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[from a 1984 interview] My career just happened to me. I didn't manage it. My plate is full all the time, but I never have the opportunity to choose from ten parts. I do turn down junk. I've played important parts in movies but I haven't yet played the person the story is about. The joy is in the work. You can get too hung up on where you are. I'm not preoccupied with the desire to be top banana,...
For his Broadway debut, Lithgow appeared in David Storey
's "The Changing Room" on March 7, 1973, and won the Tony Award 18 days later (March 25) setting a record for a Broadway acting debut.
In his earlier roles, often played villains or mentally unstable characters