John Goodman is an American actor, born on June 20, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri. He is known for his versatile acting abilities, his deep voice, and his ability to portray a wide range of characters.
John Goodman Biography
Goodman attended Missouri State University, where he initially studied to become a geology major before switching to theater. After graduating, he moved to New York City to pursue acting, where he worked in theater, television commercials, and voice-over work.
Goodman’s big break came in 1988 when he was cast as Dan Conner in the hit sitcom “Roseanne.” He played the character for nine seasons and won a Golden Globe award for his performance. Goodman’s other notable television credits include “Alpha House,” “Community,” and “Treme.”
Goodman has also had a successful film career, starring in movies such as “The Big Lebowski,” “Monsters, Inc.,” and “Argo.” He has been nominated for several awards for his film work, including a Golden Globe for his role in “Barton Fink.”
In addition to acting, Goodman has also done voice-over work for a variety of animated movies and television shows. He has also lent his voice to several documentaries and audiobooks.
Goodman has been recognized for his contributions to the entertainment industry, receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007. He continues to act in film, television, and theater and is considered one of the most respected actors of his generation.