Katherine Walsh - biography

Actor from United States of America

Katherine Victoria Walsh (April 11, 1947 – October 7, 1970) was an American actress best known for her performance as Lulu in Jack Nicholson's movie The Trip (1967). Walsh was born in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States, North America to Martha and Thomas Walsh (died 1965). Her father, Thomas Walsh, who was President of the Atlantic Underwriters Agency, was killed in the November 8, 1965 crash of American Airlines Flight 383 in Boone County, Kentucky. Walsh was a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England, and attended the University of London. Walsh made her acting debut in the 1966 film The Chase. She went on to guest star in various shows such as The Monkees, The Virginian, and Daniel Boone. Walsh is best known for the last professional acting assignment of her career, as Lulu in The Trip (1967), which was written by Jack Nicholson and directed by Roger Corman. On October 7, 1970, Walsh was found dead in her flat in Kensington, an affluent and densely-populated area in London, England. Although her death was cited as murder, no details have ever been known to be released, and the case remains unsolved (as of 2011).  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Kathy Walsh
Date of birth
1947-04-11
Place of birth
Kenton County
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Thomas A. Walsh
Siblings
Sharon Ann Walsh Sharon Walsh Timothy Walsh Susan Walsh Dennis Walsh
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
University of London

Performances

Year Performance Character
1966 The Chase Verna Dee

Death

Date of death
1970-10-07
Cause of death
Murder
Place of death
London

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