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Dylan Walsh

Dylan Walsh may be best known for his starring role as Dr. Sean McNamara in the hit series Nip/Tuck. The series has received critical acclaim season after season and continues to push the envelope, captivating audiences worldwide. Walsh has tackled some of Hollywood's most challenging roles, making him one of the most sought-after actors today.

He stars in The Stepfather opposite Sela Ward. Writer J.S. Cardone and director Nelson McCormick of the box-office success Prom Night teamed up again for the horror project. A remake for the 1987 classic starring Terry O'Quinn, the film follows a seemingly normal man who wants the perfect family and chooses to eliminate his wife and child when they don't measure up.

Walsh was also seen in the off-beat romantic comedy Just Add Water opposite Danny DeVito, Justin Long and Jonah Hill. The film follows the dead-end life of Ray Tuckby until he gets some encouragement from a stranger. Ray changes his life and begins to pursue his child love, a local-market checkout girl. The film premiered at the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival.

Walsh's film credits include the Warner Bros. feature The Lake House opposite Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves; the indie film Edmond opposite William H. Macy, Julia Stiles and Joe Mantegna; Bloodwork with Clint Eastwood; the blockbuster hit film Congo with Laura Linney; We Were Soldiers with Mel Gibson; and the critically acclaimed Nobody's Fool with Paul Newman. His work also includes the films Jet Boy, Power Play for director Joseph Zito, and the independent film Par 6, directed by Grant Heslov.

Additional television credits include The Lone Ranger and a recurring role on Everwood. He was the star of Brooklyn South, appeared in the HBO film Final Voyage and was seen in the Lifetime movie More than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story.

Born in Los Angeles, Walsh spent the first 10 years of his life in Africa, India and Indonesia as both of his parents were in the Foreign Service. After his 10th birthday, the family settled in Annandale, Va., a suburb of Washington, D.C. He made his professional acting debut while still in high school, appearing with prestigious theater companies at the Arena Stage and the Studio Theatre. Although he was an English major at the University of Virginia, Walsh spent most of his time in the theater department. During his summers, he performed with the Heritage Repertory Company, appearing in such classics as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Curse of the Starving Class, Romeo and Juliet, Death of a Salesman and Our Town. He made his film debut in John Boorman's Where the Heart Is.

Walsh resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.


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Dylan Walsh Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayNovember 17, 1963 (54)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Drillbit Taylor
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Secretariat
Kicking & Screaming
The Lake House
Congo
Unforgettable
The Stepfather
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