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Anthony Heald Biography

Updated On 10 May, 2018 Published On 06 May, 2018
Anthony Heald

Facts of Anthony Heald

Date of Birth :
Age : 27 years old
Family Name : Heald
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo

Relationship short Statistics of Anthony Heald

What is Anthony Heald marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Anthony Heald have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Anthony Heald having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Anthony Heald Gay ? No

American actor, Anthony Heald is known for his roles, Hannibal Lecter's jail nemesis in 1991 Americanhorror-thriller film, The Silence of the Lambsand Dr. Frederick Chilton in 2002horror film Red Dragon.

Heald was nominated for Best actor for Broadway’s Tony Award, and in 1995, as Best Actor, for Terrence McNally's "Love! Valor! Compassion!". He is in a marital relationship with Robin Ray Herskowitz and has two children.

Early life and Education of Anthony Heald

Anthony Heald was born Philip Anthony Mair Heald on born August 25, 1944, in New Rochelle, New York, U.S to editor father. His father was a Buddhist and mother is Episcopalian. He has a sister who is Catholic.

Heald belongs to white-American ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality. His parents inspired him to get involved in acting. During his high school, he performed in several theaters plays. 

Heald attended Massapequa High school. In 1971, he graduated with major in English and History from the Michigan State University. While in university, he also took a lot of theater classes and acting classes. 

Moreover, heald worked summer stock for four summers, while in school. He then moved to Sarasota, Florida in 1967 and worked with the Repertory Theatre.

Anthony Heald’s career

Anthony Heald debuted with the 1983 American biographical drama film, Silkwood. The following year, he was featured in two movies, Teachers as Narc, and The Beniker Gang as Mr. Uldrich.

The Silence of the Lambs fame actor, Anthony Heald,
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In 1991, Heald portrayed the character of Dr. Frederick Chilton in American horror-thriller film, The Silence of the Lambs. In the movie, he shared the screen with Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, and many others.

Heald then made his appearances in the number of movies including, Outrageous Fortune, Searching for Bobby Fischer, The Ballad of Little Jo, A Time to Kill, Proof of Life, Red Dragon, Accepted and many more.

Moreover, Heald also narrated more than 60 audiobooks including, The Pelican Brief, Star Wars books, and many more.

Anthony Heald’s Net worth

Anthony Heald earns a good amount of money from his career as an actor. As of 2018, his total net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

He first came to New York in 1979, then he auditioned for the TV show, The $20,000 Pyramid and eventually wins the show along with cash prize of $20,000.

Heald and his wife are an active social activist. In 2000, the duo donated an impressive sum of the amount for temple building and an outdoor children's playground.

Heald has appeared in numbers of movies that made an impressive collection at the box office. Here is the list of his hit movies:

  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Budget- $19 million

Box office-collection- $272.7 million

IMDB rating- 8.6 

Starring- Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, and Ted Levine

  • The Pelican Brief (1993)

Budget- $45 million

Box office-collection- $195.3 million

IMDB rating- 6.6 

Starring- Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, and John Heard

  • The Client (1994)

Budget- $45 million

Box office-collection- $117.6 million

IMDB rating- 6.7

Starring- Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, and Mary-Louise Parker

  • A Time to Kill (1996)

Budget- $40 million

Box office-collection- $152 million

IMDB rating- 7.4

Starring- Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey, and Kevin Spacey

  • 8mm (1999)

Budget- $40 million

Box office-collection- $96.6 million

IMDB rating- 6.5

Starring- Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini, and Peter Stormare

  • Red Dragon (2002)

Budget- $78 million

Box office-collection- $209.1 million

IMDB rating- 7.2

Starring- Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, and Harvey Keitel

  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Budget- $210 million

Box office-collection- $459.4 million

IMDB rating- 6.7

Starring- Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, and Famke Janssen

Anthony Heald’s Personal Life 

Anthony Heald married is in a marital relationship with Robin Ray Herskowitz. The duo tied the knot in 1996 at a private ceremony. His wife is supportive and encouraging as Heald always seeks help from his wife before starting any new projects.

Heald's wife worked as director of the on-site arts-centered preschool program in outdoor children's playground.

The couple is blessed with two children, a son Dylan Heald, and, a daughter, Zoe Heald. They raised their children in a spiritual community as his wife was raised a nonreligious Jew and they felt Judaism was the organized religion.

Heald and his wife adopted Dylan Heald and moved to Ashland, Oregon, where he started working at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

In early 2000, Heald shifted to Los Angeles along with his family because of his professional commitment.

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Anthony Heald Married

Marriage with Robin Herskowitz

Robin Herskowitz is best known as the wife of Anthony Heald. She served as director of the on-site arts-centered preschool program.

Anthony Heald Children

SON : Dylan Heald

Mother: Robin Herskowitz

Dylan Heald is the only son of Anthony Heald and Robin Herskowitz. He lived with his family.

DAUGHTER : Zoe Heald

Mother: Robin Herskowitz

Zoe Heald is best known as the daughter of Anthony Heald and Robin Herskowitz. She has an elder brother.

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