|Status||Alive (in 1955)|
|Hair Color||Black (Greying in 1985)|
|Portrayed By||Donald Fullilove|
Goldie Wilson was the mayor of Hill Valley, California in 1985, and had been since 1977. His 1985 re-election campaign ads promised more jobs, better education, bigger civic improvements, and lower taxes.
The slogan on his printed ads was "Honesty, Decency, Integrity." He had a gold tooth when he was a young man, although there is a disagreement as to whether he still had a gold tooth thirty years later, when he was running for re-election.
In 1955, Goldie was a young busboy working at Lou's Cafe. While young Goldie was offering some advice to a teenage George McFly who had moments earlier suffered abuse at the hands of Biff Tannen and Biff's cronies (Match, 3-D, and Skinhead). Goldie stated that "Someday, I'm going to be somebody!"; Hearing this and recognizing Goldie, Marty McFly, out of excitement and impulse, accidentally told both his father and Goldie that he would be mayor. Goldie seemed inspired, and remarked "Mayor! Now THAT'S a good idea!".
His boss, Lou Caruthers, scoffed at the idea that an African-American would ever be elected to public office, saying "A colored mayor! That'll be the day!", which only made Goldie more determined. He followed through with his plans to go to night school, and eventually quit his job at the Cafe to go into politics and was eventually elected mayor, making him "the most powerful man in Hill Valley" just as he had said he would.