Tony Goldwyn

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Anthony Howard Goldwyn
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/20/1960, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; Director; Voice-overs; Producer
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Tony Goldwyn Fast Facts:
  • The grandson of Hollywood pioneer Samuel Goldwyn, actresses Frances Howard and Clare Eames, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sidney Coe Howard, who also won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Gone With the Wind.
  • Began acting career on-stage in 1985; won an Obie award in 1991.
  • Made film acting debut in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986); other notable film roles are the villain in Ghost (1990), Neil Armstrong in the 1998 HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon and the voice of Tarzan in the 1999 feature-length Disney cartoon Tarzan.
  • In one of his first TV roles, played a young man dying of AIDS on a 1987 Designing Women episode that received two Emmy nominations.
  • Made film directorial debut with the 1999 Diane Lane-Viggo Mortensen romance A Walk on the Moon.
  • TV directorial credits include Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Law & Order, Without a Trace, Justified and Dexter (his brother John is one of the series' executive producers).
  • Tony Goldwyn Relationships:
  • Tess Frances Goldwyn - Daughter
  • John Goldwyn - Brother
  • Catherine Howard Goldwyn - Sister
  • Peggy Elliott - Stepmother
  • Samuel Goldwyn - Grandfather
  • Emily Goldwyn - Niece
  • Sidney Howard - Grandfather
  • Francis Goldwyn - Brother
  • Jane Musky - Wife
  • Anna Musky-Goldwyn - Daughter
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. - Father
  • Jennifer Howard - Mother
  • Frances Howard - Grandmother
  • Clare Eames - Grandmother
  • Tony Goldwyn Awards:
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (BFA, 1982); The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, London, England

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