M. Emmet Walsh

M. Emmet Walsh

M. Emmet Walsh  American Actor


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M. Emmet Walsh is a 86 year old American Actor. Born Michael Emmet Walsh on 22nd March, 1935 in Ogdensburg, NY, USA, he is famous for Blood Simple in a career that spans 1969–2014. His zodiac sign is Aries.

M. Emmet Walsh has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Audra Lindley in Tales from the Crypt (1989) and Sally Kirkland in Big Stan (2007).

M. Emmet Walsh is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and American television actors.


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First Name M.
Middle Name Emmet
Last Name Walsh
Full Name at Birth Michael Emmet Walsh
Alternative Name Emmet Walsh, T. Emmet Walsh
Age 86 years
Birthday 22nd March, 1935
Birthplace Ogdensburg, NY, USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Tilton School in Tilton, NH
University Clarkson University School of Business
Occupation Text Actor, Voice Artist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Blood Simple
Year(s) Active 1969–present, 1969–2014
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) SLJ Management (LA)
Official Websites www.behindthevoiceactors.com/m-emmet-walsh/

Michael Emmet Walsh (born March 22, 1935) is an American character actor and comedian who has appeared in over 200 films and television series, including in small but important supporting roles in dozens of major studio features of the 1970s and 1980s. He starred in the Coen Brothers' first film, Blood Simple (1984) which resulted in him winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. He also appeared in Carl Reiner's comedy The Jerk (1979), Robert Redford's drama Ordinary People (1980), Ridley Scott's science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), Barry Sonnenfeld's steampunk western Wild Wild West (1999) and Brad Bird's animated film The Iron Giant (1999).

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The Mimic2020The DirectorMovie
Faith, Hope & Love2019Fr. JohnMovie
The Righteous Gemstones2019Eli's FatherTV Show
Knives Out2019Mr. ProofrocMovie
Shifting Gears2018HankMovie
Change in the Air2018Walter LemkeMovie
Raising Buchanan2018Larry KieslingMovie
South of Bix2018GrandpaShort Film
Sorry, Not Sorry2018Harry's FatherShort Film
Toto2018TotoShort Film
Captain America: Civil War Reenactors2016Pool ManagerShort Film
Empire2015Harold BlakeleyTV Show
Sneaky Pete2015Tex HopkinsTV Show
Calvary2014The WriterMovie
Boiling Pot2014Dean MarisonMovie
Cigar Man2013Cigar ManShort Film
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories2013DetectiveTV Show
The Odd Life of Timothy Green2012Uncle BubMovie
Love Sick Love2012EdMovie
Arthur Newman2012ZazekMovie
The Assignment2010Mr. BeudreauxMovie
Adventure Time2010Cosmic OwlTV Show
Pound Puppies2010OlafTV Show
Youth in Revolt2009Mr. SaundersMovie
Don McKay2009SamuelMovie
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency2009Chief Van OwenMovie
5-Second Films2009Soup Eating ManTV Show
Chasing 30002008Chuck IrelandMovie
Sherman's Way2008HoytMovie
Your Name Here2008KrogerMovie
Big Stan2007Lew PopperMovie
Man in the Chair2007Mickey HopkinsMovie
Army Wives2007Bernie WallacheckTV Show
Damages2007Lyle HewesTV Show
'Til Death2006Uncle RudolphTV Show
Greener Mountains2005MuggsMovie
Racing Stripes2005WoodzieMovie
Christmas with the Kranks2004Walt ScheelMovie
Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales2003Wally WestlandTV Movie
Baggage2003Sandy WestphallMovie
Charlie Lawrence2003CubbyTV Show
Snow Dogs2002GeorgeMovie
What's New, Scooby-Doo?2002JebTV Show
Christmas in the Clouds2001Stu O'MalleyMovie
Eyeball Eddie2001Coach CookShort Film
Night Visions2001Gus (segment "Reunion")TV Show
The Guardian2001Ezra PenceTV Show
The Mind of the Married Man2001Randall EvansTV Show
Jack of Hearts2000Commissioner Menlo BoyceMovie
Poor White Trash2000Judge PikeMovie
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family2000Aubrey LangTV Show
Ed2000Mayor Wally KendricksTV Show
Gideon's Crossing2000Dr. MatthewsTV Show
Me and Will1999DeanMovie
Random Hearts1999Billy (uncredited)Movie
The Iron Giant1999Earl Stutz (voice)Movie
Wild Wild West1999ColemanMovie
Monster!1999Lloyd ReevesTV Movie
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot1999MackTV Show
Chairman of the Board1998FreemontMovie
Erasable You1998Ralph WorthMovie
Twilight1998Lester IvarMovie
Men in White1998Junior Assistant Dispatch Trainee Stanley SnyderTV Movie
The Wild Thornberrys1998Gemsbok #1TV Show
Nightmare in Big Sky Country1998Marshal PhillipsMovie
My Best Friend's Wedding1997Joe O'NealMovie
The Killing Jar1997Sheriff FoleyMovie
A Time to Kill1996Dr. Willard Tyrell 'W.T.' Bass (the Defense Psychologist) (uncredited)Movie
Albino Alligator1996DinoMovie
Portraits of a Killer1996Raymond GarrisonMovie
Romeo + Juliet1996ApothecaryMovie
The Lottery1996Chief DavisTV Movie
Early Edition1996SantaTV Show
Tracey Takes On...1996Jimmy DuffTV Show
Madness of Method1996Rudolph ThorndykeTV Show
The Nerd1996Mr. WalgraveTV Movie
Dead Badge1995Sergeant Miller HoskinsMovie
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home1995Bill WilcoxMovie
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler1995MorrisTV Movie
The Outer Limits1995Sanford ValléTV Show
Camp Nowhere1994T.R. PolkMovie
Cops and Robbersons1994Captain Ted Corbett (uncredited)Movie
Relative Fear1994Earl LadelleMovie
The Glass Shield1994Detective Jesse HallMovie
Probable Cause1994SadlerTV Movie
Bitter Harvest1993Sheriff Bob BrodyMovie
The Music of Chance1993Calvin MurksMovie
The Naked Truth1993Garcia, GesundheimMovie
Wilder Napalm1993Fire ChiefMovie
Frasier1993Rich KoechnerTV Show
NYPD Blue1993Joe KroftTV Show
The X-Files1993Arthur DalesTV Show
Equinox1992Pete PetosaMovie
Killer Image1992John KaneMovie
White Sands1992Bert GibsonMovie
Four Eyes and Six-Guns1992Mayor ThornbushTV Movie
The Jackie Thomas Show1992Arlen ThomasTV Show
Wild Card1992MoseTV Movie
Fourth Story1991HarryTV Movie
Home Improvement1991Col. Fred PattersonTV Show
Silverfox1991Charles BlankenshipTV Movie
Narrow Margin1990Sgt. Dominick Benti (as M. Emmett Walsh)Movie
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat1990MortMovie
The Civil War1990VariousTV Show
The Flash1990Henry AllenTV Show
Love and Lies1990Clyde WilsonTV Movie
Catch Me If You Can1989Johnny PhatmunMovie
The Mighty Quinn1989Fred MillerMovie
Brotherhood of the Rose1989HardyTV Show
Tales from the Crypt1989JonasTV Show
Unsub1989Ned PlattTV Show
Clean and Sober1988Richard DirksMovie
Red Scorpion1988Dewey FergusonMovie
Sunset1988Chief Marvin DibnerMovie
The Milagro Beanfield War1988GovernorMovie
War Party1988Colin DitweilerMovie
Harry and the Hendersons1987George Henderson Sr.Movie
No Man's Land1987Captain HaunMovie
Raising Arizona1987Machine Shop Ear-BenderMovie
Broken Vows1987Detective MulliganTV Movie
Murder Ordained1987Vern HumphreyTV Movie
The Abduction of Kari Swenson1987Don NicholsTV Movie
Back to School1986Coach TurnbullMovie
The Best of Times1986CharlieMovie
Resting Place1986SargeTV Movie
The Deliberate Stranger1986Det. Sam DaviesTV Show
The Right of the People1986MayorTV Movie
Fletch1985Dr. DolanMovie
Amazing Stories1985GrandpaTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Peter (segment "Dealer's Choice")TV Show
Blood Simple.1984Private Detective Loren VisserMovie
Courage1984Colonel CrouseMovie
Grandview, U.S.A.1984Mr. ClarkMovie
Missing in Action1984Jack TuckerMovie
Scandalous1984Simon ReynoldsMovie
The Pope of Greenwich Village1984BurnsMovie
The Outlaws1984Warden MacDonaldTV Movie
You Are the Jury1984Samuel LynnTV Show
Silkwood1983Walt YarboroughMovie
After MASH1983Reverend HornTV Show
The Hitchhiker1983Detective UnderhillTV Show
Night Partners1983Joe KirbyTV Movie
Blade Runner1982BryantMovie
Cannery Row1982MackMovie
Fast-Walking1982Sergeant SangerMovie
The Escape Artist1982FritzMovie
Back Roads1981ArthurMovie
Reds1981Speaker - Liberal ClubMovie
East of Eden1981Sheriff Horace QuinnTV Show
Hellinger's Law1981Mr. GraebnerTV Movie
Brubaker1980C.P. 'Woody' WoodwardMovie
Ordinary People1980Salan - The Swim CoachMovie
Raise the Titanic1980Master Chief Vinnie WalkerMovie
City in Fear1980Sheldon LewisTV Movie
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane1980Harold PattonTV Movie
Skag1980MoranTV Show
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979Wally CantrellMovie
The Jerk1979MadmanMovie
The French Atlantic Affair1979HarryTV Show
The Gift1979The CommanderTV Movie
Dear Detective1979Capt. GorceyTV Show
No Other Love1979DeFrancoTV Movie
Straight Time1978Earl FrankMovie
Superdome1978WhitleyTV Movie
A Question of Guilt1978Inspector McCartneyTV Movie
Airport '771977Dr. WilliamsMovie
Slap Shot1977Dickie DunnMovie
Red Alert1977Sheriff SweeneyTV Movie
ABC Weekend Specials1977RoccoTV Show
James at 161977Coach FedersonTV Show
Bound for Glory1976Husband - Couple in Trailer AutomobileMovie
Mikey and Nicky1976Bus DriverMovie
Nickelodeon1976'Father' LoganMovie
Gibbsville1976YostieTV Show
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman1976Sergeant MalloyTV Show
The Invasion of Johnson County1976IrvineTV Movie
At Long Last Love1975HaroldMovie
The Prisoner of Second Avenue1975Joe - DoormanMovie
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic1975Mr. PetersonTV Movie
Baretta1975McDade, PotterTV Show
Kate McShane1975TV Show
Starsky and Hutch1975Freddie, Lloyd Herman EckworthTV Show
Crime Club1975Lieutenant Jack DoyleTV Movie
The Gambler1974Las Vegas GamblerMovie
Amy Prentiss1974TomTV Show
Little House on the Prairie1974CallahanTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Edgar BurchTV Show
Doctor Dan1974Mr. WallaceTV Movie
Kid Blue1973BarberMovie
Get to Know Your Rabbit1972Mr. WendelMovie
What's Up, Doc?1972Arresting OfficerMovie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Joe LempkeTV Show
The Bob Newhart Show1972Jack HooverTV Show
The Sandy Duncan Show1972Alex LembeckTV Show
The Don Rickles Show1972KingstonTV Show
Cold Turkey1971ArtMovie
Escape from the Planet of the Apes1971AideMovie
They Might Be Giants19711st Sanitation ManMovie
All in the Family1971Billy HartfieldTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971Officer AmesTV Show
Nichols1971Gabe McCutcheonTV Show
The Jimmy Stewart Show1971Lionel AtkinsTV Show
The Waltons1971David FletcherTV Show
End of the Road1970Crab Man, Tutu ManMovie
Little Big Man1970Shot Gun GuardMovie
The Traveling Executioner1970Warden BrodskiMovie
Arnie1970CliffTV Show
Alice's Restaurant1969Group W SergeantMovie
Midnight Cowboy1969Bus Passenger (uncredited)Movie
Stiletto1969Racing Partner (uncredited)Movie
The Skirts of Happy Chance1969HuffmanTV Movie
Julia1968Gus AndersonTV Show
Ironside1967Telegraph ClerkTV Show
N.Y.P.D.1967FreibischTV Show
The Doctors1963Jason RandallTV Show
Bonanza1959MatthesonTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954General PresserTV Show
ShriverProfessor Arthur BaldwinMovie
The Immaculate RoomMovie
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 16, 2013

He was great in every role he played.

heatherachaseheatherachaseJan 9, 2011

great in my BFW

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