25 Facts About Walton Goggins


Walton Goggins has starred in television series including The Shield, Justified, Vice Principals, The Righteous Gemstones and Invincible.


Walton Goggins was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Justified.


Walton Goggins has starred in films, such as Predators, Lincoln, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Tomb Raider, and Ant-Man and the Wasp.


Walton Goggins was raised in Lithia Springs, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, and graduated from Lithia Springs High School and attended Georgia Southern University for a year.


Walton Goggins worked for a valet car parking service and various restaurants in Los Angeles.


Walton Goggins played Shane Vendrell in the FX series The Shield.


Walton Goggins formed the production company Ginny Mule Pictures, which produced four films: The Accountant, Chrystal, Randy and the Mob and That Evening Sun.


Walton Goggins was set to play the lead and AMC had bought the pilot script, written by McKinnon, a role which went to Aden Young, when the series later went to SundanceTV.


Walton Goggins played Boyd Crowder in the pilot episode for the FX series Justified, while filming a major supporting role as a deadly death row inmate being hunted by the titular antagonists in the film Predators.


Walton Goggins joined the main cast for the second season in May 2010.


Walton Goggins was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role on Justified.


Walton Goggins played Billy Crash, a sadistic overseer and slave fighting trainer, in the western film Django Unchained.


Walton Goggins played a transgender prostitute in the FX series Sons of Anarchy.


Walton Goggins previously worked with the show's creator, Kurt Sutter, when the latter was a writer and executive producer on The Shield.


Walton Goggins played Chris Mannix in The Hateful Eight and Lee Russell in the HBO series Vice Principals.


In 2018, Walton Goggins played Lawrence in Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Mathias Vogel in Tomb Raider, and Sonny Burch in Ant-Man and the Wasp.


Walton Goggins played the lead character in the CBS sitcom, The Unicorn.


Walton Goggins starred in the comedy series The Righteous Gemstones.


In 2020, Walton Goggins voiced part of the real crime podcast Deep Cover: The Drug Wars.


Walton Goggins has received a steady stream of recognition for his professional work.


Walton Goggins was nominated for a Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Drama in 2009 for his role as Detective Shane Vendrell in The Shield.


In 2013, Walton Goggins was nominated for the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble in Quentin Tarantino's western film Django Unchained.


Walton Goggins was married to Canadian resident Leanne Kaun, who owned a dog-walking business in Laurel Canyon, California, until her death by suicide on November 12,2004.


Walton Goggins is active in various nonprofit organizations that range from environmental to humanitarian work.


Walton Goggins is a partner in a spirits company, Mulholland Distilling.