Who is Jedidiah Goodacre?
Jedidiah Goodacre was born in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada, on 11 January 1989 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds Canadian nationality. He is an actor who is perhaps known best for his portrayal of Roman Sienna in the adventure fantasy drama series “Legacies”, created by Julie Plec and which stars Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi and Quincy Fouse. It follows the life of Hope Mikaelson who is a hybrid of a werewolf and a vampire. The series has been airing since 2018 and has been nominated for three awards.
Early life, parents and education
Jedidiah was raised alongside his three sisters and a brother in Petrolia, but nothing about his parents is known, as they prefer to stay away from the media’s attention.
He became interested in acting while attending high school, however, it’s widely believed that his parents were not supportive, as they wanted him to focus on his education and obtain a college degree (in something other than acting). Jedidiah appeared in various plays performed at the school. and upon matriculating in 2007, he moved to Vancouver in British Columbia to attend Vancouver Film School, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012.
Roles in movies
Jedidiah made his debut film appearance in the 2013 biographical drama “Restless Virgins”, which starred Vanessa Marano, Max Lloyd-Jones and Charlie Carver, and is about a sex scandal which occurred at Milton Academy in 2004.
He then portrayed supporting characters in the 2014 thriller “Way of the Wicked” which received poor reviews, the 2014 family fantasy comedy “Zapped”, and the 2015 mystery horror “If There Be Thorns”. His first notable performance was in the critically acclaimed 2015 action adventure “Tomorrowland”, written and directed by Brad Bird, and which starred George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie.
It follows a teenage scientist and a former boy-genius as they try to find a place that exists only in their memory; the movie was nominated for 21 awards winning two. In the same year, Jedidiah appeared as Chad Charming in the fantasy comedy “Descendants”, which starred Dove Cameron and Booboo Stewart, and follows the son of the rulers of Auradon as he invites the children of villains to attend a prep school in his parents’ kingdom. The movie won two and was nominated for three other awards, including a Primetime Emmy. Jedidiah reprised his role in the 2017 “Descendants 2”, and the 2019 “Descendants 3”.
In 2016, he portrayed the supporting character Collin Doyle in the family fantasy horror “Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House”, written and directed by Ron Oliver, and which starred Corey Fogelmanis, Sophie Reynolds and Jamie Kennedy. It follows Max Doyle who is searching for an enchanted gem which could stop the invasion of evil spirits.
Three of Jedidiah’s most recent roles in movies have been in the 2016 action adventure comedy “Monster Trucks”, the action horror mystery “The Recall” and the drama “Gregoire” both in 2017. He has recently finished shooting for two upcoming movies set to be released by the end of 2021: the romantic drama “Finding You”, and the short horror thriller “Hunter’s Cabin”.
Roles in TV series
Jedidiah made his debut TV series appearance with his portrayal of Craig in four 2015 episodes of the critically acclaimed mystery science fiction “The 100”, created by Jason Rothenberg and which starred Eliza Taylor, Marie Avgeropoulos and Bob Morley. It follows 100 delinquents sent to Earth from space 97 years after a nuclear war nearly destroyed the entire civilization. The series aired from 2014 to 2020, and won nine awards while it was nominated for 38 others, including a Primetime Emmy.
In 2016, he portrayed Felix in two episodes of the family comedy “Some Assembly Required”, and Jedidiah then went on to appear in single episodes of both the hit fantasy horror drama “Supernatural”, and the crime mystery drama “Motive”.
The year 2017 saw him portray Jason Tanner in the episodes “One Must Die” and “Madness” of the mystery science fiction drama “Somewhere Between”, and in 2018, he played the supporting character Roman in six episodes of the fantasy horror drama “The Originals”, created by Julie Plec and which starred Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies and Claire Holt. It follows a family of 1,000-year-old vampires planning to take back a city which they built centuries ago. The series was nominated for 13 awards including a Primetime Emmy. In 2019 and 2020, Jedidiah appeared as Kyle in seven episodes of the fantasy horror “The Order”.
His most recent role in a TV series has been in the fantasy horror “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”, in which he portrayed Dorian Gray in 11 episodes.
Love life and girlfriend
Jedidiah is quite secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t spoken about any girls he’s perhaps been with, however, there are rumors circulating the internet linking him with several actresses.
In 2015, he was in an on-screen relationship with Emily Tennant in the movie “If There Be Thorns”, and many people believed that they were dating in real life as well, however, this hasn’t been confirmed.
He was also in an on-screen relationship with the actress Sarah Jeffery in the 2015 movie “Descendants”, but the two haven’t talked about whether or not they dated in real life. In the same movie, he was also in a relationship with the actress Sofia Carson.
Jedidiah hasn’t mentioned any girls he might be seeing today, and as of February 2021 he is single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jedidiah is a dog-lover, and his pet dog Zooko can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures. He also has a pet cat called Rustigan.
He is physically very active, and has several training sessions at the gym every week – he’s taken many pictures during his workout routines, and uploaded these onto Instagram.
He likes to travel, and has been to several US states such as California, New York and Texas – Jedidiah usually takes his dog with him wherever he goes, and the two can often be seen flying together in airplanes.
In his spare time which is usually late at night, Jedidiah enjoys watching movies, and his favorite actor and actress are the late Heath Ledger and Natalie Portman, while a couple of his favorite movies are “The Dark Knight”, “The Patriot” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, height and net worth
Jedidiah’s age is 32. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and he weighs around 160lbs (72kgs).
As of February 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $200,000.