Joanna Going

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Joanna Going
BornJoanna C. Going
(1963-07-22) July 22, 1963 (age 50)
Washington D.C., United States
NationalityAmerican
Alma materEmerson College
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
OccupationActress
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Dylan Walsh
(2004-2012; divorced)
Children1
 
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Joanna Going
BornJoanna C. Going
(1963-07-22) July 22, 1963 (age 50)
Washington D.C., United States
NationalityAmerican
Alma materEmerson College
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
OccupationActress
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Dylan Walsh
(2004-2012; divorced)
Children1

Joanna C. Going[1] (born July 22, 1963) is an American actress.

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Washington, D.C., the oldest of six children of a police dispatcher and a lawyer/state assemblyman.[1] Raised in Newport, Rhode Island, she graduated from Rogers High School in 1981, then attended Emerson College for two years before studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Going appeared in soap opera roles in the late 1980s, most notably as Lisa Grady on Another World from 1987 to 1989. She went on to portray lead character Victoria Winters on the 1991 primetime series Dark Shadows. Throughout the majority of the 1990s and 2000s, Going starred in several made-for-television movies, feature films and television series. She appeared in the 1997 independent film The Keys to Tulsa opposite Eric Stoltz, playing a stripper named Cherry and performing a nude dance routine. Her biggest role may be in the 1998 film version of Phantoms. She also appeared opposite Sean Penn in the 2010 film The Tree of Life, her first role in a major motion picture since 2003's Runaway Jury.

Personal life[edit]

Going married actor Dylan Walsh on October 10, 2004. They have a daughter, Stella Haven. On December 15, 2010 Walsh announced he had filed for divorce.[2] The divorce was finalized in December 2012.[3]

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1992No Time to Die (Columbo film)Melissa
1994Wyatt EarpJosie Marcus
1995A Good Day to DieRachelFilm also known as Children of the Dust
1995How to Make an American QuiltYoung Em Reed
1996Keys to TulsaCherry
1997Inventing the AbbottsAlice Abbott
1997CommandmentsKaren Warner (uncredited)
1998HeavenJennifer Marling
1998PhantomsJennifer Pailey, M.D.
1998Still BreathingRosalyn Willoughby
2001LolaSandra
2002Home Alone 4: Taking Back the HouseNatalie
2003Runaway JuryCeleste Wood
2009Chasing A DreamDiane Stiles
2011The Tree of LifeJack's Wife

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