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Meagan Monique Good (born August 8, 1981) is an American film and television actress and occasional film producer. Beginning her career at the age of four, Good has appeared in numerous commercials, television shows, feature films, and music videos.
In 2011, Good featured in an ensemble cast of the highly successful film version of Think Like a Man. She played Joanna Locasto, the lead character on the NBC drama series Deception.
Good was born in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, worked as Good's manager into her teens, and her father, Leondis "Leon" Good, is an LAPD police officer. According to Good, her maternal grandmother is "Jewish and African, so I guess that would be considered Creole. My mother's father was Cherokee and something else. My dad's mother's Puerto Rican and black, and his father was from Barbados." Good was raised in Canyon Country (now known as Santa Clarita), California, with her three siblings. She began her acting career around the age of four. In the early stages of her career, Good started out doing work as an extra on television shows such as Doogie Howser, M.D. and Amen. When she was thirteen, Good was cast in her first film, the 1995 hit Friday. Good first began to gain recognition for her performance as troubled teen Cisely Batiste in Kasi Lemmons' critically acclaimed 1997 film Eve's Bayou, which earned Good two award nominations, including her first NAACP Image Award nomination.
Career as an adult
After taking on small film and television roles for the next few years, Good would begin to transition into more mature roles in the early 2000s. From 1999 to 2003, she appeared as Nina on Nickelodeon's hit show Cousin Skeeter. Good later took on small roles in the films 3 Strikes and House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute. 2003 proved to be a major year for Good, as she landed roles in the action-drama Biker Boyz and the romantic-comedy Deliver Us from Eva, which helped her transition from child to adult actress. Good also appeared as the character Vanessa for five episodes during the third season of My Wife and Kids, before being replaced by Brooklyn Sudano for unknown reasons. In 2004, Good starred alongside Jordana Brewster, Sara Foster, and Jill Ritchie in the action film D.E.B.S., and for her performance received a Best Actress nomination at the 2005 Black Movie Awards. She also had small roles in The Cookout, Lance "Un" Rivera's directorial debut, and the teen dance film You Got Served.
In 2005, Good co-starred in the horror film Venom as well as the well-received indie noir Brick. She then played opposite rapper/actor Bow Wow in Malcolm D. Lee's Roll Bounce. In 2006, Good took on the role of Coco, which she felt was her first true leading lady role, in the urban action-drama Waist Deep. Good also voiced a character for the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours that same year. The following year, Good landed a role in the dance movie Stomp the Yard, starring alongside Ne-Yo and childhood friend Columbus Short. In 2008, Good appeared in the horror film One Missed Call and the Mike Myers comedy The Love Guru, and in the latter half of the year could be seen in Saw V. Good also starred in 2009's The Unborn with Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman. Good's most recent role was in 2012's Think Like a Man, a movie based on Steve Harvey's 2009 book Act like a Lady, Think like a Man.
Good has also made appearances in many music videos, by artists such as 50 Cent, Imajin, Isyss (of which Good's sister La'Myia Good is a member), Lil' Johnny, Memphis Bleek, Tyrese, and Will Smith.
She has also started her own production company, Freedom Bridge Entertainment, with Marlon Olivera, and fellow actors Tamara Bass and Ty Hodges.
Good currently lives in Studio City, California. Although she was not raised in the church, Good is a Christian, considers herself a very spiritual person and has stated in numerous interviews that she will not do roles that she feels might "disappoint God". She explained in an interview that Jesus tops her hero list and the last book she read was the Bible.
In early April 2012, Good became engaged to boyfriend DeVon Franklin, an executive for Columbia Pictures and a Seventh-day Adventist preacher. The two began dating in 2011 and were married on June 16, 2012, in Malibu, California.
Full Name at Birth
Meagan Monique Good
LaMyia Good (actress, singer)
Tyrese, Columbus Short
Dijon Talton (Cousin)
Hanging Out With Her Friends, Shopping
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twitter.com/MeaganGood, www.facebook.com/MeaganGood, www.tumblr.com/tagged/meagan-good, www.meaganmgood.com/
Leondis "Leon" Good (police officer)
Tyra Wardlow-Doyle (manager)
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
TV commercial for Wingspan.com (2000), Ads for G-Unit clothing-line
2006 – Present, 2006 – present
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===Born=== August 8, 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA
===Birth Name=== Meagan Monique Good
===Nickname=== Mz Good
===Height=== 5' 5" (1.65 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood (1995), Touched by an Angel (1994), Moesha (1996), The Steve Harvey Show (1996) and The Division (2001). She also starred in Raising Dad (2001) with Bob Saget.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ruby O'femi
===Spouse (1)=== DeVon Franklin (16 June 2012 - present)
Her younger cousin is actor / singer Dijon Talton.
Her older sister is actress/singer La'Myia Good from the R&B/Hip-Hop group "Bad Gyrl".
She attended high school with Lauryn Nicole Hamilton and Heather Lauren Olson.
Her dad is a police officer at LAPD.
She has a brother and two sisters.
Has known actor Columbus Short since they were 10 years old.
She is African-American.
She loves horror movies and credits watching Danielle Harris in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) and Halloween 5 (1989) as the reason why she wanted to become an actress.
Best friends with Ty Hodges.
Daughter of Leon Good, and Tyra Wardlow.
Goddaughter of Jim Brown.
Friends with Jamie Foxx, and Tyrese Gibson.
===Personal Quotes (6)===
I love creme liner because I have lash extensions and sometimes the liquid liner can get into the lashes. It's also easier to guide. I can create straighter lines with it.
When I was growing up, I lived in a neighborhood that was largely Latino and I thought I was Latino!
The beauty of having short hair is that I actually can wash and style it at home!
Make sure your desire to do what you're aspiring to do is deeper than just fame and being a celebrity.
I use bath gloves in the shower every day. People often comment on my skin and I just tell them that I use bath gloves.
I love anything vintage. And I love Marc Jacobs and shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti.
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