lithgow. He is American actor, author, and singer who was born on October 19, 1945, and lives in Rochester, New York. He has received many awards in his life including 2 Tony Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards and 5 Emmy Awards in his life because of his excellent performance in films and also inducted into American theater hall of Fame.

He is 70 years now and his work in 3rd Rock from the Sun as Dick Solomon is counted among the successful presentation. John’s mother name is Sarah Jane and she was the former actress. His father was theatrical producer and director named Arthur Washington Lithgow III who used to run theater named McCarter. Looking towards his parents and their professional excellence in entertainment industry made him think of his career into it.

Lithgow completed his schooling from Harvard College. He completed his graduation in the year 1967 with an A.B. Magna Cum Laude. He took history and literature as the major subject and started living in Adams House. He also started working on Harvard’s Board of Overseers during the early start of career and presented in an outstanding way.

Similarly, his performance in Harvard of Gilbert and Sullivan's Utopia Limited is counted as outstanding performance ever undertaken. He started studying further in London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in later times for his further professional progress and worked as Director of Arts and Literature Department for some duration of time.

From the year 1981 till present time John is enjoying his dating with Mary Yeager stated in his bio. They are together from many years ahead, however; they are silent about getting married or falling into the relationship. Jean Taynton was also his previous girlfriend whom he dated from 1966 till 1980. From young age getting seriously into career did not make him think about love and affair besides filmography. In an interview, he even explained he has limited friends and too few girls whom he talks with.

Lithgow loves playing volleyball and hockey and he is travel man. He loves visiting historical places and monuments in leisure time and also has good faith in god. He is not captured with any other lady except his girlfriend and it seems he is committed with her. Mary has also explained her satisfaction having John as her great company and they look perfect together. John often plans surprises to Mary to make her happy.

Lithgow is 6 feet tall and he bears outstanding personality with good body and weight. His salary and net worth are summarized around 45 million American dollars counting him in the list of the richest celebrity across the town. He is available on twitter with his posts talking about current trend and activities and he is suggested for his presence in Instagram by fans. 

  • Last modified : 24 June, 2016
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