M. Emmet Walsh biography

Youth in Revolt

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)

Youth in Revolt

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Romance
Running Time:  90 min.
Release Date: January 8, 2010
DVD: June 15, 2010

Current rating: Rating: 2.56
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Cast: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Mary Kay Place, M. Emmet Walsh, Zach Galifianakis, Ray Liotta, Justin Long, Adhir Kalyan, Ari Graynor, Erik Knudsen, Steve Buscemi, Fred Willard, Rooney Mara