Fast Facts

  • Full Name:
    Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr.
  • Known As:
    Walter Goggins or Walt Goggins
  • Date of Birth:
    November 10th, 1971
  • Location of Birth:
    Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Hometown:
    Lithia Springs, GA, USA
  • Currently Resides:
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
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  • Siblings:
    1 younger brother, Sandy.
  • Relationship status:
    Married; To Nadia Conners
  • Children:
    Augustus Somerset Goggins (Born 2011)

Additional Fun Facts

  • His castmates on The Shield call Walton “Method Man”, since he is a very methodical actor.
  • Walton has a predilection for interior design, in particular house illumination and the way it affects a person’s mood.
  • His two favorite authors are W. Somerset Maugham and Hermann Hesse.
  • Is an avid photographer and traveler.
  • Walton likes listening to music: American singer/guitarist Michael Hurley, rock/country band Drive by Truckers, and Joe Henry.
  • Walton likes movies by Jim Jarmusch and Coen brothers. About TV shows, his favorite one is Sanford and Son.
  • Co-owner of “Ginny Mule Pictures”, along with partner Ray McKinnon, a film and television production company.
  • In 2001, a 35-minute movie, The Accountant, produced by Walton’s production company, Ginny Mule Pictures, won an Oscar for Best Short Film.
  • Studied acting for 12 years under Harry Mastrogeorge and David Le Grand.
  • When Walton was 10 years old, he and his mother were champion cloggers, with the name of Mountain Dancing. They even opened a B.B. King concert when he performed in Atlanta.
  • Walton’s brother, Sandy is 15 years younger than him.
  • Walton’s first wife, Leanne was the manager of a dog walking business; Walton still has a dog, Beulah, he and her wife had together. After being estranged for some time Leanne later committed suicide on November 12th, 2004. They were married from 2001 to November 12, 2004, the date of her death.