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Walt Willey

Biography

Most widely known for using Jackson Montgomery in the cleaning soap opera All My Kids from 1987-2011. He majored in Sculpture at Southern Illinois School and still left for NEW YORK to pursue performing in 1981. He started performing stand-up humor in 1989 and starred in his very own one-man present entitled Wild Costs! An Evening with Adam Butler Hickok. He wedded his third wife Marie, who possesses the Crystal Mesa Plantation Bed and Breakfast time, in 1994. He was a superstar on All My Kids, that Agnes Nixon gained multiple Day time Emmy honours for Writing.

Quick Facts


Full Name Walt Willey
Date Of Birth January 26, 1951
Place Of Birth Ottawa, IL
Profession Soap Opera Actor
Education Ottawa Township High School
Nationality American
Spouse Marie Willey, Kerrie Clark
Children Chance Willey, Merit Willey
Movies Characterz, I Was a Teenage TV Terrorist
TV Shows All My Children, Another World, Ryan's Hope
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Inducted into the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame in 2012-2013.
2Earned the on-set nickname of Big Daddy from Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley, AMC)
3Was in contention for the job hosting the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
4Was parodied by the late Phil Hartman on Saturday Night Live.
5Daughter, Merit, born on November 25 1998.
6The guest ranch is located near Santa Fe, New Mexico.
7When not working, he and his family live at the guest ranch.
8He and his wife are owners and operators of the Crystal Mesa Farm Guest Ranch, which features an avian rescue center and petting zoo
9Has a son, Chance Conner
10Walt majored in sculpture at Southern Illinois University. He is also a skilled painter and illustrator. His first acting job was as an extra on AMC, and he worked on "Another World" and "Ryan's Hope" before AMC called him back to play Jackson. Walt and his wife run a bed and breakfast.
11Did numerous un-named bit parts on "All My Children" before landing the role of "Jackson Montgomery".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Butcher the Bakers2017post-productionThe Commissioner
CHARACTERz2016Benjamin Fletcher
Tainted Dreams2014TV SeriesGregory Ashford
Gunslingers2014TV Mini-SeriesJames Butler Hickok
Everyday Lies2013TV SeriesThompson Dobbs
Thurston2013TV SeriesEdmund Snead
All My Children1987-2011TV SeriesJackson Montgomery Jack Montgomery
ACME Saturday Night2011TV Series segment "Police Chief" / Guest host
- Retta 2011 ... segment "Police Chief"
Working It Out2010/IIStamp
ACME Hollywood Dream Role2010TV Series
The City1995TV SeriesJackson Montgomery (1996)
Ryan's Hope1986TV SeriesJoe Novak
I Was a Teenage TV Terrorist1985Bill Johnson
Another World1964TV SeriesJim LaRusso (1986) / Role Unknown (1984)
The Edge of Night1956TV SeriesGuard (1983) (uncredited)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gunslingers2014TV Mini-Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gunslingers2014TV Mini-Series historical consultant - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2017TV SeriesHimself
Man About Town2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Host (2015)
The Meredith Vieira Show2014TV SeriesHimself
We Love Soaps TV2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Martha2006TV SeriesHimself
Party Planner with David Tutera2005TV SeriesHimself
Young, Sexy &...2004TV SeriesHimself
SoapTalk2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Soapography2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHimself
18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999-2002TV SeriesHimself
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
All My Children: Behind the Scenes1994Video documentary shortHimself - Host / Jackson Montgomery
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host and Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program
Maury1993TV SeriesHimself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHimself
Attitudes1991TV SeriesHimself
Match Game1991TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All My Children: Daytime's Greatest Weddings1993VideoJackson Montgomery

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015ISAIndie Series AwardsBest Guest Actor - DramaThurston (2011)
2014ISAIndie Series AwardsBest Guest Star - DramaThurston (2011)
2014IAWTV AwardInternational Academy of Web Television AwardsBest Male Performance in a DramaThurston (2011)
2005Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite CoupleAll My Children (1970)· Susan Lucci
1998OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Daytime SerialAll My Children (1970)
1992Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsBest Love Story: Daytime or Prime TimeAll My Children (1970)· Susan Lucci
1991Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor: DaytimeAll My Children (1970)


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#Quote
1I developed a kind of defense mechanism when I was a kid because I stuttered very badly. They're not going to make fun of you if you're already laughing. - on the origin of his sense of humor


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