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Balthazar Getty Biography

Birth Name:
Paul Balthazar Getty
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, producer, model, musician

Fast Facts

  • Great-grandson of tycoon J
  • Paul Getty
  • His father, J
  • Paul Getty III, was kidnapped while on vacation in 1973
  • Although his family initially refused to pay the hefty ransom, the gangsters convinced them to do so by slicing off his right ear and sending it to a newspaper
  • Fell out of a tree and broke both arms shortly before filming his 1990 breakthrough role in Lord of the Flies; his injuries were worked into the movie
  • Founded production company called 5150
  • Formed the band Ringside with friend Scott Thomas, releasing a self-titled debut album in 2005
  • Appeared in pal David Arquette's directorial debut The Tripper (2007)


  • Aileen Getty -- Aunt
  • Ariadne Getty Williams -- Aunt
  • Grace Getty -- Daughter
  • June Catherine Getty -- Daughter
  • Violet Getty -- Daughter
  • J. Paul Getty III -- Father
  • J. Paul Getty II -- Grandfather
  • Gail Harris Getty -- Grandmother
  • Gisela Getty -- Mother
  • Cassius Paul Getty -- Son
  • Mark Getty -- Uncle
  • Rosetta Millington -- Wife