Tony Goldwyn’s latest feature directing project, Ezra, with Bobby Cannavale and Robert DeNiro will be opening this summer. Goldwyn also has a role in the film, reuniting him with Ghost castmate Whoopi Goldberg. He can currently be seen in the much celebrated Christopher Nolan biographical film, Oppenheimer and in the original “Law & Order” series talking over as the new DA. Other recent credits include the award-winning ensemble of King Richard with Will Smith and NatGeo’s limited series “The Hot Zone: Anthrax” streaming on Hulu.
Further film credits include Plane with Gerard Butler, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, The Belko Experiment and Divergent. Goldwyn first caught audiences’ attention in the box office smash Ghost. He appeared in numerous other films including The Pelican Brief, Kiss The Girls, Nixon, The Substance of Fire, The Last Samurai, and the remake of Wes Craven’s classic The Last House on the Left. He is familiar to children as the title voice in Disney’s Tarzan.
Goldwyn made his feature directorial debut with A Walk on the Moon. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, receiving praise from critics as well as special recognition from the National Board of Review for Excellence in Independent Filmmaking.
Other feature directing credits include The Last Kiss, for which Goldwyn received Best Director from the Boston Film Festival, and the romantic comedy Someone Like You. Conviction, starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell, earned Swank a SAG Award nomination, won Best Film at the Boston Film Festival and was awarded a Freedom of Expression honor from the National Board of Review.
Television acting credits include Goldwyn’s sensational performance of ‘President Fitzgerald Grant’ in Shonda Rhimes’ “Scandal,” a scene stealing guest appearance on HBO’s “Lovecraft Country” and co-starring with Uma Thurman in the Netflix series, “Chambers.” Also “The Good Wife,” “Dexter,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Without A Trace,” “The L Word,” the HBO Mini-Series “From The Earth To The Moon,” “Frasier,” “Murphy Brown,” and “Designing Women.”
In addition to acting on the shows, Goldwyn directed multiple episodes of “Scandal” along with episodes of “Chambers,” “Dexter” and “The L Word.” More television directing credits include “Justified,” “Law & Order,” “Damages” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” among others”
Goldwyn began his acting career on the stage, spending seven seasons at the Williamstown Theater Festival. New York theater credits include The Water’s Edge and Spike Heels at Second Stage Theater, The Dying Gaul at Vineyard Theater, Holiday at Circle in the Square Theatre, The Sum of Us at the Cherry Lane Theatre, for which he won an Obie Award, Digby at Manhattan Theatre Club and the revival of Promises, Promises on Broadway. Additionally, he starred in back-to-back critically acclaimed Broadway productions: Tony and Olivier Award-winner The Inheritance from Matthew Lopez, directed by Stephen Daldry and Ivo van Hove’s Network with Bryan Cranston.
He also dedicates much of his personal time to philanthropic work. Goldwyn serves as an Ambassador for Stand Up To Cancer, is a board member for the humanitarian relief organization Americares, a Trustee for Second Stage Theater, sits on the MPTF Foundation Board of Governors and is on the Board of Trustees at the Innocence Project.