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John Goodman

Movie actors

John Stephen Goodman is an American actor. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the ABC TV series Roseanne, and its spinoff The Conners, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1993. He is also a regular collaborator with the Coen brothers on such films as Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). Goodman's voice roles in animated films include Rex in Steven Spielberg's We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story, Pacha in Disney's The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Baloo in The Jungle Book 2 (2003), and Sulley in Pixar's Monsters, Inc. (2001), and Monsters University (2013).