More Jessica Walter Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Dummy)Jessica Walter is a veteran of New York's theater scene, with extensive credits on Broadway, including Photo Finish, A Severed Head, Advise and Consent, Night Life, and Rumors. In Los Angeles she starred opposite her husband Ron Leibman in Tartuffe.
Walter's many film credits include Clint Eastwood's Play Misty For Me, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination; The Flamingo Kid; Grand Prix; Tapeheads; and more recently, The Slums of Beverly Hills.
An Emmy Award winning actress for her role on the television series Amy Prentiss, Walter's numerous TV roles also include Trapper John, M.D. and "The Streets Of San Francisico (both of which earned her Emmy nominations), as well as roles on the series Aaron's Way, Bare Essence, For The People, Three's a Crowd, and The Round Table. She has also starred in the mini-series Wheels and Scruples and appeared in the television films Victory At Entebbe; The Execution; Women in Chains; Having Babies; Dr. Strange; Killer In The Mirror; Secrets Of Three Hungry Wives; and Black Market Baby.
Walter starred in the Lifetime Television series Oh, Baby, and also appeared on the series Just Shoot Me and Jack and Jill. She frequently does voiceover work, and can be heard as the voice of Chase Manhattan Bank, Southern California Edison and McDonnell Douglas.
Bio courtesy Artisan Entertainment for "Dummy" (23-Sep-2003)