Lucy Walsh

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Lucy Walsh
Born Santa Barbara, California
Occupation actor, singer, songwriter, and pianist

Lucy Walsh (born December 3 in Santa Barbara, California, United States) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is the daughter of Eagles' guitarist Joe Walsh, and the niece of Ringo Starr.

Early life[edit]

Walsh has stated that she was conceived at the UK home of Ringo Starr.[citation needed]

She is trained in classical piano and was a pre-professional ballerina for 10 years.[citation needed]

Musical career[edit]

Walsh was signed to Island Records by L.A. Reid in 2006.[citation needed]

In 2008, Walsh appeared on the reality television singing competition Rock the Cradle, which featured the offspring of famous singers competing against one another. She came in third place. Judge Larry Rudolph said that "the hairs on his arms were standing up" after hearing her.[1] She received a "Perfect 10"[2] from Rudolph for her performance of Don Henley's "The Heart of the Matter." Fellow judge Brian L. Friedman said, "Lucy was untouchable...Magical, I was in her soul."[1]

In 2010, Walsh played keyboards for Australian singer Ry Cuming; they toured alongside Maroon 5 and OneRepublic. She has performed at SXSW, the Sundance Film Festival, The Viper Room, Hotel Cafe, and The Hard Rock Cafe in Los Angeles, where she completed an 8 week residency.[citation needed]

In 2011, she released the EP 1882. She is currently working on her debut full-length album as well as an instrumental piano album.[citation needed]

As a songwriter, she has collaborated with Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, and Craig Wiseman. Walsh has written songs for other artists, including Mark Russell and Czech artist Marketa Konvickova, and her songs have been place in both television and film, with one of her songs being featured on the debut season of The Voice.[citation needed]

Walsh sang a cover of "Not Alone Any More" on the Roy Orbison tribute record Under the Covers. Walsh has also had the honor of singing the National Anthem on many occasions, including performances at Dodger Stadium and at The Tiger Woods Learning Center for former President of the United States Bill Clinton.[citation needed]

Acting career[edit]

Walsh became a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) in 2011.[citation needed] She is repped by Innovative Artists and Powerline Management.[citation needed] In 2012, she filmed roles in the feature film "The Truth About Emanuel" starring Jessica Biel as well as a Film Short for Oscar-nominated director Alonso Mayo.[citation needed] In 2013 Walsh shot the upcoming horror film "No Solicitors" opposite Eric Roberts, and in 2014 she has already shot her first lead in a feature film, opposite Gale Harold star of such hit television shows as Queer As Folk.[citation needed] Walsh trains intensively with her coach and well known actress Gloria Gifford who has starred in such films as California Suite and Halloween II as the iconic "Mrs. Alves".[citation needed]

Philanthropy[edit]

Walsh works regularly with "The Art of Elysium" a charity which brings art to children's hospitals every week.[citation needed] Walsh plays music for, and teaches songwriting to, the patients.[citation needed] "I take my keyboard, and play in the play rooms, as well as 'bedside' for those who are too seriously ill to leave their bed. I have done several music projects with patients, helping them to write and record their own songs."[citation needed] Walsh performed at the 2012 Art of Elysium Heaven Gala (in Los Angeles) honoring Elijah Wood's efforts towards the foundation.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album
2007 "So Uncool" Lost in the Lights

Albums[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lisa Chudnofsky (2008-04-25). "Lucy Walsh Tattles on Ashlee Simpson". Remotecontrol.mtv.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  2. ^ "Lucy Walsh - Heart Of The Matter". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 

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