John Lithgow is one of the best American actors of all time. He’s also a comedian, author as well as a musician. He has many popular roles such as NBC sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun” and in the crime drama mystery series “Dexter”. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of John Lithgow in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
John Arthur Lithgow was born on October 19, 1945, in Rochester city in New York, United States. His father Arthur Lithgow was an actor and director who was responsible for running the McCarter Theatre, but he passed away in 2004. His mother Sarah Jane Price is now more than 100 years old, and she is a retired actress.
John Lithgow was grown and raised in several locations due to his father’s job which required him to keep moving constantly. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and literature from the Harvard College and then he attended after winning a scholarship and graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
John Lithgow has been into marriages, a divorce, relationship and had children that we know of and that is confirmed. He was first married to a teacher named Jean Taynton from 1966, and they ended their marriage with a divorce in 1980 because John had an affair with the Norwegian actress and director Liv Ullmann. John and Jean are the parents of 1 son, actor Ian Lithgow.
John Lithgow has been married to Mary Yeager since 1981. She’s a history professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. John and Mary gave birth to 1 son and 1 daughter together, Nathan Lithgow was born in 1983, and Phoebe Lithgow was born in 1982.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
John Lithgow made his debut work in a play titled “The Changing Room”. One of his early screen acting roles was in mystery film “Obsession”. He did voice acting for the animated fantasy comedy film “Shrek” which received many positive reviews.
John Lithgow has received more than 80 awards wins and nominations throughout his career. His most important award wins including 2 Golden Globes Awards, 6 Primetime Emmy Awards, 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards, among others.
John Lithgow’s 2019 plus acting work including a comedy film titled “Late Night” and a horror movie named “Pet Sematary”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actor, musician and comedian John Lithgow has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $60 million. He made his 10s of millions from acting in movies and series. John Lithgow earnings and salary per episode of “3rd Rock from the Sun” are set to $200 thousand.
John Lithgow is one of the most loved comedians and actors of all time. He has been in the acting industry for more than 4 decades starring in films and series, and now he has more than 100 credited acting roles. John Lithgow is now happily living with his second wife, Mary Yeager.