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.