John Goodman is an American film and television actor, voice artist, and comedian, known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne (1988–1997), for which he won a Best Actor Golden Globe Award in 1993, and his regular collaborations with the Coen brothers on such films as Barton Fink (1991), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). He also provided the voice of Sulley in Monsters, Inc. (2001), Monsters University (2013) and voice of Autobot Hound in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014); other prominent roles include supporting roles in Argo, Flight (both 2012), and The Hangover Part III (2013) and a regular role on the first season of HBO's Treme. John Heilpern of Vanity Fair calls him "among our very finest actors".
Born on: 20 June, 1952
Born in: St. Louis, Missouri, United States