Raven Goodwin

Raven Goodwin
Born (1992-06-24) June 24, 1992
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Raven Tyshanna Goodwin (born June 24, 1992) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Teddy Duncan's best friend Ivy Wentz, on the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie and as Tangie Cunningham on the Nickelodeon original television series Just Jordan, which starred Lil' JJ. Goodwin first appeared as Annie Marks in the 2001 film Lovely & Amazing[1] and two years later, as Cleo in the 2003 film The Station Agent. She also played the main role of Becca on the ABC Family original series Huge before its cancellation. She is currently playing the role of Niecy Patterson in the BET drama series, Being Mary Jane.


Goodwin made her film debut in Nicole Holofcener's independent comedy-drama Lovely & Amazing as Annie Marks, Brenda Blethyn's adopted daughter; for the role, Goodwin received an Independent Spirit Award for "Best Debut Performance". In 2003, she appeared in Tom McCarthy's independent comedy-drama The Station Agent. She also attended Old Court Middle School. Recently, Goodwin has been seen on Fox's comedy-drama, Glee. She played one of the girls in Quinn's club and has not been on the show since. She is also best known for the role of Ivy Wentz, the best friend of Teddy Duncan (portrayed by Bridgit Mendler) on the Disney comedy, Good Luck Charlie. Goodwin currently stars in the BET drama series, Being Mary Jane, as Niecy Patterson, Mary Jane's niece who is a young single mother.


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Lovely & Amazing Annie Marks
2003 The Station Agent Cleo
2006 Phat Girlz Young Jazmin Biltmore
2007 All About Us DJ
2006 Just a Phase Crystal Television film
2008 My Genie Princene "Princess" Gingi
2011 Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Ivy Wentz Television film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Malcolm in the Middle Special Kid # 2 Episode: "Dewey's Special Class"
2005 Strong Medicine Tara Episode: "Infectious Love"
2006 Everybody Hates Chris Tangee Episode: "Everybody Hates Valentine's Day"
2006 All of Us Courtney 2 episodes
2007–08 Just Jordan Tangie Cunningham Main role
2008 30 Rock Pam Episode: "Believe in the Stars"
2010 Huge Rebecca "Becca" Main role ()
2010–14 Good Luck Charlie Ivy Wentz Recurring role (33 episodes)
2010 Meet the Browns Rose Watkins Episode: "Meet the Trainer"
2011 New Girl Desiree Episode: "Bells"
2011–12 Glee Sheila Recurring role (Season 3)
2013–present Being Mary Jane Niecy Patterson Main role


  1. Willis, John; Monush, Barry (2004-02-01). Screen World 2003. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 78–. ISBN 978-1-55783-526-0. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
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