"Robert Walden was born in New York City as Robert Wolkowitz. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York City College. Walden is well known for playing Joe Rossi on Lou Grant, and has worked in both television and film. Walden has written for TV series such as The Twilight Zone and Whoâ€™s the Boss, among other productions.
Walden received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1979, 1980 and 1981 for his performance on Lou Grant.
Walden has also been very involved in live theatre. He has performed with a variety of companies, including the Pasadena Playhouse. Waldenâ€™s role in its production of Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting earned him a Dramalogue Award for Best Actor. Walden studied, taught and directed at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, and he won an L.A. Critics Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award for directing a production of Dylan, one of his first directing ventures. Walden currently teaches at The New School for Drama in New York City.
In June 2011 Walden appears alongside Fran Drescher and Rita Moreno in Happily Divorced, a new original sitcom on TV Land. He plays Glen, Dreschers TV father and Morenos husband."