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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 18 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Ratchet and Clank (completed)
Grimroth (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 Blue Rhino propane tank exchange. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Karl Mundt


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on Coyote Ugly (2000)] For the money. Honest to God, that's the only reason I did it. See more »


Born to Leslie Goodman, Sr, a postal worker (died in 1955), and his wife Virginia, a store clerk and waitress, he has a sister, Elisabeth (born after father's death), and a brother, Leslie, Jr (14 years senior to John). See more »


Frequently plays leaders and authority figures See more »

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