Laurel Goodwin was an American retired actress has a Net Worth of $2 Million know all about her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Biography
Laurel Goodwin, an actress who appeared in “Girls! Girls! Girls!” and the rejected “Star Trek” pilot, died on February 25 at age 79. The star’s sister Maureen Scott confirmed her passing in an obituary but didn’t disclose the cause of death.
Laurel Goodwin Family and Parents
Laurel Goodwin was Born on 11 August 1942 in Wichita, Kansas.Goodwin and her family moved to San Diego and then San Francisco. She began working as a model when she was 7, then attended Lowell High School and San Francisco State.After serving as a babysitter for photographer Kurt Gunther’s children, he disseminated her images at Paramount, which signed her to a seven-year contract when she was 19 years old.Goodwin died Feb. 25 in Cathedral City, California, her sister, Maureen Scott, announced.
Laurel Goodwin Career
She was a co-star in the Paramount comedy Papa’s Delicate Condition (1963), playing Augusta Griffith, the daughter of Jack (Jackie Gleason) and Amberlyn Griffith. She also appeared in the western films Stage to Thunder Rock (1964), Law of the Lawless (1964) and The Glory Guys (1965).
After working in the 1964 feature Westerns Stage to Thunder Rock and Law of the Lawless and The Glory Guys, Goodwin was cast as Yeoman J.M. Colt opposite Hunter as Capt. Christopher Pike and Nimoy as Mr. Spock in “The Cage” for Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek.
In the Hawaii-set Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), Goodwin played the wholesome rich girl Laurel Dodge, who battles with a singer (Stella Stevens) for the affections of Elvis’ tuna fisherman and helps him get the boat he always wanted. The two memorably share a dance in the clever “The Wall Have Ears” number.
Goodwin co-produced the Burt Reynolds-Loni Anderson film Stroker Ace (1983) alongside her husband, Walter Wood, who had acquired the rights to the book on which the movie was based. They had a 43-year relationship that ended with his death in 2010.