March 5, 1959 |
New York City, United States
|Spouse(s)||George Clooney (1989-1993)
John Slattery (1998-present; 1 child)
|Parents||Martin Balsam (1919-1996)
Joyce Van Patten (b. 1934)
|Relatives||Dick Van Patten (uncle)
Pat Van Patten (aunt)
Timothy Van Patten (half-uncle)
James Van Patten, Vincent Van Patten, Nels Van Patten (cousins)
Talia Balsam (born March 5, 1959) is an American TV and film actress. She is the daughter of film actor Martin Balsam and actress Joyce Van Patten. She is also the former spouse of George Clooney and the current wife of John Slattery.
Balsam was born in New York City to actor Martin Balsam and actress Joyce Van Patten. She is the niece of actor Dick Van Patten and actress Pat Van Patten and half-niece of actor Timothy Van Patten. She is also the cousin of her uncle and aunt's sons, James Van Patten, Vincent Van Patten, and Nels Van Patten.
She attended a boarding school in Tucson, Arizona in her adolescence years. She then attended the Treehaven School in the same city in Arizona in her young adult years, somewhere in her twenties'.
Balsam married actor George Clooney in Las Vegas in 1989. They were divorced in 1993. Clooney stated, "I probably – definitely – wasn't someone who should have been married at that point." Clooney told Vanity Fair, "I just don't feel like I gave Talia a fair shot.". Since 1998, Balsam has been married to John Slattery, with whom she has a son, Harry Slattery. They married at the county of Kauai. Together, they played husband and wife Roger and Mona Sterling in Mad Men.
Note that this table is arranged by year.
|Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn||Film||1977|
|Happy Days||TV Series||1974-1984|
|Survival of Dana||Film||1979|
|Taxi||TV Series||Cathy||1978-1982 (ABC), 1982-1983 (NBC)|
|Family Ties||TV Series||1982-1989|
|Mass Appeal||Film||Liz Dolson||1984|
|Murder, She Wrote||TV Series||Debbie Delancey (Season 1, Episode 18: "Footnote to Murder"), Julie Pritzer (Season 6, Episode 17: "Murder - According to Maggie")||1984-1996|
|Punky Brewster||TV Series||Miranda 'Randi' Mitchell||1984-1986, 1987-1988|
|The Supernaturals||Film||Pvt. Angela Lejune||1986|
|The Kindred||Film||Sharon Raymond||1987|
|Trust Me||Film||Catherine Walker||1989|
|Law & Order: Remand||TV Series||Teri Marks||1990-2010 (although some sources prove that it first premiered in 1996)|
|Sins of the Mother||Film||Liz||1991|
|Killer Instinct/Homicidal Impulse||Film||Emma||1992|
|Touched by an Angel||TV Series||Dr. Joanne Glassberg||1994-2003|
|Ally McBeal||TV Series||Shelia Kent||1997-2002|
|L.A. Doctors||TV Series||Julie Lonner||1998-1999|
|The Love Boat: The Next Wave||TV Series||1998-1999|
|Without a Trace||TV Series||Jack Malone's Wife||2002-2009|
|Little Manhattan||Film||Jackie Telesco||2005|
|All the King's Men||Film||Lucy Stark||2006|
|The Cake Eaters||Film||Violet Kaminski||2007|
|Mad Men||TV Series||Mona Sterling||2007–present|
|Wainy Days||Internet Video Series||Carol||2007–present|
|The Wackness||Film||Mrs. Shapiro||2008|
|Nurse Jackie||TV Series||Grace's Therapist||2009–present|
|Treme||TV Series||Carla Hall||2010–present|
|Homeland||TV Series||Cynthia Walden||2012–2013|
|No Strings Attached||Film||Sandra Kurtzman||2011|
|The Girl in the Book||Film||Mom||2014|
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