Hollywood Reporter. The actor was most famous for his role as bartender and croupier Jacques Renault on the original series of Twin Peaks which ran for two seasons between 1990-1991.
Walter had battled numerous health issues during the past 20 years, with a series of knee surgeries leading to infections that caused him to become bedridden.
He was then forced to take a break from acting - with his final onscreen role in the 2017 Showtime reboot of Twin Peaks where he played Jacques' brother Jean-Michel.
Walter shot to worldwide fame as the Canadian Renault, the brother of Jean Renault, (played by Michael Parks) and Bernie (Clay Wilcox)- he became a suspect in Laura's death.Read more on msn.com