Jessica Walter

Born Jan 31, 1941

Jessica Walter is an American actress, known for the films Play Misty for Me, Grand Prix, and for her role as Lucille Bluth on the sitcom Arrested Development.

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1941 Birth Born on January 31, 1941.


1962 21 Years Old Walter began her acting career as the character Julie Murano on the television series, Love of Life. While appearing on Love of Life from 1962 to 1965, she also acted in many other popular television series, including Naked City, East Side/West Side, Ben Casey, Route 66, Lilith, The Doctors and the Nurses, The Rogues, and The Defenders.
Amongst those series is Walter's notable role as Lorna Richmond on "The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow" episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour which aired in April 14, 1964; and a supporting role as William Shatner's wife in the 1965 series For The People.
1966 25 Years Old In 1966 she appeared in an episode of The Fugitive entitled "The White Knight".


1971 30 Years Old Her earliest notable film role was in the 1971 movie Play Misty for Me, in which she played a young woman with behavior consistent with borderline personality disorder who becomes infatuated with and ultimately stalks a disc jockey. … Read More
1972 31 Years Old Walter has a daughter, Brooke Bowman, who was born in 1972 and is currently a development executive for ABC Family, from her twelve-year marriage to Ross Bowman, a former Broadway stage manager and television director.
1974 33 Years Old In 1974, Walter co-starred an episode of Columbo, "Mind Over Mayhem". … Read More


1983 42 Years Old In 1983, she had a role in the short-lived NBC primetime soap opera Bare Essence as Ava Marshall.
1984 43 Years Old Since then, she has worked most frequently in television and theater, though she did appear in some films including The Flamingo Kid in 1984 and the 1994 film PCU. … Read More


2003 62 Years Old From 2003 to 2006, she appeared in a regular role as the scheming alcoholic socialite matriarch Lucille Bluth on Fox's critically acclaimed comedy series Arrested Development.
2005 64 Years Old In 2005, she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for the role. … Read More
2009 68 Years Old She guest starred in an episode of Law & Order: SVU in 2009, and appeared again later on as legal-aid lawyer Petra Gilmartin.
2011 70 Years Old Walter recently starred as Evangeline Harcourt in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes, which began previews in March 2011 and officially opened on April 7, 2011. … Read More
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