Henry Goodman

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Henry Goodman (born 23 April 1950) is a RADA trained English actor. He has appeared on television and radio, in film and in the theatre.[4]

Henry Goodman
Henry Goodman.jpg
Henry Goodman as Lucian Freud in Looking at Lucian
Born 23 April 1950 (age 67)[1]
Whitechapel, London, England, UK[2]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present
Spouse(s) Sue Parker (2 children)[3]

Early life

He attended the Central Foundation Boys' School[5] and joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, in 1969.[3]

Career

Goodman has had an extensive acting career that includes a wide range of roles in theatre, on television and radio. He has won numerous awards for his theatre work.

Television

In 2013 he played the role of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the remake of Yes, Prime Minister which was launched on the Gold television channel.[6]

Theatre

In 2010 he played the role of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the stage version of Yes, Prime Minister[7] at the Chichester Festival[8] Gielgud Theatre, in London's West End from 17 September 2010.[9]

In 2012 he played title role in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in Chichester and then in the West End to critical acclaim.[10] [11]

In 2015 he played the title role in Ben Jonson's Jacobean comedy Volpone at the Royal Shakespeare Company, directed by Trevor Nunn co-starring Matthew Kelly and Miles Richardson.[12] His previous RSC appearance was in 2003 as Richard III.[13]

In 2017 he played Lucian Freud in Looking at Lucian, written by Alan Franks, at the Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal, Bath.[14][15] Of this part, he said "I share an intense hunger to want theatre to be as meaningful as he wanted painting to be."[16]

Film

He portrayed a HYDRA doctor in the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, though he was uncredited in the credits. He played the character again, now named Dr. List, on the second season of the TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and in the 2015 film Avengers: Age of Ultron.[17][18]

Radio

Goodman is also a respected radio actor. He portrayed Leopold Bloom in BBC Radio 4's all-day adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses for 'Bloomsday' in 2012.[19] He has also played author and chemist Primo Levi[20] and a large number of other, often Jewish, characters on Radio 4.

Awards and reputation

His awards include the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical playing Charles Guiteau in Assassins at the Donmar Warehouse directed by Sam Mendes in 1993,[21] and the Olivier Award for Best Actor for Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at the National Theatre directed by Trevor Nunn in 2000. [22] He has also been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 1998 for Chicago,[23] London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actor (The Merchant of Venice), and Theatre Awards UK for Best Performance in a Play in 2012 (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui).[24]

In his autobiography, Antony Sher says Goodman's Shylock is "quite simply the best". He reprised his role for a television film which was released in 2004.

Personal life

One of six children, Goodman is Jewish.[25] He is married to Sue Parker, a choreographer and dance director.[26]

Filmography

Television

Film

Sources: Rotten Tomatoes[41]TCM[42]AllMovie[43]

References

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  2. ^ "Henry damned happy to take role of man who fired legend Brian Clough" Jewish Telegraph. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b Telegraph, Alex Harris [email protected] - Jewish. "A Jewish Telegraph Newspaper". www.jewishtelegraph.com.
  4. ^ "Henry Goodman interview". www.somethingjewish.co.uk.
  5. ^ "Alumni". Central Foundation Boys' School. 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Home - Gold". uktv.co.uk.
  7. ^ "Stage plan for Yes Prime Minister". BBC News. 18 February 2010.
  8. ^ "CFT.Org.UK". Archived from the original on 12 March 2010.
  9. ^ "Chicester Minister Bound for Gielgud, 17 September". Whats On Stage website. 2010-06-11. Retrieved 2010-06-12.
  10. ^ Cavendish, Dominic (12 July 2012). "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Minerva Studio, Chichester, review". Telegraph.
  11. ^ "Interview with Henry Goodman". The Telegraph.
  12. ^ Billington, Michael. " 'Volpone' review – Henry Goodman creates a magnetic monster" The Guardian, 10 July 2015
  13. ^ Billington, Michael. "Review. 'Richard III' " The Guardian, 24 July 2003
  14. ^ Franks, Alan. "Lucian Freud and me: making a drama out of a painter".
  15. ^ Michael Billington (11 August 2017). "Looking at Lucian review – mesmerising portrait of the artist as an old man". The Guardian.
  16. ^ "HENRY GOODMAN". StageTalk Magazine.
  17. ^ "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". IMDB. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  18. ^ Collinson, Gary (26 April 2015). "Two new clips from Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron". Flickering Myth. Archived from the original on 26 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  19. ^ Gibbons, Fiachra. "James Joyce's 'Ulysses' on BBC Radio 4 – review" The Guardian, 17 June 2012
  20. ^ "Warning: This Book May Change Your Life!" bbc.co.uk, retrieved 20 November 2017
  21. ^ "Olivier Award, 1993" olivierawards.com, retrieved 10 November 2017
  22. ^ "Olivier Awards 2000" olivierawards.com, retrieved 20 November 2017
  23. ^ "Olivier Awards, 1998" olivierawards.com, retrieved 20 November 2017
  24. ^ Shenton, Mark. "Winners of Theatre Awards U.K. 2012 Include Sarah Ruhl's 'In the Next Room', Imelda Staunton and Henry Goodman" Playbill, 28 October 2012
  25. ^ Tim Masters (25 September 2013). "Henry Goodman on Brecht's Hitler satire Arturo Ui". BBC News. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  26. ^ Coveney, Michael. "The Big Interview: Henry Goodman" The Stage, 5 July 2015
  27. ^ The Gravy Train Goes East allmovie.com, retrieved 21 November 2017
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  29. ^ Cold Lazarus tcm.com, retrieved 21 November 2017
  30. ^ Broken Glass mpt-legacy.wgbhdigital.org, retrieved 21 November 2017
  31. ^ "The Lesser of Two Evils, Series 1 - Episode 6" radiotimes.com, retrieved 22 November 2017
  32. ^ Foyle's War allmovie.com, retrieved 21 November 2017
  33. ^ "Who Wants to Be in a Club That Would Have Me as a Member? (as Jenry Goodman)" tv.com, retrieved 22 November 2017
  34. ^ " 'The Wedding', Series 2 - Episode 3" radiotimes.com, retrieved 21 November 2017
  35. ^ " 'Mumbai Calling' Pilot" comedy.co.uk, retrieved 21 November 2017
  36. ^ Brown, Peter. " 'Yes, Prime Minister' Review from 2010" London Theatre, 27 September 2010
  37. ^ Midsomer Murders itv.com, 14 December 2012
  38. ^ "Cry Me a River" bbc.co.uk, retrieved 22 November 2017
  39. ^ Lloyd, Robert. "Harry Shearer goes straight to the source for 'Nixon's the One'" Los Angeles Times, 6 November 2014
  40. ^ Eyerly, Alan. " "'Penny Dreadful' recap: Rescuers search for Mina at Grand Guignol" Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2014
  41. ^ "Henry Goodman Films" rottentomatoes.com, retrieved 20 November 2017
  42. ^ "Henry Goodman Filmography" tcm.com, retrieved 20 November 2017
  43. ^ "Filmography" allmovie.com, retrieved 20 November 2017
  44. ^ "Out on a Limb (2005)".

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