Tony Goldwyn

Biography

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 Tarzan. He stars in the ABC drama Scandal, as Fitzgerald Grant III, President of the United States. Early Life 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, while his maternal grandparents were playwright Sidney Howard and actress Clare Eames. 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 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 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. The cast recording was released on June 23, 2010, with Goldwyn in three tracks. Personal Life Goldwyn is married to production designer, Jane Musky. They had two daughters, Anna and Tess. Filmography Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) (film debut) Gaby: A True Story (1987) Ghost (1990) Kuffs (1991) Traces of Red (1992) The Pelican Brief (1993) Nixon (1995) Reckless (1995) Trouble on the Corner (1997) Kiss the Girls (1997) The Lesser Evil (1998) A Walk on the Moon (1999) (director) Tarzan (1999) (voice) Pocahontas: The Legend (1999) The 6th Day (2000) An American Rhapsody (2001) The Song of the Lark (2001) Bounce (2000) Joshua (2002) Kingdom Hearts (2002) (voice of Tarzan) The Last Samurai (2003) Without a Trace (2004) (actor in two episodes and director of one episode) The Godfather of Green Bay (2005) The Last Kiss (2006) (director) Grey's Anatomy (2006) (director of two episodes: 1.03 and 2.24) Dexter (2006) (actor in one episode and director of four episodes: 1.06, 1.08, 2.01 and 2.03) Private Practice (2007) (director of one episode: 1.02) The Last House on the Left (2009) The Good Wife (2009) (as Judge Henry Baxter in Season 1 Episode "Lifeguard") Conviction (2010) (director) Promises, Promises (2010) (actor) The Mechanic (2011) (actor) Scandal (2012) (as Fitzgerald Grant III, President of the United States)

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Birth Name

Anthony Howard Goldwyn

Birth Place

Los Angeles, Californie, États-Unis

Birth Date

5/20/1960
Known For
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The 6th Day

Michael Drucker

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The Mechanic

Dean

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The Pelican Brief

Fletcher Coal

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Kiss the Girls

Dr. William 'Will' Rudolph

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The Belko Experiment

Barry Norris

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Plane

Scarsdale

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Ed Miller

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Joshua

Joshua

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All I Wish

Adam

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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs

Warren Jeffs

Starring In
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Oppenheimer

Gordon Gray

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Murder Mystery 2

Silverfox

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Plane

Scarsdale

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The People We Hate at the Wedding

Dr. Goulding

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King Richard

Paul Cohen

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Ed Miller

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All I Wish

Adam

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The Belko Experiment

Barry Norris

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Andrew

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Andrew

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Divergent

Andrew

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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs

Warren Jeffs

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The Mechanic

Dean

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The Last House on the Left

John

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Romance & Cigarettes

Kitty's First Love (uncredited)

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American Gun

Frank

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The Sisters

Vincent Antonelli

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The Godfather of Green Bay

Big Jake

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The Last Samurai

Colonel Bagley

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Abandon

Dr. David Schaffer

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Joshua

Joshua

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Someone Like You...

Narrator on TV (voice) (uncredited)

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An American Rhapsody

Peter

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Bounce

Greg Janello

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The 6th Day

Michael Drucker

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Tarzan

Tarzan (voice)

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Kiss the Girls

Dr. William 'Will' Rudolph

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Trouble on the corner

Jeff Stewart

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Mörderischer Pakt

Frank

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The Substance of Fire

Aaron Geldhart

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The Boys Next Door

Jack Palmer

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Truman

Clark Clifford

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Nixon

Harold Nixon

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A Woman of Independent Means

Robert Steed

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Pocahontas - The Legend

Sir Edwin Wingfield

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Reckless

Tom

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Cosa Nostra - The Last Word

Stan

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Doomsday Gun

Donald Duvall

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The Pelican Brief

Fletcher Coal

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Taking the Heat

Michael

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Kuffs

Ted Bukovsky

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Traces of Red

Steve Frayn

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Ghost

Carl Bruner

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

David (archive footage)

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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Darren

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