Jane Musky | Biography

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  • Full Name Jane Michelle Musky
  • Nickname Jane Musky
  • Occupation Movie Product Designer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Maplewood, New Jersey, USA
  • Birth Date May 27, 1954
  • Age 70 Years, 0 Months
Product Designer Of The 1990 Film 'Ghost'

Jane Musky | Biography

1985 Nominee of 'Daytime Emmy Award' for her work on 'CBS Schoolbreak Special'

Furthermore, the clay pot Musky used in 'Ghost' and the brass balls in 'Glengarry Glen Ross' were listed in 'The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History' by Thrillist Entertainment in 2017. Then in 2019, she was nominated for the 'Chlotrudis Award' for 'Best Production Design' for her work in the film 'The Seagull'.

Jane Musky is an American production designer and art director. She is best recognized for her work in the romantic comedy film When Harry Met Sally…(1989).

Who is Jane Musky?

Jane Musky was interested in designing the environment from a very young age, and she got attracted to theater as she grew older. She graduated from Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey, and then went to Boston University College of Fine Arts to become a senior designer in the theater. 

Musky began her career as an art director for an episode titled 'Mystery at Fire Island' of the television series CBS Children's Mystery Theatre in 1981. After that, she worked as an art director for a couple of other television series, such as American Playhouse in 1984 and ABC Weekend Specials in 1985.

She debuted her career as a production designer in the 1982 short film Split Cherry. She went on to work as a production designer for television movies, films, and television series. She served as a production designer for more than 30 films, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), When Harry Met Sally… (1989), Ghost (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Freeheld (2015), The Seagull (2018), and Hustlers (2019). 

Furthermore, the clay pot Musky used in Ghost and the brass balls in Glengarry Glen Ross were listed in 'The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History' by Thrillist Entertainment in 2017. Then in 2019, she was nominated for the 'Chlotrudis Award' for 'Best Production Design' for her work in the film The Seagull.

As a production designer, she has around half a dozen television movie credits, including Ghost Dancing (1983), Rockabye (1986), LBJ: The Early Years (1987), and Introducing Lennie Rose (2006). Her television series credits include CBS Schoolbreak Special in 1984, American Playhouse in 1993, Do No Harm in 2013, and Murphy Brown in 2018.

In 1985, Musky was nominated for the 'Daytime Emmy Award' for 'Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design' for her work on CBS Schoolbreak Special.

How Old is Jane Musky?

Born in Maplewood, New Jersey, on 27 May 1954, Jane Musky is 67 years old as of 2021.

Jane Michelle Musky and Tony Goldwyn

On 18 April 1987, Musky tied the knot with Tony Goldwyn, an actor and director best known for his role as Carl Bruner in the film Ghost (1990). 

Goldwyn kicked off his professional acting career in 1986, appearing as Darren in the film Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives. After that, he appeared as David in the 1987 film Gaby: A True Story before landing a breakout role of villain Carl Bruner in the 1990 film Ghost. His other film credits include Kuffs (1992), The Last Tattoo (1994), Pocahontas: The Legend (1995), Nixon (1995), The 6th Day (2000), The Last Samurai (2003), and The Mechanic (2011). In addition to films, Goldwyn appeared in multiple television series, including the thriller-drama television series Scandal (2012-2018) as President Fitzgerald Grant and the 2019 Netflix series Chambers Ben Lefevre.

Further, Goldwyn made his directorial debut with the 1999 film A Walk on the Moon. His other film directing credits include Someone Like You (2001) and The Last Kiss (2006), which earned him the 'Best Director Award' at the Boston Film Festival. He also directed multiple television series, including Without a TraceGrey's AnatomyDexterJustifiedScandal, and Chambers, from 2004 to 2019.


Musky and Goldwyn have two daughters together - Anna Musky Goldwyn and Tess Goldwyn.

Jane Musky with her husband Tony Goldwyn and daughters Anna and Tess. (Photo: Tony Goldwyn/Twitter)

Anna is a screenwriter known for her works in the film The Labyrinth (2017) and the television series Supergirl (2019-2018). She also worked as a set designer for the 2012 film Greener. While, Tess is an actress, director, producer, and writer. She has appeared in the television series Murphy Brown in 2018 and the 2021 short film, but i'm here too, which she also wrote and directed. In addition, she served as a director and co-executive producer of the 2020 short film Red Flags.

Net Worth

Though the exact net worth of Musky has been unknown, her husband has a net worth of $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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