John Carroll Lynch

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2002: Wallace Gregory - Bug
2017: Early Landry - Anything
2020: Be Absolute for Death
2015: Pruitt - The Invitation
2014: Bill Henderson - Hoke
2016: Mac McDonald - The Founder
2015: Captain Emmett - Hot Pursuit
2018: Sheriff Mann - The White Orchid
2019: Lee Simmons - The Highwaymen
2003: Sheriff Ryan - Gothika
1998: Stick's Driver - The Naked Man
2001: Mr. Livingston - Bubble Boy
1997: Plonder - Dead Men Can't Dance
2014: Col. Drummond - Camp X-Ray
2016: Conway - The Architect
1999: Freak Weather
2018: Charlie Grimes - Private Life
1996: Norm Gunderson - Fargo
2007: Arthur Leigh Allen - Zodiac
2004: Mr. Hartman - Catch That Kid
2005: Gregory - Mozart and the Whale
2009: Walter - Love Happens
2002: Dour O'Dowell - Par 6
2014: Frank - The Pretty One
2016: Pastor Scott - Miracles from Heaven
1999: Walter - Tuesdays with Morrie
2016: Colonel Tom Parker - Shangri-La Suite
2002: Jack Field, Your Store Manager - The Good Girl
1996: Shaughnessy: The Iron Marshal
2012: Dave Greenberg - Lay the Favorite
1999: Sgt. Van Wyck - Late Last Night
2005: Stewart - Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
1995: The Major - In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice
2010: Larry - Hesher
2011: Evangelist Carroll - Sympathy for Delicious
2011: Moses Buggs - Paul
2016: Lyndon B. Johnson - Jackie
1997: Walt - Face/Off
1997: Stan Olber - Volcano
2007: Howard Glassman - Things We Lost in the Fire
2010: Deputy Warden McPherson - Shutter Island
1993: Moving Man - Grumpy Old Men
2008: Barber Martin - Gran Torino
1998: John English - Restaurant
2013: Rory - Highland Park
1997: Ken LaSalle - A Thousand Acres
1996: Prosecutor O'Gane - Voice from the Grave
2011: Bernie Riley - Crazy, Stupid, Love.
1999: Bartender - The Minus Man
1999: Doctor Freeze - Pushing Tin
1998: Martin Lynch - Mercury Rising
1999: Jack Irwin - Anywhere But Here
2015: Tom Jessup - Ted 2
2000: Abbie's Lawyer - The Next Best Thing
2002: Josh Holliman - Live from Baghdad
1996: Frank Womack - Beautiful Girls
2020: John Dellinger - The Trial of the Chicago 7
2000: Impound Manager - Gone in Sixty Seconds
1996: Shopkeeper - The Fan

TV CREDITS:
2003: Carnivàle
2005: American Dad!
2006: Big Love
2005: Close to Home
1996: Life's Work
1997: The Visitor
2011: Detective Bud Morris - Body of Proof
2013: Will Hayes - Do No Harm
1995: Steve Carey - The Drew Carey Show
1995: The Drew Carey Show
2016: Billions
1999: The West Wing
2002: Monk
1995: Gerald Moss - Star Trek: Voyager
1997: The Practice
1995: Murder One
2007: K-Ville
1993: Franklin - Frasier
2003: The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire
2009: Lie to Me
1999: Family Law
2010: The Glades
2011: Himself - Talking Dead
2016: John Sleater - Channel Zero
2010: Mike Ogletree - The Glades
2013: Fred - The Americans
2003: Varlyn Stroud - Carnivàle
2010: Eastman - The Walking Dead
2005: Steve Sharpe - Close to Home
2018: Sherman Smalls - The Good Cop
2011: Benjamin Richter - American Horror Story
Rick Legarski - Big Sky