M. Emmet Walsh

Total Box Office:
 $272.4M
Highest Rated:
100% The Music of Chance (1993)
Lowest Rated:
5% Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Birthday:
Mar 22
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Rarely garnering a lead role, M. Emmet Walsh has become one of the busiest character actors in Hollywood, using his ruddy, seedy appearance to embody countless low-life strangers with unsavory agendas. In his rare sympathetic roles, he's also capable of generating genuine pathos for the put upon…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Love Sick Love
  • Ed
-- 2013
22% Arthur Newman
  • Zazek
$0.2M 2013
92% Calvary
  • Actor
-- 2013
The Traveling Executioner
  • Actor
-- 2012
33% The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  • Uncle Bub
$51.9M 2012
66% Youth in Revolt
  • Mr. Saunders
$15.2M 2010
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency
  • Chief Van Owen
-- 2009
40% Don McKay
  • Samuel
-- 2009
Haunted Echoes
  • Actor
-- 2008
11% Big Stan
  • Lew Popper
-- 2008
33% Sherman's Way
  • Hoyt
-- 2008
Your Name Here
  • Actor
-- 2008
Chasing 3000
  • Actor
-- 2007
47% Man in the Chair
  • Mickey Hopkins
-- 2007
Greener Mountains
  • Actor
-- 2006
35% Racing Stripes
  • Woodzie
$49.2M 2005
5% Christmas with the Kranks
  • Walt Scheel
$73.7M 2004
24% Snow Dogs
  • George
$81.1M 2002
69% Christmas in the Clouds
  • Stu O'Malley
-- 2001
56% Poor White Trash
  • Judge Pike
-- 2000
Eyeball Eddie
  • Actor
-- 2000
20% Wild Wild West
  • Coleman
-- 1999
Baggage
  • Actor
-- 1999
97% The Iron Giant
  • Earl Stutz
-- 1999
Jack of Hearts
  • Actor
-- 1999
Erasable You
  • Ralph Worth
-- 1998
13% Chairman of the Board
  • Freemont
-- 1998
59% Twilight
  • Lester Ivar
-- 1998
Men in White (National Lampoon's Men in White)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Me and Will
  • Actor
-- 1998
57% Retroactive
  • Sam
-- 1997
71% My Best Friend's Wedding
  • Joe O'Neal
-- 1997
The Killing Jar
  • Actor
-- 1997
72% Romeo + Juliet
  • Apothecary
-- 1996
Portraits of a Killer
  • Actor
-- 1996
The Lottery
  • Actor
-- 1996
44% Albino Alligator
  • Dino
-- 1996
67% A Time to Kill
  • Defense Psychologist
-- 1996
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
  • Actor
-- 1995
Criminal Hearts
  • Actor
-- 1995
27% Panther
  • Dorsett
-- 1995
36% Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home
  • Wilcox
-- 1995
64% The Glass Shield (The Johnny Johnson Trial)
  • Hal
-- 1994
Broken Vows
  • Actor
-- 1994
Dead Badge
  • Actor
-- 1994
18% Camp Nowhere
  • T.R. Polk
-- 1994
Relative Fear (The Child)
  • Earl
-- 1994
100% The Music of Chance
  • Calvin Murks
-- 1993
Four Eyes And Six Guns
  • Actor
-- 1993
33% Equinox
  • Pete Petosa
-- 1993
Bitter Harvest
  • Sheriff Bob
-- 1993
25% Wilder Napalm
  • Fire Chief
-- 1993
43% White Sands
  • Bert Gibson
-- 1992
Killer Image
  • John Kane
-- 1992
The Naked Truth
  • Actor
-- 1992
Fourth Story, (Basic Deception)
  • Harry
-- 1990
The Flash
  • Henry Allen
-- 1990
58% Narrow Margin
  • Sgt. Dominick Benti
-- 1990
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat
  • Steve Bailey
-- 1990
War Party (War Game)
  • Colin Detweiler
-- 1989
Catch Me If You Can
  • Johnny Phatmun
-- 1989
17% Chattahoochee
  • Morris
-- 1989
10% Red Scorpion
  • Dewey Ferguson
-- 1989
Thunderground
  • Actor
-- 1989
88% The Mighty Quinn
  • Miller
-- 1989
59% The Milagro Beanfield War
  • The Governor
-- 1988
55% Clean and Sober
  • Richard Dirks
-- 1988
Broken Vows
  • Actor
-- 1987
44% Harry and the Hendersons
  • George Henderson Sr.
-- 1987
Abduction
  • Don Nichols
-- 1987
50% No Man's Land
  • Capt. Haun
-- 1987
90% Raising Arizona
  • Machine Shop Earbender
-- 1987
Murder Ordained
  • Vern Humphrey
-- 1987
84% Back to School
  • Coach Turnbull
-- 1986
57% Critters
  • Harv
-- 1986
33% The Best of Times
  • Charlie
-- 1986
Resting Place
  • Sarge
-- 1986
Rich Hall's Vanishing America
  • Actor
-- 1986
The Deliberate Stranger
  • Detective Sam Davies
-- 1986
13% Wildcats
  • Coes
-- 1986
75% Fletch
  • Dr. Dolan
-- 1985
Courage (Raw Courage)
  • Col.Crouse
-- 1984
89% The Pope of Greenwich Village
  • Burns
-- 1984
23% Missing in Action
  • Tuck
-- 1984
Scandalous
  • Simon Reynolds
-- 1984
Grandview, U.S.A.
  • Mr. Clark
-- 1984
94% Blood Simple
  • Visser
-- 1984
Night Partners
  • Actor
-- 1983
70% Silkwood
  • Walt Yarborough
-- 1983
Woman Who Willed a Miracle
  • Joe Lemke
-- 1983
91% Blade Runner
  • Harry Bryant
$1.2M 1982
Escape Artist
  • Fritz
-- 1982
Fast-Walking
  • Sgt. Sanger
-- 1982
80% Cannery Row
  • Mack
-- 1982
Blade Runner (The Final Cut)
  • Harry Bryant
-- 1982
94% Reds
  • Speaker at the Liberal Club
-- 1981
50% Back Roads
  • Arthur
-- 1981
50% Raise the Titanic
  • MCPO Vinnie Giordino
-- 1980
92% Ordinary People
  • Swim Coach
-- 1980
City in Fear
  • Sheldon Lewis
-- 1980
85% Slap Shot
  • Dickie Dunn
-- 1980
75% Brubaker
  • C.P. Woodward
-- 1980
High Noon: Part Two: The Return of Will Kane
  • Harold Patton
-- 1980
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
  • Wally Cantrell
-- 1979
84% The Jerk
  • Madman
-- 1979
Tendre Poulet (Dear Detective) (Dear Inspector)
  • Actor
-- 1979
100% Straight Time
  • Earl Frank
-- 1978
A Question Of Guilt
  • Actor
-- 1978
Red Alert
  • Actor
-- 1977
40% Airport '77
  • Dr. Williams
-- 1977
82% Bound for Glory
  • Actor
-- 1976
14% Nickelodeon
  • Logan
-- 1976
Invasion of Johnson County
  • Actor
-- 1976
82% Mikey and Nicky
  • Bus Driver
-- 1976
17% At Long Last Love
  • Harold
-- 1975
The Prisoner of Second Avenue
  • Actor
-- 1974
86% The Gambler
  • Las Vegas Gambler
-- 1974
Kid Blue
  • Barber
-- 1973
90% Serpico
  • Gallagher
-- 1973
89% What's Up, Doc?
  • Arresting Officer
-- 1972
Get to Know Your Rabbit
  • Mr. Wendel
-- 1972
78% Escape from the Planet of the Apes
  • Aide
-- 1971
Cold Turkey
  • Art
-- 1971
78% They Might Be Giants
  • 1st Sanitation Man
-- 1971
End of the Road
  • Actor
-- 1970
96% Little Big Man
  • Shotgun Guard
-- 1970
89% Midnight Cowboy
  • Actor
-- 1969
Stiletto
  • Actor
-- 1969
67% Alice's Restaurant
  • Group W Sergeant
-- 1969
17% Sunset
  • Chief Dibner
-- 1927


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
'Til Death
2006-2010
  • Uncle Rudolph
2010

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Quotes from M. Emmet Walsh's Characters

    1. Uncle Bub: Did you know I invented the peanut butter and jelly sandwich?
    2. Timothy: Did you know I'm a great fan of your work?
    From The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Submitted by Frances H (8 months ago)
    1. Harry Bryant: You know the score,pal. If you're not a cop, you're little people!
    From Blade Runner. Submitted by Kenneth R (17 months ago)
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