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John Goodman

John Goodman
Goodman in 2006
Personal information
Birth nameJohn Stephen Goodman
Birth dateJune 20, 1952(age 64)
Place of birthAffton, Missouri, U.S.
Years active1975 present
SpouseAnnabeth Hartzog (1989 present)

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John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American film, television, and stage actor. He is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne (1988 1997) for which he won a Best Actor Golden Globe award in 1993, and for appearances in the films of the Coen brothers, with prominent roles in Raising Arizona as an escaped convict, in Barton Fink as a congenial murderer, in The Big Lebowski as a volatile bowler and in O Brother Where Art Thou? as a cultured, cycloptic thief. Additionally, Goodman's voice work has appeared in numerous Disney films, including the voice for "Sulley" in Monsters, Inc. He has contributed to more than 50 films and hosted Saturday Night Live twelve times.

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