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Ginnifer Michelle Goodwin was born on 22nd May 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx and Apple, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from Lausanne Collegiate School in 1996 and spent a year at Hanover before going to Boston University where she received her BFA in Acting. She went on to receive accolades in London, including receiving a Certificate from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and trained with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She lived briefly in New York before moving to California, where she lives. She made her television debut on the series Law & Order but had her first recurring television role on Ed in 2001. Her first movie role was Maya in the first Comedy Central original movie Porn 'n Chicken. She then went on to shine as Connie Baker in the major motion picture hit Mona Lisa Smile.Ginnifer appeared in the movie Walk the Line, where she played Johnny Cash's first wife. She also worked on the television drama Big Love with Bill Paxton and Jeanne Tripplehorn.Ginnifer married actor Josh Dallas in 2014.  See full bio on IMDb »

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