Walt Willey

Biography: Walt E. Willey was born in Ottawa, Illinois on January 26th, 1951. There he attended the Southern Illinois University, majoring in the Fine Arts. In 1981, he left Illinois for New York, to pursue a professional acting career. He joined the cast of the popular daytime drama All My Children in 1987, originating the fan-favorite role of Jackson Montgomery. He will celebrate 20 years on the show next year. He has been at every Super Soap Weekend at both Disney's California Adventure and Disney/MGM in Orlando. Walt has been named All My Childrens MVP in Soap Opera Update's reader's poll in both 1992 and 1993.

Walt began to do stand-up comedy in 1989. He has headlined at famous clubs such as Caroline's in New York, The Comedy Store in California, and Zanie's in Chicago. He still tours nationally today, and good friend Joy Behar of The View! proposed that he should be given membership to the world-renowned Friars Club. He was in January of 2001. Walt has had jobs hosting many
Walt E. Willey was born in Ottawa, Illinois on January 26th, 1951. There he attended the Southern Illinois University, majoring in the Fine Arts. In 1981, he left Illinois for New York, to pursue a professional acting career. He joined the cast of the popular daytime drama All My Children in 1987, originating the fan-favorite role of Jackson Montgomery. He will celebrate 20 years on the show next year. He has been at every Super Soap Weekend at both Disney's California Adventure and Disney/MGM in Orlando. Walt has been named All My Childrens MVP in Soap Opera Update's reader's poll in both 1992 and 1993.

Walt began to do stand-up comedy in 1989. He has headlined at famous clubs such as Caroline's in New York, The Comedy Store in California, and Zanie's in Chicago. He still tours nationally today, and good friend Joy Behar of The View! proposed that he should be given membership to the world-renowned Friars Club. He was in January of 2001.

Walt has had jobs hosting many events. He has co-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly! with ex-All My Children star Kelly Ripa. He hosted the 20th Daytime Emmy Awards with Susan Lucci. He has co-hosted the Ford Supermodel of the World awards show in 1992 and 1993, with Beverly Johnson and Rachel Hunter, respectively. Walt was co-host of ABC's Tournaments of Roses Parade in 1994, 1995, and 1997. Walt hosted the Disney event A Magical Time in a Magical Place.

Walt is both a regular cartoonist/columnist for both Soap Opera Update and Soap Opera Weekly. His prized lithograph, Soaperman, hangs in the Chicago's Underground Comics Hall of Fame. His collection of drawings, Arthurian Legend: A re-telling of the Christ Myth, is a critic favorite. Walt has appeared as himself in a comic book, in Valiant Comics' The Second Life of Dr. Mirage. Walt has been portrayed by Phil Hartman on Saturday Night Live. And, Walt has been a celebrity panelist on the game shows Match Game and To Tell the Truth.

Walt has hosted many charity fundraisers, and has developed and founded the Willey World Endowment Fund.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd All My Children: Season 42 Jan 5, 2011 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 41 Jan 5, 2010 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 40 Jan 5, 2009 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 39 Jan 7, 2008 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 38 Jan 5, 2007 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 37 Jan 5, 2006 Jackson Montgomery tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 36 Jan 5, 2005 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 35 Jan 5, 2004 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 34 Jan 6, 2003 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 33 Jan 7, 2002 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 32 Jan 5, 2001 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 30 Jan 5, 2000 Jackson Montgomery (1987-) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 36 May 4, 1999 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 35 May 4, 1998 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 34 Jul 10, 1997 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 27 Oct 29, 1990 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 24 Jun 30, 1987 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 6 Jun 30, 1969 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 5 Jan 2, 1968 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 4 Jun 21, 1967 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd Another World: Season 3 May 9, 1966 Jim LaRusso (1986) tbd
tbd All My Children: Season 21 Jan 5, 1970 Jackson Montgomery tbd