Johnnie Walker (actor)

Johnnie Walker (January 7, 1894–December 5, 1949), sometimes credited as Johnny Walker, was an American actor and producer popular from the silent era to the late 1930s. He appeared in a variety of short and feature films, including the highly successful features Captain Fly-by-Night, Over the Hill to the Poorhouse, Broken Hearts of Broadway and Old Ironsides.[1] He began his film career in 1915.

Johnnie Walker
Johnnie Walker in 1919
John William Walker

(1894-01-07)January 7, 1894
New York City, New York
DiedDecember 5, 1949(1949-12-05) (aged 55)
New York City, New York
Occupationactor, producer
Years active1915–1946
Spouse(s)Maude Wayne
Rena Parker


The eldest son of William (1865-1940) and Johanna Walker (1871-1942), he was born John William Walker in New York City on January 7, 1894. His father was a New York City plumber. Young Walker served as a pay clerk in the United States Naval Reserve Force (December 1918-May 1919).

Partial filmography


  1. Silent Film Necrology 2nd edition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana
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