John Goodman Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


4th March 2017

Fact: John Goodman is to be honoured with the 2,603rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 64-year-old movie veteran will unveil his plaque on 10 March (17), outside the Hollywood Wax Museum. Goodman's The Big Lebowski co-star Jeff Bridges and Kong: Skull Island sidekick Brie Larson will be among those saluting the actor on his big day.


16th December 2013

Fact: Grudge Match co-stars Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone made a surprise appearance on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live this weekend (14Dec13) when they took part in a parody of the story of the Three Wise Men with host John Goodman.


16th February 2012

Quote: "It's gonna be great. I won't have to meet any new people - same old group... It was like a family over there, a large dysfunctional family." Actor John Goodman can't wait to reteam with Roseanne Barr and the crew of hit sitcom Roseanne for new trailer camp comedy Downwardly Mobile. The TV couple will play workers at a trailer park.


16th February 2012

Quote: "The day I shot with the dog I had, like, a 104 (degree) fever." John Goodman has mixed emotions about working with retiring movie pooch Uggie in The Artist.


5th August 2010

Quote: "I just ordered some nice slacks. I finally got them and they're too big now." Actor John Goodman needs a whole new wardrobe after dropping more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of body fat.


23rd April 2010

Fact: Animated 2001 movie MONSTERS, INC., which features the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman, is being rebooted for a sequel. The follow-up will hit cinemas in late 2012.


14th April 2010

Fact: John Goodman's return to U.S. television has been such a smash success network executives at cable channel HBO have already picked up his new drama TREME for a second season after just one episode aired last week (11Apr10). Goodman plays a college professor in New Orleans coping with the aftermath of 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina.


19th March 2009

Quote: "They see me, they shout, 'Hey, you're that Roseanne's husband TV guy.' I tell you one thing, it's sure better than someone throwing s**t at you." Actor John Goodman is happy New Yorkers recognise him as he prepares for his Broadway run in WAITING FOR GODOT next month (Apr09).


14th May 2008

Quote: "Someone called me and they asked me if I was dead. When I answered, they were taken aback. It's better than some of the stuff they come up with." Actor John Goodman on false rumours he had died, after leaving sitcom ROSEANNE in 1997.


7th February 2006

Fact: <p>SIR Anthony Hopkins' new movie SLIPSTREAM, which he wrote, will feature 92-year-old INVASION OF THE BODYSNATCHERS star Kevin McCarthy and John Goodman as a HARVEY WEINSTEIN-esque movie mogul. </p>


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