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John Goodman

Actor Date of birth 20th June 1952
Place of birth St Louis, Missouri, USA
Year of debut 1977
First feature film Jailbait Babysitter

Awards

  • Golden Globe Awards nominated1
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Biography

John Goodman decided to become a professional actor after an injury ended his college football career at Missouri State University. He joined the drama programme at Missouri State University. In 1975, he moved to New York. In 1986, he got his big break in the mockumentary True Stories. He has become known for starring in Coen brothers’ movies including Razing Arizona and Barton Fink. He is a versatile performer who has also sung on soundtracks including Blues Brothers 2000 and Monsters Inc.

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John Goodman's films

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Packshot for the film Monsters, Inc.
Certificate
U Certificate
Duration
91 Mins
Released
2001

Animated. Two monsters (John Goodman and Billy Crystal) become scarers at Monsters, Inc. Contains mild comic violence.

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Packshot for the film Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
125 Mins
Released
2011

A young boy finds a key that belonged to his dead father (Tom Hanks) and goes on an adventure trying to find the lock it fits. Some strong language.

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Packshot for the film Red State
Certificate
18 Certificate
Duration
84 Mins
Released
2011

A group of teens who are looking for sex are lured into a trap by a sinister religious cult. With John Goodman. Contains strong violence and sex references.

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Did you know?

  • John Goodman was the first ever guest on US TV show Late Night with Conan O’Brien, which premiered on 13th September 1993.
  • He married Annabeth Hartzog in 1989. They have a daughter.
  • Since Hurricane Katrina he has appeared on several recovery commercials aired in Louisiana.
  • While playing a football coach in Revenge of the Nerds, he improvised during filming by calling out the names of his friends from high school.
  • He has appeared in music videos including Good Golly Miss Molly by Little Richard and Wild Wild Life by Talking Heads.

Awards

  • 1 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 1992 Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Barton Fink