Talia Balsam

About Talia Balsam

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: March 05, 1959
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA, United States
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1977–present
Spouse(s): George Clooney (m. 1989; div. 1993) John Slattery (m. 1998)
Children: 1
Parent(s): Martin Balsam (1919–1996) Joyce Van Patten (b. 1934)
Relatives: Dick Van Patten (uncle) Tim Van Patten (half-uncle) Vincent Van Patten (cousin)

Talia Balsam

Talia Balsam was born on March 05, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA, United States, is Actress. Talia Balsam is a well-known American film and television actress. She is also recognized as the daughter of film actress Joyce Van Patten and actor Martin Balsam. Balsam has done several small and big screen projects till date. She has appeared in the movies ‘Mass Appeal’, ‘In the Mood’, ‘Killer Instinct’, ‘Coldblooded’, ‘Little Manhattan’, ‘Conviction’, ‘Choose’, ‘No Strings Attached’ and ‘Little Men’, to name a few. On television, she had a major role in ‘Mad Men’, ‘Homeland’, ‘L.A. Doctors’, ‘K Street’ and ‘Without a Trace’. Currently, she can be seen portraying the regular role of Dallas Holt in the comedy series ‘Divorce’. Balsam has also done numerous television films, the popular ones being ‘The Initiation of Sarah’, ‘Stickin' Together’, ‘Fast Lane Blues’, ‘The Millionaire’, ‘Survival of Dana’, ‘Calamity Jane’, ‘Sins of the Mother’ and ‘The Companion’. Talking about her personal life, the actress is married to John Slattery. She was previously married to actor George Clooney.
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Currently, Talia Balsam is 65 years, 1 months and 12 days old. Talia Balsam will celebrate 66rd birthday on a Wednesday 5th of March 2025. Below we countdown to Talia Balsam upcoming birthday.

Popular As Talia Balsam
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 05, 1959 (New York City, New York, USA, United States)
Birthday March 05
Town/City New York City, New York, USA, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Talia Balsam’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Talia Balsam was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.



Balsam was born in New York City in 1959 (though some sources erroneously give 1960) to actor Martin Balsam and Actress Joyce Van Patten. Her ancestry includes Russian-Jewish, Italian, Dutch, and English. She is the niece of actor Dick Van Patten, Actress Pat Van Patten and actor and Director Tim Van Patten.


Balsam married actor George Clooney in Las Vegas in 1989; they were divorced in 1993. Clooney stated, "I probably – definitely – wasn't someone who should have been married at that point." Clooney told Vanity Fair, "I just don't feel like I gave Talia a fair shot." Since 1998 Balsam has been married to John Slattery with whom she has a son, Harry Slattery. They married at the county of Kauai. Together, they played husband and wife Roger and Mona Sterling in Mad Men.

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