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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 19 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Monsters, Inc.
Monsters, Inc. James P. "Sulley" Sullivan
Roseanne Dan Conner / Adult D.J. / Don Hollinger / Hair Stylist / Himself / Lou Grant / Madame Zaftig / Major Anthony Nelson / Skipper
The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak
Argo John Chambers


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 2016 Patriots Day (post-production)
Commissioner Ed Davis
 2016 Ratchet & Clank
Grimroth (voice)
 2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
Houston (voice)
 2014/III The Gambler
 2013 Monsters University
Sullivan (voice)
 2012/I Flight
Harling Mays
 2012 The Campaign
Congressman Scott Talley
 2012 ParaNorman
Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
 2008 Speed Racer
 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
 2000 Coyote Ugly
 1999 The Runner
 1998 The Real Macaw
Mac (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited)
 1998 Fallen
 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
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Duke Earle
 1987 Burglar
Detective Nyswander
 1986 The Big Easy
Det. Andre DeSoto
 1985 Sweet Dreams
 1984 Maria's Lovers
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Cop in Diner
 1983 The Survivors
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
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Other Works:

Radio Commercial for Budweiser Beer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Karl Mundt


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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(2008, on working with Al Pacino) I just idolized Al Pacino, and I was afraid that, you know, he was gonna wipe his feet on me or put a cigarette out on my neck or something. But he was so full of fire. He had such passion for acting. It's nice to meet someone like that. See more »


On Inside the Actors Studio (1994), he revealed that of all the projects he has worked on, The Big Lebowski (1998) is his favorite. See more »


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