Tony Goldwyn has close family connections to Hollywood icon.
Is Tony Goldwyn of Scandal related to the Goldwyn in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios?
—Elsa Klein, Racine, Wisconsin
He is. His grandfather was Samuel Goldwyn (Szmuel Gelbfisz), who founded Samuel Goldwyn Pictures, which later was purchased and became part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Tony’s father, Samuel Goldwyn Jr., followed in the family business with his own production companies. Tony Goldwyn, 53, got the acting bug from his mom, actress Jennifer Howard, and also works behind the scenes as a director.
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