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Short Info

Net Worth$4 million
Date Of BirthMay 20, 1960
SpouseJane Musky
FactSon of actress Jennifer Howard and producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr.. Grandson of actress Clare Eames and playwright Sidney Howard on his mother's side; grandson of actress Frances Howard and producer Samuel Goldwyn on his father's side.

Tony Goldwyn is an American actor, director, producer, and political activist. He is best known for his role as President Fitzgerald Grant III in the ABC television series Scandal (2012–2018).

Goldwyn was born on May 20, 1960, in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Jennifer Howard and film producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. His paternal grandparents were Hollywood moguls Samuel Goldwyn and Frances Howard. His maternal grandfather was Canadian-born businessman George H. Cushing. One of his maternal great-grandfathers was Massachusetts governor Frank W. Cushing. Goldwyn has English, Irish, Scottish, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

He was educated at The Collegiate School in New York City and Wesleyan University. He graduated from Wesleyan in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Film Studies.

Goldwyn began his career in film as a assistant director on the 1984 film The Cotton Club. He made his acting debut in the 1987 film No Way Out and has since appeared in over 30 films, including Ghost (1990), A Walk in the Clouds (1995), The Pelican Brief (1993), The Last Samurai (2003), and Crash (2004).

In 2012, Goldwyn began starring as President Fitzgerald Grant III in the ABC political drama series Scandal. He held the role for seven seasons until the series ended in 2018.

Goldwyn has been married to Jane Musky since 1987. They have two children: Tess Frances Goldwyn (born 1988) and Tony Jr. (born 1990).

Goldwyn’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful career in film and television.

General Info

Full NameTony Goldwyn
Net Worth$4 million
Date Of BirthMay 20, 1960
Height1.88 m
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer, Voice Actor, Film director, TV Program Creator, Television Director
EducationHamilton College, Brandeis University, HB Studio


SpouseJane Musky
ChildrenAnna Musky-Goldwyn, Tess Frances Goldwyn
ParentsJennifer Howard, Samuel Goldwyn Jr.
SiblingsJohn Goldwyn, Liz Goldwyn, Catherine Howard Goldwyn, Francis Goldwyn, Peter Goldwyn


AwardsObie Award for Performance
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
MoviesGhost, Divergent, Tarzan, The Mechanic, The Last House on the Left, Insurgent, The Last Samurai, The Belko Experiment, Conviction, The 6th Day, Kiss the Girls, The Last Kiss, Someone like You, A Walk on the Moon, The Pelican Brief, Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs, Bounce, Kuffs, An American Rhapsody, F...
TV ShowsThe Divide, From the Earth to the Moon, Scandal

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1I got skewered through the chest after uttering about three words. (referring to his inauspicious film debut in Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)).


1He is left-handed.
2California Democrat.
3Half-brother of Liz Goldwyn and Peter Goldwyn.
4Tony's paternal grandfather, who was born in Warsaw, was from a Polish Jewish family. Tony's other ancestry is Irish, English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, and German.
5He studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
6Uncle of Emily Goldwyn.
7His grandfathers, Samuel Goldwyn and Sidney Howard, were frequent collaborators for many years. They worked on a total of eight films together: Bulldog Drummond (1929), Raffles (1930), One Heavenly Night (1931), Arrowsmith (1931), The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932), and Dodsworth (1936).
8He won an Obie Award in 1991 for his performance in "The Sum of Us".
9Younger brother of Paramount Studios president John Goldwyn.
10Brother-in-law of actress Colleen Camp.
11Son of actress Jennifer Howard and producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr.. Grandson of actress Clare Eames and playwright Sidney Howard on his mother's side; grandson of actress Frances Howard and producer Samuel Goldwyn on his father's side.
12Attended Hamilton College, New York
13Attended Brandeis University, Massachusetts
14Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42. [1990]
15In the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon (1998), he played astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon. Later, he had the chance to direct Armstrong in a film called A Walk on the Moon (1999), in which Armstrong was a narrator.
16Daughters named Anna Musky-Goldwyn and Tess Frances Goldwyn.




A Little Something for Your Birthday2017post-productionAdam
Felt2017post-productionEd Miller
The Belko Experiment2016Barry Norris
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee2016TV SeriesBus Driver
Scandal2012-2016TV SeriesPresident Fitzgerald Grant
Yo Gabba Gabba!2015TV SeriesScooder
Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs2014TV MovieWarren Jeffs
The Unknown2012TV SeriesBill Watson
Drop Dead Diva2011TV SeriesAlan Roberts
The Mechanic2011Dean
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV SeriesMr. Sheldrake
The Good Wife2009TV SeriesJudge Henry Baxter
The Last House on the Left2009John
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2007-2008TV SeriesFrank Goren
Save It2007ShortFather
Dexter2006TV SeriesDr. Emmett Meridian
American Gun2005Frank
Romance & Cigarettes2005Kitty's First Love (uncredited)
The Sisters2005Vincent Antonelli
The Godfather of Green Bay2005Big Jake Norquist
The L Word2005TV SeriesBurr Connor
Ghosts Never Sleep2005Jared Dolan
Without a Trace2004TV SeriesGreg Knowles / Rick Knowles
The Last Samurai2003Colonel Bagley
Ash Tuesday2003Elliott
Kingdom Hearts2002Video GameTarzan (voice)
Abandon2002Dr. David Schaffer
Tarzan Untamed2001Video GameTarzan (voice)
Frasier2001TV SeriesRoger
An American Rhapsody2001Peter
The Song of the Lark2001TV MovieFred Ottenburg
Someone Like You...2001Narrator on TV (voice, uncredited)
Bounce2000Greg Janello
The 6th Day2000Michael Drucker
Tarzan1999Video GameTarzan (voice)
Tarzan1999Tarzan (voice)
The Lesser Evil1998Frank O'Brian
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-SeriesNeil Armstrong
The Song of the Lark1997ShortFred Ottenburg
Trouble on the Corner1997Jeff Stewart
Kiss the Girls1997Dr. William 'Will' Rudolph
The Substance of Fire1996Aaron Geldhart
The Boys Next Door1996TV MovieJack Palmer
Under Fire1995TV SeriesJames Warren (1995)
Nixon1995Harold Nixon
Truman1995TV MovieClark Clifford
The Last Word1995Stan
Pocahontas: The Legend1995Sir Edwin Wingfield
A Woman of Independent Means1995TV Mini-SeriesRobert Steed
Vault of Horror I1994TV MovieDr. Carl Fairbanks
Doomsday Gun1994TV MovieDonald Duvall
The Last Tattoo1994Capt. Michael Starwood
The Pelican Brief1993Fletcher Coal
Love Matters1993TV MovieGeoffrey
Taking the Heat1993TV MovieMichael
The Last Mile1992TV ShortScott
Traces of Red1992Steve Frayn
Kuffs1992Ted Bukovsky
L'Amérique en otage1991TV MovieJody Powell
Tales from the Crypt1991TV SeriesDr. Carl Fairbanks
Ghost1990Carl Bruner
Dark Holiday1989TV MovieKen Horton
Murphy Brown1988TV SeriesBobby Powell
Favorite Son1988TV Mini-SeriesTim
Hunter1988TV SeriesByron
L.A. Law1988TV SeriesChris Arnett
Designing Women1987TV SeriesKendall
Gaby: A True Story1987David
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV SeriesPaul
Matlock1987TV SeriesDr. Mark Campion
St. Elsewhere1987TV SeriesHenry
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI1986Darren


Scandal2013-2017TV Series 6 episodes
The Divide2014TV Series 2 episodes
Justified2010-2012TV Series 3 episodes
Hawthorne2011TV Series 1 episode
Damages2010TV Series 1 episode
Alibi2007TV Movie
Dirty Sexy Money2007TV Series 1 episode
Dexter2006-2007TV Series 4 episodes
Private Practice2007TV Series 1 episode
Six Degrees2007TV Series 1 episode
Kidnapped2007TV Series 1 episode
The Last Kiss2006
Grey's Anatomy2005-2006TV Series 2 episodes
Law & Order2006TV Series 1 episode
The L Word2004-2005TV Series 3 episodes
Without a Trace2004TV Series 1 episode
Someone Like You...2001
A Walk on the Moon1999


The DivideTV Series created by - 8 episodes, 2014 story - 1 episode, 2014


The Divide2014TV Series executive producer
A Walk on the Moon1999producer


Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV Series performer - 1 episode


Scandal: The Secret Is Out2013TV Movie thanks
The 6th Day: The Future Is Coming2000Video documentary short thanks


Live with Kelly and Michael2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Guest Co-Host
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Scandal
Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Today2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Morning America2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2001-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Chew2015TV SeriesHimself
Who Do You Think You Are?2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
One Question Interviews2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Stand Up to Cancer2014TV SpecialHimself
2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie / Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming / Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming / ...
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Divergent: Faction Before Blood2014Video documentary shortHimself
Now with Alex Wagner2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Janela Indiscreta2014TV SeriesHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Katie2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
44th NAACP Image Awards2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin2012TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Showcase Minnesota2010TV SeriesHimself
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber2010TV Series
AMC News Special: Toronto Film Festival 20102010TV MovieHimself
RSC Meets USA: Working Shakespeare2005Video documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
American Masters2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The 6th Day: The Future Is Coming2000Video documentary shortHimself / Michael Drucker
Tarzan in Concert with Phil Collins1999TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
HBO First Look1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-1995TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 17th Annual CableACE Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
The Movie Awards1991TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite Dramatic Motion Picture

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - Scandal
Scandal: The Secret Is Out2013TV MoviePresident Fitzgerald Grant
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix2013Video GameTarzan
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesPresident Fitzgerald Grant
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2011TV SeriesFrank Goren
Sexo en serie2008TV Movie documentaryBurr Connor
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood1988David


Won Awards

2013TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFan Favorite AwardsScandal (2012)
2010Audience Award - Honorable MentionPhiladelphia Film FestivalSpotlightsConviction (2010)

Nominated Awards

2014Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Drama Series EpisodeScandal (2012)
1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a CastNixon (1995)
1991Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorGhost (1990)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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