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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
John Goodman age 64 - John Stephen Goodman is an American actor who is known for his comedic and dramatic roles. Early in his career, he was best known for playing Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne, for ...more

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Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Benny Goodman Died at 77 (1909-1986) - Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as the "King of Swing". In the mid-1930s, Benny Goodman led one of ...more

Amy Goodman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Amy Goodman age 58 - Amy Goodman is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor ...more

Steve Goodman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Steve Goodman Died at 36 (1948-1984) - Steven Benjamin Goodman – known as Steve Goodman – was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago. Goodman was diagnosed with leukemia while attending college, and he set out to make ...more

Paul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Paul Goodman Died at 61 (1911-1972) - Paul Goodman was an American novelist, playwright, poet and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic, anarchist philosopher, and public intellectual. Though often thought of ...more

Len Goodman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Len Goodman age 72 - Leonard Gordon "Len" Goodman is an English professional ballroom dancer, dance judge, and coach. He appears on television dance programmes such as Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing ...more

Billy Goodman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Billy Goodman Died at 58 (1926-1984) - William Dale Goodman was an American baseball player. An outstanding hitter and fielder, he was one of the most versatile players of his era. He played every position in Major League baseball ...more

David A. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
David A. Goodman David A. Goodman is an American writer and producer and a graduate of the University of Chicago, where he earned a BA in 1984. He was one of the executive producers of Family Guy, beginning its ...more

Mark Goodman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Mark Goodman age 64 - Mark Goodman is a radio DJ, TV personality, and actor. He is best known as one of the original five VJs on MTV, from 1981-1987. He was supposed to be the first of the five to be broadcast at ...more

Dody Goodman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dody Goodman Died at 94 (1914-2008) - Dolores "Dody" Goodman was an American character actress known for her playing the mother of the title character in the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. Her high-pitched ...more

Ival Goodman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Ival Goodman Died at 76 (1908-1984) - Ival Richard Goodman was an All-Star right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs. Goodman, who batted left-handed and threw right-handed, helped ...more

Erica Goodman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Erica 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
Irwin Goodman Died at 48 (1943-1991) - Irwin Goodman was a popular Finnish rock and folk singer. In the late 1960s he was widely known as a protest singer. He recorded over 300 songs, most of which were his own compositions, with ...more

Felicitas D. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Felicitas D. Goodman Died at 91 (1914-2005) - 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
Oscar Goodman age 77 - Oscar Baylin Goodman is an American attorney and politician. He was the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1999 to 2011. Goodman is an Independent and a former member of the Democratic Party.

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Henry Goodman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Henry Goodman age 66 - Henry Goodman is a RADA trained English theatre actor. In 2010 he played the role of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the stage version of Yes, Prime Minister at the Chichester Festival Gielgud Theatre, ...more

Isador Goodman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Isador Goodman Died at 73 (1909-1982) - Isador Goodman AM was a South African-Australian Jewish pianist, composer and conductor. He became a household name in Australia in the 1930s-1970s, taught at the New South Wales Conservatorium ...more

Tamir Goodman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Tamir Goodman age 33 - Tamir Goodman, dubbed by Sports Illustrated magazine as the "Jewish Jordan", is an American-born Israeli retired Orthodox Jewish basketball player. After averaging 35.4 points per game ...more

Cameron Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Cameron Goodman age 33 - Cameron Elizabeth Goodman is an American actress.

Anna Goodman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Anna Goodman age 31 - Anna Goodman is an alpine skier.

Allegra Goodman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Allegra Goodman age 50 - Allegra Goodman is an American author based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her most recent novel, The Cookbook Collector, was published in 2010. Goodman wrote and illustrated her first novel at ...more

Yoni Goodman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Yoni Goodman age 41 - Yoni Goodman is an Israeli animator.

Gabriel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Gabriel Goodman Died at 73 (1528-1601) - Gabriel Goodman became the Dean of Westminster on 23rd September 1561 and the re-founder of Ruthin School, in Ruthin, Denbighshire. In 1568 he translated the “First Epistle to the ...more

Gayner Goodman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Gayner Goodman Gayner Goodman is a glamour model who has appeared in the British tabloid, The Sun as a Page 3 girl.

Brian Goodman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Brian Goodman age 52 - Brian Goodman is an American film and television director, writer, and actor.

Matthew Goodman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Matthew Goodman Matthew Goodman is an author.

Bob Goodman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Bob Goodman Bob Goodman is a television producer and screenwriter.

Robert P. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Robert P. Goodman As a former CEO of two successful companies, Bob Goodman brings the uncommon combination of entrepreneurial, operating and investment expertise to the SelectMinds Board of Directors. Bob joined ...more

Alice Goodman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Alice Goodman age 59 - Alice Goodman is an American poet and librettist. She is also an Anglican priest, working in England. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and attended and graduated from Breck School. She was ...more

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John B. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
John B. Goodman Died at 90 (1901-1991) - John B. Goodman was an American art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for three more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 208 films between 1934 and 1968, including ...more

Dana Goodman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dana Goodman Dana Min Goodman is an actress and screenwriter.

Corey S. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Corey S. Goodman Corey Goodman is the President of Pfizers Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center. He oversees this newly established entrepreneurial center which is focused on translating biomedical ...more

Nelson Goodman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Nelson Goodman Died at 92 (1906-1998) - Henry Nelson Goodman was an American philosopher, known for his work on counterfactuals, mereology, the problem of induction, irrealism, and aesthetics.

Barak Goodman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Barak Goodman Barak Goodman is a screenwriter, television and film director, and film and television producer.

Mariama Goodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Mariama Goodman age 38 - Mariama Goodman is an English dancer and singer who has been a member of the bands Solid HarmoniE and the Honeyz.

Alyssa A. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Alyssa A. Goodman age 54 - Alyssa Ann Goodman is an American professor of Astronomy at Harvard University, Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Founding Director of the Harvard Initiative in ...more

Carolyn Goodman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Carolyn Goodman Died at 92 (1915-2007) - Carolyn Elizabeth Drucker Goodman was a clinical psychologist who became a prominent civil rights advocate after her son, Andrew Goodman and two other civil rights workers, James Chaney and ...more

Magnus Goodman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Magnus Goodman Died at 93 (1898-1991) - Magnus "Mike" Goodman was a Canadian athlete. He was a member of the Winnipeg Falcons ice hockey team, who represented Canada at the 1920 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal.

James R. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
James R. Goodman age 72 - James Richard "Jim" Goodman is a professor of computer science at the University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand, and emeritus professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Robyn Goodman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Robyn Goodman age 69 - Robyn Goodman is the widow of actor Walter McGinn.

Gail Goodman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Gail Goodman Gail F. Goodman is the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the online marketing company, Constant Contact. She has been the leader of the company since 1999.

Scott Goodman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Scott Goodman age 42 - Scott Linton Goodman is an Australian butterfly swimmer who competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, winning a bronze medal in the 200m butterfly. He was an Australian Institute of Sport ...more

David Goodman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
David Goodman age 50 - David Goodman is Republican politician who serves as the director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, the state's economic development department. He served as the director of the Ohio ...more

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Christopher Goodman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Christopher Goodman Christopher Goodman is an actor and a commercial model.

Linda Goodman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Linda Goodman Died at 70 (1925-1995) - Mary Alice Kemery popularly known as Linda Goodman was a New York Times bestselling American astrologer and poet. She is notable as the author of the first astrology book to make The New York ...more

George Goodman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
George Goodman Died at 84 (1930-2014) - George Jerome Waldo Goodman was an American author and economics broadcast commentator, best known by his pseudonym Adam Smith. He also wrote fiction under the name "George Goodman".

Clive Goodman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Clive Goodman age 59 - Clive Goodman is an English journalist, former royal editor and reporter for the News of the World. He was arrested in August 2006 and jailed in January 2007 for intercepting mobile phone ...more

Joel Goodman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Joel Goodman Joel Goodman is an American film composer, music business entrepreneur and educator. His work has appeared at every major film festival in the world and includes scores to films and television ...more

Marsha Goodman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Marsha Goodman Marsha Goodman is a casting director and a television director.

Jack Goodman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Jack Goodman age 43 - Jack Goodman was a Republican member of the Missouri Senate, representing the 29th District between 2005 and 2012. He is currently a Circuit Judge for the 39th Judicial Circuit, which consists ...more