Paul Balthazar Getty (/ˈɡɛti/; born January 22, 1975) is an American actor and musician. He is a member of the band Ringside, the producer-half of rap duo The Wow, and a member of the Getty family. He is known for having played the roles of Ralph in Lord of the Flies, his recurring role as Richard Montana in Charmed, Thomas Grace on the American action drama Alias and Tommy Walker on the American drama Brothers & Sisters, the latter two of which have aired on ABC.
Paul Balthazar Getty was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, and raised in San Francisco before being educated in Scotland at Gordonstoun. He was born to father John Paul Getty III and is a descendant of grandfather Sir John Paul Getty and great-grandfather was J. Paul Getty, founder of Getty Oil, and at one time one of the richest men in the world. His mother, Gisela (née Schmidt), is a German-born professional photographer and documentary filmmaker. His parents divorced in 1993. He has a maternal half-sister, Anna (born 1972), who his father adopted.