Goodwin, Deidre

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Born December 2; raised in Oklahoma City, OK and St. Louis, MO. Education: Graduated from theatre and dance program at Southwest Missouri State University; studied acting at Sande Shurin Acting Studio, New York City.

Career: Actress, singer, and dancer. Appeared as a rockette in the Radio City rockettes, Radio City Music Hall, New York City; performer in readings and at benefits.

Awards, Honors: Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (with others), best acting ensemble, both 2003, for Chicago.


Stage Appearances:

Maid by the fire and soul girl, Jesus Christ Superstar, Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2000.

Phantom and understudy for Magenta, The Rocky Horror Show Live (also known as The Rocky Horror Show), Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 2000–2001.

Stepp sister, Dreamgirls in Concert (benefit concert), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 2001.

Courtesan and understudy for Madam, The Boys from Syracuse, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Gladys, The Pajama Game, City Center Encores!, City Center, New York City, 2002.

Keeney girl and Maude, Funny Girl in Concert (benefit concert), New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Our Lady of the Spa and dance captain, Nine, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Velma, Chicago, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, beginning 2003.

Velma, Never Gonna Dance, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 2003–2004.

Nothing Like a Dame 2004 (benefit production), St. James Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Also appeared as Annie, June, and understudy swing member, Chicago, Broadway productions; as Bonnie, Anything Goes; as Barbarella, Broadway Bares; as Roxie Hart, Chicago; as Hattie, Kiss Me, Kate; as the title role, Sugar; as Helene, Sweet Charity; and as Olivia, Your Own Thing.

Major Tours:

Ensemble member, Applause, U.S. cities, beginning 1996.

Velma, Annie, and understudy, Chicago, U.S. cities, beginning c. 1998.

Film Appearances:

June, Chicago (also known as Chicago: The Musical), Miramax, 2002.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The Tony Awards, CBS, 2000, 2003.

The Ninth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, The View, ABC, 2003.

Also appeared in The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated; and Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC.


Soundtrack Albums:

The Rocky Horror Show Live (also known as The Rocky Horror Show), RCA, 2000.

Dreamgirls in Concert (benefit concert), Nonesuch, 2001.

Chicago, Epic/Sony Music, 2002.

Nine, PS Classics, 2003.

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