Being Mary Jane polarized critics and audiences, and broke records for the network, and gave Goodwin recognition in mature roles.
She made her debut with the 2001 , which earned her an nomination, and next received a nomination for her role in the 2003.
She made her return to film with a in the action film 2017.
In 2003, Goodwin was cast in 's independent as Cleo.
Goodwin's performance was praised, leading her to receive a number of award nominations for the role, of which includes a nomination and an.
Goodwin had a minor role in the 2017 action-comedy film as Lew.