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List of the members of the Getty family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Getty family, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Getty family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Getty family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Getty family.

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Paul Balthazar Getty is an American film actor, member of the band Ringside, and the producer-half of rap duo The Wow. He is known for the roles of Thomas Grace on the American action drama Alias and Tommy Walker on the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Tarzana

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Talitha Getty was an actress of Dutch extraction, born in the former Dutch East Indies, who was regarded as a style icon of the late 1960s. She lived much of her adult life in Britain and, in her final years, was closely associated with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Her husband was the oil heir and subsequent philanthropist John Paul Getty, Jr. ...more

Age: Died at 31 (1940-1971)

Birthplace: Java, Indonesia

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Sir John Paul Getty, KBE, born Eugene Paul Getty, was a wealthy American-born British philanthropist and book collector. He was the elder son of Jean Paul Getty, Sr., one of the richest men in the world at the time, and his wife Ann Rork. The Getty family's wealth was the result of the oil business founded by George Franklin Getty. At birth he was given the name Eugene Paul Getty, but in later life he adopted other names, including Paul Getty, John Paul Getty, Jean Paul Getty, Jr. and John Paul Getty II. A long-time Anglophile, he became a British citizen in 1997. In 1986, he was awarded an honorary knighthood for services to causes ranging from cricket, to art and to the Conservative Party. ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1932-2003)

Birthplace: United States of America

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Jean Paul Getty was an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion. At his death, he was worth more than $2 billion. A book published in 1996 ranked him as the 67th richest American who ever lived, based on his wealth as a percentage of the gross national product. Despite his wealth, Getty was known for being a notorious miser. He famously negotiated his grandson's ransom. Getty was an avid collector of art and antiquities; his collection formed the basis of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1892-1976)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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