Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman  

Chris Abraham
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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
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
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
Dec. 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
age 61
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 74
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
Dec. 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 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
age 66
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 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)
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 Dec. 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
age 79
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.
Henry Goodman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
age 68
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 Dec. 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
age 37
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
age 35
Cameron Elizabeth Goodman is an American actress.
Anna Goodman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Goodman
age 33
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
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
age 43
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 Dec. 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
age 56
Brian Goodman is an American film and television director, writer, and actor.