Biography - Tony Goldwyn

Last Modified: 8th Aug, 2023
Tony Goldwyn
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Best Known For
Scandal (TV series), Ghost (film)
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$8.00M Under Review
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Anthony Howard Goldwyn N/A
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May 20, 1960 (age 64)
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Samuel Goldwyn Jr.
Peter Goldwyn
Catherine Howard Goldwyn
Catherine Howard Goldwyn
Liz Goldwyn
Liz Goldwyn
Jennifer Howard
Jane Michelle Musky
Tess Frances Goldwyn
Tess Frances Goldwyn
Anna Musky-Goldwyn
John Goldwyn
Francis Goldwyn
Francis Goldwyn
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Who is Tony Goldwyn?

Tony Goldwyn is an actor, singer, producer, director, and political activist by profession and American by nationality. Among all his roles, he is best known for his role in Ghost, The Last Samurai, and Scandal and lent his voice in the film Tarzan.

Tony Goldwyn – Age, Parents, Siblings

Tony Goldwyn’s birth took place on May 20, 1960, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was born Anthony Howard Goldwyn to parents Jennifer Howard, an actress, and Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a film producer.

He comes from a family of entertainers and has a lot of famous names in his family. His paternal grandfather Samuel Goldwyn, a Polish Jewish immigrant mogul wed his paternal grandmother Frances Howard, an actress. His maternal grandparents, Sidney Howard, and actress Clare Eames were playwrights.

Goldwyn has three siblings, brothers John Goldwyn, and Francis Goldwyn and a sister Catherine Howard Goldwyn. He is also the uncle of Emily Goldwyn and the stepson of Peggy Elliott. Moreover, his half-siblings are Liz Goldwyn and Peter Goldwyn. Both John and Peter are now film producers.

Source: Instagram (young Tony Goldwyn)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Tony Goldwyn attended Hamilton College and Brandeis University from where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He also studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and acting at HB Studio.

His ethnicity includes Ashkenazi-Jewish, Irish, English, Scottish, and German.

Tony Goldwyn – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Goldwyn married his longtime girlfriend Jane Michelle Musky, an art designer on 18 April 1987. The couple has welcomed two children together, daughters named Anna Musky-Goldwyn (born on May 8, 1990) and Tess Frances Goldwyn (born on March 6, 1995).

Anna is now a screenwriter and producer. He and his wife are happily married without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Source: Pinterest (Tony Goldwyn, Jane Michelle Musky)

Tony Goldwyn – Career

Before fame

The aspiring actor began his professional career soon after his graduation in the mid-1980s. His first roles were in the films Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986), Gaby: A True Story (1987), and in the TV series Designing Women (1987), Favorite Son (1988), Murphy Brown (1988).

Finally, in 1990, he landed his breakthrough role as Carl Bruner in the film Ghost, for which he was nominated Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Worked in

Since his breakthrough role, Tony Goldwyn has worked in more than a hundred TV series, films, and stage plays as an actor, producer, or director.

Some of the most notable films in which he has acted include Nixon (1995), Tarzan (1999), The Last Samurai (2003), The Sisters (2005), The Mechanic (2011), and Divergent (2014, 2015).

Goldwyn has also made appearances in the TV series Doomsday Gun (1994), Truman (1995), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2007-2008), The Good Wife (2009), Scandal (2012-2018), and Chambers (2019).

His directional debut was in 1999 with A Walk on the Moon, in which he also worked as a producer. Other shows that he has directed include The L Word, Dexter, Law & Order, Justified, and Scandal.

In addition to all his work, he is also known for his audiobooks, soundtracks, and stage acting.

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Source: Toronto Star (Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington in Scandal)

Worked with

Over the career span of three decades, he has worked alongside many notable names. Some include Ansel Elgort, Shailene Woodley, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Ellen Pompeo, and Shonda Rhimes.

Tony Goldwyn – Awards, Nominations

Goldwyn has been nominated for 1990’s Saturn Award, 1995’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has won 1991’s Obie Award, and 2013’s TV Guide Award.

Tony Goldwyn – Net worth, Salary

The net worth of Goldwyn is estimated to be around $6 million while the figure on his annual salary is not known.

Tony Goldwyn – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Tony Goldwyn is active on social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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