J.T. Walsh

Highest Rated:
96% Sling Blade (1996)
Lowest Rated:
4% Wired (1989)
Birthday:
Sep 28
Birthplace:
San Francisco, California, USA
Bio:
Considered the very embodiment of a character actor, and one of the best of his kind, J.T. Walsh filled a need for hospital corner-executive types and glowering villains throughout a busy 15-year career. His penetrating, unblinking eyes brought a deadly seriousness to a spectrum of supporting…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Hidden Agenda
  • Actor
-- 1999
86% Pleasantville
  • Big Bob
-- 1998
75% The Negotiator
  • Terence Niebaum
-- 1998
Hope
  • Actor
-- 1997
80% Breakdown
  • Red Barr
-- 1997
Gang In Blue
  • Actor
-- 1996
56% The Low Life
  • Mike Sr.
-- 1996
20% Persons Unknown
  • Actor
-- 1996
Crime of the Century
  • Actor
-- 1996
Little Death
  • Actor
-- 1996
96% Sling Blade
  • Charles Bushman
-- 1996
17% The Babysitter
  • Harry Tucker
-- 1995
75% Nixon
  • John Ehlichman
-- 1995
Black Day Blue Night
  • Lt. John Quinn
-- 1995
63% Executive Decision
  • Senator Mavros
-- 1995
Sacred Cargo
  • Father Stanislav
-- 1995
Charlie's Ghost Story, (Charlie's Ghost: The Story of Coronado)
  • Actor
-- 1994
37% Blue Chips
  • Happy
-- 1994
94% Last Seduction
  • Frank Griffith
-- 1994
61% Miracle on 34th Street
  • Ed Collins
-- 1994
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade
  • Actor
-- 1994
Star Struck
  • Actor
-- 1994
80% The Client
  • McThune
-- 1994
24% Silent Fall
  • Sheriff Mitch Rivers
-- 1994
26% Needful Things
  • Danforth Keeton III
-- 1993
95% Red Rock West
  • Wayne
-- 1993
65% Indian Summer
  • Actor
-- 1993
Morning Glory
  • Sheriff Reese Goodloe
-- 1993
13% National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1
  • Desk Clerk
-- 1993
42% Sniper
  • Chester Van Damme
-- 1993
52% Hoffa
  • Fitzsimmons
-- 1992
Contact
  • Actor
-- 1992
81% A Few Good Men
  • Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Markinson
-- 1992
43% True Identity
  • Craig Houston
-- 1991
71% Backdraft
  • Martin Swayzak
-- 1991
Defenseless
  • Steven Seldes
-- 1991
Iron Maze
  • Jack Ruhle
-- 1991
90% The Grifters
  • Cole
-- 1990
58% Narrow Margin
  • Michael Tarlow
-- 1990
73% The Russia House
  • Quinn
-- 1990
88% Misery
  • Park Ranger (uncredited)
-- 1990
33% Crazy People
  • Charles F. Drucker
-- 1990
Why Me?
  • Francis Mahoney
-- 1990
4% Wired
  • Bob Woodward
-- 1989
94% The Big Picture
  • Allen Habel
-- 1989
56% Dad
  • Dr. Santana
-- 1989
44% Tequila Sunrise
  • Maguire
-- 1988
82% Things Change
  • Hotel Manager
-- 1988
Legends - Live at Montreux 1997
  • Wing
-- 1987
79% Tin Men
  • Actor
-- 1987
89% Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Sgt. Major Dickerson
-- 1987
96% House of Games
  • Businessman
-- 1987
55% Power
  • Jerome Cade
-- 1986
Hard Choices
  • Dep.Anderson
-- 1986
93% Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Ed Smythe
-- 1986
Right to Kill
  • Major Vegvary
-- 1985
The Beniker Gang
  • Principal Stoddard
-- 1985
Eddie Macon's Run
  • Men in Bar
-- 1983

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Quotes from J.T. Walsh's Characters

    1. Martin Swayzak: You see that glow in the corner of your eye. It's your career dissapation light and it's going into overtime.
    2. Stephen McCaffrey: If anyone's lights are about to go out, believe me they are yours.
    From Backdraft. Submitted by Nick S (2 years ago)
    1. Sgt. Major Dickerson: What does three up and three down mean to you Airman?
    2. Adrian Cronauer: End of an inning?
    From Good Morning, Vietnam. Submitted by sean b (2 years ago)
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