Dylan Walsh is an American actor best known for his starring role as plastic surgeon Dr. Sean McNamara in the television drama series Nip/Tuck, from 2003-1010.
She also stars as NYPD Detective Al Burns in the police procedural television series Unforgettable.
Born in Los Angeles, Walsh spent the first 10 years of his life in Africa, India and Indonesia, as both of his parents were in the Foreign Service. After his 10th birthday, Walsh and his family settled in Annandale, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Walsh made his professional acting debut while in high school, appearing with theatre companies at the Arena Stage and the Studio Theatre. He was an English major at the University of Virginia but spent most of his time in the theatre department.
During his summers, he performed with the Heritage Repertory Company, appearing in plays such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Curse of the Starving Class, Romeo and Juliet, Death of a Salesman and Our Town.
In 1989 he made his television debut with a recurring role in the comedy series Kate & Allie.
In the same year he made his first appearance in a made-for-TV movie entitled When We Were Young. He also made his feature film debut with a role in The Loverboy (1989).
He had a lead role in Nip/Tuck for all four seasons of the show and a recurring role in the family drama series Everwood. He also had a lead role in the short-lived drama series Brooklyn South, from 1997-1998.
He has had guest roles in the numerous television series including Gabriel's Fire, The Outer Limits, Presidio Med, The Twilight Zone, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Dro pDead Diva and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
He has had roles in the numrous made-for TV movies as well, including When We Were Young (1989), Chameleons (1989), Telling Secrets (1993), Divided by Hate (1997), The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (1998), Legal Aid (1999), Jo (2002), The Lone Ranger (2003), More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story (2003), Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2007) and The Line, in 2010.
Walsh made his feature film debut in Where the Heart Is. His other film credits include Secretariat, The Stepfather, Prom Night, The Lake House, We Were Soldiers, Just Add Water and the independent film Par 6.