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Grant Goodeve


Connecticut-born actor most well-known for his role as David Bradford for the sitcom “8 will do”. He was also the sponsor of HGTV’s “If Wall space Could Chat” from 2000-2004. He was created in Middlebury and produced his Television debut for the cleaning soap opera “One Existence to reside” in 1968. He has already established a profession resurgence like a tone of voice actor in video gaming, lending tone of voice to games such as for example “Group Fortress 2”. He wedded Debbie Ketchum in 1978. He changed “Star Battle” actor Tag Hamill as David Bradford on “Eight will do” following the show’s pilot show.

Quick Facts

Full Name Grant Goodeve
Date Of Birth July 6, 1952
Place Of Birth Middlebury, CT
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Debbie Ketchum
Children Mac Goodeve
Movies License to Drive, Proud American, Crimes of the Past, Off Sides, A Last Cry for Help, Hot Rod, Something to Sing About, The Case for Christ, Redeemed, Law of the Land, She'll Take Romance, House Of The Righteous, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion, Explore the Wildlife Kingdom: The Hidden World of Africa, Mother's Day, Rebel of the Road, An Eight Is Enough Wedding, America One Nation, Take Two
TV Shows Capitol, Rituals, Eight Is Enough, Solid Gold Hits
Star Sign Cancer

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1His acting mentor was Dick Van Patten.
2Now a born-again Christian, Grant is hosting If Walls Could Talk... (1998) in Seattle on the Home & Garden television network.
3Lives in Seattle with his wife and children: Two daughters and a son. Hosts documentaries.
4Got the part of David on Eight is Enough after Mark Hamill who played David in the pilot was injured in a car accident.
5Is an expert skier.
6Has 3 children and 3 grand-children and have homes in Seattle and Atlanta.
7Studied International Relations at Schiller College in Paris, Literature at Schiller College London and University of London's Birkbeck College. Studied Comparative Broadcasting at London Polytechnic. B.A Ithaca College where he studied Drama and Broadcasting.
8Recently earned a Masters Degree in Theology (summa cum laude) from Northwest University in Seattle.
9Sang the theme song for "Eight Is Enough".
10Partner/spokesman for the travel magazine "Around The Pacific Northwest" as well as the travel/recreation/adventure website "aroundthepacificnorthwest.com".
11In 2011, Grant Goodeve became a senior partner in iMergentMedia, Gig Harbor, WA - producer of "In The Pacific Northwest". "In The Pacific Northwest" is an internet-based TV show with a companion print magazine edition.
12Graduate of Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.
13Dated his TV sister Laurie Walters.



Hot Rod1979TV MovieSonny Munn
A Last Cry for Help1979TV MovieJeff Burgess
All the King's Horses1977Jack Benson
Gibbsville1976TV SeriesDanny
Law of the Land1976TV MovieSoldier
Emergency!1976TV SeriesLarry
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesJames Woodward (1985-1986)
The Case for Christ2017post-productionMr. Cook
Twin Peaks2017TV Series post-production
County Line2017post-productionSheriff Preston
Devious Maids2016TV SeriesMan at Peri's Party
House of the Righteous2014ShortSheriff
The Shootout2012ShortFrank
Army Wives2012TV SeriesCOL Tom Levinson
Crimes of the Past2009Agent Kruch
Meet the Spy2009Video shortEngineer (voice)
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin2009Video GameHarlan Wade (voice)
Proud American2008Naval Doctor
Team Fortress 22007Video GameEngineer (voice)
The Orange Box2007Video GameEngineer (voice)
Meet the Engineer2007Video shortEngineer (voice)
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon2005Video GameHarlan Wade / Additional Voices (voice)
Star Fox: Assault2005Video GameWolf O'Donnell (English version, voice)
7th Heaven2002TV SeriesCapt. Jack Smith
Something to Sing About2000TV MovieRuss
Northwest Backroads1999TV SeriesHost
Pandora's Clock1996TV Mini-SeriesDon Moses
Northern Exposure1990-1992TV SeriesRick Pederson
McGee and Me!1992TV SeriesBrad 'Giff' Gifford
She'll Take Romance1990TV MovieDoug
An Eight Is Enough Wedding1989TV MovieDavid Bradford
Mother's Day1989TV Movie
Take Two1988Barry Griffith / Frank Bentley
License to Drive1988Natalie's DMV Examiner
Murder, She Wrote1984-1988TV SeriesBen Skyler / Larry Gaynes / Jack Kowalski
Dynasty1983-1987TV SeriesChris Deegan
Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion1987TV MovieDavid Bradford
Hotel1986TV SeriesKevin Bromley
Solid Gold Hits1984TV SeriesHost
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesStuart Scranton
Rituals1984TV SeriesDr. Coleman (1985)
Pigs vs. Freaks1984TV MovieNeal Brockmeyer
Fantasy Island1979-1984TV SeriesHunter Richter / Bill Rawlings
Trapper John, M.D.1984TV SeriesDavid Huber
The Love Boat1978-1983TV SeriesBud / Don Hefner / Steve Pierce / ...
T.J. Hooker1983TV SeriesOfficer Bill Roper
High Powder1982TV MovieSgt. Garvey
Insight1977-1982TV SeriesSanton / Bill Ryan
Capitol1982TV SeriesJordy Clegg #2 (1984)
Darkroom1982TV SeriesSteve Lambert
Eight Is Enough1977-1981TV SeriesDavid Bradford
Aloha Paradise1981TV Series

Music Department

Music Department

Eight Is Enough1978-1981TV Series singer - 77 episodes



Today2010TV SeriesHimself
America: One Nation2003TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Word Pictures: Proving the Bible Through Archaeology2000Video documentaryHimself / Host
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHimself
If Walls Could Talk...1998TV SeriesHimself - Host (2004)
Sally Jessy Raphael1991TV SeriesHimself
Super Password1987TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The $10,000 Pyramid1978-1985TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Solid Gold1984TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Marie1981TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Network Stars VIII1980TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team
The Hollywood Squares1979TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Family Feud1978-1979TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Family Feud Special1978TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Actor

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Team Fortress 2: The INVASION Update2015ShortEngineer
End of the Line2014ShortEngineer (uncredited)
Expiration Date2014/IShortEngineer (uncredited)

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