digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Tony Goldwyn
Goldwyn attends the Yahoo News/ABCNews Pre-White House Correspondents' dinner reception, May 2014.
Goldwyn in May 2014
Born Anthony Howard Goldwyn
(1960-05-20) May 20, 1960 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Director
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Jane Michelle Musky (m. 1987)
Children 2

Anthony Howard "Tony" Goldwyn (born May 20, 1960) is an American actor and director. He portrayed the villain Carl Bruner in Ghost, Colonel Bagley in The Last Samurai, and the voice of the title character of the Disney animated film Tarzan. He stars in the ABC drama Scandal, as Fitzgerald Grant III, President of the United States.[1]

Early life[edit]

Goldwyn was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Jennifer Howard and film producer Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Goldwyn's paternal grandparents were mogul Samuel Goldwyn and actress Frances Howard,[2] while his maternal grandparents were playwright Sidney Howard and actress Clare Eames. One of his maternal great-great-grandfathers was Maryland Governor and Senator William Thomas Hamilton.[3] Goldwyn attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts (where he received his B.F.A), and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Career[edit]

Goldwyn at the film premiere of Divergent on March 18, 2014

Goldwyn's best remembered role is most likely that of Carl Bruner, friend-turned-betrayer of Patrick Swayze's character Sam Wheat in Ghost. He is also well known for his turn on the comedy series, Designing Women in which he played a young interior designer named Kendall Dobbs who was HIV positive, and asked the women of Sugarbakers to design his funeral. In the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, Goldwyn played astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11. He also voiced the title character from the 1999 animated feature film, Tarzan, produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and reprised the role in the video games Disney's Tarzan Untamed and Kingdom Hearts. He had a recurring role on the NBC-Universal drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Frank Goren, brother of lead character Robert Goren, played by Vincent D'Onofrio. Acting and directing duties for the first season of "Dexter" for Showtime (Brother John Goldwyn is Executive Producer).

As a stage actor, Goldwyn has appeared twice in Off-Broadway shows at Second Stage Theatre and on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre. At Second Stage he appeared in Theresa Rebeck's Spike Heels (1992) alongside Kevin Bacon and Julie White. Most recently, in the summer of 2006 at Second Stage Theatre he starred opposite Kate Burton in another Rebeck play, The Water's Edge. Goldwyn played J.D. Sheldrake, the philandering business executive, in the Broadway musical Promises, Promises starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth.[4] The cast recording was released on June 23, 2010, with Goldwyn in three tracks.[5][6]

Goldwyn played Captain von Trapp (opposite Laura Osnes as Maria) in a concert performance of The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall on April 25, 2012. The benefit included opera singer Stephanie Blythe as the Mother Abbess, Brooke Shields as Baroness Schraeder and Patrick Page as Max.[7]

Since 2012, he has appeared as Fitzgerald Grant III in ABC television series Scandal.

In 2013, Goldwyn was cast in new Lifetime movie, Outlaw Prophet, as Warren Jeffs. [8] In 2014, he appeared in Divergent as Andrew Prior, Caleb (Ansel Elgort) and Beatrice's (Shailene Woodley) father.

Personal life[edit]

Goldwyn has been married to production designer Jane Michelle Musky since 1987.[9] They have two daughters.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives 1986 Darren
Gaby: A True Story 1987 David
Dark Holiday 1989 Ken Horton
Ghost 1990 Carl Bruner
Kuffs 1991 Ted Bukovsky
Traces of Red 1992 Steve Frayn
The Pelican Brief 1993 Fletcher Coal
The Last Tattoo 1994 Capt. Michael Starwood
The Last Word 1995 Stan
Nixon 1995 Harold Nixon
Reckless 1995 Tom
The Substance of Fire 1996 Aaron Geldhart
Trouble on the Corner 1997 Jeff Stewart
Kiss the Girls 1997 Dr. William 'Will' Rudolph
The Lesser Evil 1998 Frank O'Brian
Tarzan 1999 Tarzan (voice)
Pocahontas: The Legend 1999 Sir Edwin Wingfield
The 6th Day 2000 Michael Drucker
An American Rhapsody 2001 Peter
Bounce 2001 Greg Janello
Abandon 2002 Dr. David Schaffer
Joshua 2002 Joshua
Kingdom Hearts 2002 Tarzan (voice) Video game
The Last Samurai 2003 Colonel Bagley
Ash Tuesday 2003 Elliott
The Godfather of Green Bay 2005 Big Jake Norquist
American Gun 2005 Frank
Romance and Cigarettes 2005 Kitty's First Love
The Sisters 2005 Vincent Antonelli
Ghosts never Sleep 2005 Jared Dolan
Poliwood 2009 Himself Documentary
The Last House on the Left 2009 John Collingwood
The Mechanic 2011 Dean
Divergent 2014 Andrew Prior

Television[edit]

Title Year Episode Role
St. Elsewhere 1987 Episode: "Schwarzwald" Henry
Matlock 1987 Episode: "The Doctors" Dr. Mark Campion
CBS Summer Playhouse 1987 Episode: "Mabel and Max" Paul
Designing Women 1987 Episode: "Killing All the Right People" Kendall
L.A. Law 1988 Episode: "Fetus Completus" Chris Arnett
Hunter 1988 Episode: "Murder He Wrote" Byron
Favorite Son 1988 TV mini series
Murphy Brown 1988 Episode: "Respect" Bobby Powell
Tales from the Crypt 1991 Episode: "Abra Cadaver" Dr. Carl Fairbanks
L'Amérique en otage 1991 TV Movie Jody Powell
The Last Mile 1992 TV Short
Taking the Heat 1993 TV Movie Michael
Love Matters 1993 TV Movie Geoffrey
Doomsday Gun 1994 TV Movie Donald Duvall
Under Fire 1995 Pilot James Warren
A Woman of Independent Means 1995 TV mini series Robert Steed
Truman 1995 TV Movie Clark Clifford
The Boys Next Door 1996 TV Movie Jack Palmer
The Song of the Lark 1997 TV Short Fred Ottenburg
From the Earth to the Moon 1998 2 episodes Neil Armstrong
Frasier 2001 Episode: "Love Stinks" Roger
American Masters 2001 Documentary; episode: "Goldwyn The Man and His Movies" Himself
The L Word 2004–2005 2 episodes Burr Connor
Without a Trace 2004 2 episodes Greg Knowles / Rick Knowles
Dexter 2006 Episode: "Shrink Wrap" Dr. Emmett Meridian
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2007–2008 4 episodes Frank Goren
The Good Wife 2009 Episode: "Lifeguard" Judge Henry Baxter
Drop Dead Diva 2011 Episode: "Closure" Alan Roberts
The Unknown 2012 Episode: "Spare the Child" Bill Watson
Scandal 2012–present Main cast Fitzgerald Grant III
Outlaw Prophet 2014 TV Movie Warren Jeffs

Director[edit]

Title Year Episode
A Walk on the Moon 1999 Also producer
Someone Like You 2001
Without a Trace 2004 Episode: "American Goddess"
The L Word 2004–2005 3 episodes
Grey's Anatomy 2006 2 episodes
The Last Kiss 2006
Law and Order 2006 Episode: "Thinking Makes It So"
Dexter 2006–2007 4 episodes
Private Practice 2007 Episode: "In Which Sam Receives an Unexpected Visitor..."
Six Degrees 2007 Episode: "Ray's Back"
Kidnapped 2007 Episode: "Acknowledgement"
Alibi 2007
Dirty Sexy Money 2007 Episode: "The Nutcracker"
Conviction 2010 Also producer
Damages 2010 Episode: "Flight's at 11:08"
Justified 2010–2012 3 episodes
Hawthorne 2011 Episode: "To Tell the Truth"
Scandal 2012-2014 3 episodes
The Divide 2014 Also producer

Theater[edit]

Title Year Role
Tom Jones 1988
The Sum of Us 1989
Chartaginians 1990
Picnic 1991
Spike Heels 1992 Andrew
Lady in the Dark 1994 Charley Johnson
Holiday 1995 Johnny Case
The Water's Edge 2006 Richard
Promises, Promises 2010 J.D. Sheldrake
24 Hour Plays Broadway 2010
Broadway Backwards 5 2010
The Sound of Music 2012 Captain von Trapp

Audiobook[edit]

Title Author Year
The Grifters Jim Thompson 1991
Tenth Commandment Lawrence Sanders 1992
Dead Irish (Dismas Hardy Series #1) John Lescroart 2000
The Millionaires Brad Meltzer 2005
The Devil in the White City Erik Larson 2007
A Death in Vienna Daniel Silva 2007
Kate Remembered A. Scott Berg 2007
Thunderstruck Erik Larson 2008

Soundtrack[edit]

Title Year Album Notes
Wanting Things 2010 Promises, Promises
Christmas Day 2010 Promises, Promises feat Ashley Amber
It's Our Little Secret 2010 Promises, Promises feat Sean Hayes

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Tony_Goldwyn — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
74384 videos foundNext > 

Tony Goldwyn on Talk Stoop

Tony Goldwyn on Talk Stoop Tony Goldwyn talks about Scandal and His Relationships.

Scandal's Tony Goldwyn on Dating Black Women, Working w Patrick Swayze, & Exec Producing The Divide.

Subscribe to our page: http://bit.ly/SVsBQC TWITTER: http://twitter.com/RealSway http://twitter.com/TheHappyHourwHB http://twitter.com/DJWonder http://twitte...

Tony Goldwyn on The Talk 14 08 14

Tony Goldwyn talking about Ghost(again...) Scandal and his new show The Divide on WEtv.

Tony Goldwyn on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1

Tony talks about his new film Divergent and the fandom surrounding the series of books the movie is based on. See Tony Goldwyn in Divergent! Go to www.Diverg...

Tony Goldwyn Plays "Name That President" on The Queen Latifah Show

Tony Goldwyn plays "Name That President" against 10-year-old Presidential expert Jaden Wilkins. Find out who comes out on top. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/QLsub...

Tony Goldwyn: Kerry Washington 'teases me'

Tony Goldwyn: Kerry Washington 'teases me' Actor Tony Goldwyn, who co-stars with Kerry Washington on the hit drama "Scandal," plays an extremist religious le...

Scandal exclusive video: Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn trade roles!

No one can steal a scene quite like this pair, but ever wonder how the tables would turn if Olivia Pope was the President? Washington and Goldwyn played alon...

Tony Goldwyn & Kerry Washington on Ellen

Tony Goldwyn Out In Hollywood With His Wife!!!

He tries to dispel the theory that all black men on Shonda Rhimes' shows get fired!

An Evening With Shonda 2) Tony Goldwyn Chemistry With Kerry Washington

An Evening With Shonda 2) Tony Goldwyn Chemistry With Kerry Washington Part of event "An Evening With Shonda & Friends", Shonda tell story about pairing Tony...

74384 videos foundNext > 

890 news items

New York Daily News

Hollywood Reporter
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:07:03 -0700

Why would Scandal's president of the free world trust the most dangerous man in the country? That's one of the central questions lingering for many diehard Gladiators after Scandal's Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) believed Rowan Pope (Joe Morton) when the head of ...

ABC News

ABC News
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Well, at least the president has a sense of humor. No, not Obama, but Tony Goldwyn, who plays President Fitzgerald Grant on the hit TV show "Scandal." Mocking his co-star Scott Foley's Charisma campaign, where in some photos he's holding a cute puppy, ...

People Magazine

People Magazine
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:43:30 -0700

"Literally, I don't worry about it except knowing that at any moment I can turn the page and read, 'Fitz doesn't have any clothes on,' " Goldwyn, 54, tells PEOPLE. "So, I better make sure I'm in reasonable shape. Scott Foley and I tease each other ...

Headlines & Global News

Us Magazine
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:03:45 -0700

Olivia Pope and Fitz have been getting down for four seasons on Scandal, but that doesn't mean it's a walk in the park for Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn! The actress, who plays the famous fixer on the hit ABC show, admitted in an interview with ...

CarterMatt.com

CarterMatt.com
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:34 -0700

Scandal - If there is one word that we would universally use to describe the story on “Scandal,” it would be “crazy” … and it is only going to get even crazier from here on out based on some of the information that we have at the moment. The next new ...

Yareah Magazine

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:51:46 -0700

President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) asks Olivia to find and delete he sex tape before it goes viral. Karen doesn't remember who she had sex with, but Huck (Guillermo Diaz) and Quinn use techno-fu to track down her partners. One guy's wealthy ...
 
KpopStarz
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:22:30 -0700

"Scandal" season 4 cast Tony Goldwyn gives co-star Scott Foley some competition, as the wives of both actors are cool with the intimate scenes they share with series star Kerry Washington. "Scandal" season 4 cast Tony Goldwyn seemed to have poked fun ...

CarterMatt.com

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:15:37 -0700

Chief of staff Cyrus Beene (Jeff Perry) and President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) tell Mellie about her image problem, and Fitz asks her to pull herself together and appear at the State of the Union address to put the rumors to rest. Mellie, waving ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight