1975 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress
In 1975, Walter won the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for the NBC Drama Amy Prentiss and was also nominated for Arrested Development in 2005, The Streets of San Francisco and Trapper John M.D.
Walter appeared in numerous TV shows throughout the years including 90210, At Home With Amy Sedaris, Coach, Good Girls, Murder, She Wrote, One Life To Live and The Love Boat, Law and Order etc. She had also voiced FX's Malory Archer in the animated series Archer.
Broadway & Tony Award
The Carol Burnett Show
Her debut movie Lilith, directed by Robert Rossen, was a captivating story in a mental hospital. Little did Walter know that Lilith was just going to be the beginning of a long career.
Play Misty For Me (1971)
Play Misty For Me
Walter's memorable role in Play Misty For Me, Eastwood's movie (1971) where the actress played a complex woman that becomes more and more violent for jealousy.
It would be impossible to include every movie, TV show, or project Walter has participated in. Arrested Development co-stars Tony Hale and David Cross posted on Twitter their sorrow for losing such a force of nature like Walter.
She was a force, and her talent and timing were unmatched. Rest In Peace Mama Bluth. https://t.co/wJeOeJleR3— Tony Hale (@Tony Hale)1616698518.0
I just heard the shitty news about Jessica Walter an absolutely brilliant actress and amazing talent. I consider my… https://t.co/XLhRjenznR— david cross✍ (@david cross✍)1616700264.0
One thing we can deduce from her iconic career is that Walter had a profound love for anything that concerned the arts. The fact that the actress was able to play many different characters in complicated stories shows the commitment that she had for her passion. Walter will always be remembered by all of us.