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Walt Willey

Born in Ottawa, Illinois, Walt Willey attended Southern Illinois University, where he majored in Fine Arts. It was during his time at college that he became involved in acting, performing major roles in several productions. In 1981, Walt left Illinois for New York to break into acting professionally. After numerous Off-Broadway productions, ... See full bio »
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 2016 CHARACTERz (post-production)
Benjamin Fletcher
 2014 Tainted Dreams (TV Series)
Gregory Ashford
 2013 Everyday Lies (TV Series)
Thompson Dobbs
- A Class Act (2013) ... Thompson Dobbs
 2013 Thurston (TV Series)
Edmund Snead
- Wrath of Love (2013) ... Edmund Snead
 2011 ACME Saturday Night (TV Series) (segment "Police Chief") / Guest host
- Retta (2011) ... (segment "Police Chief")
- Walt Willey (2011) ... Guest host
 2010/II Working It Out
 2010 ACME Hollywood Dream Role (TV Series)
- Walt Willey (2010)
 1995 The City (TV Series)
Jackson Montgomery (1996)
 1986 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Joe Novak
- Episode #1.2940 (1986) ... Joe Novak
 1985 I Was a Teenage TV Terrorist
Bill Johnson
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Jim LaRusso (1986) / Role Unknown (1984)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Guard (1983) (uncredited)
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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Personal Quote:

I developed a kind of defense mechanism when I was a kid because I stuttered very badly. They're not going to make fun of you if you're already laughing. - on the origin of his sense of humor


Walt majored in sculpture at Southern Illinois University. He is also a skilled painter and illustrator. His first acting job was as an extra on AMC, and he worked on "Another World" and "Ryan's Hope" before AMC called him back to play Jackson. Walt and his wife run a bed and breakfast. See more »

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