Balthazar Getty

Biography: Balthazar Getty was born on January 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. His parents, Gisela Martine Zacher Getty and Jean Paul Getty III, met in Europe. Balthazar has an older half-sister from his mother's previous relationship. His parents divorced when Balthazar was still a child, and his mother moved to San Francisco with him and his sister.

In 1987, Getty was discovered by a talent scout and got an audition for the movie adaptation of the classic novel Lord of the Flies. He also starred in the movies Young Guns II and My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys in this period of his life. Since then, he has appeared in several movies, namely Natural Born Killers, Judge Dredd, and Ladder 49 and TV roles such as Alias, Pasadena, and Charmed. During the mid 90's he suffered from a serious addiction to heroin. In 1998, he barely avoided arrest and then decided to pull his life back together. In 2000, he was recovered from his drug abuse and began to work steadily again. In 2006,
Balthazar Getty was born on January 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. His parents, Gisela Martine Zacher Getty and Jean Paul Getty III, met in Europe. Balthazar has an older half-sister from his mother's previous relationship. His parents divorced when Balthazar was still a child, and his mother moved to San Francisco with him and his sister.

In 1987, Getty was discovered by a talent scout and got an audition for the movie adaptation of the classic novel Lord of the Flies. He also starred in the movies Young Guns II and My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys in this period of his life. Since then, he has appeared in several movies, namely Natural Born Killers, Judge Dredd, and Ladder 49 and TV roles such as Alias, Pasadena, and Charmed.

During the mid 90's he suffered from a serious addiction to heroin. In 1998, he barely avoided arrest and then decided to pull his life back together. In 2000, he was recovered from his drug abuse and began to work steadily again. In 2006, Getty became part of the ensemble cast of the ABC family drama Brothers & Sisters.

Balthazar is not only an actor but also a recording artist and a producer. He produced nine tracks on the hiphop band Mannish album Audio Sedative in 1996. In 2004, Scott Thomas and himself (composing the duo Ringside) released their first record. Balthazar can also put "model" on his resumè, as he has modeled for Versace, Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger.
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Balthazar Getty's Scores

Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 74 Traffic
Lowest Metascore: 51 Brothers & Sisters: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 Brothers & Sisters: Season 1 Sep 24, 2006 Thomas Walker 7.7
tbd Alias: Season 5 Sep 29, 2005 Thomas Grace 7.5
tbd Into the West: Season 1 Jun 10, 2005 David Wheeler 8.5
tbd Project Greenlight: Season 3 Mar 15, 2005 Bozo tbd
74 Traffic Jan 26, 2004 Ben Edmonds tbd
tbd Charmed: Season 5 Sep 22, 2002 Richard Montana 7.5
tbd Pasadena: Season 1 Sep 28, 2001 Nate Greeley tbd