John Carroll Lynch
|John Carroll Lynch|
August 1, 1963 |
Boulder, Colorado, US
|Alma mater||The Catholic University of America|
|Spouse(s)||Brenda Wehle (m. 1997)|
John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American actor. He first gained notice for his role as Norm Gunderson in Fargo, and he is also known for his work on ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show as the title character's cross-dressing brother, Steve Carey. His films include Face/Off, Gran Torino, Shutter Island, Ted 2, The Invitation, and Zodiac. Most recently, he portrayed McDonald's co-founder Maurice "Mac" McDonald in The Founder.
Lynch made his feature film debut in Grumpy Old Men (1993). He gained notice starring as Norm Gunderson in the Coen brothers' film Fargo (1996). His other notable films are Face/Off (1997), Bubble Boy (2001), Gothika (2003), Things We Lost in the Fire (2007), Gran Torino (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Paul (2011) and Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011). He portrayed Arthur Leigh Allen in Zodiac (2007) and the first establisher of McDonald's, Mac McDonald in The Founder (2016).
Lynch has an extensive career in television. He appeared in ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show as the title character's cross-dressing brother, Steve Carey. He has also been a regular cast member on series such as Close to Home, Carnivàle, Body of Proof and Seasons 4 and 5 of American Horror Story.
Lynch has been married to actress Brenda Wehle since 1997.
|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||Frank|
|2014||Camp X-Ray||Col. James Drummond|
|2015||Hot Pursuit||Captain Emmett|
|2015||Ted 2||Tom Jessup|
|2016||Miracles from Heaven||Pastor Scott|
|2016||Jackie||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|2016||The Founder||Mac McDonald|
|1996||Frasier||Actor playing 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||Carnivàle||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||Manhattan||Daniel Ellis||2 episodes|
|2014–2015||American Horror Story: Freak Show||Twisty the Clown||5 episodes|
|2014||Us & Them||Ed||Episode: "Coeds & Carburetors"|
|2015–2016||American Horror Story: Hotel||John Wayne Gacy||2 episodes|
|2015||The Walking Dead||Eastman||Episode: "Here's Not Here"|
|2016||Turn: Washington's Spies||James Rivington||4 episodes|
|2016||Billions||Mr. Gilbert||Episode: "The Punch"|
|2017||Channel Zero||John Sleator||Upcoming series|
Awards and nominations
|2016||42nd Saturn Awards||Best Guest Starring Role on Television||The Walking Dead||Nominated|||
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- "[S]ome sources cite May 11, 1961", per "John Carroll Lynch Biography (1963?-)". FilmReference.com. Archived from the original on October 22, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
- "Alumni Relations: Arts & Entertainment". The Catholic University of America. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
- "John Carroll Lynch lands juicy role in 'Freak Show'". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
- "John Carroll Lynch". Guthrie Theater. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
- "Brenda Wehle Biography ((?)-)". FilmReference.com. Archived from the original on October 17, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
- Bryant, Jacob (February 24, 2016). "'Star Wars,' 'Mad Max,' 'Walking Dead' Lead Saturn Awards Nominations". Variety. Retrieved July 19, 2016.