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Biography #2 (for The Lake House)

Dylan Walsh stars as Dr. Sean McNamara in the popular series about the fabulously scandalous life of plastic surgeons in Nip/Tuck. Just prior to that, Walsh had a recurring role on the family series Everwood.

Walsh made his motion picture debut in John Boorman's Where the Heart Is, and counts among his big screen credits Clint Eastwood's thriller Blood Work; opposite Mel Gibson in Randall Wallace's epic Vietnam war drama We Were Soldiers; alongside the Oscar-nominee Paul Newman in Robert Benton's poignant character drama Nobody's Fool; Frank Marshall's jungle adventure Congo, based on Michael Crichton's bestseller by the same title; and the film adaptation of David Mamet's stage play, Edmond.

He has also starred in such films as Jet Boy, Deadly Little Secrets for director Fiona MacKenzie, Power Play, directed by Joseph Zito, the independent films Par 6 and Chapter Zero, the HBO film Final Voyage, and had a featured role in Alan Alda's 1990 comedy Betsy's Wedding.

On the small screen, Walsh starred in the one-hour drama L.A. Sheriff, the recent WB telefilm The Lone Ranger, had a multi-episode guest arc on the series Presidio Med, played the love interest in the Andie MacDowell pilot Jo for director Mike Newell, and was part of the ensemble cast of Steven Bochco's episodic cop drama, Brooklyn South. Earlier in his career, he had a recurring role on the popular sitcom Kate & Allie, and co-starred opposite James Earl Jones in the series Gabriel's Fire.

Born in Los Angeles, Walsh spent the first ten years of his life in Africa, India and Indonesia, where his parents were commissioned for the Foreign Service. After his 10th birthday, he and his family settled in Annandale, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., where he made his professional acting debut (appearing with prestigious theatre companies at the Arena Stage and the Studio Theatre) while still in high school. He studied English literature at the University of Virginia while continuing his acting career during his summers, when he performed with the Heritage Repertory Company in such classics as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Curse of the Starving Class, Romeo and Juliet, Our Town and Death of a Salesman.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "The Lake House" (09-Jul-2006)


Biography #3 (for Blood Work)

Dylan Walsh was just cast as a lead in The Lone Ranger, a movie-of-the-week for the WB, just as he completed filming the CBS pilot Jo, opposite Andie MacDowell. Last year, Walsh shot We Were Soldiers, appearing opposite Mel Gibson as a young Captain under the command of Gibson in Vietnam, Jet Boy, as an undercover cop and the lead roles in Deadly Little Secrets for director Fiona Mackenzie and Power Play, directed by Joseph Zito. He recently shot the independent feature Par 6 for director Grant Heslov, Chapter Zero and the HBO film Final Voyage.

For Paramount Pictures, Walsh starred in the critically acclaimed project Nobody's Fool opposite Paul Newman and in the critically acclaimed action adventure film, Congo.

Walsh starred in Steven Bochco's drama Brooklyn South for CBS, portraying the city's famous police officer Jimmy Doyle. He was also seen in the CBS movie, The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery opposite Brooke Shields. He also starred in the independent films Men, opposite Sean Young and John Heard, Divided by Hate, directed by Tom Skerrit and Changing Habits with Moira Kelly.

Born in Los Angles, Walsh spent his first ten years growing up in Africa, India and Indonesia, as both parents were in the Foreign Service. After his tenth birthday, his family settled in Annandale, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. He made his professional acting debut while still in high school, appearing with such prestigious Washington theatre companies as the Arena Stage and the Studio Theatre. He became an English major at the University of Virginia but spent most of his time there acting in the theatre department. During his summers, he performed with the Heritage Repertory Company in such plays as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Curse of the Starving Class, Romeo and Juliet, Death of a Salesman and Our Town.

Walsh made his film debut in John Boorman's Where the Heart Is and has since appeared in Betsy's Wedding, Loverboy, Radio Inside, Arctic Blue and Eden. He has appeared on television in Gabriel's Fire, starring opposite James Earl Jones, the CBS after school special Soldier's Boy and the CBS mini-series Telling Secrets.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Blood Work" (07-Aug-2002)


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