Harold Goodwin

Actor, Film actor

1902 – 1987

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Who was Harold Goodwin?

Harold Goodwin was an American film actor who performed in over 225 films.

Born in Peoria, Illinois, Goodwin began his film career while still in his teens in the 1915 film short Mike's Elopement. He also appeared as Jeff Brown in the 1927 Buster Keaton comedy College. Goodwin followed up with a role in another Keaton film The Cameraman in 1928 opposite Keaton and actress Marceline Day. He worked steadily through the silent film era and transitioned into the talkie era as a character actor. He was seen in the role of Detering in the 1930 Lewis Milestone directed World War I drama All Quiet on the Western Front.

In his later years, Goodwin mainly acted in the Western film genre and often worked as a stuntmen for film studios. In the 1960s, Goodwin made many guest appearances of the NBC television series Daniel Boone starring Fess Parker and Ed Ames.

Goodwin made his last film appearance in the low-budget horror film The Boy Who Cried Werewolf before retiring from the film industry. He died in Woodland Hills, California, USA in 1987.

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Born
Dec 1, 1902
Peoria
Also known as
  • Al
  • Herold Goodwin
  • Harold R. Goodwin
  • Herald Goodwin
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Peoria
Died
Jul 12, 1987
Woodland Hills

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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