Tony Goldwyn is an American-born actor, director, and producer. His Hollywood career dates way back to the 1980s and over the years, he has accrued several notable acting credits both in film and television. His career also boasts of numerous directorial credits on the small screen and also on the big screen.
Goldwyn starred as Carl Bruner in the 1990 box-office monster Ghost. He also lent his voice to the titular character in Walt Disney’s 1999 animated adventure film Tarzan. In 2012, Goldwyn landed a spot on the main cast of the long-running political thriller series Scandal starring alongside Kerry Washington. In addition to his acting role, the multitalented actor has also directed a number of episodes in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th seasons of the hit series.
Tony Goldwyn Bio, Age
Tony Goldwyn was born Anthony Howard Goldwyn on May 20, 1960, in Los Angeles, California to Jennifer Howard, a Hollywood actress, and Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a movie producer.
For his college education, Tony Goldwyn schooled attended Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Upon graduation, Goldwyn promptly launched his acting career on the stage as he performed for 7 seasons at the Williamstown Theater Festival. After a few small movie roles in the 80s, he eventually got his breakthrough starring as the villain in the box-office hit Ghost (1990) which also featured Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg, and Demi Moore. He also starred alongside A-listers Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington in the political thriller film The Pelican Brief (1993).
In 1999, Tony Goldwyn landed the lead role in Walt Disney’s hit animated film Tarzan. He voiced the title character Tarzan in the hit movie and also reprised his role in the video games Tarzan Untamed (2001) and Kingdom Hearts (2002). He starred alongside Tom Cruise in the period drama war film The Last Samurai (2003).
On the small screen, Goldwyn has recorded guest appearances in Matlock (1987), Designing Women (1987) Dexter (2006) among several others. He also had a recurring role as Frank Goren in the police drama series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2007-08). In 2012, he landed a major role in the ABC hit political series Scandal starring President Fitzgerald “Fitz” Grant III.
Goldwyn marked his feature film directorial debut in the 1999 drama film A Walk on the Moon which he also co-produced, followed by the romantic comedy Someone Like You (2001). His next directorial effort The Last Kiss (2006) earned him the Best Director Award at the Boston Film Festival. On the small screen, he has helmed several episodes on TV series such as Without a Trace, The L Word, Dexter, Grey’s Anatomy, and Scandal.
Tony Goldwyn is a bonafide Hollywood blue blood as he comes from a bloodline of affluent filmmakers and actors. His mother Jennifer Howard was an actress and his father Samuel Goldwyn Jr. was a movie producer. His brother John Goldwyn is also a film and television producer and he has served as the President of Production at Paramount Pictures. Tony Goldwyn is a half-brother to screenwriter and director Liz Goldwyn.
Tony Goldwyn’s paternal grandfather Samuel Goldwyn was an Academy Award-winning film producer and his maternal grandmother Frances Howard was an actress. His maternal grandfather Sidney Howard was a playwright, dramatist, and screenwriter while his maternal grandmother Clare Eames was an actress and stage director.
Tony Goldwyn Wife, Daughter
Tony Goldwyn has indeed enjoyed a blissful marital life. He is married to Jane Michelle Musky, a production designer, and art director. The couple tied the knot on April 18, 1987, and they have remained happily married to date.
Goldwyn and his wife have 2 children together; 2 daughters named Anna Musky-Goldwyn (born in 1990) and Tess Frances Goldwyn (born on March 6, 1995). Their first daughter Anna Musky-Goldwyn is a screenwriter and an aspiring producer.
Indeed Tony Goldwyn was born into a dynasty of successful actors and filmmakers. However, through sheer talent and hard work, he has been able to trail his own path to the red carpet. His Hollywood career boasts of longevity as well as consistency. Being multi-talented, the actor-producer-director is never in lack of projects to work on. As expected, Goldwyn has amassed an enviable amount of wealth for himself. His net worth is estimated to be at $6 million.
Height And Other Body Measurements
The millionaire actor, producer, and director stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches or about 188 cm. He weighs 83 kg or 183 lbs for which his body measurements were obtained to be a chest circumference of 42 inches or 107 cm, waist of 35 inches or 89 cm, and biceps of 14 inches or 36 cm. Tony Goldwyn has brown hair color and blue eyes.