John Lithgow

United States

John Lithgow Bio

Who is John Lithgow

John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American musician, actor and author. He is well known for his role as Arthur Mitchell in Dexter as well as for his roles in films Obsession, Blow Out, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Interstellar.

Early Life (Childhood)

Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York, USA. He graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. magna cum laude in 1967, in history and literature.

Interesting Facts

Lithgow is famous for his towering height and slender frame. He often plays character being a father and family man. He has receding hairline and bold blue eyes.

Personal Life

Lithgow married Jean Taynton on10 September, 1966 and divorced in 1980. They have one son, Ian. He again married Mary Yeage. They have one 1 son, Nathan and one daughter, Phoebe.


Lithgow has won Golden Globes, USA, Primetime Emmy Awards, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA and many others.