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My sense of myself is that I'm a character actor, and character actors are ready, willing and able to do anything, to be totally different from themselves. That's my job, to be ready. I'm some kind of first responder.
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.
In his earlier roles, often played villains or mentally unstable characters