Malcolm Goodwin

Malcolm Goodwin (born January 28, 1982) is an American actor, known for his role as Clive Babineaux in The CW supernatural comedy-drama series iZombie (2015-2019).[1]

Malcolm Goodwin
Malcolm Goodwin April 2015.jpg
Goodwin at 2015
Born (1982-12-28) December 28, 1982 (age 39)
EducationState University of New York, Purchase (BFA)
OccupationActor, producer, director
Years active1997–present

In 2022, Goodwin portrayed Oscar Finlay in the Amazon Prime Video series Reacher.

Life and careerEdit

His love for acting began during his time with the Julia Richman Talent Unlimited Program in New York City. He later trained at SUNY Purchase College Acting Conservatory, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and Film.[2]

Goodwin has directed and produced independent commercials, sketches, short films, music videos and public service announcements. In 2011 he appeared in the music video for the song "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO.[3] He has been featured in articles for Interview, L.A. Confidential, King, Vibe, and Venice. Goodwin also had minor roles in various films and TV shows, such as American Gangster, Detroit 1-8-7, Leatherheads, The Longshots, Crazy on the Outside.[4]

In 2015, Goodwin was cast in the main role of Det. Clive Babineaux on The CW television series iZombie.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Wake of the Fallen Sun Jacob Short
2005 Backseat Ricky
2006 The Architect Big Tim
2007 Got Next Drew Short
2007 American Gangster Jimmy Zee
2008 Leatherheads Bakes
2008 The Longshots Roy
2008 Miracle at St. Anna Higgins
2008 The Lazarus Project Robbie
2008 Deception Cabbie
2009 Mississippi Damned Sammy Stone
2009 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Father of Subject #42
2009 Black Gloves James Short
2010 Crazy on the Outside Rick
2011 The American Dream Ronald
2011 Not Quite College Taxi Tommy
2012 Rhino Hank
2012 Freelancers A.D.
2013 A True Story Jason
2013 Thank You Card Jamaal Short
2015 Run All Night Officer Colston
2015 Lucky Number Garrett 'G' Brown
2017 The Bigfoot Project Junior
2019 Ring Ring Will


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Color of Justice Shawn TV film
2003 Law & Order Lamont Tyler "Patient Zero"
2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Elvin Fergin "Mad Hops"
2007 K-Ville Troy Boulet "Critical Mass"
2009 Raising the Bar Wesley Wedderburn "Is There a Doctor in the House?"
2010 Detroit 1-8-7 KJ "Nobody's Home/Unknown Soldier"
2011 The Tommy O Show Starring America Mac Man TV film
2011–12 Breakout Kings Shea Daniels Main role
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Aaron Voss "Fallen Angels"
2013 Elementary Andre Bell "Details"
2013 Blue Bloods Angelo Reid "Unwritten Rules"
2013 Bones CC Creach "The Dude in the Dam"
2014 House of Cards Darnell Hayes "Chapter 22"
2014 True Blood Joe Thornton "Almost Home"
2014 Hot Fail Matt TV film
2015 Wayward Pines Dr. Bauer "Where Paradise Is Home"
2015–2019 iZombie Clive Babineaux Main role (71 episodes)
2016 The Bellmen JJ TV film
2019 Bull Eddie Mitchell Episode: "Rectify"
2019 FBI Agent Collins Episode: "Codename: Ferdinand"
2022 Reacher Oscar Finlay Main role
TBA The Fall of the House of Usher Filming[6]


  1. ^ Izombie stars Malcolm Goodwin (“Breakout Kings”), Rose McIver (“Masters of Sex,” “Once Upon a Time”)
  2. ^ A Trio of iZombie Interviews: Rahul Kohli, Malcolm Goodwin, and More with Rose McIver
  3. ^ "Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO". YouTube. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Q&A: Malcolm Goodwin—From Brooklyn to the Big Screen". Soul Train. 2013-12-09. Archived from the original on 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2022-04-17.
  5. ^ iZombie’s Rose McIver and Malcolm Goodwin on Their Unconventional Partnership
  6. ^ Romanchick, Shane (January 31, 2022). "Mike Flanagan's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' Officially Begins Production". Collider. Retrieved February 4, 2022.

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