Who isJohn Carroll Lynch?
John Carroll Lynch is an American actor born in Boulder, Colorado. He is known for both his acting prowess and knack for making beautiful films.
Thanks to his history in theater acting, Lynch’s movie career has always been in a constant climb.
With a career on the Hollywood screen that has lasted for almost two decades, John Carroll’s life is inspirational to all those striving for success.
|Full name||John Carroll Lynch|
|Birthday||August 1, 1963|
|Age||59 years old|
|Place of birth||Boulder, Colorado|
|Education||Regis Jesuit High School|
The Catholic University of America (BFA)
early life and education
John Carroll Lynch was born on August 1, 1963, in Boulder, Colorado. But soon, his family moved to Denver, where he grew up.
Growing up, Lynch found a passion for acting and wanted to make a career in acting. So, to follow his passion, he joined the Catholic University of America and graduated in 1983 with a degree in fine arts.
Soon after graduation, John started his professional career in theater with Guthrie Theater Company.
Likewise, Lynch made his debut on screen years later in 1993 with ‘Grumpy Old Man,’ a romantic drama. Since then, his career took off.
John Carroll Lynch grew up in Denver alongside his brother Daniel. He was born in a catholic family and went to catholic school and college.
Lynch studied at Regis Jesuit High School and then joined the Catholic University of America.
Aforementioned, John joined Guthrie Theater Company after graduation from college and met the love of his life, Brenda Wehle. Interestingly, Brenda is 17 years older than John.
Furthermore, the couple tied the knot in 1997 after about four years of dating. However, the couple doesn’t have kids of their own as Brenda was already past her child-bearing age, 51 years old, at marriage.
Fortunately, John still got to be a father to Brenda’s two daughters from her previous marriage.
John’s net worth
It is estimated that John Carroll Lynch has a total net worth of USD 5 million as of 2021. All credit to his extraordinary acting skills and over three decades-long on and off-screen acting careers that helped him amass this large amount of fortune.
John is very active in social media and has a huge fan following on his accounts. The link to his social media accounts is given below.
Instagram: Lynch has over 23.9 thousand followers on his Instagram and follows 155 people.
Twitter: Similarly, on Twitter, Lynch has over 19 thousand followers and follows about 820 people.
Facebook: His Facebook page has about 7 thousand likes.
John Carroll Lynch career
Lynch is famous for working in popular TV shows like ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show,’ ‘American Horror Story: Cult,’ and ‘The Drew Carey Show.’ Similarly, he has worked on some great movies like ‘Shutter Island,’ ‘Zodiac,’ ‘Fargo,’ ‘Face off,’ and ‘Gran Torino.’
However, John Carroll’s directing career is not as noteworthy as his acting career. Lynch made his directing debut recently in 2017 with ‘Lucky,’ an Indie comedy-drama movie.
Nevertheless, ‘Lucky’ proved to be a lucky break in direction for John as it received significant critical acclaim and won several awards.
More about John Carroll Lynch’s career and achievements are mentioned further in this article.
|Grumpy Old Men (1993)||Moving Man|
|The Cure (1995)||Skipper #1|
|Beautiful Girls (1996)||Frank Womack|
|Fargo (1996)||Norm Gunderson|
|Feeling Minnesota (1996)||Cop|
|Volcano (1997)||Stan Olber|
|Face/Off (1997)||Prison Guard Walton|
|Mercury Rising (1998)||Martin Lynch|
|The Naked Man (1998)||Sticks’ Driver|
|Restaurant (1998)||John English|
|Anywhere but Here (1999)||Jack Irwin|
|The Minus Man (1999)||Bartender|
|Pushing Tin (1999)||Doctor Freeze|
|Freak Weather (1999)||Ed|
|Waking the Dead (2000)||Father Mileski|
|Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)||Impound Manager|
|Bubble Boy (2001)||Mr. Livingston|
|The Good Girl (2002)||Jack Field|
|Bug (2002)||Wallace Gregory|
|Three Days of Rain (2002)||Dinner Guest|
|Gothika (2003)||Sheriff Ryan|
|Confidence (2003)||Leon Ashby|
|Catch That Kid (2004)||Mr. Hartmunn|
|Mozart and the Whale (2005)||Gregory|
|Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)||Stewart|
|Full of It (2007)||Mr. Leonard|
|Zodiac (2007)||Arthur Leigh Allen|
|Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)||Howard Glassman|
|Gran Torino (2008)||Barber Martin|
|Love Happens (2009)||Walter|
|Sympathy for Delicious (2010)||Evangelist Carroll|
|Shutter Island (2010)||Deputy Warden McPherson|
|Paul (2011)||Moses Buggs|
|Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)||Bernie Riley|
|Lay the Favorite (2012)||Dave Greenberg|
|The Pretty One (2013)||Frank|
|Camp X-Ray (2014)||Col. James Drummond|
|Hot Pursuit (2015)||Captain Emmett|
|Ted 2 (2015)||Tom Jessup|
|The Invitation (2015)||Pruitt|
|Miracles from Heaven (2016)||Pastor Scott|
|Jackie (2016)||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|The Founder (2016)||Mac McDonald|
|Anything (2017)||Early Landry|
|Private Life (2018)||Charlie|
|White Orchid (2018)||Sheriff Mann|
|The Highwaymen (2019)||Lee Simmons|
|The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)||David Dellinger|
|Frasier (1996)||Actor playing Franklin|
|Murder One (1996)||Officer Carl Bickley|
|The Client (1996)||Frank|
|Voice from the Grave (1996)||Prosecutor O’Gane|
|A Friend’s Betrayal (1996)||Mr. Franks|
|Life’s Work (1996-1997)||District Attorney Agee / Crazy Larry|
|The Drew Carey Show (1997–2004)||Steve Carey|
|The Practice (1997)||Dr. Robert Larson|
|The Visitor (1997)||Joe York|
|From the Earth to the Moon (1998)||Robert R. Gilruth|
|Star Trek: Voyager (1999)||Gerald Moss|
|Late Last Night (1999)||Sgt. Van Wyck|
|Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)||Walter Moran|
|The Fugitive (2000)||Raynor|
|The West Wing (2000)||Jack|
|Gideon’s Crossing (2001)||Sonny Green|
|Live from Baghdad (2002)||John Holliman|
|The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (2003)||Mayor Garrett Shaw|
|Close to Home (2005-2006)||Steve Sharpe|
|Carnivàle (2005)||Varlyn Stroud|
|American Dad! (2005)||Mr. Simms (voice)|
|K-Ville (2007–2008)||Captain James Embry|
|Big Love (2007)||Officer Chuck Tuttle|
|Lie to Me (2009)||Mr. Reed|
|Monk (2009)||Kurt Pressman|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2009)||Buddy Arnold|
|The Glades (2010–2012)||Mike Ogletree|
|How to Make It in America (2010)||Larry|
|Body of Proof (2011–2013)||Bud Morris|
|Do No Harm (2013)||Will Hayes|
|Comedy Bang! Bang! (2013–2014)||Ned Dooley|
|House of Lies (2014)||Gil Selby|
|The Americans (2014)||Fred|
|Manhattan (2014)||Daniel Ellis|
|Us & Them (2014)||Ed|
|American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014–2015)||Twisty the Clown|
|American Horror Story: Hotel (2015–2016)||John Wayne Gacy|
|The Walking Dead (2015)||Eastman|
|Turn: Washington’s Spies (2016–2017)||James Rivington|
|Billions (2016)||Mr. Gilbert|
|American Horror Story: Cult (2017)||Twisty the Clown|
|Channel Zero: The No-End House (2017)||John Sleator|
|The Handmaid’s Tale (2018)||Dan|
|One Dollar (2018)||Bud Carl|
|The Good Cop (2018)||Sherman Smalls|
|Veep (2019)||Lloyd Hennick|
|American Horror Story: 1984 (2019)||Benjamin Richter / Mr. Jingles|
|Big Sky (2020–2021)||Rick Legarski|
|The White House Plumbers (2022)||John N. Mitchell|
Awards and nominations
|Association (Year)||Category||Nominated work||Status|
|Saturn Awards (2016)||Best Guest Starring Role on Television||The Walking Dead||Nominated|
|Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2017)||Best Supporting Actor||The Invitation||Nominated|
|Camerimage (2017)||Directors’ Debuts Competition||Lucky||Nominated|
|Chicago Film Critics Association (2017)||Most Promising Filmmaker||Lucky||Nominated|
|Haifa International Film Festival (2017)||Carmel Award for Best Film||Lucky||Nominated|
|Haifa International Film Festival (2017)||Fedeora Award – Directors of Tomorrow||Lucky||Won|
|Locarno Festival (2017)||Golden Leopard||Lucky||Nominated|
|Locarno Festival (2017)||Prize of the Ecumenical Jury||Lucky||Won|
|Satellite Awards (2017)||Special Achievement Award for Best First Feature||Lucky||Won|
|Los Angeles Film Festival (2017)||Special Mention for Acting||Anything||Won|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2021)||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||The Trial of the Chicago 7||Won|