Dylan Walsh as Dr. Sean McNamara | nip/tuck on FX

Dylan Walsh

Dr. Sean McNamara

Dylan Walsh portrays “Dr. Sean McNamara,” a dedicated, brilliant plastic surgeon and partner in McNamara/Troy, a plastic surgery practice that has relocated from Miami to Los Angeles. Often conflicted about his life choices, Sean relies on Christian for strength and a sense of family. Last season, Sean was emotionally isolated: Christian became engaged, his son Matt married Kimber Henry and his wife Julia divorced him and departed Miami for New York with daughter Annie and son Conor. This season, Sean begins dating in a new city and gains confidence both personally and professionally. 

Career Highlights

In addition to nip/tuck, Dylan recently appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and began filming Christmas Miracle, a television drama written and directed by Gregory Goodell. It will air this December on Lifetime. 

Previously, Dylan appeared on screen in the Warner Bros. feature The Lake House opposite Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves and One Part Sugar opposite Danny DeVito. In addition, he starred opposite William H. Macy, Julia Stiles and Joe Mantegna in the independent film Edmond. Prior to nip/tuck, Dylan starred as the antagonist in The Lone Ranger and had a recurring role on Everwood. He was the star of Brooklyn South, and also appeared in the HBO film Final Voyage and the Lifetime movie More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story

Dylan’s feature film credits include Bloodwork opposite Clint Eastwood, the action-adventure film Congo with Laura Linney, We Were Soldiers with Mel Gibson and the critically acclaimed Nobody’s Fool with Paul Newman. His work also includes the films Jet Boy, Devil Wore a Skirt for director Fiona Mackenzie and Power Play for director Joseph Zito and the independent film Par 6, directed by Grant Heslov. 

Born in Los Angeles, Dylan spent the first 10 years of his life in Africa, India and Indonesia as both of his parents were in the Foreign Service. After his 10th birthday, the family settled in Annandale, VA, a suburb of Washington, DC. He made his professional acting debut while still in high school, appearing with prestigious theater companies at the Arena Stage and the Studio Theatre. Although he was an English major at the University of Virginia, Dylan spent most of his time in the theater department. During his summers he performed with the Heritage Repertory Company, appearing in such classics as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Curse of the Starving Class, Romeo and Juliet, Death of a Salesman and Our Town. He made his film debut in John Boorman’s Where the Heart Is. Dylan resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children. 

Julian McMahon

as Dr. Christian Troy

The business partner, best friend and confidante of Dr. Sean McNamara.