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Also Known As: Charles M. Walsh, Charles Walsh, Charles Hunter Walsh Died:
Born: November 17, 1963 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: actor

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Having been a regular, relatively unknown presence on television and in film, actor Dylan Walsh skyrocketed to stardom later in his career as an ethically-challenged plastic surgeon on the edgy cable drama, "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-2010). Prior to that, Walsh had roles on such notable shows as "Kate & Allie" (CBS, 1984-89) and "Gabriel's Fire" (ABC, 1990-91) before venturing into features with "Betsy's Wedding" (1990) and "Nobody's Fool" (1994), the latter of which captured the attention of "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy and eventually led to the actor landing the role. Though he managed small parts in large scale movies like "We Were Soldiers" (2002) and "Blood Work" (2002), Walsh's bread and butter remained the small screen, where he landed a prominent recurring part on the popular "Everwood" (The WB, 2002-06). During his run on "Nip/Tuck," Walsh stepped up to bigger parts in features like "The Lake House" (2006), "The Stepfather" (2009) and "Secretariat" (2010). In the end, Walsh remained a versatile performer capable of turning in quality performances in either leading or supporting roles.

Having been a regular, relatively unknown presence on television and in film, actor Dylan Walsh skyrocketed to stardom later in his career as an ethically-challenged plastic surgeon on the edgy cable drama, "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-2010). Prior to that, Walsh had roles on such notable shows as "Kate & Allie" (CBS, 1984-89) and "Gabriel's Fire" (ABC, 1990-91) before venturing into features with "Betsy's Wedding" (1990) and "Nobody's Fool" (1994), the latter of which captured the attention of "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy and eventually led to the actor landing the role. Though he managed small parts in large scale movies like "We Were Soldiers" (2002) and "Blood Work" (2002), Walsh's bread and butter remained the small screen, where he landed a prominent recurring part on the popular "Everwood" (The WB, 2002-06). During his run on "Nip/Tuck," Walsh stepped up to bigger parts in features like "The Lake House" (2006), "The Stepfather" (2009) and "Secretariat" (2010). In the end, Walsh remained a versatile performer capable of turning in quality performances in either leading or supporting roles.

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Air Disturbance (2013)
2.
 Secretariat (2010)
3.
 Stepfather, The (2009)
4.
 Just Add Water (2008)
6.
 Lake House, The (2006)
7.
 Edmond (2005)
8.
 Lone Ranger, The (2003) Kansas City
10.
 We Were Soldiers (2002) Captain Bob Edwards
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Milestones close milestones

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Made professional stage debut while still in high school in "Undiscovered Country" at the Arena Stage in DC
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Moved to New York City after college
1987:
Made TV debut in the CBS movie "Soldier Boys" with James Earl Jones (credited as Charlie Walsh)
1989:
Starred on the NBC pilot for "When We Were Young" (credited as Charles Hunter Walsh)
1989:
Landed a recurring role on CBS' "Kate & Allie" (credited as Charles Hunter Walsh)
1989:
Feature acting debut, as Charles Hunter Walsh, "Loverboy"
1989:
First TV-movie credited as Dylan Walsh, "Chameleons"
1990:
First feature credited as Dylan Walsh, John Boorman's "Where the Heart Is"
1990:
Cast as a TV regular on the ABC drama "Gabriel's Fire"
1993:
Appeared in the ABC miniseries "Telling Secrets"
1994:
Played Paul Newman's son in "Nobody's Fool"
1995:
First lead in a major Hollywood film, "Congo"
1997:
Co-starred on the short-lived CBS drama "Brooklyn South"
2002:
Starred in the independent film "Power Play"
2003:
Had a recurring role on The WB series "Everwood"
2003:
Cast as Dr. Sean McNamara on the FX drama series "Nip/Tuck"
2006:
Co-starred with William H. Macy and Julia Stiles in "Edmond"; written by David Mamet
2006:
Appeared in the romantic drama "The Lake House"
2009:
Starred in the remake of "The Stepfather"
2010:
Co-starred in Disney family drama "Secretariat"
2011:
Teamed up with Poppy Montgomery on the CBS crime drama series "Unforgettable"
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Education

Annandale High School: Annandale , Virginia -
University of Virginia: Charlottesville , Virginia - 1986

Notes

"Well, I don't have the kind of charisma, like Al Pacino, that makes people turn their heads. I go about my career very quietly and humbly, maybe too much so." --Dylan Walsh, quoted in MOVIELINE, July 1995

Companions close complete companion listing

wife:
Melora Walters. Actor. Married 1996; divorced July 2003.
companion:
Joanna Going. Actor.

Family close complete family listing

son:
Thomas Charles Walsh. Born on April 30, 1996; mother, Melora Walters.
daughter:
Joanna Marie Walsh. Born on November 19, 1997; mother, Melora Walters.
daughter:
Stella Haven Walsh. Born November 22, 2003; mother is Joanna Going.

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