Jessica Walter

Jessica Walter

Jan. 31st, 1941
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
5' 8"

Jessica Walter's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Arrested Development TV Show
Arrested Development
90210 TV Show
Archer TV Show
Jennifer Falls TV Show
Jennifer Falls
Retired at 35 TV Show
Retired at 35
Three's a Crowd (1984) TV Show
Three's a Crowd (1984)
All That Glitters TV Show
All That Glitters
Aaron's Way TV Show
Aaron's Way
Wildfire (1986) TV Show
Wildfire (1986)
Amy Prentiss TV Show
Amy Prentiss
Oh Baby TV Show
Oh Baby
The Round Table TV Show
The Round Table

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Unaccompanied Minors
2002 - Dummy
2001 - My Best Friend's Wife
1998 - Slums of Beverly Hills
1994 - PCU
1993 - Ghost in the Machine
1988 - Tapeheads
1971 - Play Misty for Me
1966 - Grand Prix

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Fran Sinclair (Voiced)
Phyllis Koster
Ava Marshall
Melanie Townsend McIntyre
Gillian Norberry
Jocelyn Hyatt Matthews
Betty Hanadarko
Susan Miller
Virginia Dickinson (segment "Love and the Twanger Tutor")
[Complete List]


A graduate of New York's High School of the Performing Arts and the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Walter's extensive theater credits include productions both on and off Broadway. On Broadway, she has appeared in Peter Ustinov's "Photo Finish" (which earned her the Clarence Derwent Award as Most Promising Newcomer), "A Severed Head", "Advise and Consent", "Night Life" and Neil Simon (I)'s "Rumors". Her off-Broadway credits include roles at Playwrights Horizons and in Tartuffe, opposite Ron Leibman, at the Los Angeles Theater Center. Walter's feature films include Play Misty for Me (1971), which earned her a Golden Globe nomination, and the comedy Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). She has also appeared in The Group (1966), The Flamingo Kid (1984), Grand Prix (1966), Tapeheads (1988) and PCU (1994), among other films. Walter received an Emmy Award for Best Dramatic Actress in the television series "Amy Prentiss" (1974). She also earned Emmy nominations for her guest-starring roles in episodes of "Trapper John, M.D." (1979) and "The Streets of San Francisco" (1972). Walter has starred in several series, miniseries and television movies.

  • Her father, David Walter, was a double-bassist with the NBC Symphony Orchestra under 'Arturo Toscanini' (qv).
  • Shares birthday with 'Arrested Development' co-star Portia de Rossi.
  • Starred in a series and an unrelated TV movie entitled "Three's A Crowd.".
  • Niece of actor 'Jerry Jerrett' (qv) and Sylvia Jaroslow.
  • Daughter, Brooke Bowman (born 1971).
  • Does yoga and aerobics

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