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DAISY GOODWIN is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels The American Heiress and The Fortune Hunter.
Daisy Goodwin Age
She is 61 years old.
Daisy Goodwin Height
Daisy Goodwin Nationality
She is of Irish and Argentinian ancestry.
Daisy Goodwin Biography
Daisy Goodwin is a famous Screenwriter, born on December 19, 1961, in United Kingdom.
She attended Columbia University’s film school as a Harkness scholar after earning a degree in history at Cambridge University, and was Chair of the judging panel of the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction.
After attending Queen’s College, London and Westminster School, Goodwin studied history at Trinity College, Cambridge.
After attending Columbia Film School, as a Harkness Scholar, she joined the BBC in 1985 as a trainee television assistant producer in arts, and a producer-director in 1987, working on programmes like Bookmark. Her contract was not renewed in 1989, but Goodwin rejoined the BBC in 1992, and worked on Omnibus, and created Bookworm, The Nation’s Favourite Poems and Home Front.
In November 2017, Goodwin said that on a professional visit to 10 Downing Street she had been indecently touched by a civil servant, but had not complained at the time.
Daisy Goodwin Parents
Goodwin was born and raised in London. She is the daughter of the film producer Richard B. Goodwin and the interior decorator Jocasta Innes. Her parents separated when she was five and then divorced.
Her great-great-great-grandfather was Irish clergyman Robert Traill, whose character she included in an episode of the second season of her TV drama Victoria which addressed the Irish famine in the 1840s. Traill was played by Martin Compston.
Daisy Goodwin Siblings
Her half-brother is the writer Jason Goodwin, whom her father adopted.
Daisy Goodwin Career
In 1998, Goodwin moved to Talkback Productions as head of factual programmes, becoming editorial director by 2003. In 2005, Goodwin founded Silver River Productions. Earlier in her career, she had turned down fashion advisors Trinny and Susannah because she considered them too posh to work in television, but is said to have discovered Lucy Worsley, placing the historian under contract for her first series in 2011.
In 2014 Daisy decided to concentrate on writing full time and was commissioned to write her first screenplay, Victoria, an 8 part series about the early life of Queen Victoria for ITV and WGBH Masterpiece Theatre.
She appeared in the BBC television documentary Public School about Westminster directed by Jonathan Gili, and as part of the winning Trinity College, Cambridge team on the Christmas University Challenge BBC2, 27 December 2011. In 2012, she appeared on a Children in Need episode of “Only Connect” alongside Charlie Higson and Matthew Parris.
Her first novel, My Last Duchess, was published in the UK in August 2010 and, under the title The American Heiress, in the U.S. and Canada in June 2011. Goodwin has also compiled multiple poetry anthologies, the first being The Nation’s Favourite Love Poems in 1997, and written a memoir entitled Silver River (2007).
She was chairman of the judges for the 2010 Orange Prize for women’s fiction, and commented in a New Statesman interview that “a recommendation from a woman is more interesting to me than what a man might tell me to read”.
She has presented television shows including Essential Poems (To Fall In Love With) (2003) and Reader, I Married Him (2006). Jane Thynne, in The Independent described her as proving to be “triumphantly telegenic” in the former which was Goodwin’s front of camera television debut.
Daisy Goodwin Husband
According to our records, Daisy Goodwin married to Marcus Wilford. As of January 12, 2023, Daisy Goodwin’s is not dating anyone.
Daisy Goodwin Children
Goodwin is married to Marcus Wilford, a television executive; they have two daughters. Daisy lives in London with her three dogs, two daughters and one husband.
Daisy Goodwin Net Worth
As of June 1, 2023, Daisy Goodwin’s net worth is $5 Million.