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Meagan Good is an American actress who has appeared in numerous television shows, feature films, and music videos

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BirthdayAugust 8, 1981
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm Actress, African American Actress, Black Actresses, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
HobbiesShopping, Kickboxing, Dancing, Rapping
SpousesDeVon Franklin
Known asMeagan Monique Good, Megan Good, Mz Good
Birth PlacePanorama City
GenderFemale
FatherLeon Good
MotherTyra Doyle
Sun SignLeo
Born inPanorama City
Famous asFilm actress

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Who is Meagan Good?

Meagan Monique Good is an American actress who has appeared in numerous television shows, feature films, and music videos. Born in California, she started acting at the tender age of four and appeared in several television dramas before making her debut on the big screen. Her breakthrough performance came in the role of a sexually charged teenager in the 1997 movie ‘Eve's Bayou’ and she later went on to land a regular role in the kid-friendly sitcom ‘Cousin Skeeter’. A gorgeous and gifted performer, she was able to gracefully make the difficult transition from a child and teen star to an adult actress. In her career so far, she has starred in a variety of roles ranging from a schoolgirl spy in ‘D.E.B.S.’ to a skilled dancer in ‘Roll Bounce’, and ‘Stomp the Yard’. She also impressed as a femme fatale in the high school-set noir ‘Brick’ and executed her role with sheer conviction in the action flick ‘Waist Deep’. Alongside, she also featured as a guest star in several television dramas and later took the lead role in the NBC series ‘Deception’, playing a detective. Instead of merely relying on her pretty face and perfect figure, she depends more on her wit and acting skills while portraying a character

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Childhood & Early Life

Meagan Good was born on August 8, 1981, in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, to Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD police officer, and his wife, Tyra Wardlow-Doyle. She has a brother and two sisters, and was raised in the Canyon Country, California.

She began her acting career around the age of four. In the early stages of her career, she worked as an extra on television shows such as, ‘Doogie Howser’, ‘M.D.’ and ‘Amen’.

At the age of 13, she was cast in her first feature film, the 1995 hit ‘Friday’. While Meagan Good worked as a teenager, her mother served as her manager.

As a teen artist, she appeared in single episodes of several TV dramas such as ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ (1996) ‘Pacific Blue’ (1997), ‘Touched by an Angel’ (1997), and ‘The Parent ‘Hood’ (1997-98).

She first gained critical recognition for her performance as a troubled teen in the acclaimed 1997 film ‘Eve's Bayou’, alongside Samuel Jackson.

Career

From 1998 to 2001, she starred as Nina on Nickelodeon's hit show ‘Cousin Skeeter’. Later, she appeared in small roles in movies such as, ‘3 Strikes’ and ‘House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute’. After featuring in various small film and television roles, she started auditioning for more mature roles in the early 2000s.

In 2003, she landed roles in several movies such as the action-drama ‘Biker Boyz’, and the romantic-comedy ‘Deliver Us from Eva’. Both the films helped her transition from a child artist to an adult actress. The same year, she also appeared in five episodes of the third season of the ABC television show ‘My Wife and Kids’.

In 2004, she worked in the action flick ‘D.E.B.S.’, alongside Jordana Brewster, Sara Foster, and Jill Ritchie. Subsequently, she also featured in minor roles in the comedy film ‘The Cookout’, and the teen dance movie ‘You Got Served’.

In 2005, Meagan Good starred in the horror film ‘Venom’ and the comedy-drama ‘Roll Bounce’. The same year, she was a part of the much acclaimed neo-noir thriller ‘Brick’, which has acquired a cult following over the years.

In 2006, she portrayed the character of Coco in the urban action-drama ‘Waist Deep’. She received much praise and several award nominations for her performance in the film.

In 2007, she landed a role in the dance movie ‘Stomp the Yard’. The following year, she was seen in several movies such as the horror films ‘One Missed Call’ and ‘Saw V’, and the comedy ‘The Love Guru’.

In 2009, she starred alongside Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman in the horror flick ‘The Unborn’.

In 2011, she appeared in a number of films including the romantic comedy ‘35 & Ticking’ and ‘Jumping the Broom’. The following year, she was part of the ensemble cast in the comedy ‘Think Like a Man’.

In 2012, she had a recurring role in seven episodes of the comedy-drama television series ‘Californication’.

In 2013, Meagan Good starred in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’, a sequel to the 2004 comedy ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’. The same year, she appeared in the lead role in the NBC prime time television soap opera ‘Deception’, where she portrayed the role of Detective Joanna Locasto.

She has also appeared in numerous music videos by famous artists such as, 50 Cent, Imajin, Lil' Johnny, Memphis Bleek, Tyrese, and Will Smith.

Awards & Achievements

In 1998, she was nominated for ‘NAACP Image Awards’ and ‘Young Star Awards’ in recognition of her outstanding performance in the movie ‘Eve’s Bayou’ (1997).

In 2006, she received nominations for the ‘Black Movie Awards’ and ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for her role in the drama-action film ‘Waist Deep’ (2006).

Personal Life & Legacy

In 2011, Meagan Good started dating DeVon Franklin, an executive for Columbia Pictures and Seventh-day Adventist preacher. The couple got married in June 2012, in Malibu, California

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Meagan Good biography timelines

  • // 8th Aug 1981
    Meagan Good was born on August 8, 1981, in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, to Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD police officer, and his wife, Tyra Wardlow-Doyle. She has a brother and two sisters, and was raised in the Canyon Country, California.
  • // 1995
    At the age of 13, she was cast in her first feature film, the 1995 hit ‘Friday’. While Meagan Good worked as a teenager, her mother served as her manager.
  • // 1996 To 1998
    As a teen artist, she appeared in single episodes of several TV dramas such as ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ (1996) ‘Pacific Blue’ (1997), ‘Touched by an Angel’ (1997), and ‘The Parent ‘Hood’ (1997-98).
  • // 1997
    She first gained critical recognition for her performance as a troubled teen in the acclaimed 1997 film ‘Eve's Bayou’, alongside Samuel Jackson.
  • // 1997 To 1998
    In 1998, she was nominated for ‘NAACP Image Awards’ and ‘Young Star Awards’ in recognition of her outstanding performance in the movie ‘Eve’s Bayou’ (1997).
  • // 1998 To 2001
    From 1998 to 2001, she starred as Nina on Nickelodeon's hit show ‘Cousin Skeeter’. Later, she appeared in small roles in movies such as, ‘3 Strikes’ and ‘House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute’. After featuring in various small film and television roles, she started auditioning for more mature roles in the early 2000s.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, she landed roles in several movies such as the action-drama ‘Biker Boyz’, and the romantic-comedy ‘Deliver Us from Eva’. Both the films helped her transition from a child artist to an adult actress. The same year, she also appeared in five episodes of the third season of the ABC television show ‘My Wife and Kids’.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, she worked in the action flick ‘D.E.B.S.’, alongside Jordana Brewster, Sara Foster, and Jill Ritchie. Subsequently, she also featured in minor roles in the comedy film ‘The Cookout’, and the teen dance movie ‘You Got Served’.
  • // 2004 To 2013
    In 2013, Meagan Good starred in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’, a sequel to the 2004 comedy ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’. The same year, she appeared in the lead role in the NBC prime time television soap opera ‘Deception’, where she portrayed the role of Detective Joanna Locasto.
  • // 2005
    In 2005, Meagan Good starred in the horror film ‘Venom’ and the comedy-drama ‘Roll Bounce’. The same year, she was a part of the much acclaimed neo-noir thriller ‘Brick’, which has acquired a cult following over the years.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, she portrayed the character of Coco in the urban action-drama ‘Waist Deep’. She received much praise and several award nominations for her performance in the film.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, she received nominations for the ‘Black Movie Awards’ and ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for her role in the drama-action film ‘Waist Deep’ (2006).
  • // 2007
    In 2007, she landed a role in the dance movie ‘Stomp the Yard’. The following year, she was seen in several movies such as the horror films ‘One Missed Call’ and ‘Saw V’, and the comedy ‘The Love Guru’.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, she starred alongside Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman in the horror flick ‘The Unborn’.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, she appeared in a number of films including the romantic comedy ‘35 & Ticking’ and ‘Jumping the Broom’. The following year, she was part of the ensemble cast in the comedy ‘Think Like a Man’.
  • // 2011 To Jun 2012
    In 2011, Meagan Good started dating DeVon Franklin, an executive for Columbia Pictures and Seventh-day Adventist preacher. The couple got married in June 2012, in Malibu, California
  • // 2012
    In 2012, she had a recurring role in seven episodes of the comedy-drama television series ‘Californication’.

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    Meagan Good was born in Panorama City

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    Meagan Good's hobbies is Shopping,Kickboxing,Dancing,Rapping

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    Meagan Good's spouses is DeVon Franklin

  • Who is Meagan Good's father?

    Meagan Good's father is Leon Good

  • Who is Meagan Good's mother?

    Meagan Good's mother is Tyra Doyle

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    Meagan Good is Leo

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