Grant Goodeve Biography (1952-)

Born July 6, 1952, in Middlebury, CT; married Debbie Ketchum, 1978; children:Katie, Mac, Emily. Addresses: Contact: c/o Inspiration TV, Washington Cathedral, 12300 Woodinville-Redmond Rd. N.E., Redmond, WA 98052.

Birth Details
July 6, 1952
Middlebury, Connecticut, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • David Bradford, Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1977-1981
  • Chris Deegan, Dynasty, ABC, 1983
  • Jordy Clegg, Capitol, CBS, 1984
  • Dr. Coleman, Rituals, syndicated, 1985
  • James "Woody" Woodward, One Life to Live (also known as One Life to Live: The Summer of Seduction), ABC, 1985-1986
  • Richard "Rick" Pederson, a recurring role, Northern Exposure, CBS,1990-1991
  • Host and narrator, Love Stories of the Holy Land, Inspirational Network, 1998
  • Host, Northwest Backroads, KING (Seattle, WA), 1998-
  • Host, If These Walls Could Talk, Home and Garden Television, 2002
  • Also host of Evening Magazine, [Seattle], Inspiration TV, PAX, and Solid Gold Hits, syndicated.
  • Movies
  • Jeff Burgess, A Last Cry for Help, ABC, 1979
  • Sonny Munn, Hot Rod (also known as Rebel of the Road), ABC,1979
  • Neal Brockmeyer, Pigs vs. Freaks (also known as Off Sides),ABC, 1984
  • David Bradford, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion, NBC, 1987
  • Mother's Day (also known as Lethal Error and Vindicated:A Mother's War), Fox, 1989
  • David Bradford, An Eight Is Enough Wedding, NBC, 1989
  • Doug, I'll Take Romance (also known as She'll Take Romance), ABC, 1990
  • Russ, Something to Sing About, syndicated, 2000
  • Specials
  • The Celebrity Football Classic, NBC, 1979
  • ABC team member, Battle of the Network Stars VIII, ABC, 1980
  • Presenter, The 22nd Annual Dove Awards, The Nashville Network, 1991
  • Eight Is Enough: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Host, Homes of Our Heritage: The Presidents, Home and Garden Television, 2000
  • Host, Homes of Our Heritage: Homes of the Revolution, Home and Garden Television, 2000
  • Host of America: One Nation.
  • Pilots
  • Soldier, Law of the Land (also known as The Deputies), NBC,1976
  • Lennie Allman, People Like Us, NBC, 1976
  • Richard "Rick" Pederson, Northern Exposure, CBS, 1990
  • Episodic
  • Larry, "Above and Beyond ... Nearly," Emergency!, NBC, 1976
  • "Saturday Night," Gibbsville, 1976
  • Dave, "The Man Who Loved Women/A Different Girl/Oh, My Aching Brother," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • "Goose for the Gander/Stuntman," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979
  • Aloha Paradise, ABC, 1981
  • Bud, "Farnsworth's Fling/Three in a Bed/I Remember Helen/Merrill, Melanie& Melanesia/Gopher Farnsworth Smith: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981
  • Steve Lambert, "Who's There?," Darkroom, ABC, 1982
  • "My Friend, the Executrix/Programmed for Love/Baby Talk," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • Officer Roper, "Blue Murder," T. J. Hooked, ABC, 1983
  • Hunter Richter, "The Last DogFight," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1984
  • Jack Kowalski, "Lovers and Other Killers," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1984
  • Stuart Scranton, "A Gift," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1984
  • Brad "Giff" Gifford, The Adventures of McGee and Me (also known asMcGee and Me), 1986
  • Kevin Bromley, "Enemies Within," Hotel, ABC, 1986
  • Larry Gaynes, "Dead Man's Gold," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Chris Deegan, Dynasty, ABC, 1987
  • Ben Skyler, "A Very Good Year for Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1988
  • Captain Jack Smith, "Monkey Business," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002
  • Captain Jack Smith, "Monkey Business Deux," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002
  • Guest panelist on The Hollywood Squares, NBC; appeared as an attorney in an episode of Trial by Jury, syndicated.
  • Miniseries
  • Don Moses, Pandora's Clock (also known as Doomsday Virus),NBC, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Singer of title song, Eight Is Enough, ABC.
  • Film Appearances
  • Jack Benson, All the King's Horses, Mark IV Productions, 1977
  • Natalie's Department of Motor Vehicles examiner, License to Drive,Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Barry Griffith and Frank Bentley, Take Two, 1988
  • Albums
  • (Contributor) Bob Rivers, I Am Santa Claus, 1993
  • The Wonder of It All, 1996
  • Also contributor to More Twisted Xmas by Bob Rivers.
  • Videos
  • Reggie, The Singing Place: Everyone Needs a Little Love, Sparrow Records, 1995
  • Reggie, The Singing Place: Thankful for Everything, Sparrow Records, 1995
  • Host, The Fire below Us, Global Net Productions, c. 1995
  • Also appears as host on the videos Authenticity of the Bible: Provingthe Bible through Archaeology, The Birth of a King Christmas Special, Jesus Freaks, Pardon for the Worst Sinners, They Sold Their Souls for Rock n' Roll, and What Manner of Love Is This?

Further Reference


    • King TV,, October 10, 2002
    • People Just like Us--Christian Role Models,, October 10, 2002

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