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Joanna Going Biography: Net Worth, Ex-Husband Dylan Walsh

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Joanna Going is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles in “Kingdom” and “Mad Men”. Keep reading to learn about her career and personal life.

Early Life, Family, Educational Background

Joanna Catherine Going was born on 22 July 1963 under the zodiac sign of Cancer, in Washington, DC USA. Her father was of Irish descent, while her mother had Italian and French-Canadian ancestry, so Joanna is of mixed ethnicity, while she holds American nationality.

Joanna is the oldest of six children, raised by both parents; their mother worked as a police dispatcher, and their father was a lawyer and state assemblyman in Newport, Rhode Island.

Joanna discovered a love for acting as a teenager, At 14, she played her first role in “The Tempest”. Ms. Going matriculated from Rogers High School in 1981, subsequently enrolling into Emerson College, Boston, where she studied for two years. She then studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1985.

Career

TV Shows/Series

Joanna Going made her television debut in the recurring role of Evie Stones in the 1986 drama “Search For Tomorrow”. Then, she was a series regular in “Another World” from 1987 through 1989, playing Lisa Grady.

Two years later, she played a double character – Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres in “Dark Shadows” (1991). Between 1992 and 1993, Going had the role of Kathleen McDermott in the drama series “Going To Extremes”.

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In the early 2000s, Joanna guest-starred in TV series including “Law & Order” (2002), “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2006), “Mad Men” (2013),  and“Law and Order: SVU” (2017).

In 2014, she portrayed First Lady Patricia Walker, wife of Garrett Walker (former president of the US), in the political thriller series, ‘House of Cards” – Joanna was cast opposite Michel Gill, Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey.

From 2014, Going played a major role in “Kingdom”, as Christina Kulina, Alvey’s ex-wife, former drug addict and sex worker, until the show was canceled in 2017. According to Joanna, transitioning from her role in “Kingdom” was sudden, ‘like a big crash landing. It was almost four years of my life on a show that I was completely in love with. We were all really taken by surprise when the show was canceled.

It feels like starting over.’ This was Joanna’s favorite and most challenging TV role;  before they started filming, she did much research on prostitution and heroin addiction, and studied the detox process, which helped her embody the character perfectly.

Joanna then took on minor roles, until she landed another recurring role in the American true-crime drama “Interrogation” in early 2020, portraying Mary Fisher alongside Kyle Gallner, Peter Sarsgaard, and David Strathairn.

Films

Joanna Going made her film debut in 1994, playing Josephine Marcus in “Wyatt Earp”, a biographical film based on the life of the late lawman and gambler; it remains her most famous movie role to date. The following year, she played Young Em Reed in “How To Make an American Quilt” (1995). Later in the ‘90s Going appeared in several movies, such as “Eden” (1996), “Little City” (1997), “Phantoms” (1998), and “NetForce” (1999).

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Joanna started the 2000s with the role of Cynthia in “Cupid & Cate”, and subsequently played Natalie Kalban, Peter McCallister’s girlfriend in “Home Alone 4” (2002).

Some of her most recent movies are “Love & Mercy: (2014), “The Sphere and the Labyrinth” (2015), and “Nostalgia” (2018).

Personal Life, Husband, and Children

Joanna Going married American actor Dylan Walsh on 10 October 2004; they welcomed daughter Stella Haven in 2003. In 2010, Walsh filed for a divorce for undisclosed reasons, and the proceedings were finalized in December 2012.

Due to the nature of her work, Joanna Going is very health-conscious. She mentioned that when preparing to work, she follows the Paleo diet which consists of protein, vegetables and minimal starch.

For Going, depression pops up now and then, but taking care of her daughter and two dogs helps ground her.

Despite her busy schedule, Joanna finds time to volunteer with various charities such as People Assisting The Homeless (PATH), The Breast Cancer Site, and Saving SPOT Dog Rescue.

She lives in California with her daughter and dogs.

Who is Dylan Walsh?

Charles Hunter Walsh – professionally known as Dylan Walsh – is an American actor, born on 17 November 1963, in Los Angeles, California USA. He’s of Caucasian ethnicity and holds American nationality. Dylan’s parents met in Ethiopia while they worked for the Foreign Service, and due to the nature of their jobs, they moved around a lot, finally returning to the US when Dylan was 10, and settling in Virginia.

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It was in high school that Dylan discovered an interest in acting. In 1986, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia, then moved to New York City to start acting full-time. He made his professional debut in 1987, in the TV series “Soldier Boys” acting opposite James Earl Jones. Then he played Jory Talbot in the 1989 film, “Loverboy”.

Between 1990 and 1991, Walsh starred as Louis Klein in 22 episodes of “Gabriel’s Fire”. Then, he portrayed Officer Jimmy Doyle in “Brooklyn South” (1997).

In 2003, Walsh landed his breakthrough role as Dr. Sean McNamara in the American medical drama series, “Nip/Tuck”, acting in 100 episodes of the series until its end in 2010. It remains his most popular role to date.

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From 2011 through 2016, he was Al Burns in “Unforgettable”; subsequently starring as Peter Abbott in “Life Sentence”. His most recent role is as General Sam Lane in “Superman & Lois” (2021).

Dylan Walsh married actress Melora Walters in 1996, and they had two children- Thomas Walsh and Joanna Walsh. He and Walters divorced in 2003, then he married Going in 2004, divorcing her six years later. He started dating Leslie Bourque in 2018,  and they are still together with their two children – Amelie Belle Walsh and Hudson Scott Walsh.

Appearance, Clothing Style

Joanna Going is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs around 123.4lbs (56kgs). She has long brown hair and hazel eyes. The actress likes to dress in elegant evening gowns that reflect her class.

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Hobbies, Favorite Things, and Interesting Facts

  • Joanna loves animals, especially dogs.
  • She practices yoga regularly.
  • Going would love to work with Joss Whedon, Lena Dunham, and Mark and Jay Duplass.
  • She’s a big fan of Turner Classic movies.
  • Three things she can’t leave her house without are a cell phone, lip balm, and eye drops.
  • Joanna’s favorite book is “Winter’s Tale” by Mark Helprin.
  • Then, her favorite TV show is “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.

Net Worth and Salary

In late 2021, Joanna Going’s net worth is estimated at $10 million, while her ex-husband Dylan Walsh is reputedly worth $8 million. Details of property owned by the actress and her family remain undisclosed.

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Ted Sutherland Opens Up About His Sexuality and Personal Life

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Who is Ted Sutherland?

American actor and model Ted Sutherland was born in New York City, USA, on 16 March 1997, so Pisces is his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 20 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Simon Saunders, one of the main characters in all 10 episodes of the 2018 drama series “Rise”, which also starred Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton and Auli’i Cravalho, and follows the life of a passionate drama teacher.

Education and early life

Ted was raised in New York City by his parents about whom he’s yet to speak in public, because they prefer to maintain their privacy; it’s believed that both his mother and father are entrepreneurs. Ted hasn’t spoken of having siblings, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside his sister.

He was still attending a local elementary school when he fell in love with acting, and began appearing in both school and theatre plays. Ted enrolled at a local high school in 2011, and in the same year made his debut film appearance, playing Max Bronsky in the comedy “Family Album”, directed by Shawn Levy, and which starred Rachael Harris, Joy Osmanski and Mike O’Malley; it follows the members of a dysfunctional family. Ted has since been active in the film industry.

He matriculated in 2015 and then enrolled at acting school, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018.

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Roles in movies

Ted played Boy in the Wheelchair in the 2012 short comedy “Alan Smithee”, and the following year saw him star as Josh in the short drama “American Girl”.

The year 2013 also saw him play Shmuel in the romantic comedy “Fading Gigolo”, written and directed by John Turturro, who also starred in it alongside Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. The movie follows Fioravante who’s begun working as a gigolo, while his friend Murray’s become his manager; it won two of its three award nominations.

Some of Ted’s following roles were in the 2013 family drama “Dovid Meyer”, the musical family comedy “Fan Girl” and the  short comedy “Damnation The Flashback” both in 2015.

In 2017, he starred as Jordan in the short comedy “Miyubi”, directed by Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, and which also starred Jeff Goldblum, P. J. Byrne and Emily Bergl. It follows the adventures of an American family and their Japanese domestic robot Miyubi, and the film won two awards.

Ted’s had only two other movie roles. He played Young Nick Goode in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Two – 1978”, directed by Leigh Janiak, and which starred Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd and Ryan Simpkins. It follows a group of teenagers as they’re attending Camp Nightwing, while one of them has now been possessed by a demon; the movie won one of its three award nominations. Ted reprised his role in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Three – 1666”.

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Roles in TV series

Ted’s debut TV series role was playing Jeremy in the 2015 episode “ICU” of the crime horror “Eye Candy”, created by Christian Taylor, and which starred Victoria Justice, Casey Deidrick and Harvey Guillen; it follows a woman who believes that her online date is a serial killer.

The year 2017 saw Ted appear in the episode “Good Bones” of the thriller “Madam Secretary”, as well as in the pilot episode of the drama “The Deuce”.

In 2019, Ted played Elliot Patterson in two episodes of the popular action adventure comedy “Doom Patrol”, created by Jeremy Carver, and which starred Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby and Matt Bomer. It follows a scientist and his team of ‘superpowered outcasts’, the series aired from 2019 through 2023, and won two of its 18 award nominations.

The year 2019 also saw Ted appear in an episode or two of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Units”, the crime mystery “Instinct” and the crime action “FBI”.

His only other TV series role has been playing Percy in 14 episodes of the 2021 science fiction horror “The Walking Dead: World Beyond”, created by Scott M. Gimple and Matthew Negrete, and which starred Julia Ormond, Nicolas Cantu and Alexa Mansour. It follows the first people to grow up in a world overrun by zombies, and the series won two awards.

Other credits

Ted voiced Jack Marston in the critically acclaimed 2018 video game “Red Dead Redemption II”.

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Love life and relationships

There’s only a single girl whom Ted’s been with, that his fans know about. Back in 2017, he began dating Katherine Reis, a popular American actress who’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for playing Pippa Sykes in six episodes of the new romantic series “Gossip Girl”, which has been airing since 2021. Ted and Katherine were together for a year, breaking up in 2018.

Ted hasn’t mentioned any other girls, or maybe boys whom he’s dated, he seems to be unattached as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Ted’s become an Instagram star, as more than 220,000 people are following him on this social media network, although he’s posted only 18 pictures and videos, most of which were taken during red carpet events.

Ted works out at the gym nearly every day, and has shown off his muscular body in several of his Instagram pictures.

He loves to listen to pop music, and his favorite musicians are Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.

Ted’s a fan of animes, with some of his favorites being “Attack on Titan”, “Chainsaw Man” and “Code Geass”.

He likes to play various sports with his friends, and his two favorites are table tennis and soccer.

Ted’s favorite actors are Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger, while some of his favorite films include “The Terminator”, “Scent of a Woman” and “True Lies”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Ted’s age is 26. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs about 160lbs (72kgs).

Ted’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of March 2023.

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Meet Tait Blum: Actor Who Plays Shane Baldwin in For All Mankind

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Who is Tait Blum?

American actor and model Tait Blum, was born in the USA on 31 March 2011, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s already appeared in six TV series and two movies, and is perhaps known best for playing Shane Baldwin in three episodes (2019) of the critically acclaimed science fiction series “For All Mankind”, which Ben Nedivi and Ronald D. Moore created, and which stars Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Dorman and Joel Kinnaman. Set in an alternate reality, the series follows the USA losing the Moon race to the Soviet Union, it’s been airing since 2019 and has won four of its 22 award nominations.

Education and early life

Tait is being raised in Los Angeles, California alongside his younger brother Teddy Blum, by their parents about whom the boys are yet to speak in public, because they respect their privacy; it’s only known that Tait’s parents are both highly supportive of his career, while it’s believed that his father’s an IT consultant. Teddy’s also an actor, with eight credits to his name, and is perhaps known best for voicing Small Ellingboe Boy in the hit 2019 animated adventure comedy movie “Klaus”.

Tait fell in love with acting at the age of five, when he started watching TV with his family, and was seven when he made his debut TV series appearance in 2018, playing Young Bob Lee in four episodes of the popular action “Shooter”, created by John Hlavin, and which starred Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. It follows the life of war veteran Bob Lee Swagger, who’s been hired to prevent the US President from being assassinated; the series aired from 2016 through 2018, and was nominated for two awards.

Tait’s since been active in the film industry, but is also focused on his studies; he’s currently attending an elementary school, and has begun playing football for the school’s team. Tait’s set to enroll at high school in 2025.

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Roles in TV series

Tait played Young Antolak in the episode “Sylvester Antolak” of the popular 2018 Netflix war drama “Medal of Honor”, which starred Josh Charles, Daniel Ray Rodriguez and David Petraeus, and follows the sacrifices of people who earned a Medal of Honor, the highest military distinction; the series won one of its three award nominations.

Also in 2018, Tait portrayed Young Hank Hall in the episode “Hank and Dawn” of the action crime adventure “Titans”, created by Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman, and which starred Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop and Ryan Potter. The series follows the lives of several superheroes, it aired from 2018 through 2023 and won four of its 17 award nominations.

Tait gained recognition in 2019, when cast to play Jackson in four episodes of the comedy “Cousins for Life”, which Keith Seifert and Kevin Kopelow created, and which starred Scarlet Spencer, Dallas Dupree Young and Micah Abbey. It follows Clark and his 12 years old son Stuart who’ve moved in with Stuart’s cousins Leaf and Ivy, and the series aired in 2018 and 2019.

Tait’s only other TV series role has been playing Logan Bane in four episodes of the 2020 comedy “Team Kaylie”, created by Pamela Eells and Tracy Bitterolf, and which starred Symera Jackson, Bryana Salaz and Alison Fernandez; it follows the life of a wealthy teenage girl.

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Roles in movies

Tait’s debut film role was portraying Patrick in the 2020 adventure family fantasy “Wish Upon a Unicorn”, written and directed by Steve Bencich, and which starred Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Summer Fontana and Jonathan Lajoie; it follows eight years old Mia who’s moved to her grandma’s Montana ranch, and has discovered a unicorn in the woods.

Tait’s only other film role has been playing Connor Payton in the 2022 sports comedy “Home Team”, which Daniel Kinnane and Charles Kinnane directed, and which starred Rob Schneider, Taylor Lautner and Kevin James; it follows the life of New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton.

Tait’s currently shooting for the upcoming short movie “Extra Ordinary”, in which he’ll be starring alongside Sophia Hammons and Patrick Bauchau.

Other credits

Tait made a guest appearance in a 2019 episode of the talk-show “Red Carpet Report”.

Love life and relationships

Most of Tait’s fans believe that he’s too young to be dating, however, there are also those who believe otherwise.

Some of his fans on the internet have claimed that he’s today dating popular American actress Summer Fontana, who’s three years his senior and has appeared in 15 movies and TV series, while she’s probably known best for playing Maya Maitland in the 2020 horror series “The Outsider”. Tait and Summer have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, and have also featured each other in a number of their Instagram pictures, but they’ve stated that they’re only good friends.

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There are also those who believe that Tait’s dating American actress Sophia Hammons, who’s five years his senior; she’s had roles in 10 movies and TV series, and gained recognition by playing Isla in the 2020 documentary film “The Social Dilemma”. Tait hasn’t addressed these rumors.

Both seem highly unlikely, so h seems to be unattached as of March 2023.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Tait enjoys being active on Instagram, and although he’s posted only four pictures onto the social media network, some of his fans have claimed that Tait often responds to their messages.

He’s passionate about sports and loves to play football, while he’s also into playing soccer and tennis.

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Tait likes to watch Studio Ghibli movies, with some of his favorites being “Spirited Away”, “Porco Rosso” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”.

He’s a huge lover of animals, and his family has a pet dog.

Tait’s already been to a couple of US states, thanks to his acting career.

His favorite actor is Ryan Phillippe, while some of his favorite movies include “Collide”, “American Murderer” and “Miranda’s Victim”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Tait’s age is 12. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 4ft 5ins (1.35m) tall and weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).

Tait’s net worth’s been estimated at over $300,000, as of March 2023.

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