Ginnifer Goodwin - American movie star, best known for one of the leading roles in the television drama "Big Love" (2006-2011) Family Mormon fundamentalists practicing polygamy, as well as playing in such films as "Mona Lisa Smile" (2003), " Walk the Line "(2005)," He's - Not That Into You "(2009)," Something Borrowed "(2011). In addition, Ginnifer embodied the image of Snow White fantasy television series "Once Upon a Time."

Early life and education of Ginnifer Goodwin
Goodwin was born in the end of May 1978, in the southern United States in the city of Memphis, Tennessee. Her mother Linda (Kantor before marriage), a former teacher, was a housewife, and later worked in the company providing postal services, FedEx and corporation Apple. Father Tim Goodwin, owns and operates a recording studio. The younger sister of actress Melissa worked as an animator, in particular, was one of the creators of parody of the animated series "Robot Chicken" in voicing characters who take part Ginnifer. By the way say, the actress changed her original name Jennifer on the present to its pronunciation corresponded to the way it sounds in their native dialect. By nationality of the father-actress - Welshman, and his mother - ereyka. Therefore, the youth she visited the synagogue, observe the laws and traditions of Judaism and has been actively involved in youth religious movements NFTY and BBYO. Primary education Goodwin received in St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis and then in 1996 graduated fellows cheekbones Lausanne (Switzerland) and throughout the year to attend college in Hanover, Germany, focusing on the subject of "theater". Next Ginnifer enrolled in Boston University to study in Bachelor of Fine Arts. As a student, actively acted in various short films of local production, demonstrating the hard work and talent. The result was awarded by Bette Davis Foundation to support young actors and graduated university with honors.

Education acting Goodwin continued in Stratford-upon-Avon (UK) in the Shakespeare Institute, founded as a postgraduate center at the University of Birmingham, and studied in depth the works of the great English playwright and his contemporaries, while participating in the performances of the British theater company Royal Shakespeare Company. A year later earned a corresponding "Shakespeare" Certificate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

FILMOGRAPHY of Ginnifer Goodwin
After receiving an excellent education, the young artist returned to his homeland, where he plays on the stage of the Huntington Theatre in Boston Drama. Then, some time living in New York, later to more fully realize their creative potential, he travels to California to conquer Hollywood. The first work on television Goodwin became a supporting role in the famous TV series NBC «Law & Order" and the comedy TV serial movie "Ed" (about a talking horse). She then starred in the comedy "Porn and toes" (2002), the drama "Mona Lisa Smile" (2003) about the struggle for gender equality, where he played in partnership with such stars as Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirsten Dunst in the film "Rendezvous with the star "of the young saleswoman, won the TV contest. In the 2005 film "Walk the Line" actress has starred in a leading role Vivian Liberto, the first wife of a prominent singer in country music of Johnny Cash. Then Damchovik Dori played in the black comedy "Love Comes to the Executioner" and sister of the main character of the film "Birds of America" ​​Coming professing free love. Since 2006 (and the 2011-th) Goodwin starred in the television series "Big Love," which went on cable HBO, performing as one of the main roles Heffman Margin - the third wife in a polygamous Mormon family. In 2008, the Italian luxury brand of women's clothing and accessories Max Mara honored Goodwin among actresses, most showed his talent for the year awarded the prize in the nomination "The Face of the Future". In addition, Ginnifer was among the celebrities who participated in the campaign's largest reseller US Gap and presented it to the Fashion-Fall 2008 show.

Ginnifer Goodwin NOW
In February 2009, the actress starred as JJ Phillips, obsessive search for the perfect man, in the comedy "He's - Not That Into You," for which he received the audience award for best actress (Breakout Movie Actress). In April of the same year, she started acting as Aunt Bee in "Ramona and Beezus", where the main roles were occupied by Selena Gomez and Joey King.

From 2011 to 2014, Goodwin played Snow White and the corresponding character in the real world, schoolteacher Mary Margaret Blanchard, in the series in the fantasy genre channel ABC «Once Upon a Time." This project was a great success and 8 May last year, was renewed for a fourth season.

PERSONAL LIFE: Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh DALLAS
Ginnifer, as befits a true "heir" fabulous names (from the "Wizard of Oz"), thanks to the fantasy series "Once Upon a Time" was not just a movie star, but she met her Prince Charming (Josh Dallas in the performance).

Last year, April 12 stars of the series, 35-year-old Ginnifer and 32-year-old Josh were married. The wedding ceremony took place in California and has been very modest. At a closed ceremony was attended by about thirty closest friends and family members. In late May, the young couple had a son, Oliver Finley of Dallas, the first child and Ginnifer and Josh. The young people began an affair in the autumn of 2011, in October 2013 - they announced their engagement. For Goodwin, the marriage was the first for Dallas - second. From 2007 to 2011 he was married to Lara Pyulve, English stage actress who became popular for his role as Irene Adler in the TV series "Sherlock". It is known that Ginnifer previously had a two-year romance with Chris Klein, played a major role in the film "American Pie." In 2008 they separated. Later, she began dating actor and screenwriter Joey Kern ("Sex and the City," "Masters of parties," "elect"). In 2010, they got engaged, but in May of 2011 their engagement was broken off.

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Her father is Christian with Welsh ancestry, and her mother is Jewish. Goodwin was raised attending synagogue on Saturdays and Unitarian church on Sundays. She was both baptized and had a bat mitzvah service. In her youth, Goodwin was affiliated with the North American Federation of Temple Youth, and was active in BBYO at the Jewish Community Center in Memphis. She went to school at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee. She then graduated from Lausanne Collegiate School in 1996, then attended Hanover College (majoring in Theater) for one year before moving on to earn her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. While a student at BU, she performed in numerous student short films, as well as several college and local stage productions. Goodwin was given the "Excellence in Acting: Professional Promise Award" by the Bette Davis Foundation, and graduated with honors. After her time at Boston University, she studied in England at Stratford Upon-Avon’s Shakespeare Institute, in conjunction with the Royal Shakespeare Company. The following year she earned an "Acting Shakespeare Certificate" at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.