Meagan Monique Good is an American actress and model. She was born on the 8th of August, 1981 in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She began her career very early, and has appeared in numerous television shows, films, and music videos.
In 2011, Good featured in an ensemble cast of the successful film version of Think Like a Man.
She played Joanna Locasto, the lead character on the NBC drama series Deception.
Let’s take a look at her biography below.
Meagan Good Full Name
She was born Meagan Monique Good but she is mostly known as Meagan Good.
Meagan Good Age
She was born on the 8th of August, 1981 in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 40 years as of the year 2021.
Meagan Good Personal Life
She is married to DeVon Franklin. The couple have been married since 2012.
Meagan Good Parents
She was born to Mr. Leondis “Leon” Good and Mrs. Tyra Wardlow-Doyle.
Meagan Good Hometown
She hails from Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Meagan Good Early Life and Education
She was born in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California. Her mother was her manager in her teens, and her father was an LAPD police officer.
Good claimed that her maternal grandmother is “Jewish and African. My mother’s father was Cherokee and something else.
My dad’s mother’s Puerto Rican and black, and his father was from Barbados.”
Good was raised with her three siblings in Canyon Country now known as Santa Clarita, California. She began her acting career around the age of four.
Meagan Good Career
She worked as an extra on television shows such as Doogie Howser, M.D. and Amen in the Early Stages of her career.
When she was 13, she was cast in her first film, the 1995 comedy Friday. She first gained critical recognition for her performance as the troubled teen Cisely Batiste in Kasi Lemmons’ 1997 film Eve’s Bayou; she received two award nominations, including her first NAACP Image Award nomination.
After taking on small film and television roles for the next few years. Good began to transition into more mature roles in the early 2000s.
From 1998 to 2001, she appeared as Nina on Nickelodeon’s TV show Cousin Skeeter. Good landed small roles in the films 3 Strikes and House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute.
In 2003, a major year for Good, she landed roles in the action-drama Biker Boyz and the romantic-comedy Deliver Us from Eva, which helped her transition from child to adult actress.
She also appeared as the character Vanessa for five episodes during the third season of My Wife and Kids, before being replaced by Brooklyn Sudano for unknown reasons.
She also had small roles in The Cookout, Lance “Un” Rivera’s directorial debut, and the teen dance film You Got Served.
In 2005, Good co-starred in the horror film Venom, as well as the well-received neo noir film Brick.
She played opposite rapper/actor Bow Wow in Malcolm D. Lee’s Roll Bounce. In 2006, Good played the role of Coco, which she felt was her first true lead actress role, in the urban action-drama Waist Deep.
She also voiced a character for the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours that same year. The following year, Good landed a role in the dance movie Stomp the Yard, starring with Ne-Yo and childhood friend Columbus Short.
She was part of the ensemble cast in 2012’s Think Like a Man, a movie based on Steve Harvey’s 2009 book Act like a Lady, Think like a Man.
In 2013, Good starred in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Good returned to television from January to March 2013, starring in Deception.
She was contacted by her agents about the series while leaving a hair salon. She sat in her car “and cried for 30-minutes like a nerd, by myself.”
In 2014, Good reprised her role for Think Like a Man Too, the sequel to Think Like a Man. Good stated she “had a really good time” while filming the sequel after initially being nervous “because there’s so much energy that only Vegas can give.”
Filming Think Like a Man Too was Good’s first time in Las Vegas shortly before she got married.
She has started her own production company, Freedom Bridge Entertainment, with Marlon Olivera and fellow actors Tamara Bass and Ty Hodges.
In 2014, she, along with Hill Harper, contributed to the bestselling book by Enitan Bereola II, Gentlewoman: Etiquette for a Lady, from a Gentleman.
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