John Lithgow, born in Rochester on October 19 1945, is one of our "Famous Residents". Lithgow was a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard and a Fulbright Scholar who was probably best known as the head alien on 3rd Rock From the Sun (1996-2001).
Maybe his experiences in Rochester lent a hand in his superior acting in the following movies:
Lithgow is also an accomplished actor on the stage, recent roles include:
The Sweet Smell of Success
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels -Tony Nominated
He has expanded his creative contribution as the author of a number of children's books .
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