A native of Sydney, Australia, Goddard was working on a finance degree when he decided to pursue a career in acting. After studying at the Ensemble Actors Studio, he landed a role on the popular Australian soap opera Home and Away.
Goddard left Australia in 1996, and spent two years working on archaeological digs in Mongolia, Tunisia, Liberia and Portugal. While passing through Los Angeles, he was cast as Dar in the internationally syndicated series BeastMaster, which was shot in Australia. In 2002, he returned to the U.S. to guest star on series such as Wild Card, Monk, and Emily's Reasons Why Not. He also appeared in the films Dream Warrior and Lightspeed.
Goddard resides in Los Angeles, with his wife, Rachel, and two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys mechanical engineering, quantitative mathematics and construction.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Sydney, Australia
DATE OF BIRTH: August 28, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
MARITAL STATUS: Married, Rachel Marcus
CHILDREN: Son, Ford [Apr 2006]; Son, Sebastian William Goddard [Dec 19, 2008 at 8:15 a.m.; weighed 9 lbs. and 11 ounces.]