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Date of Birth 19 February 1960London, England, UK

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A hazel eyed beauty born on the 19th of February, Kim Goody has done a bit of everything in her career. Showing a talent for singing and acting at an early age, she played the part of Sheila in a production of "Hair" in late 1974. Later she was a guest star on the ITV series Return of the Saint (1978) and The Professionals (1977). During the eighties Goody would make numerous appearances on this channel.

In 1982 she made her debut on the Saturday morning children's TV show No 73 (1982), and soon became a regular on the show, even staying along for the second incarnation, 7T3 (1988). During this time she also co-presented Freetime (1980) with Mick Robertson and made guest appearances on many other Children's ITV shows (Rainbow (1972) for instance). She also sang the theme tune for several series, including "Over the Moon" and "Toksvig" (starring her former No 73 co-star Sandi Toksvig, and regularly performed in pantomimes over the Christmas holidays.

Together with Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and Mo Foster, Kim co-wrote the song "In My Car" for Ringo Starr's 1983 album "Old Wave". She also sang backing vocals for the following artists: Manfred Mann, Bob Young, Sheena Easton, Eddie Hardin, Neil Innes and The Kinks.

In 1987 Kim recorded the Albert Hammond and Diane Warren song "Don't Turn Around" as a single, which was later performed by Aswad, Bonnie Tyler, Neil Diamond, Ace of Base and Tina Turner.

From 1988 to 1989 she once again teamed up with Mick Robertson to present "Roustabout" on the "Childrens' Channel". In 1990 she finally got to appear on the BBC as a "Song for Europe" contender for the annual European song festival. Her song "Sentimental Again", once again co-written with Mo Foster, finished in third place. After being a regular on Fern Britton's short-lived entertainment show "After the News", Kim settled down with The Hollies' guitarist Alan Coates. Together Kim and Alan Coates set up their "The Voice and Music Company" in London, writing and producing commercial jingles and TV themes for programs such as Mike & Angelo (1989) and Good Morning... with Anne and Nick (1992). Kim performed the vocals for the theme tunes for Tiny Planets (2001) and Fifi and the Flowertots (2005). The couple had a baby daughter, Georgina, on the 28th of May 2002.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Chip Douglas

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