Who is Oliver Finlay Dallas?

Oliver Finlay Dallas was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 29 May 2014 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s only known for being the son of the famous American actor Joshua Paul ‘Josh’ Dallas, and the American actress Jennifer Michelle ‘Ginnifer’ Goodwin.

Early life and education

Oliver is being raised in Los Angeles alongside his brother Hugo, who was born in June 2016, by their parents who exchanged vows on 12 April 2014, in a private ceremony attended by many of their friends and family members.

Josh and Ginnifer are keeping Oliver away from the media’s attention, but it’s said that he’s already become interested in acting, mostly because his parents have occasionally taken him onto their film sets.

Oliver is currently attending a local elementary school, at which he enrolled in 2000, and he has apparently already appeared in one or two school plays.

He seems to also be interested in playing soccer, and has expressed his wish to become a professional player.

Age, height and net worth

Oliver’s age is seven. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 3ft 9ins (1.15m) and he weighs around 45lbs (20kgs).

As of December 2021, Oliver doesn’t have his own independent wealth, but his father’s net worth has been estimated at over $3 million, and his mother’s estimated at more than $8 million.

Who is his father Josh Dallas?

Joshua Paul ‘Josh’ Dallas was born in Louisville, Kentucky USA, on 18 December 1978 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he holds American nationality.

He’s an actor and a singer, who has appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of Fandral, in the 2011 hit action fantasy adventure movie “Thor”. It was directed by Kenneth Branagh, starred Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman, and follows the god Thor who has been sent from Asgard to Earth, and has become the defender of humans’; the movie won five of the 35 awards for which it was nominated.

Josh was raised alongside his brother in Albany, Indiana, by their parents about whom nothing’s known, as Josh respects their privacy. He became interested in acting while still attending a local high school, where he was a member of its drama club, appearing in numerous plays performed there.

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Upon matriculating in 1996, he enrolled at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in England, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama in 2000. He continued practicing acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, and at the English National Opera; Josh also honed his skills at the Young Vic and with the New Shakespeare Company.

He made his TV series debut with his portrayal of Weaver, in the 2006 episode “The Dividing Line” of the action war drama “Ultimate Force”, then in 2008, he appeared in the episode “Silence in the Library” of the critically acclaimed adventure family series “Doctor Who”.

He’s today also known for his voicing of Frantic Pig, one of the lead characters in the hit animated adventure comedy movie “Zootopia”, written and directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, and which also starred Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman. It follows a bunny who’s a police officer, and a fox who’s a con artist, as they’re trying to uncover a conspiracy in Zootopia; the movie won 48 awards, including an Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, while it was nominated for 72 other awards.

Since 2018, Josh has been starring alongside Melissa Roxburgh and J. R. Ramirez, as Ben Stone,  in the mystery science fiction series “Manifest”.

For his performance in the romantic fantasy adventure series “Once Upon a Time”, Josh was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards in 2012 and 2014, and a People’s Choice Award in 2015.

Prior to meeting Ginnifer, between 2007 and 2011, he was married to the British actress Lara Pulver.

Who is Oliver’s mother Ginnifer Goodwin?

Jennifer Michelle ‘Ginnifer’ Goodwin was born in Memphis, Tennessee USA, on 22 May 1978 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s appeared in close to 40 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Margene Heffman, in the drama series “Big Love”. It was created by Will Scheffe and Mark V. Olsen, starred Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Chloe Sevingy, and follows a polygamist who has three wives; the series aired from 2006 to 2011, and won seven of the 61 award for which it was nominated, including nine Primetime Emmy nominations.

Ginnifer was raised in Memphis alongside her younger sister Melissa Goodwin, by their father Tim Goodwin who was the owner of a recording studio, and their mother Linda Kantor Goodwin who worked for FedEx, and was also a teacher. Ginnifer was raised Jewish, but attended First Unitarian Church, before moving on to Temple Israel. She then studied at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, and in 1996 matriculated from Lausanne Collegiate School. Ginnifer continued her education at Hanover College, and after a year moved to Boston University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000.

Ginnifer also practiced acting at Shakespeare’s Institute and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

She made her debut film appearance in the 2000 short comedy film “Zelda: An Extrospective Journey”, and gained recognition between 2001 and 2003, when she played Diane Snyder in the comedy series “Ed”. It was created by Rob Burnett and Jon Beckerman, starred Tom Cavanagh, Julie Bowen and Josh Randall, and follows an attorney from New York City who has returned to his hometown in Ohio, and has opened a bowling alley; the series won eight of the 34 awards for which it was nominated, including three Primetime Emmy nominations. A couple of Ginnifer’s following notable performances were in the 2004 romantic comedy movie “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!”, the 2005 biographical musical film “Walk the Line” and the 2007 romantic comedy movie “In the Land of Women”.

Between 2011 and 2018, Ginnifer starred as Mary Margaret Blanchard and Snow White, in the critically acclaimed romantic fantasy adventure series “Once Upon a Time”, created by Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, and which also starred Jennifer Morrison and Lana Parrilla. It follows a troubled young woman who has been drawn to a small Maine town where fairy tales exist, and the series won 13 of the 115 awards for which it was nominated, including seven Primetime Emmy nominations.

Ginnifer has won three of the 18 awards for which she’s been nominated: a 2016 Voice Arts Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Animation, Best Voiceover; a 2017 Kids’ Choice Blimp Award for Favorite Frenemies; and a 2017 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Female Focus Award for Best Animated Female, all for her performance in “Zootopia”.

Between December 2010 and May 2011, Ginnifer was engaged to the American actor and film director Joseph Daniel Kern.

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