Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Goodmans in:
 • Brookside Cemetery
 • Englewood
 • Bergen County
 • New Jersey
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Dody Goodman
Birth: Oct. 28, 1914
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 2008
Englewood
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

Actress and Comedian. Best remembered for her role as the mother on the 1976-77 sitcom "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman." She began her career as a dancer in the 1930s and appeared in several stage musicals in the 1940s and 50s including "My Darlin' Aida" and "Wonderful Town." She came to national attention in the 1950s after being discovered by Jack Paar, later becoming a regular performer on his "Tonight Show." She was known as a natural comedian, appearing on several shows including "The Merv Griffin Show." She continued work on stage, television, and screen. She appeared with Carol Channing in the 1974 production of "Lorelei." In 1976, she landed the role of Louise Lasser's mother on the sitcom "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman." The show lasted only one season. On film, she played 'Blanche' assistant to the principal in the 1978 musical "Grease" ands its sequel "Grease 2," in 1982. Goodman was also known for her work as a voice-over artist. Her voice could be heard as 'Mrs. Miller' in the "Alvin & the Chipmunks" cartoon series. She continued to work in television well into her seventies appearing on such shows as "Different Strokes," and "Murder, She Wrote." (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
 
Burial:
Brookside Cemetery
Englewood
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Jun 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27763891
Dody Goodman
Added by: The Perplexed Historian
 
Dody Goodman
Added by: The Perplexed Historian
 
Dody Goodman
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Rich H.
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Gina G.
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014

- Martha
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014

- R I P
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014
There are 409 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.3 after 119 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service