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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 26 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Monsters, Inc.
Monsters, Inc. Sullivan
(2001)
Roseanne
Roseanne Dan Conner / Adult D.J. / Don Hollinger / Hair Stylist / Himself / Lou Grant / Madame Zaftig / Major Anthony Nelson / Skipper
(1988-1997)
The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Walter Sobchak
(1998)
Argo
Argo John Chambers
(2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Roseanne (TV Series) (pre-production)
Dan Conner
 2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Igon Siruss (voice)
 2017 Bunyan and Babe
Paul Bunyan (voice)
 1998-2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Linda Tripp / Rex Tillerson / Parker / ...
- Casey Affleck/Chance the Rapper (2016) ... Rex Tillerson (uncredited)
- Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) ... Parker / Anna Nicole Smith / Big Dog (uncredited)
- Cuba Gooding, Jr./Ricky Martin (1999) ... Linda Tripp (voice, uncredited)
- Brendan Fraser/The Roots (1999) ... Linda Tripp (uncredited)
- Alec Baldwin/Luciano Pavarotti, Vanessa Williams (1998) ... The Ghost of Hosts Past (uncredited)
 2016 Patriots Day
Commissioner Ed Davis
 2016 Ratchet & Clank
Grimroth (voice)
 2014/III The Gambler
Frank
 2014 Party Central (Short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 Monsters University
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Mini-Series)
Masterson
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Masterson
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Masterson
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Masterson
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Masterson
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Masterson
 2012 All Star Bowling Trick Shots (Video short)
John Goodman
 2012/I Flight
Harling Mays
 2012 The Campaign
Congressman Scott Talley
 2012 ParaNorman
Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
 2012 KFC Loves Gays (Short)
Colonel Sanders
 2012 Downwardly Mobile (TV Movie)
Buzz
 2011 Rage (Video Game)
Dan Hagar (voice)
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie)
Neal Nicol
 2009 Cars Race-O-Rama (Video Game)
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2009 The Station (TV Movie)
Ted Gannon
 2007-2008 The Emperor's New School (TV Series)
Pascha
- Graduation Groove (2008) ... Pascha (voice)
- Cornivale (2008) ... Pascha (voice)
- Faking the Grade/Eco Kuzco (2008) ... Pascha (voice)
- Yzbot/The Puma Whisperer (2008) ... Pascha (voice)
 2008 Speed Racer
Pops
 2007 Cars Mater-National (Video Game)
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2007 Bee Movie Game (Video Game)
Layton T. Montgomery (voice)
 2007 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Tommy
- Serpunt (2007) ... Tommy (voice)
 2006 Odd Job Jack (TV Series)
Garbage Czar
- The Big Dump (2006) ... Garbage Czar (voice)
 2006 Cars
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2005 Kronk's New Groove (Video)
Pacha (voice)
 2004-2005 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
Larry
- Stage Fright (2005) ... Larry (voice)
- Original Pilot (2004) ... Larry (voice)
- Thanksgiving Episode (2004) ... Larry (voice)
- Sarmoti Moves In (2004) ... Larry (voice)
 2003-2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Glenallen Walken
- The Dogs of War (2003) ... Glenallen Walken (uncredited)
- 7A WF 83429 (2003) ... Glenallen Walken (uncredited)
- Twenty Five (2003) ... Glenallen Walken (uncredited)
 2003 The Jungle Book 2
Baloo (voice)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
William 'Big Bill' Haywood / Benjamin Harrison
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... William 'Big Bill' Haywood
 2002 Monsters, Inc. Scream Arena (Video Game)
James P. Sullivan (voice)
 2002 Mike's Monstrous Adventure (Video Game)
James P. Sullivan (voice)
 2002 Dirty Deeds
Tony Testano
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Sullivan (voice)
 2001/I Happy Birthday
The Dean
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Big Rudy
- Loyalties (2001) ... Big Rudy
 2001 My First Mister
Benjamin
 2000 Normal, Ohio (TV Series)
Butch Gamble
- Just Another Normal Christmas (2000) ... Butch Gamble
- Working Girl (2000) ... Butch Gamble
- Buyer's Remorse (2000) ... Butch Gamble
- A Thanksgiving Episode (2000) ... Butch Gamble
- Caught on Tape (2000) ... Butch Gamble
 2000 Pigs Next Door (TV Series) (voice)
 2000 Coyote Ugly
Bill
 1999 Futurama (TV Series)
Robot Santa Claus
- Xmas Story (1999) ... Robot Santa Claus (voice)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Meathook
- Take My Wife, Sleaze (1999) ... Meathook (voice)
 1999 The Runner
Deepthroat
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Judge Tolliver
 1998 The Real Macaw
Mac (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited)
 1998 Fallen
Jonesy
 1988-1997 Roseanne (TV Series)
Dan Conner / Hair Stylist / Don Hollinger / ...
- The Truth Be Told (1997) ... Dan Conner (voice)
- Roseanne-Feld (1997) ... Dan Conner (credit only)
 1996 Mother Night
Major Frank Wirtanen
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Alan Davenport
 1996 Pyst (Video Game)
King Mattruss
 1995 Sesame Street (TV Series)
John Goodman
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Newsreel Announcer (as Karl Mundt)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
Rex (voice)
 1993 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Pilot (1993) ... Police Officer (uncredited)
 1992 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Dan Conner
- The Joke (1992) ... Dan Conner
 1992 Frosty Returns (TV Short)
Frosty the Snowman (voice)
 1991 King Ralph
Ralph
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
Red
- The Healing (1990) ... Red
 1990 Stella
Ed Munn
 1989 Always
Al Yackey
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Duke Earle
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Donald Chase
- Come Back Little Shiksa (1987) ... Donald Chase
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Harold Winter
- Re-Entry (1987) ... Harold Winter
 1987 Murder Ordained (TV Movie)
Hugh Rayburn
 1987 Burglar
Detective Nyswander
 1986 The Big Easy
Det. Andre DeSoto
 1986 Talking Heads: Wild Wild Life (Video short)
Singer
 1985 Sweet Dreams
Otis
 1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Eddie
- Free Advice (1985) ... Eddie
 1984 Maria's Lovers
Frank
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Cop in Diner
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
Raymond Bohupinsky
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini-Series)
Newt 'Tub' Murray
- Part 3 (1983) ... Newt 'Tub' Murray
 1983 The Survivors
Commando
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Hebert
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
Fred
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in music video for The Talking Heads' single "Wild, Wild Life" and was lead singer on the movie version of the song/video, in True Stories (1986). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Karl Mundt

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2007 - After completing rehab at Promises in Malibu] For my family and myself, I voluntarily took the necessary steps to remain sober the rest of my life. See more »

Trivia:

His first television appearance was for a Burger King commercial in which he had no lines. He only had to bite into a Whopper sandwich with glee. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive facial expressions See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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