John Carroll Lynch

John Carroll Lynch

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    • August 1st, 1963
John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American actor, known for his role as Drew Carey's cross-dressing brother on The Drew Carey Show, and for his role as Norm, the unassuming husband of Margie Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in Fargo. In the fall of 2003, he starred in the CBS show The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire, with Randy Quaid, Chris Penn, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth McGovern, and Ann Cusack. The show was cancelled after only a few episodes. He also had a recurring role in the HBO show Carnivàle, playing escaped convict Varlyn Stroud. Lynch appeared as a district attorney in the CBS series Close to Home and as NASA official Bob Gilruth in the HBO mini-series From the Earth to the Moon. Lynch appeared in the 2003 thriller Gothika and the 2007 biopic Zodiac.

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Acting (60 Credits)

2020The Trial of the Chicago 7 as David Dellinger
2019The Highwaymen as Lee Simmons
2018White Orchid as Sheriff Mann
2018Private Life as Charlie Grimes
2018One Dollar as Bud Carl
2017Anything as Early Landry
2016The Founder as Mac McDonald
2016The Architect as Conway
2016Shangri-La Suite as Colonel Tom Parker
2016Miracles from Heaven as Pastor Scott
2016Jackie as Lyndon B. Johnson
2015The Invitation as Pruitt
2015Hot Pursuit as Captain Emmett
2015Ted 2 as Tom Jessup
2014Camp X-Ray as Col. Drummond
2013The Pretty One as Frank
2013Highland Park as Rory
2013Do No Harm as Will Hayes
2012Lay the Favorite as Dave Greenberg
2011Paul as Moses Buggs
2011Crazy, Stupid, Love. as Bernie Riley
2010Sympathy for Delicious as Evangelist Carroll
2010Hesher as Larry
2010Shutter Island as Deputy Warden McPherson
2009Love Happens as Walter
2008Gran Torino as Barber Martin
2007Full of It as Mr. Leonard
2007Zodiac as Arthur Leigh Allen
2007Things We Lost in the Fire as Howard Glassman
2005Mozart and the Whale as Gregory
2005Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World as Stewart
2004Catch That Kid as Mr. Hartman
2003Gothika as Sheriff Ryan
2003Confidence as Grant Ashby
2003Carnivàle as Varlyn Stroud
2002Bug as Wallace Gregory
2002The Good Girl as Jack Field, Your Store Manager
2002Live from Baghdad as Josh Holliman
2001Bubble Boy as Mr. Livingston
2000The Next Best Thing as Abbie's Lawyer
2000Waking the Dead as Father Mileski
2000Gone in 60 Seconds as Impound Manager
1999Tuesdays with Morrie as Walter
1999Late Last Night as Sgt. Van Wyck
1999Pushing Tin as Doctor Freeze
1999The Minus Man as Bartender
1999Anywhere But Here as Jack Irwin
1998The Naked Man as Stick's Driver
1998Restaurant as John English
1998Mercury Rising as Martin Lynch
1997Dead Men Can't Dance as Plonder
1997Volcano as Stan Olber
1997Face/Off as Walt
1997A Thousand Acres as Ken LaSalle
1996Fargo as Norm Gunderson
1996Beautiful Girls as Frank Womack
1996Feeling Minnesota as Cop
1996The Fan as Shopkeeper
1993Grumpy Old Men as Moving Man

Director (1 Credits)



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