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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 29 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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10 Cloverfield Lane
Argo John Chambers
Barton Fink
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Flight Harling Mays


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 2018 Black Earth Rising (TV Movie) (post-production)
Michael Ennis
 2018 LEGO The Incredibles (Video Game)
James P. Sullivan (voice)
 1988-2018 Roseanne (TV Series)
Dan Conner / Hair Stylist / Don Hollinger / ...
 1996-2018 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Linda Tripp / Rex Tillerson / Parker / ...
 2017 Kong Skull Island: Monarch Files 2.0 (Video short)
Bill Randa
 2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Igon Siruss (voice)
 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
Hound (voice)
 2017 Atomic Blonde
Emmett Kurzfeld
 2017 Kong: Skull Island
Bill Randa
 2017 Bunyan and Babe
Paul Bunyan (voice)
 2016 Patriots Day
Commissioner Ed Davis
 2016 Ratchet & Clank
Grimroth (voice)
 2016 10 Cloverfield Lane
 2015 Love the Coopers
 2015 Trumbo
Frank King
 2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
Hal Houston (voice)
 2014/III The Gambler
 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series)
Senator Gil John Biggs
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction
Hound (voice)
 2014 Party Central (Short)
Sullivan (voice)
 2014 The Monuments Men
Walter Garfield
 2013 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
John Goodman
 2013 Monsters University
Sullivan (voice)
 2013 The Internship
Nick and Billy's Boss (uncredited)
 2013 The Hangover Part III
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis
Roland Turner
 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Mini-Series)
 2012 Downwardly Mobile (TV Movie)
 2012 All Star Bowling Trick Shots (Video short)
John Goodman
 2012 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Santa / Imaginary Santa
 2012/I Flight
Harling Mays
 2012 Trouble with the Curve
Pete Klein
 2012 Argo
John Chambers
 2012 The Campaign
Congressman Scott Talley
 2012 ParaNorman
Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
 2012 KFC Loves Gays (Short)
Colonel Sanders
 2011-2012 Community (TV Series)
Vice Dean Laybourne
 2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Stan the Doorman
 2011 Rage (Video Game)
Dan Hagar (voice)
 2011 Roseanne: Tricks & Treats (Video)
Dan Connor
 2011 Damages (TV Series)
Howard T. Erickson
 2010-2011 Treme (TV Series)
Creighton Bernette
 2011/I The Artist
Al Zimmer
 2011 Red State
Joseph Keenan
 2010 Drunkboat
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie)
Neal Nicol
 2009 Girls Gone Gangsta
Mortimer J Hamm
 2009 The Station (TV Movie)
Ted Gannon
 2009 The Princess and the Frog
'Big Daddy' La Bouff (voice)
 2009 Beyond All Boundaries (Short)
Capt. Edwin Simmons (voice)
 2009 Pope Joan
Pope Sergius
 2009 Cars Race-O-Rama (Video Game)
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2009 Alabama Moon
Mr. Wellington
 2009 In the Electric Mist
Julie 'Baby Feet' Balboni
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic
Graham Bloomwood
 2007-2008 The Emperor's New School (TV Series)
 2008 Gigantic
Al Lolly
 2008 Speed Racer
 2007 Cars Mater-National (Video Game)
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2007 Bee Movie Game (Video Game)
Layton T. Montgomery (voice)
 2007 Bee Movie
Layton T. Montgomery (voice)
 2007 Death Sentence
Bones Darley
 2007 Evan Almighty
Congressman Long
 2007 King of the Hill (TV Series)
 2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Santa Claus
 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Judge Robert Bebe
 2006 Odd Job Jack (TV Series)
Garbage Czar
 2006 Cars
Sullivan Truck (voice)
 2005 Kronk's New Groove (Video)
Pacha (voice)
 2004-2005 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
 2004-2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series)
John Barnett
 2004 Beyond the Sea
Steve Blauner
 2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie
George Wolfsbottom (voice)
 2004 Freshman Orientation
 2003-2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Glenallen Walken
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
William 'Big Bill' Haywood / Benjamin Harrison
 2003 The Jungle Book 2
Baloo (voice)
 2003 Masked and Anonymous
Uncle Sweetheart
 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 Storytelling
Marty Livingston (segment "Non-Fiction")
 2001 One Night at McCool's
Detective Dehling
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Big Rudy
 2001 My First Mister
 2000 Normal, Ohio (TV Series)
Butch Gamble
 2000 The Emperor's New Groove
Pacha (voice)
 2000 Pigs Next Door (TV Series) (voice)
 2000 Coyote Ugly
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Big Dan Teague
 2000 What Planet Are You From?
Roland Jones
 1999-2000 Now and Again (TV Series)
Michael Wiseman
 1999 Futurama (TV Series)
Robot Santa Claus
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
 1999 The Runner
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Judge Tolliver
 1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
Santa Claus (voice)
 1998 The Real Macaw
Mac (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Mayor Adrian Riggins (uncredited)
 1998 The Big Lebowski
Walter Sobchak
 1997-1998 Soul Man (TV Series)
Capt. Stan Hamel
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
Mighty Mack McTeer
 1998 Fallen
 1997 The Borrowers
Ocious P. Potter
 1996 Pyst (Video Game)
King Mattruss
 1996 Mother Night
Major Frank Wirtanen
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Alan Davenport
 1995 A Streetcar Named Desire (TV Movie)
Mitch Mitchell
 1995 Sesame Street (TV Series)
John Goodman
 1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (TV Movie)
Huey P. Long, Jr.
 1994 The Flintstones
Fred Flintstone
 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
 1993 Born Yesterday
Harry Brock
 1993 Matinee
Lawrence Woolsey
 1992 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Dan Conner
 1992 Frosty Returns (TV Short)
Frosty the Snowman (voice)
 1992 The Babe
Babe Ruth
 1991 Barton Fink
Charlie Meadows
 1991 King Ralph
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
 1990 Arachnophobia
Delbert McClintock
 1990 Stella
Ed Munn
 1989 Always
Al Yackey
 1989 Sea of Love
Det. Sherman
 1988 Everybody's All-American
 1988 Punchline
John Krytsick
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Duke Earle
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Donald Chase
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Harold Winter
 1987 Murder Ordained (TV Movie)
Hugh Rayburn
 1987 Burglar
Detective Nyswander
 1987 Raising Arizona
 1986 Talking Heads: Wild Wild Life (Video short)
 1986 The Big Easy
Det. Andre DeSoto
 1986 True Stories
Louis Fyne
 1985 Sweet Dreams
 1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
 1984 Maria's Lovers
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Cop in Diner
 1984 Revenge of the Nerds
Coach Harris
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
Raymond Bohupinsky
 1983 Chiefs (TV Series)
Newt 'Tub' Murray
 1983 The Survivors
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
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Karl Mundt


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[on his role as a gay construction worker] 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. See more »


In 2005 he was ordered by his doctors to lose a great deal of weight. He referred to this as his biggest challenge since quitting smoking in 2003. See more »


Frequently plays the sympathetic friend of the lead character See more »

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