Henry Goodman

Henry Goodman is Sidney Prynne. Loud, fast-talking Northern businessman who is coming apart at the seams. He works in ladies’ stockings and loves the sound of his own voice.

Henry Goodman is an Oliver Award-winning English actor whose extensive acting career includes a wide range of roles in theatre, television, film and radio. Born in London’s East End, Henry began his acting career aged ten in the WWII drama Conspiracy of Hearts. Goodman won the Oliver Award for Best Actor in a Musical playing Charles Guiteau in Assassins at the Donmar Warehouse and the Oliver Award for Best Actor in the role of Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at The National Theatre. Alongside The ABC Murders, Henry will also feature in the Watership Down for the BBC this year. Other film and television credits include: Woman In Gold, Limehouse Golem, The Chosen, The Last Days of Lehman Brothers, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Yank, Colour Me Kubrick, Churchill, The Hollywood Years, Out on a Limb, The Final Curtain, The Labyrinth, Notting Hill, Private Parts, The Saint, Mary Reilly, Queen of Hearts, Son of Pink Panther, Mayor of Casterbridge, Hooligans, The Merchant of Venice, Secret Weapon, Hamilton Mattress, Murder Rooms, Dirty Tricks, The Arabian Nights, Unfinished Business, Cold Lazarus, Broken Glass, Measure for Measure, Degas and Pissarro Fall Out, 99-1, Lovejoy, Spinoza, Maigret, The Gravy Train II, Gentlemen and Players, London’s Burning, Spooks, Dalziel and Pascoe, Foyle’s War, This is David Lander, Bust, After the War, The Chain, Keen Eddie, The Damned United and Taking Woodstock. Henry Goodman is an Associate Artist at The RSC.

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