John Lithgow

LCT: The Front Page. Broadway: The Changing Room (Broadway debut, Tony Award), My Fat Friend, Trelawney of the "Wells," Comedians, Anna Christie, Once in a Lifetime, Spokesong, Bedroom Farce, Division Street, Beyond Therapy, M. Butterfly, The Retreat from Moscow, Mrs. Farnsworth, and the musicals Sweet Smell of Success (Tony), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. London: "Malvolio" in Twelfth Night (RSC). Films: over 30 films including The World According to Garp and Terms of Endearment (Oscar nominations for both); All That Jazz, Blow Out, Twilight Zone: the Movie, Footloose, 2010, Buckaroo Banzai, Harry and the Hendersons, Raising Cain, Ricochet, Cliffhanger, Orange County, Shrek, Kinsey, Dreamgirls, Confessions of a Shopaholic. TV includes: three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, two SAG Awards, and The American Comedy Award for the loopy character of the alien High Commander, Dick Solomon, on the hit NBC comedy series "3rd Rock from the Sun;" "Amazing Stories" (Emmy Award); "The Day After," "Resting Place," "Baby Girl Scott," "My Brother?s Keeper," TNT's "Don Quixote," and HBO's "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers." Dance: the ballet, Carnival of the Animals, a collaboration with choreographer Christopher Wheeldon for NY City Ballet, with music by Camille Saint-Saens and with his own verse narration. Author: seven NY Times best-selling children's picture books, including The Remarkable Farkle McBride, Marsupial Sue, Micawber, I'm a Manatee, Mahalia Mouse Goes to College, The Poets' Corner and Carnival of the Animals. In addition: national children's concerts with the Chicago, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Baltimore, and San Diego Symphonies, and at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke's; his children's albums are Singin' in the Bathtub, Farkle & Friends, and The Sunny Side of the Street. Other awards: five Tony nominations, four Drama Desk Awards, 10 Emmy nominations, two Parents' Choice Silver Honor Awards, five Grammy Award nominations, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame. Honors: Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Harvard.