Walton Goggins, August 2009
|Born||Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr.
November 10, 1971
Birmingham, Alabama, US
Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr. (born November 10, 1971) is an American actor. In addition to his roles as Shane Vendrell on The Shield and Boyd Crowder on Justified, he is known for his roles in the films Miracle at St. Anna and Predators. Goggins co-produced and starred in the 2001 short film The Accountant, which won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
Goggins is best known for his portrayal of Detective Shane Vendrell in the FX series The Shield, a role he played from 2002 to the series' conclusion in 2008. In addition to his acting work, Goggins is also an award winning filmmaker. He has a production company called Ginny Mule Pictures with his partner Ray McKinnon. Together they have made four films: a short, The Accountant (won the Academy Award in 2001), Chrystal (Sundance Dramatic Competition), Randy and the Mob, and That Evening Sun (South By Southwest Special Jury Prize 2009). He also worked with McKinnon on a new television show, Rectify. Goggins was set to play the lead and AMC had bought the pilot script, written by McKinnon.
In May 2010, Goggins was promoted to series regular for Season 2 of Justified on FX. In July, he had a major supporting role as a deadly death row inmate being hunted by the titular antagonists in the film Predators. In May 2011, Goggins appeared in "Code of the West", a commercial for Ram Truck's Guts & Glory campaign. Goggins appeared in Cowboys and Aliens as Hunt, a bandit formerly in the employ of the protagonist. On July 14, 2011, Goggins was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Boyd Crowder on Justified. Goggins portrayed a sadistic overseer and a Mandingo fighting trainer named Billy Crash in the 2012 film Django Unchained.
Goggins was married to Leanne Goggins, who owned a dog-walking business, from 2001 until her death in 2004 when she jumped to her death from a Los Angeles high-rise building. He married film maker Nadia Conners in August 2011 and they have a son, Augustus, born in February 2011.
Goggins is an avid photographer. He has showcased some of his work on a blog that he created when he took time off work and travelled throughout India. He is also an avid traveller, spending much of his free time on the road around the world (India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Central America, Morocco).
In politics, Goggins has been active in the Democratic Party; in the 2008 presidential election, he campaigned for Senator Barack Obama, going door-to-door in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. He is also known to be a fan of the work of former president, Jimmy Carter. He is also active in various non-profit organizations that range from environmental to humanitarian work. He is a regular at GLOBAL GREEN USA events and activities. He connected to environmental issues through his wife, Nadia Conners, who directed the documentary The 11th Hour about the environmental crisis.
|1990||Murder in Mississippi||Lyle||Television movie|
|1992||Stay the Night||Wayne Seagrove||Television movie|
|1992||Forever Young||Gate MP|
|1992||Mr. Saturday Night||Shaky kid||Uncredited|
|1993||For Love and Glory||Buck||Television movie|
|1994||Next Karate Kid, TheThe Next Karate Kid||Charlie|
|1996||Humanoids from the Deep||Rod||Television movie|
|1996||Cherokee Kid, TheThe Cherokee Kid'||Jim Bob||Television movie|
|1997||Apostle, TheThe Apostle||Sam|
|1998||Major League: Back to the Minors||Billy "Downtown" Anderson|
|2000||Crow: Salvation, TheThe Crow: Salvation||Detective Stan Roberts|
|2000||Red Dirt||Lee Todd|
|2000||Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder||Almanzo Wilder|
|2001||Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man||Billy Weber||Television movie|
|2001||Joy Ride||Police officer||Uncredited|
|2001||Daddy and Them||Tommy Christian|
|2001||Accountant, TheThe Accountant||Tommy O'Dell|
|2002||Bourne Identity, TheThe Bourne Identity||Research Tech|
|2002||Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder||Almanzo Wilder|
|2003||4 Selections from Plimpton County's Tuff Truck Jamboree||Narl|
|2003||House of 1000 Corpses||Deputy Steve Nash|
|2003||Apple Jack||Moe Danyou|
|2005||World's Fastest Indian, TheThe World's Fastest Indian||Marty Dickerson|
|2006||Randy and The Mob||Tino Armani|
|2006||Architect, TheThe Architect||Joe|
|2008||Miracle at St. Anna||Nokes|
|2009||That Evening Sun||Paul Meecham|
|2011||Cowboys & Aliens||Hunt|
|2012||Lincoln||Wells A. Hutchins|
|2012||Django Unchained||Billy Crash|
|2013||Officer Down||Detective Logue|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Warden Nigel James|
|2013||Machete Kills||El Cameleón|
|1989||In the Heat of the Night||Darrell||Episode: "Crackdown"|
|1991||In the Heat of the Night||Robbie Jeffries||Episode: "Shine on Sparta Moon"|
|1992||Beverly Hills, 90210||Mike Muchin||Episode: "The Pit and the Pendulum"|
|1992||In the Heat of the Night||Garth Watkins||Episode: "A Frenzied Affair"|
|1995||JAG||Officer||Episode: "Desert Son"|
|1996||Pacific Blue||Harv||2 episodes|
|1998||NYPD Blue||Terry||Episode: "Honeymoon at Viagra Falls"|
|2002–2008||Shield, TheThe Shield||Detective Shane Vendrell||88 episodes
Nominated—Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Drama
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Marlon Frost||Episode: "Empty Eyes"|
|2009||Criminal Minds||John Cooley||Episode: "Demonology"|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Sean Echols||Episode: "Dissolved"|
|2010–present||Justified||Boyd Crowder||48 episodes
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
|2012-2013||Sons Of Anarchy||Venus Van Damme||3 episodes|
|2013||To Appomattox||Richard Ewell||5 episodes|
|1995||Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom||Border World pilot||Voice|
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