Grant Goodeve - Updated Feb 2024

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Grant Goodeve

Grant Goodeve is a Renowned American actor, singer, and television host. Grant Goodeve is popularly known for his popular movies such as Eight is Enough(1977-1981), Emergency(1976), Northern Exposure(1990-1992), The Last Cry for Help (1979), Pigs vs Freaks(1984), and also video games starring voice roles.

Early Childhood

Grant was born on July 6, 1952 (71 years old) in Middlebury, Connecticut USA. His birth name is Grant McKenzie Goodeve and his father is Roger Goodeve. He has a sister named Thyrza Nichols Goodeve who is a writer, interviewer, and artist by profession. Likewise, he belongs to American Nationality and is of Causation ethnicity. His zodiac sign is cancer and his sexual orientation is straight. He wanted to become an actor from his young childhood and chose it as his career.

Grant studied International Relations at Schiller College in pairs. Later he joined London Polytechnic. B.An Ithaca College to study Drama and Broadcasting. He was a very talented student and gained a Master’s Degree from Northwest University in Seattle.

Grant Goodeve – Net Worth 2024

He has earned a lifetime of success and recognition throughout his career. He is one of the leading actors in the Hollywood industry with a net worth of around $100000-$1 Million. Although his actual income and salary are under wraps, his primary source of income is his acting. He has earned a lot throughout his life and is living a modest lifestyle with his family.

Professional Life

He wanted to become an actor so he traveled to Los Angeles, California for his career. Similarly, he started his career at the age of 19 when he did his first TV Series Emergency. After his first debut, he was offered the role of David Bradford in the series Eight is Enough(1977-1981). This series was his career-changing role which took him to another level.

After that, he appeared in different series including Insight(1977-1982), The Love Boat(1978-1983), Aloha Paradise(1981), Darkroom(1982), Dynasty(1983-1987), and many more. Likewise, he features in other series such as Solid Gold Hits(1984), Finder of Lost Loves (1984), Murder, She Wrote (1984-1988), Hotel(1986), Northern Exposure(1990-1992), and so on.

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Grant Goodeve posing with his Eight Is Enough Team(Source:

He didn’t stop and acted in 2000 also. He was seen in 7th Heaven(2002), If Walls Could Talk (2000-2004) as a host, and Twin Peaks(2017)  in 2 episodes. Moreover talking about his movie career, he appeared in various movies including Law of the Land(1976), The Last Cry for Help (1979), High Powder(1982), Eight is Enough: A Family Reunion(1987) License to Drive(1988), An Eight is enough weeding(1989) and Pandora’s Clock(1996). In addition, he was seen in many other roles in movies as well. Further, he featured in Something to Sing About (2000), Proud American(2008), Crimes of the Past (2009), The Case for Christ(2017), and Country Line(2018).

Further Details

In addition, he was also seen doing voice roles in video games as well. He lend voice for video games Like Star fox:Assult(2005), F.E.A.R(2005), Team Fortress 2(2007), F.E.A.R-2 AND F.E.A.R-3(209 AND 2011) and paladins(2016). He sang songs in some of his movies as well including one in the Eight is Enough TV series. As per reports, he moved to Northwest Pacific for his recurring role in the television series Northern Exposure.  The 69-year-old actor is still active in his career as an actor. He is also a part of the Presbyterian church and active among those communities as well.

He has received many awards throughout his career. His career graph is outstanding with his amazing performances in movies and series. Details about his awards and nominations are under wraps as of now.

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Grant Goodeve at Showtime Awards (Source:

Relationship Status

The 70-year-old actor is married to Debbie Ketchum. The duo started dating in 1978 and tied the knot on 1978 May 20. The ceremony took place in Windham, Vermont in an intimate ceremony The duo has been together for about 43 years and very happy with 3 kids. They are blessed with 3 kids: two daughters and a son. Their daughter’s name is Katie Goodeve and Emily Goodeve and a son named Mac Goodeve. Additionally, the grant has 6 grandchildren as well. Besides that, he was in a relationship with Laurie Jean Walter in the early 1970s.

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Grant Goodeve posing with his wife Debbie Ketchum (Source:

Body Measurements

He is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and is about 68kgs. He has brown color eyes with black color hair. His exact boy measurements are not found and other details are under wraps.

Grant Goodeve – Social Media

The 69-year-old actor is not a social media kind of person. He is not active on social media and doesn’t have any kind of social media account. But he loves his one way or the other.