Father of actor Richard Walter.
After the war he had to have one of his legs amputated. He continued to act with the use of a prosthetic leg.
From 1940 to 1943 he served in the R.A.F. where he became a squadron leader.
His 1931 his play "Happy and Glorious", for two actors, was his first American success. In it Walter took the part of He and Catherine Lacey the part of She.
Beginning in 1928 toured the United States, Canada and Egypt with the New Shakespearean Company of Strafford-on-Avon.
Was pressed into acting while working as a stage decorator at the Old Vic.
Won a Military Cross while serving in the Royal Garrison Artillery during World War I.
Designed sets for Anna Pavlova's appearances at the Palace Theatre and the London Opera House.
A painter by trade, he became a stage decorator after winning a scholarship to the Slade School of Art in London.
British Actor and Playwright.