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Walter Olkewicz

Actor

Born - 14 May 1948, Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
Died - 6 April 2021

Chubby, heavy-chinned, small-mouthed, not-too-tall American character actor with dark, wavy hair whose career was cut short at 54 after knee surgery that left him disabled. Much associated with David Lynch's 'Twin Peaks' TV and film projects, he made his film debut in Futureworld (1976). Further credits include The Greatest (1977), Summer Camp (1979), 1941 (1979), Hot T-Shirts (1980), Circle of Power (1981), Jimmy the Kid (1982), Heartbreakers (1984), Many Happy Returns (1986), The Big Picture (1989), Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), The Client (1994), Stuart Saves His Family (1995), Big Packages (1996), In Dark Places (1997), Milo (1998), You're Killing Me (1999), Meeting Daddy (2000), Last Days (2001) and Par 6 (2002). Later, from a wheelchair, he made a cameo appearance in his original role of Jacques Renault in Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces (2014). He died from an infection.