- "I want to make sure that you don't miss out on the things in life that are happening when you're *not* thinking. Because, believe you me, those are the best things in life"
- —Walt to Nick
Walt is Nick Miller's father. It is unknown exactly what Walt does for a living, but according to Nick he is a con man. His lack of support for his son is the reason why Nick feels he is unsuccessful in life. He dies from a heart attack in Chicago. His dying wish was to have an Elvis themed funeral.