No photo available. Represent Kent Walton? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 37,240 this week

Kent Walton (1917–2003)

Often thought to be Canadian or Egyptian, Walton was in fact born Kenneth Walton Beckett in England in 1917. Shortening his name to Kent Walton when he became a disc jockey on Radio Luxembourg, he soon found himself in demand on TV particularly as a voice-over man. Whilst acting as a compere on the pop show Cool for Cats, Walton developed an ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

Live Twitter Q&A With Matt Ross for 'Captain Fantastic'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with Captain Fantastic director Matt Ross on Tuesday, Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskMatt.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 10 people
created 25 Jun 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Kent Walton's work have you seen?

Known For

Discs a Go-Go
Discs a Go-Go Himself - Presenter
Lifetime of Comedy
Lifetime of Comedy Himself - Narrator
The Heart of a Man
Thank Your Lucky Stars
Thank Your Lucky Stars Himself - Guest DJ


Jump to: Actor | Producer | Writer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (9 credits)
 1988 Don't Wait Up (TV Series)
- Episode #5.4 (1988) ... Commentator (voice)
 1975 A Little Bit of Wisdom (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1975) ... Commentator
 1969 Curry & Chips (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
- The Needle Match (1961) ... Commentator
 1954 The Six Proud Walkers (TV Series)
Television Game Host
- The Rivals (1954) ... Television Game Host
 1953 Small Town Story
Bob Regan
 1948 The Goodwin Sands (Short)
 1946 All This Is Ended (TV Movie)
PFC Mike O'Brien
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (16 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

His Radio Luxembourg show was sponsored by Philips & Fontana Records.

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elton Hawke | Ralph Solomons

Did You Know?


Although born in Cairo where his father was a finance minister in the British colonial government, Kent Walton actually spent his formative years being raised in Haslemere, Surrey and was educated at the English public school, Charterhouse. He later trained at London's Embassy School of Acting and won numerous small roles in such films as "Small Town Story" and "The Heart of a Man", before ... See more »


The Voice of Wrestling

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Kent Walton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page