Harold Goodwin

Harold Goodwin

Harold Goodwin (December 1, 1902 – July 12, 1987) 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. One of his most popular roles of the silent era was that of Ted 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 popular character actor. One of his most notable roles of the era was that 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, Los Angeles, California, USA in 1987 after being shot for adultery.

Movies starring Harold Goodwin (76)

Spartacus (1960)

Slave (Uncredited)

The Great Rupert (1950)

Callahan - F.b.i. Man

Quiet Please Murder (1943)

Stover (Uncredited)

About Face (1942)

Capt. Caldwell

Brooklyn Orchid (1942)

Taxi Dispatcher

Hay Foot (1942)

Lieutenant Caldwell

Charlie Chan in Panama (1940)

Military Police Corporal

Second Fiddle (1939)

Pool Party Photographer

Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

Nightclub Bouncer And Seaman

One Wild Night (1938)

Newspaper Reporter

Start Cheering (1938)

Assistant Director

Breakfast for Two (1937)

Joe - Blair's Chauffeur

One Run Elmer (1935)

Jim - Elmer's Rival

The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

Second Jellybean / Rejected Suitor (Uncredited)

Sky Bride (1932)

Wild Bill Adams

Graft (1931)

'speed' Hansen

The Widow From Chicago (1930)

James 'jimmy' Henderson

Flight (1929)

Steve Roberts

College (1927)

Jeff Brown, A Rival

The Better 'Ole (1926)

Bert Chester - British Secret Service

Suds (1920)

Benjamin Pillsbury Jones

Heart o' the Hills (1919)

Young Jason Honeycutt

Old Heidelberg (1915)

Prince Karl - Age 12

Movies Made by Harold Goodwin (2)

Same first name: Harold

Same surname: Goodwin