Balthazar Getty Born: 01/22/1975
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Born Paul Balthazar Getty to parents Jean Paul Getty III and Gisela Zacher Getty in Tarzana, CA on Jan. 22, 1975, Balthazar (as he preferred to be called) was the great-grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. In 1988, while attending the exclusive Bel-Air Preparatory School near Beverly Hills, the 13-year-old Getty was discovered by casting agents looking for fresh faces to populate the latest big screen adaptation of William Golding's seminal novel about mankind's tenuous grip on civility, Lord of the Flies. After production on that debut film completed, Getty quickly began accepting more roles, among them the part of young Master Miles in Shelley Duvall's production of the Henry James class...
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