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Tony Goldwyn Biography

Birth Name:
Anthony Howard Goldwyn
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, director, producer

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 for The Sum of Us
  • 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
  • Appeared in the 2010 Broadway revival production of Promises, Promises, opposite Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes


  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated