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John Goodman attends the forty-first Emmy Awards on September 17th, 1989.
June 20, 1952: Actor John Goodman was born on this day in Affton. His mother was a waitress at the famous Phil’s Barbeque in Affton. John went on to play football and graduate from Missouri State University in Springfield. He known for is roles in Roseanne, The Big Lebowski, Monsters Inc., and other hit television shows and movies.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.