Georgianne Walken

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Georgianne Walken
Born Georgianne Leigh Thon
1944 (age 72–73)
United States
Residence Wilton, Connecticut
Nationality American
Occupation Casting director
Years active 1990–2007
Spouse(s) Christopher Walken (m. 1969)
Children None

Georgianne Leigh Walken (maiden name Thon; born 1944) is an American casting director.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Walken, along with casting partner Sheila Jaffe of Walken/Jaffe,[3] has been the casting director for more than 80 television shows and movies since 1990, including The Sopranos and Entourage.[4]

Walken also had minor acting roles in a 2006 episode of The Sopranos, as well as Brainstorm, a 1983 movie starring her husband Christopher Walken and the late Natalie Wood. The Walkens have been married since 1969, but have no children. They reside in rural Connecticut.[5][6] Walken and Jaffe did the casting for Basquiat, in which Christopher Walken has a cameo appearance. Walken and Jaffee have cast numerous films, including as Monkeybone, Bedazzled, Black Knight, Two Girls and a Guy, and Subway Stories. Their first casting effort was for the film End of the Night (1990).


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