Talia Balsam – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

Talia Balsam Wiki Biography

Talia Balsam was born on 5 March 1959, in New York City, USA, of mixed Russian, English, Dutch, Italian and Jewish descent. Talia is an actress, and also known as the daughter of actors Joyce Van Patten and Martin Balsam. She’s been active in the industry since 1977, and all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Talia Balsam? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $4 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting, having appeared in numerous film and television projects. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Talia Balsam Net Worth $4 million

Talia attended a boarding school in Tucson, Arizona, and then made her first appearance on television in 1977’s “Happy Days”, appearing in several episodes of the show which focused on an idealized version of life in the mid-1950s to the mid-1960, and was a big hit on television and is responsible for influencing many subsequent shows. More television opportunities opened up for Talia, including an appearance in “Dallas”, and she was also part of the television films “The Millionaire” and “The Initiation of Sarah”. In 1979, she made her first appearance on film in “Sunnyside” in which she played Ann Rosario, then continued with various television projects in the 1980s; some of these included “OHMS”, “Hill Street Blues” and “Family Ties”. She also started appearing in popular TV shows such as “Magnum PI”, “Punky Brewster”, and “Murder, She Wrote”, contributing steadily to her net worth.

Balsam also had more film work in the 1980s, including being a part of the drama comedy “Mass Appeal” which is adapted from the play of the same name. She had a string of films in 1987 including “The Kindred” and “In the Mood”, and in 1991, Balsam played Emma in “Killer Instinct” and followed it up with the film “Coldblooded”. On television, she continued to build her net worth with appearances in “Law & Order”, “Touched by an Angel” and “Diagnosis: Murder”, and also had a recurring role in “LA Doctors” and “Profiler”. In 1997, she was cast as Mary in independent comedy film “Camp Stories”, so her net worth was still rising.

In the 2000s, Talia continued to have several recurring TV roles, including playing Maria Malone in “Without a Trace” from 2003 to 2004. She then had one of her most popular recurring roles, playing Mona Sterling Pike in 2007’s “Mad Men” set in the 1960s, and which would increase her net worth even more. It received a lot of critical acclaim for its acting and writing, and won numerous Emmys and Golden Globes. While playing the role of Mona, she was still able to do films such as “The Wackness”, “Conviction”, and “No Strings Attached”. A few of her latest projects include guest appearances in “The Good Wife”, and a regular role in “Divorce”. She was also part of the 2016 film “Little Men”. Talia has now appeared in over 30 films, and more than 70 TV productions.

For her personal life, it is known that Balsam was married to actor George Clooney from 1989 to 1993, then in 1998 she married John Slattery, and they have a child. The two played a husband and wife role during their time in “Mad Men”.

Full Name Talia Balsam
Net Worth $4 million
Date Of Birth March 5, 1959
Place Of Birth New York City, New York, United States
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Spouse John Slattery (m. 1998), George Clooney (m. 1989–1993)
Children Harry Slattery
Parents Joyce Van Patten, Martin Balsam
Siblings Casey King, Adam Balsam, Zoe Balsam
Movies The Wackness, No Strings Attached, The Kindred, Little Manhattan, Divorce Since, Little Men, Crawlspace, All the King’s Men, The Supernaturals, Mass Appeal, Camp Stories, The Girl in the Book, Killer Instinct, Coldblooded, The Cake Eaters, Don’t Worry Baby, In the Mood, P.I. Private Investigations, …
TV Shows Divorce
1 Mother of Harry Slattery (born 1999) with her husband John Slattery.
2 Played her father, Martin Balsam’s estranged daughter in the Archie Bunker’s Place (1979) episode, Archie Bunker’s Place: Murray’s Daughter (1980).
3 Married first husband George Clooney in Las Vegas.
4 Half-niece of Timothy Van Patten.
5 Married husband John Slattery on island of Kauai, Hawaii in 1998.
6 Niece of Dick Van Patten and Pat Van Patten.
7 Cousin of James Van Patten,Vincent Van Patten, and Nels Van Patten.
8 Engaged to John Slattery. [April 1998]
9 Attended the Treehaven School in Tucson, Arizona from approximately 1971 to 1974.
10 Attended boarding school in Tucson, Arizona.
11 Daughter of actors Martin Balsam and Joyce Van Patten.


Title Year Status Character
Divorce 2016 TV Series Dallas
Little Men 2016 Audrey
The Girl in the Book 2015 Mom
Don’t Worry Baby 2015 Miriam Lang
The Newsroom 2014 TV Series Toni Dodd
Mad Men 2007-2014 TV Series Mona Sterling
The Good Wife 2013-2014 TV Series Anne Stevens
Elementary 2013 TV Series Cheryl Gregson
Homeland 2012 TV Series Cynthia Walden
Nurse Jackie 2011 TV Series Grace’s Therapist
Choose 2011/II Clarissa
No Strings Attached 2011/I Sandra Kurtzman
Return 2011 Julie
Conviction 2010/II Prosecuting Attorney
Treme 2010 TV Series Carla Hall
Killing the Joneses 2009 Short
Flashforward 2009 TV Series Surgeon General Anita Ralston
The Broadroom 2009 Video short Julie
The Broadroom 2009 TV Series
Wainy Days 2008 TV Series Carol
The Wackness 2008 Mrs. Shapiro
The Cake Eaters 2007 Violet Kaminski
All the King’s Men 2006 Lucy Stark
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2006 TV Series Victoria Carson
Commander in Chief 2005 TV Series Ruth
Little Manhattan 2005 Jackie Telesco
Into the Fire 2005 TV Movie Dr. Linda Boyle
Without a Trace 2003-2004 TV Series Maria Malone
K Street 2003 TV Series Gail
Third Watch 2003 TV Series Mrs. Beckman
Emmett’s Mark 2002 Suzanne
The $treet 2000 TV Series Mrs. Nicole Mason
Schimmel 2000 TV Movie Kathy
Ally McBeal 1999 TV Series Shelia Kent
L.A. Doctors 1998-1999 TV Series Julie Lonner
Valerie Flake 1999 Greenhorn Checker Linda
Love Boat: The Next Wave 1998 TV Series Diana Wilson
Nothing Sacred 1998 TV Series Laura
Profiler 1997-1998 TV Series Monica Sikes
Camp Stories 1997 Mary
Early Edition 1997 TV Series Dr. Robbin English
Law & Order 1992-1996 TV Series Teri Marks / Turner
Almost Perfect 1995 TV Series Jeannie Guthrie
Touched by an Angel 1995 TV Series Dr. Joanne Glassberg
Shame II: The Secret 1995 TV Movie Sheila Finn
Diagnosis Murder 1995 TV Series Tonya Gilpin
Coldblooded 1995 Jean Alexander
The Companion 1994 TV Movie Charlene
Mad About You 1993 TV Series Debbie
The Larry Sanders Show 1993 TV Series Dora
Killer Instinct 1991 Emma
Past Imperfect 1991 TV Movie Jill
The Walter Ego 1991 Short Susie the whore
Jake and the Fatman 1991 TV Series Cathy Reno
Stat 1991 TV Series Rita Falco
Life Goes On 1991 TV Series Ms. Melanie Karlsen
Sins of the Mother 1991 TV Movie Liz Trent
Room for Romance 1990 TV Series
Murder, She Wrote 1985-1990 TV Series Julie Pritzer / Debbie Delancey
Thirtysomething 1989-1990 TV Series Paige
Trust Me 1989 Catherine Walker
Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Golden Land 1988 TV Movie Verna
Tour of Duty 1988 TV Series Vickie Adams
The Ladies 1987 TV Movie Linda
P.I. Private Investigations 1987 Jenny Fox
In the Mood 1987 Judy Cusimano
Tales from the Darkside 1987 TV Series Gail
The Kindred 1987 Sharon Raymond
The Supernaturals 1986 Pvt. Angela Lejune
Crawlspace 1986 Lori Bancroft
Consenting Adult 1985 TV Movie Margie
Mass Appeal 1984 Liz Dolson
Punky Brewster 1984 TV Series Miranda ‘Randi’ Mitchell
Nadia 1984 TV Movie Marta Karolyi
Magnum, P.I. 1984 TV Series Emily Jackson
Calamity Jane 1984 TV Movie Jean Irene O’Neill
Family Ties 1983 TV Series Carrie Newman
Cagney & Lacey 1983 TV Series Diane
Hill Street Blues 1982 TV Series Sally
Crazy Times 1981 TV Movie Eve
Kent State 1981 TV Movie Sandy Scheuer
Taxi 1978-1980 TV Series Cathy Consuelos
When the Whistle Blows 1980 TV Series Sharon Jenkins
Archie Bunker’s Place 1980 TV Series Beverly Klein-Munoz
OHMS 1980 TV Movie Noranne Wing
The Runaways 1979 TV Series Diana Robinson
Sunnyside 1979 Ann Rosario
Survival of Dana 1979 TV Movie Rona
The Millionaire 1978 TV Movie Doreen
Dallas 1978 TV Series Rita Briggs
Fast Lane Blues 1978 TV Movie Dolly
Stickin’ Together 1978 TV Movie Grace Geary
The Initiation of Sarah 1978 TV Movie Allison
Rosetti and Ryan 1977 TV Series
Happy Days 1977 TV Series Nancy Croft
Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn 1977 TV Movie uncredited

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Title Year Status Character
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself
Happy Days 1978 TV Series Nancy Croft