Henry Goodman

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Henry Goodman
Born (1950-04-23) 23 April 1950 (age 65)[1]
Whitechapel, London[2]
Occupation Actor

Henry Goodman (born 23 April 1950) is a RADA trained English theatre actor.[3]

In 2010 he played the role of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the stage version of Yes, Prime Minister[4] at the Chichester Festival[5] Gielgud Theatre, in London's West End from 17 September 2010.[6]

He portrayed a HYDRA doctor in the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, though his name was uncredited in the end credits. He played the character again, now named Dr. List, on the second season of the TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and in the 2015 film Avengers: Age of Ultron.[7][8]

His Awards include Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical playing Charles Guiteau in Assassins at the Donmar Warehouse directed by Sam Mendes in 1993), Olivier Award for Best Actor for Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at the National Theatre directed by Trevor Nunn in 2000. He has also been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical (Chicago), London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actor (The Merchant of Venice), Theatre Awards UK for Best Performance in a Play (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui)


One of six children, Goodman is Jewish.[9]


  1. ^ BFI biodata
  2. ^ "Henry damned happy to take role of man who fired legend Brian Clough" Jewish Telegraph. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  3. ^ Interview with Henry Goodman on SomethingJewish
  4. ^ "Stage plan for Yes Prime Minister". BBC News. 18 February 2010. 
  5. ^ CFT.Org.UK
  6. ^ "Chicester Minister Bound for Gielgud, 17 September". Whats On Stage website. 2010-06-11. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  7. ^ "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". IMDB. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  8. ^ Collinson, Gary (April 26, 2015). "Two new clips from Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron". Flickering Myth. Archived from the original on April 27, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  9. ^ Tim Masters (25 September 2013). "Henry Goodman on Brecht's Hitler satire Arturo Ui". BBC News. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 

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