Eamonn Walker Bio, Age, Height, Chicago Fire, Oz, Net Worth, Parents, and Wife

Eamonn Walker Bio, Wiki

Eamonn Walker is an English Actor well known for his appearance on television a number of times including In Sickness and in Health, The Bill, and Supply & Demand. He has also appeared in the HBO series Oz which earned a CableACE Award.

Eamonn Walker Age

Walker was born in London, England on June 12th, 1962. He is 61 years old as of 2024 and he celebrates his birthday on 12th June every year.

Eamonn Walker Height/Measurements

Walker stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches.

Eamonn Walker Education

Walker attended Hungerford School which is located in Islington. He later joined the Polytechnic of North London where he studied social work. He also trained as a dancer and joined the Explosive Dance Theatre Company located in London. However, he got an abscess on his calf muscle which forced him to quit dancing. Walker also went to New York Film Academy in the United States.

Eamonn Walker
Eamonn Walker

Eamonn Walker Career

Walker made his first professional acting appearance on stage in 1983 in London when he played in the musical Labelled with Love. The musical is partly based on the pop band’s music, Squeeze as an East End punk rocker. His made his television debut in 1985 when he played in an episode on season two of Dempsey and Makepeace, which aired on October 19th, 1985 on ITV. This was followed by the children’s anthology series Dramarama where he appeared in one episode in 1986, also on ITV. In the same year, he played the role of Winston in the television series In Sickness and in Health seasons one to three on BBC. In 1987, Walker appeared in an episode of Bulman as little Jimmy and in 1988, he appeared in an episode in season nine of Tales of the Unexpected.

He secured a role in The Bill on ITV as PC Malcolm Haynes which he played from 1988 to 1989. Walker did his film debut in 1991 where he played the role of Carlton in the film Young Soul Rebels. He also appeared in the BBC detective series, Bergerac, in one episode. Walker appeared in Love Hurts and The Old Boy Network in 1992. Later in 1993, he played in 2 comedies on BBC; an episode of One Foot in the Grave, and in three episodes of Birds of a Feather as Colin. His second film was in 1994 where he played in Shopping as Peters. In 1995, he appeared in two British sitcoms, Goodnight Sweetheart and The Detectives.

In 1997, Walker played the role of Jake Brown in the series Supply & Demand. He got the major role of Kareem Saïd that same year on the American television drama series Oz. His character was a devout Muslim, and this made Walker spend time at a mosque doing research on the American Muslim culture and the Nation of Islam so that his portrayal could be real. He won an award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series in the inaugural CableACE Awards in the ceremony held in Los Angeles. In 1999 he was nominated for Satellite Awards for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series due to his performance in Oz.

Walker appeared in 2 films in 2000; the fantasy mystery Unbreakable and Once in the Life. He also played the role of Eric Thomas James in the series finale of Homicide: Life on the Street, Homicide: The Movie. In 2001, he went back to British television in William Shakespeare play Othello where he starred as Christopher Eccleston. His character won the Best male performance in television award at the ceremony held in London in September 2002 called Black Film Makers (BMF) Film and Television Awards. Walker starred as Ellis “Zee” Pettigrew in the war film Tears of the Sun alongside Bruce Willis in 2003. He also appeared in the  Fox Network drama series The Jury.

In 2005, he appeared in two more films; Lord of War alongside Nicholas Cage, and the adventure film Duma. He made his Broadway debut portraying Mark Anthony in Julius Caesar alongside Marcus Brutus and Denzel Washington. In 2006 he played the role of Dr. Stephen Dakarai in the medical drama series ER for three episodes. He became the 1st black actor to portray Othello at either the modern reconstruction, Shakespeare’s Globe or the Othello at either the original Globe Theatre. 

Walker appeared in the second episode of the drama series Bonekickers where he played Senator Joy in 2008. He also starred in the action drama Blood and Bone, the romantic war drama The Messenger, and music drama Cadillac Records. Walker performed in the 1st adaptation of 1982 epistolary novel of Alice Walker, The Color Purple in October 2008, in the United Kingdom. He also appeared in the drama series Kings, based on the story of David from the Bible where he played Reverend Ephram Samuels. Walker starred in the television series The Whole Truth which premiered on September 22nd, 2010, alongside Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney.

In 2011, he appeared on the series Lights Out where he portrayed trainer Ed Romeo and in 2012 he appeared in Inspector George Gently as a murderer’s father. He played the role of Frederick Douglass in the series Copper in 2013. He also had a lead role in Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis in 2020 and in October of the same year, Walker appeared on portrait artist of the year UK.

Eamonn Walker Net Worth

Throughout his career as an actor, he has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of around $2 Million $6 Million.

Eamonn Walker Parents and Siblings

Walker was born in West London, England and brought up in Islington in north London, by his Trinidadian mother and Grenadian father. At the age of nine, he lived in Trinidad for six months. Walker has not revealed much information concerning her family including whether or not he has siblings. An update will be made once it is made available.

Eamonn Walker Wife

Walker is happily married to Sandra Walker and together they have been blessed with three children inclusive of twins. The couple had been together for more than thirty years.

Eamonn Walker Kids

Walker and his loving wife have 3 children together, where two of them are twins named Deke Walker and Jahdine Walker. Information concerning their third child including the name is yet available to the public.

Eamonn Walker Oz

Walker appeared in the television series Oz which aired in 1997 portraying Kareem Said. Kareem is a Black nationalist and a Muslim who was in jail for blowing up a warehouse owned by the whites. While in prison, Kareem was in charge of the Muslim prisoners. At times, he is confused to be part of the Nation of Islam. In one of his classes in season four, it is written Muhammad the last prophet of Allah which is against the beliefs of the Nation of Islam.

Eamonn Walker Chicago Fire

Walker played in the role of Wallace Boden in the television series Chicago Fire which aired in 2016. Wallace was the Battalion Chief of Firehouse 51. He has worked in the fire department for more than 30 years together with the late Henry Mills, and Benny Severide. He was once married to Shonda who had a son named Jimmy. Wallace was like a father figure to him and loved him like his own and never called him a step son. After the marriage broke, Wallace did not loose contact with Jimmy.

Eamonn Walker Voice

Although Walker is from London and has a deep British accent, he has mastered the deep, raspy Chicagoan voice. He has gone through coaching and watching videos to perfect the voice.

Eamonn Walker Films and TV Shows

  • Young Soul Rebels
  • Once in the Life
  • Lord of War
  • Blood and Bone
  • Dempsey and Makepeace
  • Tales of the Unexpected
  • Birds of a Feather
  • Goodnight Sweetheart
  • The Governor
  • Oz
  • Supply & Demand
  • Othello
  • Rose and Maloney
  • Moses Jones
  • Chicago Fire

Eamonn Walker Instagram

Walker has about 4.3K followers on his Instagram account.