Happy Birthday, Meagan Good! Her Life In Film

The actress turns 42 years old.

As Megan Good turns 42, it's the perfect time to reflect on her impressive career in film. From her early breakout role in "Eve's Bayou" to her memorable performances in romantic comedies like "Think Like a Man" and "Deliver Us from Eva," Megan Good has been entertaining us for over 25 years. Let's look at some of her most notable films and other projects showcasing her roles as an actress and her journey to becoming a celebrated figure in Hollywood.

  1. “Friday" (1995)

    Meagan Good began her acting career at age five, serving as an extra on “Doogie Howser, M.D.” and “Amen.” She landed her first movie role at 13, appearing in the 1995 cult classic “Friday.”

  2. “Eve’s Bayou” (1997)

     Meagan Good catapulted her appearance on “Friday” to a role in “Eve’s Bayou” as Cisely Batiste, working alongside established actors like Diahann Carroll, Lynn Whitfield and Samuel L. Jackson. For her performance, Good was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress category.”

  3. "Deliver Us from Eva" (2003)

    Starring alongside LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union, Megan Good took on the role of Jacqui Dandrige, one of three sisters attempting to meddle in the life of their bossy and overbearing sister-in-law, Eva. Good's portrayal of Jacqui demonstrated her flair for bringing depth and complexity to her characters, even in a lighthearted rom-com.

  4. “Roll Bounce" (2006)

    In 2006, Meagan Good played Naomi Phillips in Malcolm D. Lee’s “Roll Bounce.” Good was the love interest of rapper Bow Wow’s character, Xavier “X” Smith.”

  5. Music Video Diva

     Outside of her acting work, Meagan Good has appeared in several music videos for some of the biggest artists in the industry, including 50 Cent, Will Smith, Tyrese, and Memphis Bleek. See her in 50's "21 Questions" above.

  6. Scream Queen

     In 2008, Meagan Good appeared in a pair of horror films: “One Missed Call” with Edward Burns and “Saw V” with Tobin Bell. The following year, she also starred in "The Unborn," making her one of the go-to stars for the horror genre.

  7. "Think Like a Man" (2012)

    In this romantic comedy based on Steve Harvey's best-selling book, Megan Good played the confident Mya, a woman who gives her friends relationship advice based on the book's teachings. The film was a commercial success and showcased Good's ability to excel in comedic roles.

  8. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (2013)

    "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (2013) In a memorable role, Megan Good appeared as the formidable Linda Jackson, a network executive with no patience for Ron Burgundy's outdated ways. Her comedic timing and presence added a fresh twist to the beloved franchise.

  9. "The Intruder" (2019)

    In this psychological thriller, Megan Good stars alongside Michael Ealy as a couple who move into their dream home, only to discover that the previous owner has an unsettling attachment to the property. 

  10. "Harlem"

    Since 2021, Good has starred in the Amazon Prime series "Harlem." As Camille, she and her girlfriends tackle the hilarious ups and down of dating in the Big Apple. 

    Happy birthday, Meagan Good!

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