June Walker

Chicago, Illinois, USA


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia June Walker (June 14, 1900 – February 3, 1966) was an American stage and film actress. She appeared on Broadway in such plays as Green Grow the Lilacs, The Farmer Takes a Wife, and Twelfth Night. She was the first actress to portray the character of Lorelei Lee, in the 1926 Broadway production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She played Linda Loman to Thomas Mitchell's Willy in the 1949 touring company of Death of a Salesman. She toured as Vinnie in Life with Father. In 1926, she married British actor Geoffrey Kerr (born January 26, 1895 — died July 1, 1971). The couple divorced in 1943; their son is actor John Kerr (born 1931 – died 2013). She appeared with her son in a 1954 episode of NBC's Justice. It was his first acting engagement. After her death in 1966, aged 65, from undisclosed causes, Walker was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.