Son of actor Will Walling and Effie Bond Walling.
Stopped acting in 1929 to become a portrait photographer for First National.
The son of vaudevillians, he worked as an actor at Fox in the mid-1920's. He later became photographer to the stars at Paramount.
Sold his loom business to Russell Goff in the 1970's.
Designed and patented the Walling Weaving Loom in North Hollywood.