Jim Walters

Man in jacket in front of garden
M.F.A. Directing

Influential Professors or Classes:

Francis Hodge, Paul Reinhardt, Coleman A. Jennings

Currently Living In:

Valley Village, California


Set Designer


Following graduation, Jim Walters worked as assistant director in charge of set design at Permian Playhouse of Odessa, Texas from 1970-1977. He also worked as assistant art director at NBC on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, The Wheel of Fortune, The Sale of the Century, and the soap opera Santa Barbara. From 1988 to present Jim has worked as a set designer for such shows as Boy Meets World, Teen Angel, Smart Guy, The Drew Carey Show, Wanda at Large starring Wand Sykes, The Center of the Universe starring John Goodman, Jean Smart, Ed Asner and Olympia Dukakis, and 20 Good Years starring John Lithgow all for Warner Bros. Television. Currently, Jim is the set designer for a hit show, NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service), starring Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Lauren Holly, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, and Cote de Pablo.