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Meet Vanessa Goodwin, Actor Malcolm Goodwin Wife!

Producer/Director Vanessa Goodwin is the wife of actor Malcolm Goodwin, the actor who played Oscar Finley in Amazon’s “Reacher”. The brilliant actor has a long-standing career but without his wife deserves equal credit for his success as an actor.

Meet Malcolm Goodwin’s wife in this article. Keep on scrolling to learn more about Vanessa.

Meet Vanessa Goodwin, Actor Malcolm Goodwin Wife

Actor Malcolm Goodwin has been married for such a long time that sometimes fans forget he has a wife. He is happily married and in a committed relationship with his wife Vanessa Goodwin. They dated each other for an undefined period. Then, they shared their wedding vows on 14 September 2005.

The married couple celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary in 2021. Malcolm announced the anniversary via a Facebook post where he wrote, “16 years and counting! And we get to celebrate at home after being away for so long:) Happy Anniversary Vanessa Goodwin! Love you!”.

Malcolm, born in 1982, turned 39 years old in 2021. He is best known for movies such as iZombie, Run All Night, House of Cards, Breakout Kinds, The Lazarus Project, American Gangster, Law & Order, and several TV shows and films. He studied at the State University of New York at Purchase.

During the interview with Pate Magazine, Malcolm shared that he grew up with a bad speech impediment so he stuttered and stammered. He couldn’t say his name until he was five.

Additionally, Malcolm shared, “In elementary school, I was Dr. Charles Drew for Black History Month. I never switched it up I thought, “I could do it better! I can do his speech better!” From the third grade to sixth grade, I did the same thing, until I perfected it.” He added further, “It was the first time I could communicate, speaking as Dr. Charles Drew and people understood me. They didn’t go, ‘Huh? What? Slow down!’ It turned into people saying, ‘You’re acting! That’s acting.”

Does Malcolm Goodwin Have Any Kids?

Malcolm Goodwin welcomed a son with his wife Vanessa Goodwin on 10 February 2020. They named their first child Mahal Kita Apollo. Before the arrival, Malcolm had announced the pregnancy as well as the arrival of the baby via an IG post. He captioned, “What a year. Role of a Lifetime:) #grateful #newdad #lovelove @milycooperphotography”.

Vanessa Goodwin Age

Vanessa Goodwin was reportedly born in 1978. She turned 43 years old in March 2021.

Vanessa Goodwin Job

Vanessa Goodwin is a writer, director, art director, and producer by profession. She debuted her career with the 3.5-minute short film “Titan Safety Systems” which was produced by her husband. In the same year, she also made Thunderbolt,  a gritty short film about 20 something’s that are growing up and falling in and out of love while trying to make it in New York City.

Additionally, from 2005 to 2006, Vanessa worked as a casting intern at Goodlove & Company Casting, followed by a Customer Service Representative job at Michael Smith Inc. In 2006, she co-produced “To The Trade: Interior Design Files”. She also packaged and promoted 13 episodes of this high-end interior design show from conception to sales at the MIPCOM market.

She worked for Elizabeth Fisher & Associates as Office Management & Sourcing, and Special Project Coordinator at Jasper Fine Furniture & Fabric by Michael Smither. In 2009, she worked as a Wardrobe Designer for the independent feature film ‘A True Story’. For less than a year, she served as a Line Producer for the movie “Constriction” again directed by her husband.

In addition, in 2012, Vanessa worked as an art production assistant at 20th Century Fox, worked as a production coordinator at Fifteen Digits, Art Production Assistant at 20th Century Fox – Dexter, Art Production Assistant at Green Dot Productions – 2012 APPLE Olympics Campaign.

Moreover, other TV shows Vanessa worked for include Sons of Anarchy season 5, Cinnamon Girls, Pass the Light, Back In The Game, All Summer Long: A Beach Boy’s Musical, and a few others. She also worked as a writer/producer at Goodness Boutique Productions, a producer at Vision Vehicle Productions, also worked as a freelance scriptwriter.

From 2017 to 2020, she served as studio co-ordinator at Cosmos Studios, Inc. And, starting from 2021, she has been working as VP Development & Production at Vision Vehicle Studios Inc.

Moreover, Vanessa also has an IMDB page. She received 10 credits as producer and her notable works are Mom You Can Finally Ask Me That, Coming Out with Liz and Eddie, and Raw Talk Not Food among others.

She and her husband also worked together in Be The Light, The Great Wall of Warren, and a few others.

Also, Vanessa holds a BFA degree from Purchase College, SUNY in Theatre Arts & Films. She graduated in 2003. She also attended Otis College of Art and Design and earned her certificate in Fine Art.

Is Vanessa Goodwin On Instagram?

Vanessa Goodwin is not on Instagram. But, she has a Twitter account (@Vnessagoodwin), a Facebook account (@vanessa.layuggoodwin), and a Pinterest page (@vlayug).

Related FAQs

  • Where Is Vanessa Goodwin From?

According to her Facebook, Vanessa Goodwin currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

  • What Is Vanessa Goodwin Maiden Name?

Vanessa Goodwin’s maiden name is Layug. She was born to her father Bon Layug who currently lives in Manila, Philippines. And, yes, she is of Filipino descent. Her father studied Master in Business Administration at the Asian Institute of Management. He also studied at Ateneo de Manila University.

Her mother/step-mother is Anamari Godinez. She also seems to have a brother named Paolo Layug.

  • How Tall Is Vanessa Goodwin?

Vanessa Goodwin stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches.

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