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John Goodman ACTOR


John Goodman was born on June 20th, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri with the birth name John Stephen Goodman, born to Leslie and Virginia Goodman.  He is most well known for his role portraying, San Conner on the television series, "Roseanne" (1988-1997), a role for which he won a Best Actor Golden Globe award in 1993.
His career as an actor began after he graduated from Affton High School and then he earned a drama degree from Southwest Missouri State.  Goodman then began his pursuit of a career as an actor beginning with appearing in a commercial for, Burger King.  He worked as a waiter and bouncer while trying to break into the entertainment industry.  

Soon he was also finding work as a stage actor adding such Broadway credits as, "Loose Ends" (1978) and "Big River" in 1985. 

Other well known film credits include, "Eddie Macon's Run" (1982) starring Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell, Leah Ayres, Tom Noonan and J. C. Quinn, "Revenge of the Nerds" (1984) also starring Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards, Curtis Armstrong, Ted McGinley, Julia Montgomery, Brian Tochi, Larry B. Scott, Michelle Meyrink and Donald Gibb, "True Stories" (1986) starring with David Byrne, Swoosie Kurtz and Spalding Gray, "Raising Arizona" (1987) starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand and Randall 'Tex' Cobb, "Barton Fink" (1991) with John Turturro, Michael Lerner, Judy Davis and John Mahoney, "King Ralph" (1991) co-starring Peter O'Toole, Camille Coduri and John Hurt, "Coyote Ugly" (2000) starring Piper Perabo, Maria Bello, Tyra Banks, Melanie Lynskey, LeAnn Rimes, Bridget Moynahan and Adam Garcia, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000) starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Holly Hunter, Charles Durning and Chris Thomas King, "Beyond the Sea" (2004) starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Bob Hoskins, Caroline Aaron, Brenda Blethyn, Greta Scacchi and Peter Cincotti, "Gigantic" (2008) also starring Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, Edward Asner and Jane Alexander, "Speed Racer" (2008) starring Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Richard Roundtree, Susan Sarandon, and Matthew Fox and "The Artist" (2011) a black and white silent film starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo. 

He has also appeared on a number of late night television shows such as, "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien".  Other television credits include the Emmy Award winning, "The West Wing" starring alongside an ensemble cast including Martin Sheen, Rob Low, John Spencer, Stockard Channing, Bradley Whitford, Dule Hill, Richard Schiff, Alan Alda, Allison Janney, Mary McCormack, Kristin Chenoweth, Jimmy Smits, Moira Kelly and Joshua Malina, "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip", "Community", "Dancing on the Edge", "Damages", "Treme", "Odd Job Jack", "Father of the Pride", "Normal, Ohio", "Soul Man", "Ed" and "Now and Again".
He has also worked on a number of Disney films doing voiceover work such as, "Monsters, Inc", "Cars", "Futurama", "The Emperor's New Groove" and "The Princess and the Frog".
John Goodman has married only once to Annabeth Hartzog in 1989 and they have one child together and remain married today.  He resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Most recently he has appeared in the films, "Girls Gone Gangsta" (2009) with Dominique DuVernay, Deanna Meske, John Swider, Jamie Alyson Caudle and Brent Henry, "Trouble with the Curve" (2012) a sports-drama film starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake and Matthew Lillard, "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2012) co-starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, F. Murray Abraham, Garrett Hedlund and Justin Timberlake and soon to release, "The Internship" (2013) starring Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell, Jessica Szohr, Dylan O'Brien and Joanna Garcia, "The Hangover Part III" (2013) starring alongside Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha and voiceover work for, "Monsters University" (2013) starring the voices of Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Tilly, Frank Oz and John Ratzenberger. 


2013         Monsters University
2013         The Hangover Part III
2013         The Internship
2012         Inside Llewyn Davis
2009         Girls Gone Gangsta
2012         Flight
2012         Trouble with the Curve
2012         Argo
2012         ParaNorman
2012         KFC Loves Gays
2011-2012     Community
2012         Downwardly Mobile 
2012         Dancing on the Edge 
2012         Spring Break '83
2011         Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
2011         Happy Feet Two
2011         Rage
2011         Damages 
2010-2011     Treme 
2011         The Artist
2011         Red State
2010         Drunkboat
2010         You Don't Know Jack
2009         The Princess and the Frog
2009         Beyond All Boundaries 
2009         Pope Joan
2009         Cars Race-O-Rama
2009         Alabama Moon
2009         In the Electric Mist
2009         Confessions of a Shopaholic
2009         The Station
2008         Gigantic
2007-2008     The Emperor's New School 
2008         Speed Racer
2007         Cars Mater-National
2007         Bee Movie Game 
2007         Bee Movie
2007         Evan Almighty
2007         Death Sentence
2007         King of the Hill
2006         The Year Without a Santa Claus
2006         Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
2006         Odd Job Jack
2006         Cars
2005         The Emperor's New Groove 2: Kronk's New Groove 
2004-2005     Father of the Pride
2004-2005     Center of the Universe
2005         Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
2004         Beyond the Sea
2004         Clifford's Really Big Movie
2004         Freshman Orientation
2003-2004     The West Wing he House Glenallen Walken
2003         The Jungle Book 2
2003         Masked and Anonymous
2003         Freedom: A History of Us
2002         Dirty Deeds
2002         Mike's New Car 
2001         Monsters, Inc.
2001         Happy Birthday
2001         Storytelling
2001         One Night at McCool's
2001         Ed
2001         My First Mister
2000         Normal, Ohio
2000         The Emperor's New Groove
2000         Pigs Next Door
2000         Coyote Ugly
2000         The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
2000         O Brother, Where Art Thou?
2000         What Planet Are You From?
1999-2000     Now and Again
1999         Futurama
1999         The Simpsons
1999         Bringing Out the Dead
1999         The Runner
1998-1999     Saturday Night Live 
1999         The Jack Bull
1999         Saturday Night Live: Best of the Clinton Scandal 
1998         Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
1998         The Real Macaw
1998         Dirty Work
1998         The Big Lebowski
1997-1998     Soul Man 
1998         Blues Brothers 2000
1998         Fallen
1997         The Borrowers
1988-1997     Roseanne
1996         Mother Night
1996         Pie in the Sky
1996         Pyst 
1995         A Streetcar Named Desire 
1995         Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long 
1994         The Flintstones
1994         All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! 
1994         The Hudsucker Proxy
1993         We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
1993         Grace Under Fire
1993         Born Yesterday
1993         Matinee
1992         The Jackie Thomas Show 
1992         Frosty Returns 
1992         The Babe
1991         Barton Fink
1991         King Ralph
1990         Grand 
1990         Arachnophobia
1990         Stella
1989         Always
1989         Sea of Love
1988         Everybody's All-American
1988         Punchline
1988         The Wrong Guys
1987         Moonlighting
1987         The Equalizer 
1987         Murder Ordained 
1987         Burglar
1987         Raising Arizona
1986         The Big Easy
1986         True Stories
1985         Sweet Dreams
1984         Maria's Lovers
1984         C.H.U.D.
1984         Revenge of the Nerds
1983         Heart of Steel 
1983         Chiefs 
1983         The Survivors
1983         Eddie Macon's Run
1983         The Face of Rage 
1977         Jailbait Babysitter 

Matinee Classics - The West Wing starring Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, Dule Hill, Rob Lowe, Joshua Malina, Stockard Channing, Lily Tomlin, Mark Harmon, Hal Holbrook, Edward James Olmos, Tim Matheson, Corbin Bernsen and James Brolin
Matinee Classics - Eddie Macon's Run starring Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell, Lisa Dunsheath, Leah Ayres, Tom Noonan, J.C. Quinn, Gil Rogers, Jay O. Sanders, John Goodman, Todd Allen and Nesbitt Blaisdell
Matinee Classics - Revenge of the Nerds starring Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese, Curtis Armstrong, Brian Tochi, Larry B. Scott, Michelle Meyrink, Ted McGinley, Donald Gibb, Matt Salinger, Julia Montgomery, Lisa Welch, John Goodman,David Wohl and Bernie Casey

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