BRIAN GOODMAN is an American film and television director, writer, and actor. After growing up in Boston and deciding to pursue acting, he went to an audition for a low-budget film called Southie with Donnie Wahlberg where he landed his first role. At this time, Goodman also began writing.
In 2008, Goodman and Wahlberg co-wrote and directed the Ethan Hawke/Mark Ruffalo film What Doesn’t Kill You. Goodman has also had recurring and guest-starring roles in a number of different films and television series, including all thirteen episodes of “Line of Fire” (as Donovan Stubbin) and three episodes of “Lost” as Ryan Pryce. Some of his other appearances include 2001 film The Last Castle, 2006 film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, two episodes of “24” and a recurring role on the first two seasons of “Rizzoli & Isles” that led to him becoming a main cast member starting with the season 3 premiere.
Goodman resides in Los Angeles.