Grant Goodeve Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth and Movies

Grant Goodeve Biography

Grant Goodeve is an American actor and television host born in 1952 in Connecticut, U.S. He is best known for his starring role as David Bradford in the television series Eight Is Enough, from the year 1977 to 1981. Grant was also the one who sang the theme song for the show. 

He has numerous guest starring roles and co-star credits in television movies. Grant also appeared for two seasons on Northern Exposure as Maggie’s boyfriend Rick Pedersen (1990-1992).

For 15 years, Grant has been the host of the NW travel show, “Northwest Backroads” which is currently running in the Pacific Northwest on KING TV Seattle. He has also been host of the popular HGTV series If Walls Could Talk, and Homes of Our Heritage.

Grant also makes his living as a voice-over artist where he has voiced documentaries and video presentations for many companies and corporations. Grant also lent his singing voice to Bob Rivers’s Twisted Christmas series of holiday CDs.

Grant Goodeve Age

He was born on 6 July 1952 in Middlebury, Connecticut, United States. He is 66 years old as of 2018.

Grant Goodeve Height

Grant stands at a height of 5′ 9″ (1.75 m).

Grant Goodeve Family – Grant Goodeve Wife

He is the son of Roger Goodeve. Grant is married to Deborah Lynn Ketcham. The couple tied knot on May 20, 1978, and has three children and 6 grand-children.

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Grant Goodeve Death

Grant Goodeve is still alive he is not dead. On July 6, 2018, he celebrated his 66th birthday.

Grant Goodeve Net Worth

Grant Goodeve has an estimated net worth of about $500 thousand.

Grant Goodeve Twin Peaks

In the 1990s, residents of quaint northwestern town Twin Peaks were stunned by the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer. Now 25 years later, Special Agent Dale Cooper, who investigated the student’s death, heads out on an odyssey that returns him to the Washington town. Creator David Lynch directs all 18 episodes of this long-awaited follow-up to the cult classic series that originally aired from 1990-91 and spawned the 1992 prequel film “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.”

First episode date: 21 May 2017
Final episode date: 3 September 2017
Network: Showtime
Production locations: Washington, California, Paris

Grant Goodeve Movies And Tv Shows


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Law of the Land Soldier Television film
1977 All the King’s Horses Jack Benson
1979 A Last Cry for Help Jeff Burgess Television film
1979 Hot Rod Sonny Munn Television film
1982 High Powder Sgt. Garvey Television film
1984 Pigs vs. Freaks Neal Brockmeyer Television film
1987 Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion David Bradford Television film
1988 Take Two Barry Griffith/Frank Bentley
1988 License to Drive Natalie’s DMV Examiner Theatrical film
1989 An Eight Is Enough Wedding David Bradford Television film
1990 She’ll Take Romance Doug Television film
1996 Pandora’s Clock Don Moses Television film
2000 Something to Sing About Russ Television film
2008 Proud American Naval Doctor
2009 Crimes of the Past Agent Kruch
2017 The Case for Christ Mr. Cook

Grant Goodeve Tv Shows

Year Title Role Notes
1976 Emergency! Larry Above and Beyond… Nearly (Season 5: Episode 20)
1976 Gibbsville Danny Saturday Night (Season 1: Episode 2)
1977−1981 Eight Is Enough David Bradford Series regular
1977, 1982 Insight Bill I Want to Die
Leave Me Alone, God
1978–1983 The Love Boat Various various roles
1979, 1984 Fantasy Island Bill Rawlings / Hunter Richter Goose for the Gander/The Stuntman (Season 3: Episode 2)
Sing Melancholy Baby/The Last Dogfight (Season 7: Episode 16)
1981 Aloha Paradise Alex and Annie/Blue Honeymoon/Another Thing (Season 1: Episode 1)
1982 Darkroom Steve Lambert Who’s There? (Season 1: Episode 15)
1983 T. J. Hooker Blue Murder (Season 3: Episode 10)
1983 The Night Watchman Officer Phil Triola TV Pilot
1983–1987 Dynasty Chris Deegan 7 episodes
1984 Solid Gold Hits Host
1984 Trapper John, M.D. David Huber A Little Knife Music (Season 5: Episode 14)
1984 Finder of Lost Loves Stuart Scranton A Gift (Season 1: Episode 10)
1984 Capitol Jordy Clegg #2
1984–1988 Murder, She Wrote Ben Skyler / Jack Kowalski / Larry Gaynes 3 episodes
1985 Rituals Dr. Coleman
1985–1986 One Life to Live James Woodward
1986 Hotel Kevin Bromley Enemies Within (Season 4: Episode 3)
1990–1992 Northern Exposure Rick Pederson / Rick 10 episodes
1992 McGee and Me! Brad ‘Giff’ Gifford In the Nick of Time
1999– Northwest Backroads Host
2002 7th Heaven Captain Jack Smith Monkey Business 1 (Season 7: Episode 1)
Monkey Business Deux (Season 7: Episode 2)
2000–2004 If Walls Could Talk Host
2017 Twin Peaks Walter Lawford 2 episodes

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