John Goodman

American actor

John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor. He is best known for being on Roseanne, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1993.

John Goodman
John Stephen Goodman

(1952-06-20) June 20, 1952 (age 72)
Alma materMissouri State University
Years active1975–present
Annabeth Herzog
(m. 1989)

He married Annabeth Herzog in 1989. They have a daughter, Molly Evangeline Goodman (born 1990).[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1983 The Face of Rage Fred Television film
1983 Eddie Macon's Run Herbert
1983 The Survivors Commando
1983 Heart of Steel Raymond Bohupinsky Television film
1984 Revenge of the Nerds Coach Harris
1984 C.H.U.D. Cop in Diner
1984 Maria's Lovers Frank
1984 Frosty Returns Frosty the Snowman (voice)
1985 Sweet Dreams Otis
1986 True Stories Louis Fyne
1987 The Big Easy Det. Andre DeSoto
1987 Murder Ordained Hugh Rayburn Television film
1987 Raising Arizona Gale Snoats
1987 Burglar Det. Nyswander
1988 The Wrong Guys Duke Earle
1988 Punchline John Krytsick
1988 Everybody's All-American Lawrence
1989 Sea of Love Det. Sherman Touhey
1989 Always Al Yackey
1990 Stella Ed Munn
1990 Arachnophobia Delbert McClintock
1991 King Ralph Ralph Hampton Gainesworth Jones
1991 Barton Fink Charlie Meadows
1992 The Babe George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
1993 Matinee Lawrence Woolsey
1993 Born Yesterday Harry Brock
1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Rex the Tyrannosaurus Rex (voice)
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy Newsreel Announcer (voice) Credited as Karl Mundt
1994 The Flintstones Fred Flintstone
1995 Kingfish Huey P. Long Television film
Nominated—CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
1995 A Streetcar Named Desire Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell Television film
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
1996 Pie in the Sky Alan Davenport
1996 Mother Night Major Frank Wirtanen
1997 The Borrowers Ocious P. Potter
1998 Fallen Jonesy
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Mighty Mack McTeer
1998 The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
1998 Dirty Work Mayor Adrian Riggins Uncredited
1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Santa Claus (voice)
1999 The Runner Deepthroat
1999 Bringing Out the Dead Larry
1999 The Jack Bull Judge Joe B. Tolliver
2000 What Planet Are You From? Roland Jones
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? Daniel 'Big Dan' Teague
2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officer Cameo
2000 Coyote Ugly William James Sanford
2000 The Emperor's New Groove Pacha (voice)
2001 My First Mister Benjamin
2001 One Night at McCool's Det. Dehling
2001 When Dinosaurs Roamed America Narrator Television film
2001 Storytelling Marty Livingston Segment: "Non-Fiction"
2001 Happy Birthday The Dean
2001 Monsters, Inc. James P. "Sulley" Sullivan[broken anchor] (voice)
2002 Mike's New Car James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) Short film
2002 Dirty Deeds Tony
2003 Masked and Anonymous Uncle Sweetheart
2003 The Jungle Book 2 Baloo (voice)
2004 Home of Phobia Rodney
2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie George Wolfsbottom (voice)
2004 Beyond the Sea Steve 'Boom Boom' Blauner
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Steve Mills
2005 Kronk's New Groove Pacha (voice) Direct-to-video
2006 Cars James P. "Sulley" Sullivan Truck (voice) Cameo
2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus Santa Claus
2006 Tales of the Rat Fink Ed "Big Daddy" Roth (voice) Documentary
2007 Death Sentence Bones Darley
2007 Evan Almighty Congressman Long
2007 Bee Movie Layton T. Montgomery (voice)
2008 Speed Racer Pops Racer
2009 Gigantic Al Lolly
2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic Graham Bloomwood
2009 In the Electric Mist Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni
2009 Alabama Moon Mr. Wellington
2009 Beyond All Boundaries Capt. Edwin Simmons (voice) Short film
2009 The Princess and the Frog Eli "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice)
2009 A Sewer Runs Through It Narrator
2009 Pope Joan Pope Sergius II
2009 Drunkboat Mr. Fletcher
2010 You Don't Know Jack Neal Nicol Television film
2011 The Artist Al Zimmer
2011 Red State Joseph Keenan
2011 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Stan the Doorman
2012 ParaNorman Mr. Prendergast (voice)
2012 The Campaign Scott Talley Cameo
2012 Trouble with the Curve Pete Klein
2012 Argo John Chambers
2012 Flight Harling Mays Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
2013 The Hangover Part III Marshall
2013 The Internship Sammy Boscoe Uncredited
2013 Monsters University James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice)
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Roland Turner
2014 The Monuments Men Capt. Walter Garfield
2014 Party Central James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice) Short film
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Hound (voice)
2014 The Gambler Frank
2015 Spring Break '83 Dick Bender Post-production
2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Houston (voice) Direct-to-video
2015 Trumbo Frank King Post-production
2015 Bunyan and Babe Paul Bunyan (voice) Post-production
2015 Love the Coopers
2016 Ratchet & Clank Grimroth (voice) Post-production
2016 Untitled Cullen brothers film


Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Mystery of the Morro Castle George Rogers Unknown episodes
1983 Chiefs Newt 'Tub' Murray Episode: "Part 3"
1987 The Equalizer Harold Winter Episode: "Re-Entry"
1987 Moonlighting Donald Chase Episode: "Come Back Little Shiksa"
1988–1997 Roseanne Dan Conner 209 episodes
1989–2013 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) 13 episodes
1999 Now and Again Michael Wiseman Episode: "Origins"
1999 The Simpsons Meathook (voice) Episode: "Take My Wife, Sleaze"
1999 Futurama Robot Santa (voice) Episode: "Xmas Story"
2000 Normal, Ohio William "Butch" Gamble 13 episodes
People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series
2003–2004 The West Wing Glen Allen Walken 4 episodes
2004-2005 Father of the Pride Larry (voice) 15 episodes
2004–2005 Center of the Universe John Barnett 12 episodes
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Judge Bobby Bebe 2 episodes
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
2007 King of the Hill Tommy (voice) Episode: "SerPUNt"
2007–2008 The Emperor's New School Pacha (voice) Season 2
2010–2011 Treme Creighton Bernette 13 episodes
2011 Damages Howard T. Erickson 10 episodes
2011–2012 Community Vice Dean Robert Laybourne 6 episodes
2012 SpongeBob SquarePants Santa Claus (voice) Episode: "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!"
2013 Dancing on the Edge Masterson 5 episodes
2013–present Alpha House Gil John Biggs 21 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role
1996 Pyst King Mattruss (voice)
2002 Monsters Inc. Scream Arena James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice)
2007 Cars Mater-National Championship James P. "Sulley" Sullivan Truck (voice)
2009 Cars Race-O-Rama
2011 Rage Dan Hagar (voice)


  1. "John Goodman Biography (1952–)". Retrieved April 29, 2015.

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