M. Emmet Walsh biography
M. Emmet Walsh
Date of Birth: March 22, 1935
M. Emmet Walsh has completed roles in over 100 motion pictures, including My Best Friend's Wedding, A Time to Kill and William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Other notable film appearances over the past four decades include Blood Simple , Clean and Sober, Blade Runner , Missing in Action , Harry and the Hendersons , Ordinary People, Wildcats, The Jerk , Serpico , Alice's Restaurant , Little Big Man , Wild Wild West and Chasing 3000. In 1986, he won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead in Blood Simple .
Walsh also has over 150 television credits, from Bonanza to The X-Files. He has also appeared in several seasons of regional theater, years of summer stock and on Broadway in That Championship Season and Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie?
He has a home in Vermont and counts Roger Ebert among his greatest admirers.