Publication of "The Remarkable Farkle McBride," a children's book, with C.F. Payne, illustrator. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, New York City, New York (ISBN 0689833407).
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I've had parallel careers in the theatre and in movies. In the theatre, I often play characters with a strong sense of innocence who aren't as intelligent as I am. The reason: my size. I seem sort of big and good-natured on stage. It would be too much for a big man to play a forbidding character on stage. So I play big people who are fairly gentle. It's a wonderful thing to build a career on. ...
His ancestry includes Welsh (from his maternal grandfather), English, as well as French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Scottish. His father was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, where the white American Lithgow family had lived for a few generations.
In his more recent work, often plays fathers and family men