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Steve GoodmanWiki Steve Goodman (July 25, 1948 ? September 20, 1984) was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.
Benny GoodmanWiki Benjamin David Goodman (May 30, 1909 ? June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as "King of Swing", "Patriarch of the Clarinet", "The Professor", and "Swing's Senior Statesman".
Andrew GoodmanWiki Andrew Goodman (November 23, 1943 ? June 21, 1964) was one of three American civil rights activists who were murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer in 1964 by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
John GoodmanWiki John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor.
Amy GoodmanWiki Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist and author.
Billy GoodmanWiki William Dale Goodman (March 22, 1926 ? October 1, 1984) was an infielder and left-handed batter who played Major League Baseball with the Boston Red Sox (1947-57), Baltimore Orioles (1957), Chicago White Sox (1958-61) and Houston Colt.
Oscar GoodmanWiki Oscar Baylin Goodman (born on July 26, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an attorney and the Mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Kim GoodmanWiki Kim Goodman is a woman who is able to pop her eyes out of her eye sockets by 12 millimeters (0.
George GoodmanWiki George Jerome Waldo Goodman (August 10, 1930 ?), is an American economist, author, and broadcast economics commentator, best known by his pseudonym Adam Smith (which intentionally evokes the 18th century Scottish economist of the same name).
Tamir GoodmanWiki Tamir "Goodman (born January 18, 1982), dubbed by "Sports Illustrated" magazine as the "Jewish Jordan", is a prominent retired Orthodox Jewish basketball player.
Ellen GoodmanWiki Ellen Goodman (April 11 1941, Newton MA) is an American journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist.
Paul GoodmanWiki Paul Goodman (9 September 1911 New York City ? 2 August 1972) was an American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, and public intellectual.
Alice GoodmanWiki Alice Goodman (born 1958), American poet, was educated at Harvard University and Cambridge where she studied English and American literature.
Helen GoodmanWiki Helen Catherine Goodman (born January 2, 1958, Nottingham) is a British Labour Party politician.
E. Urner GoodmanWiki Edward Urner Goodman (May 15, 1891 ? March 13, 1980), more familiarly E.
Miles GoodmanWiki Miles Goodman (August 29, 1949 ? August 16, 1996) was an American musician who composed music for television programs, including "Teen Wolf", and many films, notably the toe-tapping tunes from "Footloose" (1984) and "Little Shop of Horrors" (1986).
Arnold Goodman, Baron GoodmanWiki Arnold Goodman, Baron Goodman, CH, QC, (21 August 1913 ? 12 May 1995) was a British lawyer and political advisor.
Godfrey GoodmanWiki Godfrey Goodman (28 February 1582 or 1583, Ruthin, Denbighshire - 19 January 1656, Westminster) was the Anglican Bishop of Gloucester, and a member of the Protestant Church.
Julian GoodmanWiki Julian Goodman (born 1 May 1922) is a former chairman of the board and chief executive officer for the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
Len GoodmanWiki Leonard Gordon "Len" Goodman (born 25 April 1944) is a British professional ballroom dancer, dance judge, and coach.
Deborah Lerme GoodmanWiki Deborah Lerme Goodman (born 1956 in New York) is the author of several children's books.
Irwin GoodmanWiki Irwin Goodman (real name: Antti Yrj? Hammarberg, 14 September 1943, H?meenlinna ? 14 January 1991, Hamina) was a popular Finnish rock and folk singer.
Dody GoodmanWiki Dolores "Dody" Goodman (October 28, 1914 ? June 22, 2008) was an American character actress known for her portrayal of the title character's (played by Louise Lasser) mother on "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman".
Scott GoodmanWiki Scott Goodman (born August 20, 1973) is an Australian butterfly swimmer, who competed at the Atlanta Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the 200m butterfly.
Mariama GoodmanWiki Mariama Goodman (born 25 December 1977) is an English dancer and singer who has been a member of the bands Solid HarmoniE and the Honeyz but started her career as a dancer.
Martin GoodmanWiki Martin Goodman (January 18, 1908 ? June 6, 1992, Palm Beach, Florida) was an American publisher of pulp magazines, paperback books, men's adventure magazines, and comic books, launching the company that would become Marvel Comics.
Linda GoodmanWiki Mary Alice Kemery popularly known as Linda Goodman (April 9 1925 - October 21 1995) was a "New York Times" bestselling American astrologer and poet.
Roy GoodmanWiki Roy Goodman (born 26 January 1951, Guildford, England) is a conductor and violinist, specialising in the performance and direction of early music.
Elinor GoodmanWiki Elinor Mary Goodman (born 11 October 1946) is a UK journalist, best known as Political Editor of Channel 4 News from 1988 to 2005.
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Allegra GoodmanWiki Allegra Goodman (born 1967) is an American author based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Al GoodmanWiki Al Goodman (August 12, 1890 in Nikopol, Russia ? January 10, 1972 in New York City, New York) was a conductor, songwriter, stage composer, musical director, arranger, and pianist.
Canon James GoodmanWiki Canon James Goodman (1828-1896) was a collector of Irish music.
Charles M. GoodmanWiki Charles M.
Cameron GoodmanWiki Cameron Goodman is an American actress.
Don GoodmanWiki Donald Ralph Goodman (born 9 May 1966 in Leeds) is a former English football player who played as a striker.
Gabriel GoodmanWiki Gabriel Goodman (6 November 1528 ? 17 June 1601) was the Dean of Westminster and the re-founder of Ruthin School.
Jon GoodmanWiki Jonathan "Jon" Goodman (born 2 June 1971 in Walthamstow) is an Anglo-Irish former professional footballer, and was the Sports Scientist at Reading before leaving to concentrate on his consultancy business.
Magnus GoodmanWiki Magnus "Mike" Goodman (March 18, 1898 ? July 18, 1991) was a Canadian swimmer, speed skater, and ice hockey player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Paul GoodmanWiki Paul Goodman (Born - November 8, 1908 in Selkirk, Manitoba Died - October 1, 1959) was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who played three seasons in the NHL with the Chicago Black Hawks.
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James R. GoodmanWiki James Richard "Jim" Goodman (born July 16, 1944) is a professor of computer science at the University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand, and emeritus professor at the University of Wisconsin?Madison.
Dic GoodmanWiki Richard Goodman Jones (born 20 January 1920) is a Welsh poet, better known as Dic Goodman.
Michelle GoodmanWiki Flight Lieutenant Michelle Jayne Goodman DFC (born 22 November 1976) is a Royal Air Force officer.
Drew GoodmanWiki Drew Goodman (born in Pound Ridge, New York) is the television play by play voice for the Colorado Rockies on FSN Rocky Mountain.
Chris GoodmanWiki Chris Goodman (born 6 July, 1985 in Bath, Somerset, England) is a rugby union player for Bedford Blues in the Guinness Championship.
Percival GoodmanWiki Percival Goodman (January 13, 1904 ? October 11, 1989) was an American urban theorist and architect who designed more than 50 synagogues between 1948 and 1983.
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Bert GoodmanWiki Albert Abraham 'Bert' Goodman (3 September, 1890?1959) was a professional footballer who played for London Fields F.
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Henrietta GoodmanWiki Henrietta Goodman is an American poet, author of "Take What You Want" (Alice James Books, 2007).