Laila Goody


Laila Goody

Infobox actor
name = Laila Goody


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birthname = Laila Elin Goody
birthdate = 22 March 1971
birthplace = Stavanger
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occupation = Actress
yearsactive = 1994ndash present
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Laila Elin Goody (born 22 March 1971) is a Norwegian actress. Goody has an English father, who worked in the oil industry, and a Norwegian mother. She was born in Stavanger, and grew up in Rosendal, Hordaland from the ages of two to ten, before returning to Stavanger.cite news|url=http://oslopuls.no/kunst/article300389.ece|title=Letter igjen|last=Stokke|first=Olga|date=2006-10-18|publisher=Aftenposten|language=Norwegian|accessdate=2008-07-21] Here she attended Stavanger Katedralskole.cite web |url=http://www.dagbladet.no/magasinet/2003/02/13/361444.html |title=Le med Laila |publisher=Dagbladet |author=Bernt Jakob Oksnes |date=2003-02-15 |language=Norwegian |accessdate=2008-07-21] After graduating from Teaterhøyskolen (the Theater Academy) in 1994 she started working at Nationaltheatret (the National Theatre).cite web |url=http://www.nationaltheatret.no/Nationaltheateret/Om_oss/Ensemble/Goody%2C+Laila.hTL99TVVp2Z--231D7A_xENi9zogRVPL28nMhPLZB9MtlY05hRjMXc.ips |title=Laila Goody |publisher=Nationaltheatret |author= |date= |language=Norwegian |accessdate=2008-07-21] After nine years at this theatre she decided to take a break, and in 2003 she moved on to do guest performances at Trøndelag Teater and Centralteatret. [cite news|url=http://oslopuls.no/kunst/article698544.ece|title=Goody tilbake|date=2006-10-18|publisher=Aftenposten|language=Norwegian|accessdate=2008-07-21]

Among her theatre roles are Queen Mary in Friedrich Schiller's "Mary Stuart", "Hilde" in Henrik Ibsen's "The Lady from the Sea", and "Catherine" in David Auburn's "Proof". [cite news|url=http://www.dagbladet.no/kultur/2003/01/25/359755.html|title=Premierer i kø for Goody|last=Stokkan|first=Morten|date=2003-01-25|publisher=Dagbladet|language=Norwegian|accessdate=2008-07-21] 2003 was also the year when her film and television career started taking off for real, and in the following years she had leading roles in the movies "Jonny Vang" (2003) and "Den som frykter ulven" (2004).cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0329588/|title=Laila Goody|publisher=IMDb|accessdate=2008-07-21] Her effort at Centralteatret in the double role as "Shen Te" and "Shui Ta" in Bertolt Brecht's "The Good Person of Sezuan" (2006) was called "excellent", and "the most important reason" to watch the play. [cite news|url=http://oslopuls.no/kunst/article620899.ece|title=Brutal og bevegende Brecht|last=Rygg|first=Elisabeth|date=2006-10-18|publisher=Aftenposten|language=Norwegian|accessdate=2008-07-21] She has been called "Norway's most awarded young actress", and among the awards she has received are "NRK Radioteatrets pris", "Gösta Ekmans Nordiske Minnefond", "Per Aabels ærespris" and "Narvesen-prisen". In 2002 she was awarded the television award Gullruten for her role in the Ibsen-drama "Rosmersholm". [cite web |url=http://www.dagbladet.no/kultur/2002/06/09/336568.html |title=Rørt til tårer av folket |publisher=Dagbladet |author=Mark S. Berger |date=2002-06-09 |language=Norwegian |accessdate=2008-07-21] The same year she was also nominated for an Amanda Award for the same role, but lost out to Hildegun Riise. [cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/Sections/Awards/Amanda_Awards_Norway/2001|title=Amanda Awards, Norway: 2001|publisher=IMDb|accessdate=2008-07-21]

Goody has been married once, for two years, when she was 23 to 25 years old. Later she became romantically involved with Anderz Eide, a freelance actor at Trøndelag Teater. She lives in Sagene, Oslo.

elect filmography

* "Maja Steinansikt" (1996)
* "Markus og Diana" (1996)
* "1732 Høtten" (1998)
* "Lekestue" (TV, 2002)
* "Jonny Vang" (2003)
* "Den som frykter ulven" (2004)
* "Kodenavn Hunter" (TV, 2007)

References

External links

*imdb|0329588
* [http://www.dagbladet.no/magasinet/2003/02/13/361444.html Interview] from Dagbladet.
* [http://www.nationaltheatret.no/Nationaltheateret/Om_oss/Ensemble/Goody%2C+Laila.hTL99TVVp2Z--231D7A_xENi9zogRVPL28nMhPLZB9MtlY05hRjMXc.ips Biography] from Nationaltheateret.:• [http://ntstage.xmodus.no/Forestillingsdatabasen/S%C3%B8ketteroppsetninger/tabid/57/ctl/ViewPerson/mid/374/personId/eb6a84d8-00ec-4b7c-afd3-30832f336467/Default.aspx Complete list of performances at Nationaltheateret.]


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