Lucy Walters is a British television and film actress, best known for her versatility in portraying diverse roles in movies and TV series. She began her acting career back in 2008 when she starred in the NBC comedy TV series, Lipstick Jungle. Since then, she has featured in a handful of movies, and her works do speak for themselves.
Lucy garnered wide popularity following her excellent performance in the 2017 series Get Shorty where she portrayed Katie Daly. Having found fame through her appearance in the hit TV show, Power, there is plenty worth learning about the British actress.
Lucy Walters is an Opera-trained Actress
The gorgeous actress was born as Lucy Walters in the Roach City of the United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on the 20th day of May every year. However, her exact birth year is not known because the actress has never shared such information with the media. She holds British nationality while her ethnicity is Caucasian.
Today, Lucy Walters has a considerable history onscreen, but the journey began as a child. Having developed an interest in acting, specifically the theatre at a young age, she joined the Houston Grand Opera. There, she learned the piano, with a focus on forging a musical theatre career. In service of that dream, Lucy enrolled in the University of Texas, Austin, to study Theatre.
However, as the years passed, her dream evolved, and following her relocation to New York, she made a switch to acting. Although she wouldn’t achieve global recognition until 2014, Lucy left New York for Los Angeles and began her professional career in 2008.
Her Rise to Fame
Lucy Walters began her acting career as far back as 2008 and has been active in the Hollywood industry for over a decade and counting. She has starred in several commercially successful movies and TV series. Lucy made her first film appearance in 2008 when she appeared in the NBC series Lipstick Jungle, and after that, she portrayed the role of Juliet in a short television film Romeo Vs. Juliet in 2009. Later in the same year, she also guest-starred in Dumping Lisa.
Two years later, the actress joined the cast of the popular CBS drama series Blue Bloods where she played the role of Vanessa along with Donnie Wahlberg and Tom Selleck in 2011. She also starred in other films, including Better Than Anything, Army Wives, Gossip Girl, Spring/Fall, Shame, and Prickles in the same year. In 2012, Lucy made guest appearances in TV series such as 666 Park Avenue, Futurestates, The Brass Teapot, Smash, and White Collar, among others.
Her superb talent earned her a spot in the American crime drama series Power where she costarred with Omari Hardwick, 50 Cent, and Larenz Tate. She only appeared in 28 episodes of the show between 2014 and 2016, but her role as Holly, the love interest of Tommy Egan, brought her undeniable popularity. Thanks to her performance and popularity on the show, she was cast in the sci-fi film, Here Alone. There, she portrayed the character of Ann alongside Shane West.
She also featured as Isla in yet another thriller series Falling Water in 2016. After that, she went on to play the recurring role of Edna in Z: The Beginning of Everything in 2017. Her next major role was in the 2018 comedy-drama series Get Shorty where she has been playing the role of Katie alongside Sean Bridges and Ray Romano. She appeared in 20 episodes of the show between 2017 and 2019.
Her other notable projects include Little faith, The Teacher, Boarding School, NCIS, Tiny Mammals, The Longest Week, Lies I Told My Little Sister, Big Girl, and Rizzoli & Isles, etc.
So far, in more than one decade as a professional actress, living the dream that began when she was a child, Lucy Walters has appeared in over 55 movies and TV shows. In that time, she has been nominated for two awards, Best Actress in a Feature Film by Lady Filmmakers Film Festival and Outstanding Female Performer by Tallgrass International Film Festival. She earned the former award for the film, Lies I Told My Little Sister and won the second for Here Alone.
Lucy Walters’ Net Worth
A google search of Lucy Walters name shows she shares a name with a historical figure, Lucy Walter. She was a Welsh mistress of King Charles II of England. But while her namesake had considerable wealth via her relationship with the English King, the actress is a woman of modest earnings.
In over ten years since she began her career, Lucy Walters has an estimated net worth of $2 million. However, it might be an overly generous estimate if the opinion of industry insiders is anything to go by. Considering she has mostly appeared in limited recurring roles and played minor parts on the big screen, conservative estimates suggest she might be worth less than that.
Is She Dating Anyone?
The popularity gained via her appearance on Power has not only drawn fans to her other roles but also attracted interest to her personal life. One thing that fans will be sure of is that the British actress is still single. She has never been married and has never been in any publicised relationship. Of course, this doesn’t mean she has never been in one. Emerging details about her show she prefers keeping her personal life away from the hounding eyes of the press.
However, that is not to say there haven’t been a few speculations over the years. One of them involved Power costar, Joseph Sikora. After seeing their chemistry on the show, fans and observers went into a wild assumption that the two are an item. But the actor has come out publicly to deny it, reminding everyone that he is a married man.
Another Lucy Walters performance alongside Carolyn Dodd on the show, Get Shorty, started more rumours that she is the mother of the actress. The rumour peddlers pointed to their mother-daughter chemistry on the show as evidence of their relationship. Unfortunately, it is not valid. However, one thing is, while her onscreen performances aren’t a pointer to her relationship status, they do reveal the quality of her acting talent.