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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
 2014 Party Central (Short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 Monsters University
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Mini-Series)
- 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)
 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)
- 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
 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)
- 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)
- 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 Dirty Deeds
Tony Testano
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2001/I Happy Birthday
The Dean
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Big Rudy
- Loyalties (2001) ... Big Rudy
 2001 My First Mister
 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
 1999 Futurama (TV Series)
Robot Santa Claus
- Xmas Story (1999) ... Robot Santa Claus (voice)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Take My Wife, Sleaze (1999) ... Meathook (voice)
 1999 The Runner
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Judge Tolliver
 1998 The Real Macaw
Mac (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited)
 1998 Fallen
 1997 The Borrowers
Ocious P. Potter
 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)
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
- The Healing (1990) ... Red
 1990 Stella
Ed Munn
 1989 Always
Al Yackey
 1988 Everybody's All-American
 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
 1985 Sweet Dreams
 1984 Maria's Lovers
 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
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Played the role of Pap in "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" on Broadway. 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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We'll shoot in Los Angeles, on the same lot where we shot Roseanne. It'll be difficult because I live in New Orleans. But I really enjoy doing sitcoms. You've got 22 minutes a week to put on a new play. It keeps me off the street. [about his role as a gay construction worker] See more »


Playing the role of "Pozzo" in the Broadway revival of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot". See more »


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