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John Carroll Lynch

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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Aug 1, 1963 In Boulder, Colorado, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Magnificent 1978-12-09
Latest Project:
Movie Coin Heist 2017-01-06
Known For
Poster of Channel Zero
Poster of Lie to Me
Poster of The West Wing
Poster of Star Trek: Voyager
Movie Coin Heist John English 2017-01-06
Movie Miracles from Heaven Pastor Scott 2016-03-17
Series Billions Unknown 2016-01-17
Movie The Architect Conway 2016-05-20
Series Channel Zero John Sleator 2016-10-11
Movie Jackie Lyndon B Johnson 2016-12-02
Movie The Founder Mac McDonald 2016-11-24
Movie Ted 2 Tom Jessup 2015-06-25
Movie Hot Pursuit Captain Emmett 2015-05-08
Movie The Legend of Barney Thomson Gregory 2015-07-24
Movie The Invitation Pruitt 2015-08-05
Movie The Pretty One Frank 2014-02-07
Movie Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Stick's Driver 2014-10-06
Movie Camp X-Ray Col. Drummond 2014-10-17
Series The Americans Fred 2013-01-30
Series Do No Harm Will Hayes 2013-01-31
Movie Snitch Wallace Gregory 2013-02-21
Movie Highland Park Rory 2013-06-08
Movie Lay the Favorite Dave Greenberg 2012-06-22
Series Body of Proof Detective Bud Morris 2011-03-29
Movie Sympathy for Delicious Evangelist Carroll 2011-04-29
Movie Paul Moses Buggs 2011-02-14
Series Talking Dead Himself 2011-10-16
Movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. Bernie Riley 2011-07-29
Series American Horror Story Twisty the Clown 2011-10-05
Movie Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Mr. Livingston 2011-09-16
Movie Hesher Larry 2010-01-22
Movie Shutter Island Deputy Warden McPherson 2010-02-18
Series The Walking Dead Eastman 2010-10-31
Series The Glades Mike Ogletree 2010-07-11
Series Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
Movie Love Happens Walter 2009-09-18
Movie Gran Torino Barber Martin 2008-12-09
Movie Zodiac Arthur Leigh Allen 2007-03-02
Movie 3000 Miles Jack Irwin 2007-04-24
Series K-Ville 2007-09-17
Movie Things We Lost in the Fire Howard Glassman 2007-09-26
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Mozart and the Whale Gregory 2005-09-10
Movie Lassie John English 2005-12-16
Series Close to Home Steve Sharpe 2005-09-20
Movie Catch That Kid Mr. Hartman 2004-02-06
Movie Ocean's Twelve Walter 2004-12-09
Series Carnivàle Varlyn Stroud 2003-09-14
Movie Gothika Sheriff Ryan 2003-11-21
Movie Par 6 Dour O'Dowell 2002-01-01
Movie Bug Wallace Gregory 2002-02-28
Movie The Good Girl Jack Field, Your Store Manager 2002-01-12
Movie Live from Baghdad Josh Holliman 2002-12-07
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Bubble Boy Mr. Livingston 2001-08-24
Movie Late Last Night Sgt. Van Wyck 1999-06-20
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie The Minus Man Bartender (uncredited) 1999-02-25
Movie Anywhere But Here Jack Irwin 1999-11-12
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Tuesdays with Morrie Walter 1999-12-05
Movie Mercury Rising Martin Lynch 1998-04-03
Movie Restaurant John English 1998-04-18
Movie The Naked Man Stick's Driver 1998-08-02
Movie Patch Adams Wallace Gregory 1998-12-25
Movie Dead Men Can't Dance Plonder 1997-04-17
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Volcano Stan Olber 1997-04-25
Movie Face/Off Walt 1997-06-27
Movie A Thousand Acres Ken LaSalle 1997-09-17
Series The Visitor Unknown 1997-09-19
Movie Voice from the Grave Prosecutor O'Gane 1996-03-20
Movie Beautiful Girls Frank Womack 1996-02-09
Movie Fargo Norm Gunderson 1996-04-05
Movie Shaughnessy 1996-06-20
Movie The Glimmer Man John English 1996-10-04
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Series The Drew Carey Show Steve Carey 1995-09-13
Series Murder One Unknown 1995-09-19
Movie In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice The Major 1995-10-05
Series Frasier Franklin 1993-09-16
Movie Grumpy Old Men Moving Man 1993-12-25
Movie St. Elmo's Fire The Major 1985-06-20
Movie The Magnificent John English 1978-12-09