Jon Walmsley

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Jon Walmsley
Born (1956-02-06) 6 February 1956 (age 62)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1960–present

Jon Walmsley (born 6 February 1956 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England) is a British-American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and producer.

Walmsley is a veteran of the stage and studio, having worked with many notable artists including Richard Marx, Brian Setzer, David Pack, David Koz, the Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald, Gregg Allman, Merle Haggard, Roy Acuff, Laurence Juber, John Mayall, Denny Laine, Spencer Davis, Peter and Gordon, Jackie Lomax, Roger Daltrey, the Beach Boys' Al Jardine and David Marks, Dean Torrence of Jan and Dean and Strawberry Alarm Clock.

In addition to his musical career, Walmsley is also known for his accomplishments as an actor, most notably a nine-season run as Jason Walton on The Waltons[1] (he also returned for all of the Waltons reunion projects during the 1980s and 1990s), as well as providing the voice of Christopher Robin for Disney's Winnie the Pooh cartoons.[2]

His musical style runs the gamut from classic pop rock, blues and country to standards.







  • TV total German Talkshow (2004)
  • 7th Heaven, 7th Heaven Band
  • 8 Simple Rules, guitar player
  • Diverse TV shows
  • Elf Sparkle (animation) (voice)
  • O Christmas Tree (TV Special) (also music)
  • Waltons (TV special) (2010)
  • The Today Show (2011)
  • Good Morning America (2013)

Composer - Producer - Musician

  • The Waltons
  • For the Love of May (2000)
  • Waltons' Christmas Album
  • Primal Twang Show - The legacy of the guitar
  • Love-in Show - A Musical Celebration
  • Projects with band "The U.K. Beat"
  • 8 Simple Rules (guitar)
  • 7th Heaven (guitar)
  • Secret Life of the American Teenager (guitar)
  • Elf Sparkle Animation (music)
  • The U.K. Beat (CD) (2010)
  • The Sunflowers (CD) (2011)
  • A Joyful Noise (CD) (2013)
  • Christmas In America (single) (2014)

Miscellaneous crew

Art department


  1. Lucas, Eddie (2015). Close-Ups - Conversations with Our TV Favorites. BearManor Media. p. 201. Retrieved 3 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Hischak, Thomas S. (2011). Disney Voice Actors: A Biographical Dictionary. McFarland. p. 241. ISBN 9780786486946. Retrieved 3 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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