Gwynyth Walsh was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada but was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. Walsh earned her Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta and started her career appearing on stage, across Canada and in the United States.
She won a Dramalogue Award in the Best Actress Category for her portrayal of Beatrice in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
She continues to stay busy, both on stage and on camera, and is in demand in Canadian television. She divides her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver.