Fred Walker was a multi-millionaire who later got into a relationship with Lorna Dane, although she was only using him for his wealth.
Fred Walker was created by legendary comic-duo Bill Finger and Bob Kane. He first appeared in Detective Comics #40 in which Basil Karlo (The 1st Clayface) also made his debut.
Major Story Arcs
The Murders of Clayface
After Lorna breaks up with him on the set of her new film, Walker claims he should kill her for treating him in such a way. Lorna is later murdered by an unknown attacker and Walker is considered a prime suspect. However, Walker witnesses the murder and recognises Basil Karlo as the killer. In order to keep it a secret, Karlo sneaks into Walker's home estate and attacks him, leaving him for dead inside a closet.
Batman later finds Walker, but he dies before he can reveal who the killer really is.
The Coming of Clayface
In this retelling of "The murders of Clayface", Walker plays the same role as in the original. This time however, his appearance is swapped with Ned Norton and he is found dead in Lorna's apartment instead.