Currently alive, at 75 years of age.
1945 – Born on December 26th in Syracuse, New York.
1971 – Married Revé Drew. They had four children.
1981 – His six-year-old son Adam was kidnapped from a Sears department store in Hollywood, Florida and his remains were found sixteen days later. Although devastated by their son’s murder, Walsh and his wife campaigned for better provisions to help find missing children.
1988 – He hosted the television series "America’s Most Wanted".
1996 – He was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.
1997 – Co-wrote "Tears of Rage: From Grieving Father to Crusader for Justice: The Untold Story of the Adam Walsh Case" with Susan Schindehette.
1998 – Co-wrote "No Mercy: The Host of America’s Most Wanted Hunts the Worst Criminals of Our Time" with Philip Lerman.
– He appeared in the movies, "Wrongfully Accused" and "Safety Patrol".
1999 – He starred in the movie "Grey Howl".
2001 – Co-wrote "Public Enemies: The Host of America’s Most Wanted Targets the Nation’s Most Notorious Criminals" with Philip Lerman.
2002 – His wife, Reve, filed for divorce on August 1st. However, they later reconciled and the divorce proceeding was dismissed.
2005 – Walsh attempted to assist the family of missing teen Natalee Holloway on his show. Walsh was critical of the Aruban crime investigation and, along with television personality Phil McGraw, urged Americans to boycott Aruba.