Joanna Going Biography
Joanna Going was born in the Washington, District of Columbia, USA on the 22nd of July 1963. Her parents, John Burke and Lorraine, raised her up in Newport, Rhode Island. She has 5 younger siblings who all look up to her as the oldest. Joanna is a high school graduate of Rogers High School in 1981 and she attended Emerson College in Boston afterwards for two years. Upon realizing that she has passion for acting, she moved to New York and took classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
After a year of training, the sexy Joanna Going got a contract to play the character of Evie Stone in Search for Tomorrow. She has also performed on stage with a variety of roles that caught the attention of the people of America. She has been doing hot stints off Broadway and in Western MA until she was signed to play in her first primetime gig. In 1991, she starred as the mysterious governess in the primetime remake of the Gothic horror soap opera Dark Shadows (NBC). She has also played as a serious medical student in the comedy drama Going to Extremes (ABC). The set of the sitcom was shot in Jamaica.
In films, Joanna Going made her debut as Josephine Marcus, the second wife of Kevin Costner in Wyatt Earp in 1994. Josephine Marcus is a sexy Jewish actress who is engaged to Earps rival but knowing Earp has twisted her attention. Joanna has impressed fans and critics with her portrayal of the said role. Portraying as the youthful version of Jean Simmons in Jocelyn Moorhouses How to make and American Quilt earned her a critical acclaim. Other projects followed and her career became really hot.
Joana Going married Dylan Walsh on October 10, 2004 and the two of them had one child, a daughter whom they named Stella Haven Walsh.