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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman 

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Goodman. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Goodman on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Goodman as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Goodman along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Goodman, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Goodmans include John Goodman, Benny Goodman, and Amy Goodman, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 66 from St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor and voice artist. Early in his career, he was known for playing Dan Conner on the ABC TV series Roseanne (1988–1997; 2018), for ...more
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 77 (1909-1986) from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Benjamin David Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".In the mid-1930s, Goodman led one of the most popular ...more
Amy Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 61 from Bay Shore, New York, United States of America
Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Her investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East ...more
Steve Goodman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 36 (1948-1984) from Chicago, Illinois, USA
Steven Benjamin Goodman (July 25, 1948 – September 20, 1984) was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago. He wrote the song "City of New Orleans," which was recorded by ...more
Paul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 61 (1911-1972) from Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States of America
Paul Goodman (September 9, 1911 – August 2, 1972) was an American novelist, playwright, poet, literary critic, and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic and anarchist ...more
Len Goodman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 74 from Bromley, United Kingdom
Leonard Gordon Goodman (born 25 April 1944) is an English professional ballroom dancer, dance judge, and coach. He has appeared as head judge on the television dance programmes Strictly Come ...more
Billy Goodman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 58 (1926-1984) from Concord, North Carolina
William Dale Goodman (March 22, 1926 – October 1, 1984) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) infielder who played sixteen seasons for the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White ...more
David A. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
David A. Goodman is an American writer, producer, and president of the Writers Guild of America West. He has been a writer for several television series, such as The Golden Girls, his first job, ...more
Mark Goodman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 66 from USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mark Goodman (born October 11, 1952, Philadelphia, PA) is a radio DJ, TV personality, and actor. He is best known as one of the original five VJs (along with Nina Blackwood, J.J. Jackson, Alan ...more
Dody Goodman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 94 (1914-2008) from USA, Columbus, Ohio
Dody Goodman (October 28, 1914 – June 22, 2008) was an American character actress. She played the mother of the title character in the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, her ...more
Ival Goodman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 76 (1908-1984) from Northview, Missouri
Ival Richard Goodman (July 23, 1908 – November 25, 1984) was an All-Star right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Cincinnati Reds (1935–1942) and Chicago Cubs (1943–1944). ...more
Erica Goodman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Erica Goodman is a Juno award winning musician.
Irwin Goodman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. at 48 (1943-1991) from Hämeenlinna, Finland
Antti Yrjö Hammarberg (14 September 1943 – 14 January 1991), professionally known as Irwin Goodman, was a popular Finnish rock and folk singer. In the late 1960s he was widely known as a ...more
Felicitas D. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Felicitas D. Goodman Dec. at 91 (1914-2005) from Budapest, Hungary
Felicitas D. Goodman was an American linguist and anthropologist. She was a highly regarded expert in linguistics and anthropology and researched and explored ritual body postures for many ...more
Oscar Goodman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 79 from USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oscar Baylin Goodman (born July 26, 1939) is an American attorney and politician. He was the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1999 to 2011. His wife, Carolyn Goodman, succeeded him as mayor in ...more
Henry Goodman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 68 from Whitechapel, London, United Kingdom
Henry Goodman (born 23 April 1950) is a RADA trained English actor. He has appeared on television and radio, in film and in the theatre.
Isador Goodman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Isador Goodman Dec. at 73 (1909-1982) from South Africa
Isador Goodman AM (27 May 1909 – 2 December 1982) was a South African-Australian Jewish pianist, composer and conductor. He became a household name in Australia in the 1930s-1970s, taught at the ...more
Tamir Goodman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 37 from Baltimore, Maryland
Tamir Goodman (born January 18, 1982), dubbed by Sports Illustrated magazine as the "Jewish Jordan", is a former American-Israeli basketball player.After playing basketball for the ...more
Cameron Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 35 from Texas, United States of America
Cameron Elizabeth Carr (née Goodman) (born August 24, 1984) is an American actress.
Anna Goodman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 33 from Montreal, Canada
Anna Goodman is an alpine skier.
Allegra Goodman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 52 from New York City, New York
Allegra Goodman (born 1967) is an American author based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her most recent novel, The Chalk Artist, was published in 2017. Goodman wrote and illustrated her first novel ...more
Yoni Goodman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Age 43 from Israel
Yoni Goodman (Hebrew: יוני גודמן; born 1976) is an Israeli animator.
Gabriel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Gabriel Goodman Dec. at 73 (1528-1601) from Ruthin, United Kingdom
Gabriel Goodman (6 November 1528 – 17 June 1601) became the Dean of Westminster on 23 September 1561 and the re-founder of Ruthin School, in Ruthin, Denbighshire. In 1568 he translated the ...more
Brian Goodman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Brian Goodman (born June 1, 1963) in Boston, MA, is an American film and television director, writer, and actor.
Matthew Goodman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Matthew Goodman
Matthew Goodman is an author.