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Allene Damian "Ally" Walker (born August 25, 1961) is an American actress, producer, director and screenwriter.

She is best known for her roles as Doctor Samantha Waters on the NBC crime drama series Profiler (1996–1999) and Agent June Stahl on the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy (2008–2010). She has also starred in films such as Universal Soldier (1992), Singles (1992), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Kazaam (1996), Happy, Texas (1999) and Wonderful World (2009). She currently stars as Gloria Shepherd in the Lifetime drama series The Protector.

Walker was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee and grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Originally intending to become a scientist, she attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she obtained a degree in biochemistry. Subsequently, she worked as a researcher on a genetic engineering project, while preparing for medical school at UCLA. However, while spending a semester at Richmond College of Arts in London, England, she discovered an interest in performing. Her professional dramatic career began when she was cast in the 1988 film Aloha Summer. Her role ended up on the cutting room floor, but her interest in acting had been kindled. Her scientific career was put on hold indefinitely.

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