Kevin J. Walsh is an American film and TV producer. Walsh is best known for producing the critically acclaimed film Manchester by the Sea, in which he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture with Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, and Lauren Beck.The film received 18 major award nominations and won two Academy Awards.
In 2022, Walsh began a multi-year deal with Apple TV+ to produce film and television for the studio under his banner, The Walsh Company. His first films to be released for Apple TV+ will be Napoleon, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby; The Instigators directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon, Casey Affleck and Hong Chau; and Echo Valley, directed by Michael Pearce starring Julianne Moore and Sydney Sweeney.
Prior to his deal with Apple TV+, Walsh was the President of Scott Free Productions, a film and television production company established by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott in 1995. At Scott Free, Walsh produced a dozen films in the six years that he oversaw the film group, including Boston Strangler, Death on the Nile, House of Gucci, The Last Duel, Earthquake Bird, Our Friend, American Woman and All the Money in the World.
Walsh got his start in the film business working as an assistant to Scott Rudin on seven films including Zoolander, The Hours, and The Royal Tenenbaums. He later worked for Steven Spielberg on multiple films including Munich, The Adventures of Tintin, and War of the Worlds. Walsh was also cast as an actor in The Master.