|Born Name||John Arthur Lithgow|
|Birth Place||Rochester, New York, United States|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Wife||Mary Yeager (m. 1981), Jean Taynton (m. 1966–1980)|
|Parents||Arthur Lithgow and Sarah Jane Price|
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Multi-talented actor John Lithgow is one of the famous comedian, musician, singer, and voice actor best known from the series “3rd Rock from the Sun”.
Many of his fans are curious about his personal life and details regarding his wife kids and family. So let’s find out more about the multi-talented actor’s private life.
Blissful Married Life Of John Along With His Kids!
Well talking about the past affairs and marriage life of Lithgow, his first marriage was with his first girlfriend, Phoebe Jean Tayton’ on 10th September 1966, after graduation from college. The couple had one son together” Ian Lithgow.”
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They got separated in 1980 after, Lithgow has an affair with ‘Liv Ullman‘ and other many women. In an interview with usatoday.com, John said:
“I was a deeply confused young man”.
After their breakup, John tied his knot with the actress ‘Mary Yeager.’In an interview, John remembers his first date and said”
“she was all turned out, and I was in sweaty tennis gear“
And after a couple of weeks, they got married in December 1981. John further added about his wife Mary and said:
“Mary is a wonderful combination of earthy and intellectual. We both feel like country bumpkins in Los Angeles. I’m an Ohio boy, and she’s a Montana girl. Yet we’re both very educated.”
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Lithgow has two children from his marriage with wife Mary, a son named”Nathan Lithgow‘ daughter “Phoebe Lithgow.”
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Many rumors circulated in the media about John Lithgow being gay, but these are only rumors because he had already married to women and had three children as well. So John being a gay is just rumors and nothing more than that.
About his movie, tv show, and music career:
John Lithgow started his career working as Director of art and literature Department. Lithgow made his stage debut on” Broadway” In The hanging room” in 1973. John also played in many stage films like” Butterfly” Dexter, “Sweet Smell of Sucess” etc.
Lithgow also worked and appeared in many television series like as”Dick Solomon” from” 3rd Rock From The Sun “TheDoll” NBC’s ‘Goodbye, my friend, He also had an appearance in documentary series”Trial & Error.”
Caption: John Lithgow new series” Trial & Error” trailer
Apart from movies and tv serials, Lithgow has written several children’s books and albums. Some of his books are”Marsupial Sue” Holiday” started-carnival for Kids”52 Unexpected Ways to Make a Birthday” I got two dogs” etc. His popular children’s music is “Singing in the Bathtub,” and children album”The Sunny Side of the Street.
For his performance in any particular series, He was nominated for” for outstanding lead actor. For his outstanding acting and passion towards Hollywood career, he won and nominated in many awards like Best supporting actor”Funniest male performer”Outstanding Actor in a Playback actor’ ‘Primetime Emmy Award’etc.
John Lithgow’s Short Bio
John Lithgow was born on 19 October 1945, in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Sarah Jane, a former actress, and father Arthur Washington Lithgow, a theatrical producer. His height is about 6’4″.John spent his childhood in Yellow Springs, Ohio. John spent his teenage in Akron and Lakewood.
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John got a university degree from Harvard College, in history and Literature. Lithgow attends Adams House as an undergraduate and member of Havard’s Board Of Overseers. After graduation, he moved to London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
The famous actor has an estimated net worth of about $45 million.