Tonja Walker Davidson
Emmy Nominated actress Tonja Walker is a singer, writer, producer, wife, mother, and passionate journalist. Tonja portrayed Alex Olanov on ABC’s One Life to Live and Olivia Jerome on General Hospital. She is known for her unforgettable sinister, yet often comedic characters. She has won awards for her wide range of character portrayals from best villain to best comedienne. Tonja feels blessed to have co-starred with major stars during her career, including Matt Dillon, Ryan Phillippe, William Shatner, Nathan Fillion, Calista Flockhart, Michael Nouri, Joan Collins, and many more.
Currently, she is taking a short break from her own radio show, Straight Talk Live with Tonja Walker, broadcast on Cumulus Media WICC600 AM in Fairfield County, the largest Talk/News station in the State. Her show streams live worldwide on Sundays from 6pm-7pm. Tonja is working on her new TV Show Straight Talk Live with Tonja Walker, which is a spinoff her radio show. Tonja just completed filming a feature film Excuse Me for Living where she stars with Tom Pelphrey, Christopher Lloyd, Wayne Knight, Jerry Stiller. She has also been asked to be a spokesperson for Kids First-Where Our Kids Matter, where they are launching a comprehensive one a kind tool to be used by parents to help ensure their children’s safety. You can find out more about this tool at www.kidsfirst.co.
During her 15 years in Daytime television, Tonja also made singing tours across the country opening with national recording artists and in her own one-woman show in LA, New York and Las Vegas. Tonja has also starred in pilots for television, episodic TV, and films. She has been called “a walking sound bite” and is requested frequently for interview shows and magazine articles.
Her first venture into production, earned her a Tony nomination for BEST PLAY, as the associate producer of Enchanted April. She created Tonja Walker Productions in 2005 and successfully produced her first film – The Derby Stallion. Tonja discovered Zac Efron and cast him in Derby in his first lead role in film. This film also won many awards including the New York Independent Film and Video Award for Best Picture, The Dove Award, and The London Children’s Film Festival Award.
Tonja married entrepreneur Edward Davidson in 1997, and is the proud mother of two beautiful girls and three stepchildren. Philanthropy is of paramount importance to Tonja. She has performed in countless benefits with Liza Minnelli, Victor Garber, Michael McDonald, Whitney Houston, Michael Bolton, and others. As Miss Maryland and finalist in Miss USA at age 18, she has always gone after her dreams. To FIND OUT MORE ABOUT TONJA WALKER, and to download podcasts of her show, go to www.tonjawalkeronline.com
Tonja Walker Davidson Enterprises
TWD Enterprises produces film, literature, television, music and theater that uplifts, entertains and inspires the public. An upbeat, forward-thinking business that provides an open door for discussion between multitalented, positive, honest, people in order to create new products for the entertainment business, and to find ways to place them in the marketplace. Highly regarding our employees we encourage them, as well as our customers to achieve their creative and financial dreams. We strive for excellence, taking pride in all our endeavors. Our goal is to develop trust in our name, by providing services, instruction, and products to satisfied customers and consumers. We are a socially relevant company, so in addition to providing great projects that are fun, dramatic and entertaining to our audience we also relish those that are thought provoking, educational and healing to people around the world.