What You Don't Know About John Goodman

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John became a household name with his role as Dan Conner on the sitcom Roseanne. He won a Best Actor Golden Globe Award for the role in 1993…
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John was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
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His father, a postal worker, passed away when John was only two years old. His mother worked at a barbecue restaurant.
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John received a football scholarship to Missouri State University, but an injury led him to pursue acting.
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In college, John frequently performed with future stars Kathleen Turner and Tess Harper.
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After college, John moved to New York City and found modest success with theater, commercials and voiceover work.
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John was the first guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and the appearance earned him the First Guest Medal.
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John auditioned for SNL in 1981, along with Jim Carrey, Paul Rubens and Robert Townsend.
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Steve Buscemi is the only actor who has appeared in more Coen brothers' films than John Goodman.
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John provided the voice of Futurama's Robot Santa in the character's first appearance in 2007.
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John is also the voice of the Dunkin' Donuts commercials.
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John has struggled with alcoholism his entire life, and he has been proudly sober since 2007.
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John is no stranger to SNL. Aside from auditioning for the show in 1981, he has hosted 13 times and made seven cameo appearances.