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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 February 1949Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Birth NameMary Jesse Walton
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jess Walton was born on February 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Mary Jesse Walton. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), The Peace Killers (1971) and Monkeys in the Attic (1974). She has been married to John W. James since December 20, 1980. They have one child. She was previously married to Bruce Davison.

Spouse (2)

John W. James (20 December 1980 - present) (1 child)
Bruce Davison (20 May 1972 - 1973) (divorced)

Trivia (9)

Has a son, Cole James, and a stepdaughter, Allison Ali James. Daughter-in-law, Ashley James; and a grandson.
She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but raised in Toronto, Canada.
Studied at the Toronto Workshop Productions' Repertory Theater.
Married to John W James, a renowned grief recovery authority and co-author of the best seller The Grief Recovery Handbook. Jess donates her time to the Grief Recovery Help Line.
First job was a claims adjuster, for the Ontario Hospital Services Commission, in Canada.
Entered rehabilitation, for her drug and alcohol addiction, in 1980.
Acting mentor is Jeanne Cooper.
Best known by the public for her role as Jill Foster Abbott on The Young and the Restless (1973).
Oregon: Actress [April 2012]

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