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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 6 July 1952Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameGrant Mackenzie Goodeve
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Grant Goodeve was born on July 6, 1952 in Middlebury, Connecticut, USA as Grant MacKenzie Goodeve. He is best known for his work on the series Eight Is Enough (1977-1981), Northern Exposure (1990-1992), and Dynasty (1982-1983) as well as a great many guest starring roles. For 15 years, Grant has been the host of the NW travel show, "Northern Exposure" . He also makes his living as a voice-over artist. Grant has been married to Deborah Lynn Ketcham since May 20, 1978. They have three children and 6 grand-children.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Grant Goodeve

Spouse (1)

Deborah Lynn Ketcham (20 May 1978 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (13)

Dated his TV sister Laurie Walters.
Graduate of Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.
In 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.
Partner/spokesman for the travel magazine "Around The Pacific Northwest" as well as the travel/recreation/adventure website "aroundthepacificnorthwest.com".
Sang the theme song for "Eight Is Enough".
Recently earned a Masters Degree in Theology (summa cum laude) from Northwest University in Seattle.
Studied 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.
Has 3 children and 6 grand-children and splits his time between the Atlanta area, Seattle and LA.
Is an expert skier.
Got the part of David on Eight is Enough after Mark Hamill who played David in the pilot was injured in a car accident.
Hosts "Northwest Backroads" (1999-current), a travel show featuring the Pacific NW.
Hosted "If Walls Could Talk..." (1998-1999) on HGTV.
Dick Van Patten was like a second father to Grant.

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