Ginnifer Goodwin

BirthDay:

22 May 1978

BirthPlace:

Memphis, Tennessee, USA

BirthName:

Jennifer Michelle Goodwin

Bio:

Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx and Apple, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from Lausanne Collegiate School in 1996 and spent a year at Hanover before going to Boston University where she received her BFA in Acting. She went on to receive accolades in London, including receiving a Certificate from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and trained with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She lived briefly in New York before moving to California, where she lives. She made her television debut on the series Law & Order (1990) but had her first recurring television role on Ed (2000) in 2001. Her first movie role was Maya in the first Comedy Central original movie Porn 'n Chicken (2002). She then went on to shine as Connie Baker in the major motion picture hit Mona Lisa Smile (2003).

Ginnifer appeared in the movie Walk the Line (2005), where she played Johnny Cash's first wife. She also worked on the television drama Big Love (2006) with Bill Paxton and Jeanne Tripplehorn.

Ginnifer married actor Josh Dallas in 2014. Their first child, a son, was born that year. She is English/Welsh (father) and Ashkenazi Jewish (mother) ancestry.
Filmography

Actor ( 51 credits )

Zootopia (2016) Judy Hopps (voice)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Sofia the First (2013)  Gwen (1 episode, 2014)
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Electric City (2012)  Jean Marie St. Cloud (20 episodes, 2012)
ENTV Minute (2012)  Herself (5 episodes, 2012)
Take Me Home Tonight (2011) Banky
Something Borrowed (2011) Rachel
Once Upon a Time (2011)  Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
The 3 Minute Talk Show (2011)  Himself - Guest (unknown episodes)
Ramona and Beezus (2010) Aunt Bea
Conan (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
The Talk (2010)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
Margene's Blog (2010)  Margene Henrickson (1 episode, 2011)
Who Do You Think You Are? (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
A Single Man (2009) Mrs. Strunk
He's Just Not That Into You (2009) Gigi
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Herself (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Birds of America (2008) Ida
Crappy Holidays Presents... (2008) (1 episode, 2009)
VTV Interviews (2008)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
Day Zero (2007) Molly
In the Land of Women (2007) Janey
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Big Love: In the Beginning (2007)  Margene Heffman (2 episodes, 2007)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
Love Comes to the Executioner (2006) Dori Dumchovic
Big Love (2006)  Margene Heffman / ... (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
Rachael Ray (2006)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Walk the Line (2005) Vivian Cash
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
Robot Chicken (2005)  Amanda Bynes / ... (8 episodes, 2005-2014)
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004) Cathy Feely
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) Connie Baker
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
The Sharon Osbourne Show (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Zelda: An Extrospective Journey (2000) Zelda (as 'Ginnefer Goodwin')
Ed (2000)  Diane Snyder (25 episodes, 2001-2003)
Rove Live (2000)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)  Lead Mermaid (1 episode, 2011)
The View (1997)  Herself (1 episode, 2006)
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2009)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Herself (2 episodes, 2007-2009)
Law & Order (1990)  Erica (1 episode, 2001)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Herself / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (4 episodes, 2009)
Good Morning America (1975)  Herself (3 episodes, 2005-2012)