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Joseph Walsh

Joseph Walsh

American actor, screenwriter and film producer
Joseph Walsh
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Intro American actor, screenwriter and film producer
A.K.A. Joey Walsh
Is Actor Screenwriter Film producer
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 11 June 1937, New York City, New York, USA
Age 84 years
Star sign Gemini
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Joseph Walsh (born 11 June 1937) is an American film and television actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is recognized for his roles in Kraft Theatre (1951-1954) and Danger (1951-1955) and producing comedy film California Split (1974). In some of his works, he is also credited as Joey Walsh.

Early life

Joseph Walsh was born on June 11, 1937, in New York, New York. He is the young brother of actor Edward Walsh.


Joseph Walsh made his acting debut in 1949 with a minor role in the TV series Captain Video and His Video Rangers. He was credited as Joey Walsh. In the same year, he was seen as "Mike" in "The Third One" episode of the TV series Suspense, starring Margaret Phillips and Theodore Newton. In the years 1951-1954, Walsh was seen in 6 episodes of the Kraft Theatre, starring Vaughn Taylor and Ed Herlihy.

After appearing in a variety of television series, in 1974, he wrote, produced, and acted in the comedy California Split. He portrayed the character of "Sparkie" alongside George Segal (as Bill Denny), Elliott Gould (as Charlie Waters), and Ann Prentiss (as Barbara Miller).

Walsh was last seen on the silver screen in 1994, playing the character of "Councilman Ross" in director Charles Burnett's crime/drama The Glass Shield, with Erich Anderson and Richard Anderson in the lead cast.

Personal life

Walsh is married to American actress/writer Barbara London.

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