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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[About the constant time-slot changes and ultimate cancellation of 3rd Rock from the Sun
(1996)] "If NBC had set out to ruin it, they couldn't have done a better job. They kept trying to use us as a weapon instead of a show to be taken care of. It would have been nice to have stayed a big hit, but I'd rather be a great show that nobody was watching than a lousy show that was a big hit, which is ...
Three of his non-film roles have been based on movies involving Frank Oz
and Ian McDiarmid
. Most of Oz's and McDiarmid's collaborations are the Star Wars films, in which they play Yoda and Darth Sidious, respectively. Lithgow played Yoda on the radio. Oz also directed McDiarmid in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
(1988). Lithgow appeared in the stage musical.
Often plays fathers and family men