May. 22nd, 1978
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Ginnifer Goodwin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Ramona and Beezus
2009 - A Single Man
2009 - He's Just Not That Into You
2008 - Birds of America
2007 - Day Zero
2007 - In the Land of Women
2005 - Walk the Line
2004 - Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
2003 - Mona Lisa Smile
Guest TV Roles
Little Girl (Voiced)
Ginnifer Michelle Goodwin was born on 22nd May 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee. 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 currently 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) (TV). She then went on to shine as Connie Baker in the major motion picture hit Mona Lisa Smile (2003).
Ginnifer filmed the movie Walk the Line (2005) where she plays Johnny Cash (I)'s first wife. She is also working on the television drama "Big Love" (2006) with Bill Paxton and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
- Former girlfriend of 'Justin Long (I)' (qv).
- BFA in acting, with honors, from Boston University.
- (December 2008) Broke up with 'Chris Klein (I)' (qv), her boyfriend of two years.
- Ex-boyfriend 'Topher Grace' (qv) recommended her for the role of Cathy Feely in _Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)_ (qv).
- Girlfriend of 'Joey Kern' (qv) [April 6, 2009].
- Won The Bette Davis Foundation Excellence in Acting/ Professional Promise Award for theatre in 2001 (Boston, Massachusetts).
- Acting Shakespeare Certificate from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, UK.
- Also studied with London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon (in conjunction with the Royal Shakespeare Company)