Grant Goodman Biography

Gender: Male

Grant Goodman is an actor, director and voice over artist who has been working professionally for the past nineteen years. Originally from southern Indiana, Grant graduated from New York Universityís Tisch School of the Arts Drama Division as well as The National Shakespeare Conservatory, and has worked throughout the United States, appearing on stage, film and television. His Off-Broadway credits include: Antony & Cleopatra, The Merchant of Venice (Theatre for a New Audience); King Lear, The Iliad (Lincoln Center); Richard II (New York City Center/Pearl Theatre Company); and Pericles (Red Bull Theater) among others. National Tours include: The Merchant of Venice (Theatre for a New Audience), King Lear (Aquila Theatre Company of London) among others. Regional Theatre credits include extensive work with: Yale Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.), Hartford Stage, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Court Theatre, PlayMakerís Repertory Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Centennial Theatre Festival, Indiana Festival Theatre, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey among many others. Film and Television: As the World Turns, Sex and the City and Sleepers. Some of Grantís favorite roles include Bolingbroke in Richard II, Edgar in King Lear, Mr. Darcy in Pride & Prejudice, Septimus Hodge in Arcadia, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, Prince Hal in Henry IV, Parts I&II, Alfred Lunt in Ten Chimneys, C.K. Dexter Haven in The Philadelphia Story, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Octavius Caesar in Antony & Cleopatra, Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice and the title roles in Macbeth and Hamlet. He has appeared in more than 50 productions of Shakespeare and hopes one day to complete the entire canon.