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Ian Lithgow

Ian Lithgow is an actor from the United States. Ian Lithgow is well known for playing Leon on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun from 1996 to 2001. He is the son of John Lithgow, an actor.

Early life

Ian David Lithgow best known as Ian Lithgow was born on 3rd February 1972, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the United States of America.

As of now, he is 52 years old and he is a citizen of America. Moreover, he has a birth sign of Aquarius, and his ethnicity is unknown.

Again, he is the son of John Lithgow (father) and Jean Taynton (mother). Talking about his siblings, he has two half-siblings, Phoebe and Nathan.

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Caption: Ian Lithgow posing for a photo (Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet)

Talking about his academic qualifications, Ian earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard University and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles.

Moreover, he currently owns and operates a marriage and family counseling practice in Lower Manhattan.

Professional career

Ian Lithgow has appeared in television, movies, and regional theaters around the country, including the Goodman Theater, American Repertory Theater,

Williamstown Theater Festival, Ahmanson Theater, and Pasadena Playhouse.

Between 1996 and 2001, he co-starred with his father in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, portraying Leon, a supposedly dim-witted student in Dick Solomon’s physics class.

Additionally, In the Manhattan Theater Club’s production of Boy Gets Girl, he created the role of Tony. Some of his notable movies are A Pound of Flesh (1993),

Far from Bismarck (1999), Puppet, Love, and Mertz (1999), Rice Girl (2003), and Fellini’s Donut (2005) are some of his other movie credits.

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Caption: Ian Lithgow in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun (Source: IMDb)

As a Therapist

Besides acting, he is also a therapist. He works with people and couples who are struggling with anxiety, poor self-esteem, depression, trauma, and relationship challenges.

In addition, he is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

He received training in a variety of therapies at the Southern California Counseling Center, including Psychodynamic, Gestalt, and Narrative Therapy.

Moreover, he received training at the Lionheart Institute of Transpersonal Energy Healing and has served as a Multi-Systemic Therapist with Catholic Charities.

Awards and Net Worth 2024

Talking about his awards and recognition, Ian earned a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Moreover, we can assume that he will receive more awards in his career in the future.

There is no exact information regarding his net worth, income, and salary. According to online sources, his net worth is estimated at around $5 million to $10 million.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Ian with his wife Rachel and their children (Source: SuperbHub)

Talking about his relationship status, Ian is a married man. He married Rachel Lithgow on 1st December 2001. Moreover, the couple has two children but their children’s names are not public.

As of now, the actor is not a part of the controversy and has no rumors. Moreover, Ian stays far from such things and focuses on his career.

Ian Lithgow – Body measurement

Ian Lithgow is 6 feet 4 inches tall and his weight is unknown. Moreover, he has blue eyes and grey hair in color. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Lithgow’s other body measurements.

Ian Lithgow – Social media

The actor is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Moreover, Ian Lithgow likes to stay far from social media and lives a private life.