Actor | Writer | Producer
Jennifer Goodhue is an established performer with over 30 years of acting and improv experience. As an accomplished writer and producer, she’s considered ‘the fifth Baroness’ after working for five seasons of the ground-breaking sketch comedy Baroness Von Sketch Show.
Her creative talents have been cultivated over a lifetime of diverse experiences. Born in Ottawa, Canada, her high school years were consumed with completing in the Canadian High School Improv Games, and performing with the local sketch troupe Skit Row High. After studying Theatre at the University of Ottawa, she moved to Toronto to join the Second City Touring Company, then the Second City MainStage. Along with a stellar ensemble cast, she co-created 5 Second City MainStage shows, including the Canadian Comedy Award winning Pshychedelicatessen.
She was one of the few actors chosen to perform sketches for The Conan O’Brien Show in Toronto. From then on, she rapidly transitioned from theatre to television when she co starred on CTV’s Comedy Inc. Her television credits include Children Ruin Everything, Working Moms, The Beaverton, and 11.22.63. She was the english voice of Airmaster, and
She’s proudly performed in several quintessential Canadian sketch shows, including CBC’s Tallboyz, Baroness Von Sketch Show and the iconic Kids in the Hall Reboot on Amazon.
As a prolific writer, Jen has collaborated on several TV shows including sketch, half hour sitcom, news parody and animation. Her unique comedic voice, her dedication to collaboration in the writing room and her inability to enforce a healthy work/life balance has garnered Jen five Canadian Screen Awards (Best Writing in Variety and Sketch Show, Baroness Von Sketch), one Canadian Screen Award Nomination (Best writing in Animation, Corner Gas Animated) and one Canadian Comedy Award (Best Comedic TV writing, Baroness Von Sketch) She is deeply humbled to have won... but not so humble as to not mention her wins randomly to strangers.
She’s served as consulting producer for Tallboyz and Baroness, and as Supervising Producer of Kids in the Hall Reboot on Amazon. Her writing credits include Corner Gas Animated, Because News, Comedy Inc. and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.