John Carroll Lynch
|John Carroll Lynch|
August 1, 1963 |
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
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. Lynch played (from Season 1–2) homicide Detective Bud Morris in the medical drama television series Body of Proof, which premiered on ABC in March 2011.
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 series 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 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. Lynch appeared in films such as Gothika (2003), Gran Torino (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Love Happens (2009), and in a major role as lead suspect Arthur Leigh Allen in David Fincher's acclaimed thriller Zodiac (2007).
Life and career
Lynch was born August 1, 1963, in Boulder, Colorado. He was raised in Denver. In 1996, he received critical acclaim for his role as Marge Gunderson's simple husband Norm Gunderson 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 thrilles Gothika (2003) and Zodiac (2007).
|1993||Grumpy Old Men||Moving Man|
|1996||Beautiful Girls||Frank Womack|
|1996||Life's Work||Crazy Larry|
|1997||Face/Off||Prison Guard Walton|
|1998||Mercury Rising||Martin Lynch|
|1998||The Naked Man||Sticks' Driver|
|1999||Anywhere but Here||Jack Irwin|
|1999||Pushing Tin||Doctor Freeze|
|2000||Gone in 60 Seconds||Impound Manager||Uncredited|
|2001||Bubble Boy||Mr. Livingston|
|2002||The Good Girl||Jack Field|
|2004||Catch That Kid||Mr. Hartmunn|
|2005||Mozart and the Whale||Gregory|
|2005||Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World||Stewart|
|2007||Full of It||Mr. Leonard|
|2007||Zodiac||Arthur Leigh Allen|
|2007||Things We Lost in the Fire||Howard Glassman|
|2008||Gran Torino||Barber Martin|
|2010||Shutter Island||Deputy Warden McPherson|
|2011||Crazy, Stupid, Love.||Bernie Riley|
|2013||The Pretty One|
|2014||Camp X-Ray||Col. Drummond|
|1996||Frasier||Franklin||Episode: "The Show Where Diane Comes Back"|
|1997–2004||The Drew Carey Show||Steve Carey||72 episodes|
|1997||The Practice||Dr. Robert Larson||Episode: "Search and Seizure"|
|1997||The Visitor||Joe York||Episode: "Going Home"|
|1999||Star Trek: Voyager||Gerald Moss||Episode: "11:59"|
|2000||The Fugitive||Raynor||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2000||The West Wing||Jack||Episode: "Galileo"|
|2001||Gideon's Crossing||Sonny Green||Episode: "The Race"|
|2003||The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire||Mayor Garrett Shaw||7 episodes|
|2005–2006||Close to Home||Steve Sharpe||21 episodes|
|2005||Carnivale||Varlyn Stroud||12 episodes|
|2007–2008||K-Ville||Captain James Embry||11 episodes|
|2007||Big Love||Officer Chuck Tuttle||2 episodes|
|2009||Lie to Me||Mr. Reed||Episode: "Truth or Consequences"|
|2009||Monk||Kurt Pressman||Episode: "Happy Birthday, Mr. Monk"|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Buddy Arnold||Episode: "Bloodsport"|
|2010–2012||The Glades||Mike Ogletree||2 episodes|
|2010||How to Make It in America||Larry||Episode: "Keep on Truck'n"|
|2011–2013||Body of Proof||Bud Morris||26 episodes|
|2013||Do No Harm||Will Hayes||10 episodes|
|2013–2014||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Ned Dooley||2 episodes|
|2014||House of Lies||Gil Selby||2 episodes|
|2014||The Americans||Fred||6 episodes|
|2014||American Horror Story: Freak Show||Twisty||Upcoming|
- "John Carroll Lynch". The New York Times.
- "ABC Adds "Body of Proof," "Off the Map" to Roster". The Futon Critic. May 14, 2010. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
- "Bud Morris (John Carroll Lynch) Bio". n.d. Retrieved Jan 7, 2012.