Jessica Walter

TV Actress

Jessica Walter was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on January 31st, 1941 and is the TV Actress. At the age of 80, Jessica Walter biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 31, 1941
United States
Place of Birth
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Death Date
Mar 24, 2021 (age 80)
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$4 Million
Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor, Voice Actor
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Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Jessica Walter Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Ross Bowman, ​ ​(m. 1966; div. 1978)​, Ron Leibman, ​ ​(m. 1983; died 2019)​
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Jessica Walter Life

Jessica Walter (born January 31, 1941) is an American actress.

She is best known for her appearances in the films Play Misty for Me (1971), Grand Prix, and The Group (both 1966), her appearance on the sitcom Arrested Development film and as Malory Archer in the FX animated film Archer.

Walter spent time at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City. Walter was a series regular on season one of 90210, as Fran Sinclair on the series Dinosaurs, and she starred in the title role of the film Amy Prentiss, for which she received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie.

Early life

Walter Walter was born in Brooklyn, New York City, on January 31, 1941, to parents Esther (née Groisser), a teacher, and David Walter. Walter's father was from a Polish-Jewish family. He was a performer and member of the NBC Symphony Orchestra who had attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. Walter's mother was from a Jewish family who immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1923. Richard Walter Walter, her brother, is a screenwriter.

Personal life

Walter was married to Ross Bowman, a former Broadway stage manager and television producer, from 1966 to 1978. Brooke Bowman, a former executive for 21st Century Fox and now a Senior Vice President of development at ABC Family, was born as a result of the marriage. Walter had one grandson. A fire broke out in the couple's tenth-floor apartment in September 1966 while Bowman was out of town. Walter was rescued by a firefighter.

Walter Leibman, a 1983 film director, married Ron Leibman. They were married before his death in 2019. Walter and Leibman appeared together in Neil Simon's play Rumors, portrayed a husband and wife in the film Dummy (2003) and Law & Order (in the episode "House Counsel"). Leibman appeared in Archer's cast, voicing her character's new husband.

Walter later described herself as "very Jewish in my heart" while Walter's mother raised her daughter in the Jewish faith, but "very Jewish in my heart."

Walter died in her sleep at her Manhattan home on March 24, 2021. She was 80 years old.


Jessica Walter Career


Walter began her acting career on stage, receiving the Clarence Derwent Award in 1963 for Outstanding Debut Broadway Performance in Photo Finish by Peter Ustinov. Julie Muranoon played Julie Muranoon on the television show Love of Life. She appeared on Love of Life from 1962 to 1965, as well as other well-known television shows, including Naked City, East Side/West Side, Ben Casey, Route 66, Doctors and the Nurses, and The Defenders. "The Ordeal of Mrs." is one of Walter's series. The "snow" episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (April 14, 1964), as well as a supporting role as William Shatner's wife on the drama For the People (1965).

Walter appeared in the first episode of Flipper, as well as the episode "How Much for a Prince" in 1964. The Reporter, CBS's drama. In 1966, she appeared on "The White Knight" episode of The Fugitive.

Play Misty for Me (1971), Clint Eastwood's first well-known and renowned screen role, was her first film appearance. Walter played Evelyn, a young woman with a borderline personality disorder who had a mental disorder. During a jazz music festival hosted by Eastwood's character, Evelyn was known to repeatedly call a California radio station, always insisting that he play the Erroll Garner standard, "Misty." Evelyn seduces Garver and then attempts suicide in his house, causing him to be infatuated with him. Her obsessive behavior continues to grow, and she eventually begins hounding him relentlessly and eventually breaks into his house. Evelyn burns the interior of the house and stabs his housekeeper Birdie (played by Clarice Taylor), who is hospitalized but recovers. Walter received a Golden Globe Award nomination in the Best Motion Picture Actress – Drama category as well as critical praise for her work in the film. Walter was described by film critic Roger Ebert as "unnervingly" in the role.

Lilith (1964), Grand Prix (1966), and Number One (1969), among Walter's other film credits from the 1960s include Lilith (1964), Grand Prix (1966), Bye Bye Braverman (1968). In season 5, she appeared on "Moving Target" as a member of Mannix (starring Mike Connors).

Walter played "Mind Over Mayhem" in the 1970s, and he appeared on Trapper John, M.D., as a regular guest. Melanie McIntyre, Trapper John's former wife, and a teen actress in Amber Prentiss, a spinoff of Ironside for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, appeared on the series Amy Prentiss, a spinoff of Ironside.

She appeared on the NBC primetime soap opera Bare Essence as Ava Marshall in the 1980s. Walter was most active in television and theatre, though she did appear in some films, including The Flamingo Kid (1984) and the film PCU (1994). She appeared in Child's Play as the doll form of Chucky in 1988 horror film Child's Play, but Walter's lines were allegedly deafy after poor test screenings; Tom Holland and Don Mancini said Walter was effectively scary in the role but didn't have the right attitude because the actor was male.

Walter performed Fran Sinclair on ABC's Dinosaurs in the 1990s, and he appeared on Just Shoot Me! Eve Gallo, Maya's mother and Jack Gallo's ex-wife, is the ex-wife.

Lucille Bluth, the scheming alcoholic matriarch of Fox's comedy series Arrested Development, appeared on Fox's Comedy Channel from 2003 to 2006. In 2005, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series. "I'm nothing like Lucille," she says of her convincing portrayal of Lucille. Nothing. My daughter will tell you. I'm really a nice, boring person." Despite praise from critics, Arrested Development, which ended the project in 2006, received low ratings and viewership on Fox. In 2013, Netflix brought it back to life for season four, where it gained a lot of attention. Walter reprised her role for season five, the first in 2018.

Walter played Tabitha Wilson on the first season of 90210 (2008-2009), before the story was written off halfway through the season. Petra Gilmartin, a lawyer who appeared on the sitcom Rules of Engagement in the episode "Kids," and in 2009, she appeared in a Law & Order episode as legal aid counsel Petra Gilmartin. Eleanor Reynolds appeared on Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2008 as Eleanor Reynolds in the episode "Please Note We Are No Longer Accepting Letters of Recommendation from Henry Kissinger." She appeared on the TV Land sitcom Retired at 35 years old, as co-star George Segal and her Bye Braverman co-star George Segal from 2011 to 2012.

Walter starred in Anything Goes, a Broadway revival that opened in March 2011 and officially opened on April 7, 2011.

On the FX animated film Archer, Walter voiced spymaster Malory Archer. When auditions for the part of Malory were sought, Walter revealed that her performance in Arrested Development had been specifically referred to.

Walter became entangled in an on-going controversy over discrimination she claimed she owed to Arrested Development co-star Jeffrey Tambor in May 2018. Walter was interviewed during a cast interview with the New York Times about an event that Tambor had referred to months before. Walter teared up and claimed that "I've never had someone yell at me like that on a set." And it's difficult to live with, but I'm over it now," while simultaneously claiming that Tambor had apologised and was not doing anything sexually insensitive and that she would not work with him again. Jason Bateman, Tony Hale, and David Cross were both chastised in various media outlets for suggesting to excuse Tambor's behaviour without acknowledging Walter's experience during the same interview. Both three men had apologised to Walter within days.


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The late Chadwick Boseman's voice in the Disney+ animated series "What If...?" earned the Emmy Award on Saturday, September 3rd. His triumph comes just over a year after losing the Best Actor competition at the 2021 Oscars for his role in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Taylor Simone Ledward, the Emmy's wife of the "Black Panther" actor, accepted it on his behalf. Boseman was up against a number of well-known celebrities, including Jessica Walter, who died in March 2021. F. Murray Abraham ("Moon Knight"), Julie Andrews ("Bridgerton"), Maya Rudolph ("Big Mouth"), Stanley Tucci ("Central Park"), and Boseman's "What If..." were all among the outstanding character voice-over performance categories. Jeffrey Wright, a costar, is a student at the University of On Friday, Jeffrey Wright screamed for the monetary value.