Caroline Goodall


13 Nov 1959


London, England, UK


Caroline Cruice Goodall


Born in Britain to Australian parents, Caroline Goodall is internationally known as a leading actress who has starred in some of the biggest blockbusters of the last fifteen years, including Schindler's List (1993), Hook (1991), Cliffhanger (1993), Disclosure (1994), White Squall (1996) and The Princess Diaries (2001).

She is a graduate of Bristol University where she gained a BA Hons. in Drama and English, and studied alongside other notable screenwriters such as Jeremy Brock (Mrs. Brown). As a writer, in addition to "The Bay of Silence" for Radiant Pictures, credits include screen adaptations of Rupert Thomson's "Dreams Of Leaving" for HKM Films.

A former member of The Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre of Great Britain, Caroline appeared extensively on stage before being chosen by Steven Spielberg to star in Hook (1991) in 1991. Since then, she has worked on film and TV projects in the USA, Canada, Europe and Australia, striking a balance between Independent and Studio films, as well as maintaining a TV presence in Britain and Australia. She was nominated for Best Actress by the Australian Film Institute in 1990 for Cassidy (1989) and again in 1995 for Hotel Sorrento (1995). There followed a Logie nomination for Best Actress for A Difficult Woman (1998) which also won best TV mini series at the New York Festival in 1998.

She is married to Nicola Pecorini and has two children, Gemma and Leone. She is sister to producer Victoria Goodall, who is married to actor/director Dallas Campbell.

Actor ( 54 credits )

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) Mary
Berlin Station (2016)  Kelly Frost (5 episodes, 2016)
The Dressmaker (2015) Elsbeth
Unity (2015) Narrator (voice)
The Daniel Connection (2015) Veronica Ashler
The Best of Me (2014)
The Elevator: Three Minutes Can Change Your Life (2013) Katherine
Third Person (2013) Dr. Gertner
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) Psychologist (uncredited)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013) Psychologist
Mental (2012) Doris
The Cold Light of Day (2012) Laurie
Mrs Biggs (2012)  Muriel Powell (4 episodes, 2012)
Dorian Gray (2009) Lady Radley
My Life in Ruins (2009) Dr. Tullen
The Good Wife (2009)  Kim Palmieri (1 episode, 2011)
The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock (2008) Lisa Westwood
We Fight to Be Free (2006) Martha Dandridge Custis
The Thief Lord (2006) Ida
The Chumscrubber (2005) Mrs. Parker
River's End (2005) Sarah Watkins
Haven (2004) Ms. Claire
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) Helen Thermopolis O'Donnell
Chasing Liberty (2004) Michelle Foster
Easy (2003) Sandy Clarke
Shattered Glass (2003) Mrs. Duke
The Princess Diaries (2001) Helen Thermopolis
Alias (2001)  Elizabeth Powell (1 episode, 2005)
Murder in Mind (2001)  Joanna Liddy (1 episode, 2001)
Harrison's Flowers (2000) Johanna Pollack
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)  Dr. Emily Ryan (1 episode, 2005)
The Secret Laughter of Women (1999) Jenny Field
Casualties (1997) Annie Summers
Midsomer Murders (1997)  Grace Starkey / ... (2 episodes, 2006-2014)
White Squall (1996) Dr. Alice Sheldon
Hotel Sorrento (1995) Meg Moynihan
The Outer Limits (1995)  Rebecca (1 episode, 1998)
Disclosure (1994) Susan Hendler
Spider-Man (1994)  Vanessa Fisk (2 episodes, 1995)
Schindler's List (1993) Emilie Schindler
Cliffhanger (1993) Kristel
The Silver Brumby (1993) Elyne Mitchell
Hook (1991) Moira Banning
The Commish (1991)  Maddie Hodges (1 episode, 1993)
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)  Lady Yardly (1 episode, 1990)
Quantum Leap (1989)  Dr. Leslie Ashton (1 episode, 1991)
4 Play (1989)  Marsha (1 episode, 1990)
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986) Sally
Screen One (1985)  Mandy (1 episode, 1993)
Gems (1985)  Anne-Marie Colman (47 episodes, 1985)
Remington Steele (1982)  Jenny Buchanan (1 episode, 1985)
Tales of the Unexpected (1979)  Holly Peverill (1 episode, 1988)
Rumpole of the Bailey (1978)  Helen Derwent (1 episode, 1988)
The Moon Stallion (1978)  Estelle (6 episodes, 1978)

Writer ( 1 credit )

The Bay of Silence (0) (written by)