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Jessica Walter is an American actress. She is known for appearing in the films Play Misty for Me, Grand Prix, and The Group. She is divorced and has a child.

Relationship Facts of Jessica Walter

Jessica Walter is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Currently, Jessica Walter is a divorced women!

Jessica Walter married twice (Ron Leibman, Ross Bowman).

She married Ron Leibman, in 1993, but the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to divorce.

Likewise, she married Ross Bowman in 1966, but they got divorced in 1978, they have one child namely, Brooke Bowman.

Who is Jessica Walter?

Jessica Walter is an American actress, she is well known for her role as Lucille Bluth on the cult classic TV series Arrested Development.

Besides that, she also appeared in films like Grand Prix and Play Misty For Me and she voices the character Malory Archer in the FX series Archer.

Who are the parents of Jessica Walter?

Jessica was born in Brooklyn, New York, the United States on January 31, 1941, to parents David Walter and Esther Walter. She has a sibling namely, Richard Walter.

Her family is Jewish. In addition, she belongs of American nationality and  Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aquarius.

Talking about her education, firstly, she attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.

Then, she attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.

Finally, she attended the High School of Performing Arts.

Jessica Walter: Professional Career

Talking about her profession, she began her acting career on the stage.

Then, she soon moved to television, and she played the character Julie Murano in the television series, Love of Life.

When she appeared on Love of Life from 1962 to 1965, she also acted in much other popular television series, including Naked City, East SideWest Side, and Ben Casey, as well as in Route 66, The Doctors and the Nurses, The Rogues, and The Defenders. 

Besides that, she also appeared in the first episode of Flipper, shown in September 1964.

Whereas, in 1964, she guest-starred in the episode “How Much for a Prince?” of CBS’s short-lived drama The Reporter.

In 1974, she co-starred in an episode of Columbo, “Mind Over Mayhem”.

Similarly, in 1983, she had also a role on the short-lived NBC primetime soap opera Bare Essence as Ava Marshall.

In addition, she has also worked in television and theater, though she did appear in some films including The Flamingo Kid (1984) and the film PCU (1994).

Similarly, in the 1990s, she voiced Fran Sinclair on the ABC comedy Dinosaurs and appeared on Just Shoot Me.

Whereas, the acclaim from critics, Arrested Development received low ratings and viewership on Fox, which canceled the series in 2006.

Moreover, she also played Tabitha Wilson in the first season of 90210 until the character was written off halfway through the season.

Unfortunately, she also guest-starred on the sitcom Rules of Engagement in the episode titled “Kids”.

Likewise, she also starred as Evangeline Harcourt in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes, which began previews in March 2011 and officially opened on April 7, 2011.

Currently, her voice spymistress Malory Archer on the FX animated series Archer.

Achievements and Awards

Talking about her lifetime achievements and awards, she won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for Amy Prentiss (1974).

Likewise, she won the Gold Derby TV Award for  Comedy Supporting Actress for Arrested Development (2003). 

How much is the net worth of Jessica Walter?

There is any information regarding her salary? Her net worth is around $4 million as of 2023.

Jessica Walter: Rumors and Controversy

There was a controversy, in May 2018 over the harassment she had received from Arrested Development co-star Jeffrey Tambor.

Currently, there is no information regarding her rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

On talking about her body measurements, Jessica Walter has a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Additionally, she weighs is 62Kg. Jessica’s hair color is light brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

She is not active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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