Born: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
John Stephen Goodman professionally known as John Goodman made his debut as an actor in the film Eddie Macons Run (1983). He rose to fame in acting by playing the role of Dan Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 1988 to 1997. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was American Comedy Awards for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication for Roseanne which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Goodmans career so far are True Stories (1986), Raising Arizona (1987), Always (1989), King Ralph (1991), Barton Fink (1991), The Babe (1992), The Flintstones (1994), Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Coyote Ugly (2000), The Artist (2011), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011), Argo (2012), Flight (2012), The Hangover Part III (2013), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), Cloverfield Lane (2016), Patriots Day (2016), Kong: Skull Island (2017), and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) to name a few. Goodman son of Leslie Francis Goodman and Virginia Roos was born on June 20, 1952, in Affton, Missouri. He attended Affton High School and graduated from it in 1970. He earned a football scholarship to Missouri State University in Springfield and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1975.
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