What is Dylan Walsh’s Net Worth and Salary?
Dylan Walsh is an American actor, producer and director who has a net worth of $2 million. Dylan Walsh is best known for his roles on the television series “Nip/Tuck,” “Unforgettable,” “Blue Bloods,” and “Superman & Lois.” He also had main roles in the 90s on the short-lived series “Gabriel’s Fire” and “Brooklyn South.” On the big screen, Walsh has appeared in “Betsy’s Wedding,” “Arctic Blue,” “Nobody’s Fool,” and “Authors Anonymous,” among other films.
Early Life and Education
Dylan Walsh was born as Charles Hunter Walsh on November 17, 1963 in Los Angeles, California to parents who worked for the United States Foreign Service. Due to this, he spent his childhood growing up in various countries around the world, including India, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Kenya. When Walsh was 10, he returned with his family to the US and settled in Virginia. Later on, he went to the University of Virginia, from which he graduated with an English degree in 1986.
Following his graduation from Virginia, Walsh moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting. In 1989, he landed his first pair of television roles, which were in the television film “When We Were Young” and in an episode of the sitcom “Kate & Allie.” The year after that, Walsh had his first main role, playing Louis Klein on the ABC crime drama series “Gabriel’s Fire.” The show ended after a single season. Later in the decade, from 1997 to 1998, Walsh starred on another short-lived series, the CBS police drama “Brooklyn South.” His next roles came in episodes of “The Twilight Zone” and “Presidio Med” in 2002. Walsh subsequently began playing the main role of Dr. Sean McNamara, a controversial plastic surgeon, on the Ryan Murphy FX medical drama series “Nip/Tuck.” He starred alongside Julian McMahon, John Hensley, and Joely Richardson, among others. A popular and critically acclaimed show, “Nip/Tuck” ran for six seasons from 2003 to 2010.
While he was still on “Nip/Tuck,” Walsh appeared in episodes of “Everwood” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and starred in the Lifetime movie “Lost Holiday: The Jim and Suzanne Shemwell Story.” Following the end of “Nip/Tuck,” he landed his next main role on the police procedural series “Unforgettable.” He played Lieutenant Al Burns, Commander of the 117th Precinct’s Detective Squad in Queens, New York City. The other star of the show was Poppy Montgomery, who played a detective with an acute photographic memory. “Unforgettable” ran for four seasons through 2015, first on CBS and then on A&E. During the show’s run, Walsh appeared in episodes of various other series, including “Drop Dead Diva,” “Revenge,” “Castle,” and “NCIS: New Orleans.” He subsequently made appearances on “Designated Survivor,” “Longmire,” and “When We Rise.” In 2018, Walsh had a main role on the short-lived CW series “Life Sentence.” The year after that, he had a recurring role on “Whiskey Cavalier,” and began another recurring role on “Blue Bloods.” In 2021, Walsh started playing the main role of Sam Lane, the father of Lois, on the CW superhero series “Superman & Lois.”
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Walsh first appeared on the big screen in the 1989 comedy “Loverboy,” playing the rival of Patrick Dempsey’s main character Randy. He followed this with supporting roles in two 1990 romantic comedies: “Betsy’s Wedding” and “Where the Heart Is.” In 1993, Walsh had a bigger part in the action thriller “Arctic Blue,” playing an amateur Alaskan marshal named Eric Desmond. The year after that, he played the estranged son of Paul Newman’s character in “Nobody’s Fool,” and was the brother of William McNamara’s character in “Radio Inside.” Walsh’s other notable credits in the 90s include the science-fiction action film “Congo,” in which he plays a California primatologist; the indie drama “Men,” in which he plays the alcoholic ex-boyfriend of Sean Young’s character; and the action film “Final Voyage,” in which he stars as a cruise ship passenger forced to take on a gang of modern-day pirates.
In 2002, Dylan appeared in Clint Eastwood’s mystery thriller “Blood Work” and the war film “We Were Soldiers,” starring Mel Gibson. He subsequently starred alongside Alison Eastwood in the action film “Power Play.” In 2005, Walsh was part of the cast of the thriller “Edmond,” adapted by David Mamet from his eponymous play. His credits following this were the fantasy romance “The Lake House,” the romantic comedy “Just Add Water,” and the remake of the thriller “The Stepfather.” Walsh next appeared in the biographical sports film “Secretariat.” In 2014, he acted alongside Kaley Cuoco, Chris Klein, Tricia Helfer, Jonathan Banks, and Dennis Farina, among others, in the comedy “Authors Anonymous.” Walsh’s other credits have included “C Street,” “Fright Fest,” and “Alter Ego.”
Walsh has been married multiple times. His first wife was actress Melora Walters, to whom he was wed from 1996 to 2003. The couple has two children named Thomas and Joanna. Following their divorce, Walsh married actress Joanna Going in 2004; they had a daughter named Stella prior to the marriage. Walsh and Going divorced in 2012. A decade later, Walsh wed his third wife, Leslie Bourque. Together, they have two children named Amelie and Hudson.