Kathryn Walker

Kathryn Walker

Date Of Birth9 January 1943
Age75 years 2 months 12 days
Day of BirthSaturday
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Professionsnovelist , Writer , Actress

Personal Information
Residence Tesuque, New Mexico, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignCapricorn
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height162 CM
1.62 M
5 Feet 4 Inches
64 Inches
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Weight50 KG
110 lbs
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Education Qualifications
Alma MaterHarvard University
Wells College (Aurora, New York)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband James Taylor (married in 1985, died in 1995)
Partner Douglas Kenney (they lived together from 1976 until his death in 1980)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Blade (1973)
Years Active 1971-
Debut (TV) Search for Tomorrow
Debut(Broadway) The Good Doctor
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Talent Agents Sheila Robinson (International CreativeManagement)
Paul Martino (International CreativeManagement)


Kathryn Walker is an American TV, Movie and Theater actress. She is known for playing- Anita McCambridge in Slap Shot(1977), Abigail Smith Adams in The Adams Chronicles(1976), Enid Keese in Neighbors(1981), Dr. Ellen Lamb in D.A.R.Y.L.(1985), Fawn Lassiter in Beacon Hill(1975).

Kathryn Walker was born on 9th January 1943) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Kathryn Walker & James Taylor marriage: Kathryn married musician James Taylor on December 14, 1985 at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York. It is believed that she helped him get away from heroin addiction.

Kathryn Walker Wedding to James Taylor

Image: Kathryn Walker Wedding to James Taylor

The couple divorced in 1996 after a decade's marriage. She was elder to him by 5 years, the singer/ musician James termed their marriage as "intense"

Kathryn Walker: Facts & Trivia

  • Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) Fraternity: She was in the Fraternity at the Wells College (oldest honor society for the liberal arts & sciences)
  • A Stopover in Venice(2008): Kathryn turned a Novelist at the age of 65 through the novel- A Stopover in Venice(2008). The Novel is about a young American woman touring Italy with her musician husband who decides to have an adventure of her to avoid her lifeless marriage. It is believed to be based on her marriage to singer James Taylor.
  • Fulbright Scholar: She studied music and drama at the university as a scholar under Fulbright–Hays Program (named after Senator J. William Fulbright)
  • Portrayal in popular culture: she has been portrayed in the movies Burton & Taylor & A Futile and Stupid Gesture by Sarah Hadland & Emmy Rossum respectively.
  • She had been in interviewer around 2000s.
  • She has been narrating various shows since 2000s.
  • The Athens Street Company: She co-founded the drama company with friend and writer William Alfred
  • Rothschild Artist in Residence: She stayed at the Radcliffe College in late 1990s as a residing artist.
  • The Millennium Journal: A six part documentary by Kathryn Walker was aired on PBS.
  • She has been involved with theater work in one way or the other for a long time, she has directed, produced, managed numerous plays.
  • The Adams Chronicles(1976): She received a nomination at the Emmy's for the movie.
  • Long Ago and Far Away, a biographical account of James Taylor mentions Kathryn in it.
  • She made it to the Hallmark hall of fame in 1975
  • She has voiced audio book "Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much" of Anne Wilson Schaef

Kathryn Walker: Filmography


  • Emma and Elvis(1993): She played the role- Alice Winchek in the movie directed by Julia Reichert featuring W. Cornell Barnard, Chuck Antilla, Mark Blum in the cast.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin(1987): Kathryn was in the Drama directed by Stan Lathan , cast included Bruce Dern, Kate Burton, Avery Brooks
  • Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry(1986): She acted as Sarah in the Romantic Drama directed by George Schaefer , it has Katharine Hepburn, Bibi Besch, Harold Gould in the main roles.
  • Private Sessions(1985): Kathryn was Claire Braden in this Drama , it was directed by Michael Pressman , it has Mike Farrell, Denise Miller, Maureen Stapleton in the lead cast.
  • D.A.R.Y.L.(1985): She acted as Dr. Ellen Lamb in the Family movie directed by Simon Wincer starring Michael McKean, Mary Beth Hurt, Kathryn Walker in the lead.
  • Special Bulletin(1983): Kathryn was Susan Myles in the Drama directed by Edward Zwick starring Roxanne Hart, Ed Flanders, Kathryn Walker in the lead.
  • Neighbors(1981): Kathryn was Enid Keese in this Comedy movie , it was directed by John G. Avildsen , cast includes John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker
  • A Whale for the Killing(1981): She portrayed the role- Linda McFarland in the Drama by Richard Heffron created by Farley Mowat, Lionel Chetwynd , it features Peter Strauss, Dee Wallace, Kathryn Walker in the cast.
  • Family Reunion(1981): She portrayed Louisa King in this Drama directed by Fielder Cook , cast includes Bette Davis, David Huddleston, J. Ashley Hyman
  • F.D.R.: The Last Year(1980): She portrayed the role- Anna in the Biographical Drama directed by Anthony Page with the cast Edward Binns, Laurinda Barrett, Jason Robards
  • Too Far to Go(1979): She portrayed Marion in the Drama directed by Fielder Cook with stars- Blythe Danner, Michael Moriarty, Glenn Close playing important roles.
  • Rich Kids(1979): She portrayed Madeline Philips in the Comedy Drama movie directed by Robert M. Young with actors- Kathryn Walker, Jeremy Levy, Trini Alvarado in the lead cast.
  • Girlfriends(1978): Kathryn Walker was Receptionist in the Drama movie directed by Claudia Weill , cast includes Eli Wallach, Melanie Mayron, Adam Cohen
  • The Winds of Kitty Hawk(1978): She acted as Kate Wright in this Biographical Historical Drama directed by E.W. Swackhamer starring Tom Bower, Michael Moriarty, David Huffman in the main roles.
  • Slap Shot(1977): She played the character of Anita McCambridge in the Sports Comedy Drama movie directed by George Roy Hill , it features Strother Martin, Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean in the cast.
  • Valley Forge(1975): Kathryn appeared as The General's Lady in the Drama by Fielder Cook created by Maxwell Anderson, Sidney Carroll, starring Richard Basehart, Harry Andrews, Barry Snider in the lead.
  • Blade(1973): She portrayed the role- Maggie in the Mystery Thriller directed by Ernest Pintoff starring Jon Cypher, John Marley, Kathryn Walker in the lead.
  • The Thanksgiving Treasure(1973): Kathryn played Peggy Thompson in the Drama directed by Paul Bogart with Mildred Natwick, Jason Robards, Barnard Hughes in the lead.
  • Rx for the Defense(1973): She acted as Hilda Kempter in the Drama , it was directed by Ted Kotcheff with stars- Tim O'Connor, Ronny Cox, Nancy Malone in the main roles.
  • Look Homeward, Angel(1972): She acted in the role of Helen Gant in the Drama , it was directed by Paul Bogart starring Barbara Colby, Ronny Cox, Timothy Bottoms in the lead.
  • Lights Out(1972): She played the role- in the Horror directed by with the cast of Joan Hackett, Laurence Luckinbill, Louisa Horton
  • The House Without a Christmas Tree(1972): She acted as Miss Thompson in the Family Drama directed by Paul Bogart starring Jason Robards, Mildred Natwick, Lisa Lucas in the lead.

TV Series

  • Texas Ranch House(2006): She narrated the Western mini series created by Wall to Wall Media , cast included Hannah Cooke, Bill Cooke, Robby Cabezuela
  • Colonial House(2004): She narrated the series created by Wall to Wall Television, cast included Carolyn Heinz, Julia Friese, Jonathon Allen.
  • Frontier House(2002): She narrated the Historical TV series created by PBS, Channel Four with the cast Kristen Brooks, Nate Brooks, Rudy Brooks
  • Suddenly Susan(2000): She portrayed the role- Jenny in the Series created by Steven Peterman, Gary Dontzig, Warner Bros. Television, Clyde Phillips , it stars Kathy Griffin, Judd Nelson, Brooke Shields in the cast.
  • Against the Law(1990): She played the character- Paulette Belinoff in the Comedy Drama TV Series with stars- Suzzanne Douglas, Michael O'Keefe, Elizabeth Ruscio playing important roles.
  • The Murder of Mary Phagan(1988): She played the character of Sally Slaton in the Drama  created by Orion Pictures , cast included Richard Jordan, Jack Lemmon, Robert Prosky
  • American Playhouse(1982): Kathryn played Lena Brock in the Romantic Drama Series , cast includes Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan
  • 3 by Cheever(1979): She acted as Louise Bentley in the Romantic Drama directed by created by , it has Edward Herrmann, Sigourney Weaver, John Harkins in the main roles.
  • Medical Center(1976): She played the role of Dr. Talley in this Drama Series created by Al Ward, Frank Glicksman, MGM Television , cast includes James Daly, Chris Hutson, Chad Everett
  • The Adams Chronicles(1976): She acted in the role of Abigail Smith Adams in the Historical Drama created by Virginia Kassel with Tim Wilson, Wesley Addy, Michael O'Hare in the lead cast.
  • Beacon Hill(1975): Kathryn Walker was Fawn Lassiter in this TV Series with Michael Nouri, Susan Blanchard, David Dukes in the lead.
  • Another World(1975): She portrayed the role of Barbara Weaver in this Drama Series with Hugh Marlowe, Victoria Wyndham, Constance Ford in the lead.
  • Search for Tomorrow(1972): She played Emily Rogers Hunter in this Drama TV Series created by Roy Winsor, Agnes Nixon, cast included Jane Krakowski, Lisa Peluso, Mary Stuart
  • All My Children(1970): She played Eileen Littlejohn (1974) in the Romantic Drama TV Series , it has Susan Lucci, Michael Knight, Cameron Mathison in the main roles.


  • Slag(1971)
  • Sally(1971)
  • Alpha Beta(1973)
  • The Good Doctor (1973): a comedy play based on short story by Russian writer Anton Chekhov
  • Mourning Pictures (1974)
  • Kid Champion(1974)
  • Mourning Pictures(1974)
  • Rebel Women(1976)
  • The Night of the Tribades(1976)
  • A Touch of the Poet (1977): She played Sara Melody in the play based on writings of Eugene O'Neill, directed by José Quintero,
  • Private Lives (1983): She played Amanda Prynne in the drama directed by Milton Katselas with John Cullum.
  • Wild Honey (1986): She played Anna Petrovna, along with Kim Cattrall, Kate Burton
  • The Bacchae of Euripides (2000)
  • Medea (2001)
  • Elektra (2002)
  • Elektra (2002)
  • Hekabe (2004); 
  • The Iliad (2006)


  • Thoroughbred(2011): Kathryn narrated the Sports Documentary directed by Paul Wagner.
  • Nova(2006): She narrated the Biographical Documentary TV series documentary starring Craig Sechler, Jay Sanders, Lance Lewman in the lead.
  • Frontline(2002): She narrated the Documentary TV series documentary starring Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Will Lyman in the lead.
  • Red Gold: The Epic Story of Blood(2002): She narrated the Documentary.
  • Mandy's Grandmother(1978): She played the role of Susan in the short Family Drama directed by Andrew Sugerman created by Mary Munisteri with stars- Amy Levitan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Kathryn Walker playing important roles.

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