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Nationalité Etats-Unis
Naissance 11 octobre 1952 (67 ans) à Philadelphie (Etats-Unis)

Mark Goodman (born October 11, 1952, Philadelphia, PA) is a radio DJ, TV personality, and actor. He is best known as one of the original five VJs on MTV, from 1981-1987. He was supposed to be the first of the five to be broadcast at MTV's premiere on August 1, 1981. However, due to errors sequencing the clips, he was the last of the VJs to introduce themselves after "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles and "You Better Run" by Pat Benatar.


Early life and career
Goodman has been in the music business since the 1970s. He started in radio in his hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at WMMR and in 1978, became the music director of the station. In 1980, he moved to New York City to work at WPLJ, the number one rock station in New York.

In 1981, Goodman left WPLJ to join the as yet unknown music video channel called MTV.

As one of the 5 original VJs Goodman interviewed a variety of music and entertainment stars of the day.

He also hosted several special shows for the channel including The Week In Rock, 120 Minutes and the first show ever syndicated to broadcast by MTV: The Top 20 Video Countdown.

Acting career and return to radio
In the late '80s, Goodman began an acting career that saw him working in film and TV. Goodman appeared in several films including Man Trouble with Jack Nicholson, Don’t Be a Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood with the Wayans brothers and Police Academy 6: City Under Siege. On TV, Goodman could be seen in such shows as Married With Children, The Practice, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Vinny And Bobby and others.

In 1989, Goodman returned to radio in Los Angeles on “The Edge”. Over the next 10 years he worked at stations including KROQ-FM, KMPC-FM (The Edge) and Star 98.7 in Los Angeles as well as Q101 and WLS-FM in Chicago, IL and Mix 96.9 in Phoenix, AZ.

Through the '90s, Goodman hosted several different TV shows and music specials. In particular, ”Fit TV” ran on cable for years after the final episodes were shot. Goodman receives no royalties from the show but is pleased he is still helping people learn how to eat right, exercise more and be open to alternative methods of healing and stress reduction. Goodman also hosted the Illinois Lottery game show Illinois Instant Riches and its revamp Illinois' Luckiest from 1994 to 2001.

In 1999, Goodman became Senior VP of Music Programming for, an internet radio station. He developed the format, hired and trained the air staff and developed all the special programming which became available for syndication to other sites including British Telecom Open World, As Seen In (Aaron Spelling’s site) and Newgrounds.

After the dot com crash, Goodman was offered a position on Sirius Satellite Radio on their Big 80s channel with the other three original MTV VJs still living, Nina Blackwood, Martha Quinn, and Alan Hunter. Since starting there in 2004, Goodman has added shows on '80s on 8(6:00 am – 10:00 am) Classic Rewind (late '70s through early '90s rock) and The Spectrum.

Concurrent with his work at SiriusXM, Goodman worked in music supervision. He music supervised several pilots for Fox and the Touchstone/ABC TV show Desperate Housewives.

In the mid-2000s, Goodman could be seen on VH-1 and VH-1 Classic doing interviews and hosting special programs while continuing to broadcast 7 days a week on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

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Filmographie de Mark Goodman (3 films)

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Man Trouble, 1h36
Réalisé par Bob Rafelson
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Jack Nicholson, Ellen Barkin, Harry Dean Stanton, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael McKean, Saul Rubinek
Rôle Talk Show Host
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Effrayée par le saccage de son appartement, une chanteuse lyrique décide d'adopter un chien de garde. Elle fait appel à un dresseur professionnel qui n'est pas insensible au charme et à la fortune de sa cliente.
Police Academy 6 : S.O.S. ville en état de choc, 1h24
Réalisé par Peter Bonerz
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Comédie, Comédie policière, Policier
Acteurs David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook, G. W. Bailey, Lance Kinsey, George Gaynes
Note44% 2.2049252.2049252.2049252.2049252.204925
Le district de Wilson Heights est touché par une série impressionnante de vols, et semble être la cible d'une bande organisée très professionnelle. C'est le Capitaine Harris qui est chargé de la sécurité de ce secteur, et entend bien résoudre seul cette enquête, après de nombreuses années d'attente pour obtenir son propre secteur loin du Commandant Lassard et de sa bande. Mais à la suite d'un énième cafouillage de sa part, le maire de la ville décide de lui adjoindre les services de Lassard qui va s'entourer de ses habituels flics de choc. Là va alors commencer une vaste investigation pour savoir qui est à l'origine de ce désordre, qui met à mal la tranquillité de toute la ville désormais "en état de choc".
Blame It on the Night, 1h25
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Comédie, Musical
Acteurs Nick Mancuso, Byron Thames, Leslie Ackerman, Richard Bakalyan, Billy Preston, Mark Goodman
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Job Dalton is the illegitimate son of star rocker Chris Dalton. He is attending a military school when he receives the sad news that his mother has died. Chris is on tour when the news of the death of Job's mother reaches him. A bit bored with his life, he decides to bring the boy on tour with him. To Job, who has only heard his mother's version of their relationship, and who views the military school as home, and aspires to a military career, his father's life and career are as foreign as life on Mars.