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John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 21 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/III The Gambler
Frank
 2014 Party Central (Short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 Monsters University
Sullivan (voice)
 2012/I Flight
Harling Mays
 2012 The Campaign
Congressman Scott Talley
 2012 ParaNorman
Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
 2012 KFC Loves Gays (Short)
Colonel Sanders
 2008 Speed Racer
Pops
 2006 Cars
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2003 The Jungle Book 2
Baloo (voice)
 2002 Dirty Deeds
Tony Testano
 2001/I Happy Birthday
The Dean
 2001 My First Mister
Benjamin
 2000 Coyote Ugly
Bill
 1999 The Runner
Deepthroat
 1998 The Real Macaw
Mac (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited)
 1998 Fallen
Jonesy
 1997 The Borrowers
Ocious P. Potter
 1996 Mother Night
Major Frank Wirtanen
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Alan Davenport
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Newsreel Announcer (as Karl Mundt)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
Rex (voice)
 1990 Stella
Ed Munn
 1989 Always
Al Yackey
 1988 Everybody's All-American
Lawrence
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Duke Earle
 1987 Burglar
Detective Nyswander
 1986 The Big Easy
Det. Andre DeSoto
 1985 Sweet Dreams
Otis
 1984 Maria's Lovers
Frank
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Cop in Diner
 1983 The Survivors
Commando
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Hebert
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Other Works:

TV Commercial for Red Roof Inn (voice of "Red" voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Karl Mundt

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2008) I always overtip. Because at the end of the night, your feet hurt and you get to count it up and there's a nice feeling when you've gotten tipped well. I know what it's like. My mom lived on tips. See more »

Trivia:

Quit drinking in 2007 and has vowed to remain sober. See more »

Trademark:

Deep baritone voice with southern accent See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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