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.

M. Emmet Walsh Filmography

Actor:

  • The Iron Giant: Signature Edition (2015)
  • The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power (2015)
  • Calvary (2014)
  • Blade Runner: 30th Anniversary Collector's Edition (2012)
  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
  • Chasing 3000 (2010)
  • The Assignment (2010)
  • Youth in Revolt (2010)
  • Big Stan (2009)
  • Don McKay (2009)
  • Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
  • Sherman's Way (2008)
  • Your Name Here (2008)
  • Big Stan (2007)
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007)
  • Man in the Chair (2007)
  • Greener Mountains (2005)
  • Racing Stripes (2005)
  • Christmas With the Kranks (2004)
  • Baggage (2003)
  • Snow Dogs (2002)
  • Christmas in the Clouds (2000)
  • Eyeball Eddie (2000)
  • Poor White Trash (2000)
  • Random Hearts (1999)
  • The Iron Giant (1999)
  • The Iron Giant (1999) (voice)
  • Wild Wild West (1999)
  • Chairman of the Board (1998)
  • Erasable You (1998)
  • Me and Will (1998)
  • Nightmare in Big Sky Country (1998)
  • Twilight (1998)
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
  • Retroactive (1997)
  • A Time to Kill (1996) (uncredited )
  • Albino Alligator (1996)
  • Portraits of a Killer (1996)
  • Romeo & Juliet (1996)
  • The Killing Jar (1996)
  • Criminal Hearts (1995)
  • Dead Badge (1995)
  • Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)
  • Panther (1995)
  • Camp Nowhere (1994)
  • Cops and Robbersons (1994) (uncredited)
  • Relative Fear (1994)
  • The Glass Shield (1994)
  • Bitter Harvest (1993)
  • The Music of Chance (1993)
  • Wilder Naplam (1993)
  • Equinox (1992)
  • Killer Image (1992)
  • The Naked Truth (1992)
  • White Sands (1992)
  • Chattahoochee (1990)
  • Narrow Margin (1990)
  • Catch Me If You Can (1989)
  • Red Scorpion (1989)
  • Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
  • The Mighty Quinn (1989)
  • War Party (1989)
  • Clean and Sober (1988)
  • Sunset (1988)
  • The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
  • Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
  • No Man's Land (1987)
  • Raising Arizona (1987)
  • Back to School (1986)
  • Critters (1986)
  • The Best of Times (1986)
  • Wildcats (1986)
  • Blood Simple (1985)
  • Fletch (1985)
  • Courage (1984)
  • Grandview U.S.A. (1984)
  • Missing in Action (1984)
  • Scandalous (1984)
  • The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
  • Night Partners (1983)
  • Silkwood (1983)
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • Cannery Row (1982)
  • Fast-Walking (1982)
  • The Escape Artist (1982)
  • Back Roads (1981)
  • Reds (1981)
  • Brubaker (1980)
  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • Raise the Titanic (1980)
  • The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
  • The Jerk (1979)
  • Straight Time (1978)
  • Airport '77 (1977)
  • Slap Shot (1977)
  • Bound for Glory (1976)
  • Mikey and Nicky (1976)
  • Nickelodeon (1976)
  • At Long Last Love (1975)
  • The Gambler (1974)
  • The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1974)
  • Kid Blue (1973)
  • Serpico (1973)
  • Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
  • What's Up, Doc? (1972)
  • Cold Turkey (1971)
  • Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
  • They Might Be Giants (1971)
  • End of the Road (1970)
  • Little Big Man (1970)
  • The Traveling Executioner (1970)
  • Alice's Restuarant (1969)
  • Stiletto (1969)
  • Baggage (1999/I)

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