Bob Goody Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Mar 01, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Nov 09, 2023
Bob Goody gained fame as a TV actor for his work in Crime Traveller and The Bill.
Age: 1-99
Read time: 2.4 Min

About Bob Goody

Heralded for his profound contribution to the world of theatre and television, Bob Goody was a British-born actor who breathed life into the characters he played, bringing them alive on stage and screen. Born on April 16, 1951, in Brighton, Sussex, in the UK, Bob Goody carved out an impressive niche in the acting world that endeared him to his audience.

Bob Goody displayed his flair for the craft in his early years and primarily achieved fame through his memorable performances in theater and on television, which encompassed a broad spectrum of genres, demonstrating his versatility and talent.

Bob Goody Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Bob Goody’s net worth?

Information regarding his estimated net worth is unavailable.

How much did Bob Goody earn per year?

There is no specific information about how much Bob Goody earned per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Bob Goody?

Bob Goody stood at a height of 6 ft 4 in (193 cm).

How old was Bob Goody?

Bob Goody was born on April 16, 1951, and he died on March 5, 2023, at the age of 71.

Childhood And Education

Bob Goody was born on April 16, 1951, in Brighton, Sussex, England, to Kenneth William Goody and Hilda Jesse. He has a brother named Dave Goody.

He went to Brighton, Hove, and Sussex Grammar School, then Brighton Technical College. He later studied at London’s famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He co-founded the theatre company Shared Experience and performed in the 'Arabian Nights' trilogy.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Bob Goody's partner?

Bob Goody was married to Gina (nee Donovan), and together they had three daughters, namely Gemma, Seonaid, and Sophie.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bob Goody as a TV actor, starred in movies like 'The Borrowers' (1997), 'Flash Gordon' (1980), and 'Lighthouse' (1999).

He also starred in seven episodes of the 1997 television series titled 'Crime Traveller' and four episodes of the British television series 'The Bill'.

As a writer, Bob Goody and Mel Smith, while working on the sets of a different theater project, teamed up to compose Peter Brewis together and created three comedy musicals.

What awards has Bob Goody won?

The black comedy musical 'Irony In Dorking' in which Bob Goody, Mel Smith, and composer Peter Brewis worked won a Fringe First Award. Another musical of theirs, titled 'The Gambler', was nominated for an Oliver Award.

Other Interesting Bob Goody Facts And Trivia

  • He penned the libretto for 'The Fashion', an opera by Deutsche Oper Am Rhein, composed by Giorgio Battistelli.
  • Bob played the role of Bill Maddox in the 1996 video game 'Privateer 2: The Darkening'.
  • Some of his other works include '23 Walks' (2020) and 'Peterloo' (2018).
  • He co-authored the BBC sitcom 'Wilderness Road' and two performance poetry volumes: 'Mixing With The Sharks' and 'Life And Death And A Few Other Bits And Pieces'.
  • His last credit was for 'A Clever Woman' (2023).
  • He was a former Royal Shakespeare Company member.


We would love your help! If you have a photo of Bob Goody, either of them alone or a selfie that you would be happy to share, please send it to
If you have knowledge or information that you think would help us improve this article, please contact us.

Bob Goody Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Robert Goody

Date of Birth


Date of Death




Place of Birth



193 cm

Child Star?



Actor, Writer


Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Net Worth



Gina Donovan


Kenneth William Goody, Hilda Jesse


Dave Goody
We Want Your Photos!
We Want Your Photos!

We Want Your Photos!

Do you have a photo you are happy to share that would improve this article?
Email your photos

More for You


See All

Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

Joan Agie picture

Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

Read full bio >