Born in the beautiful sea coast town of Newport Beach California, ElenaGoodman has been entertaining audiences since the age of 4. It allbegan during a 3 week hospital stay when a local repertory company madean impromptu appearance, and invited the precocious toddler to jointheir cast of "Annie. " The resulting enthusiasm of both Hospital Staffand patients encouraged her parents that they might consider thepossibility of a career of showbiz for little Elena. Within a matter ofweeks, she was signed by the renowned kid's agent Dorothy Day Otisfollowed by TV appearances on shows like, "Punky Brewster," "Who's theBoss?," and "Charles in Charge.
" During her high school years at Coronadel Mar High, Elena discovered her love affair with the theatre withlead performances in a myriad of hit plays including, "Pygmalion,""Street Car Named Desire," and "Aquarius. " However, the call to the bigscreen was inescapable and shortly after her graduation, she joined the"Groundlings" in Hollywood before heading to the "Big Apple" for arecurring principal role as the young intern Dr. Kara Lyndon on the ABCsoap opera, "All My Children. " Making the most of her time in New York,she jumped at every opportunity to act, which resulted in performancesin several Off Broadway plays and a variety of national and regionalcommercials. The lure of the big screen couldn't keep the versatile Ms.
Goodman from returning to her Southern California roots to pursueopportunities in television and film. Since her return to L. A. , Elenahas appeared in "Monk" and "Still Standing" with many more to come. .
|1||In Her Mothers Footsteps||2006||as Ghost #3|
|2||My Fathers Will||2009||as Fight Attendant|
|3||Undiscovered||2005||as Night Club Manager|
|4||All My Children||1970||as Dr. Kara Lynden|
|5||Jake in Progress||2005||as Hotel Guest|
|6||Monk||2002||as Reporter #3|
|7||Sex, Love & Secrets||2005||as Shelly|
|8||Still Standing||2002||as Debbie|