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Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Michelle Goodwin was born on 22nd May 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 of Ashkenazi Jewish (mother) and Welsh (father) ancestry.

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May 22, 1978 In Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014-02-24

8 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Once Upon a Time
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Sofia the First Unknown 2012-11-18
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings Unknown 2012-11-28
Once Upon a Time Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... 135 episodes, 2011-2018 2011-10-23
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Big Love Margene Heffman 53 episodes, 2006-2011 2006-03-12
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Spongebob Squarepants Unknown 1999-05-01
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13