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RIP Jessica Walter

#1 Post by Vandal » Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:48 pm

Jessica Walter Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Arrested Development’, ‘Archer’ Actress Was 80

Jessica Walter, the award-winning actress whose career spanned five decades, passed away in her sleep at home in New York City on Wednesday, March 24. She was 80.

Walter’s career included everything from a standout turn in Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut, Play Misty for Me, to The Flamingo Kid and her Emmy-nominated turns on Trapper John M..D. and Streets of San Francisco. For her performance as Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development, Walter earned yet another Emmy nomination (Outstanding Supporting Actress) and two SAG nominations.

Walter won an Emmy starring in Amy Prentiss, an Ironside spinoff in the mid-1970s about a young San Francisco police detective. She also voiced Malory Archer on FXX’s animated series Archer.


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Re: RIP Jessica Walter

#2 Post by SportsFan68 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:09 pm

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo............

I used to tell people we were related, not knowing if we actually were or not.

Probably not. She had acting talent, most notably IMHO as mentioned in Play Misty for Me.
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#3 Post by silverscreenselect » Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:32 pm

Walter was the first young, attractive actress to play an out-and-out psycho in a mainstream film. She paved the way for Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction.
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