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M. Emmet Walsh ACTOR

M. Emmet Walsh was born on March 22nd, 1935 in Ogdensburg, New York with the birth name Michael Emmet Walsh, born to Agnes Katharine and Harry Maurice Walsh, Sr.  He graduated from Tilton School and then went on to earn his college degree from Clarkson University School of Business.
His career in the industry began in the late 1960's appearing on the television series, "N.Y.P.D." and un-credited film roles in, "Midnight Cowboy" (1969) starring Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Salt and Barnard Hughes and "Stiletto" (1969) starring Alex Cord, Britt Ekland, Barbara McNair, Roy Scheider, Joseph Wiseman, John Dehner, Raul Julia, Eduardo Ciannelli and Patrick O'Neal.

As his career progressed he began adding more substantial roles to his resume appearing in such films as, "What's Up Doc?" (1972) starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Murphy and Madeline Kahn, the disaster film "Airport '77" (1977) starring Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten, Christopher Lee, George Kennedy, Lee Grant, Monte Markham, Gil Gerard, Robert Foxworth, Brenda Vaccaro, Darren McGavin, Kathleen Quinlan and Olivia de Havilland, "Slap Shot" (1977) starring Paul Newman, Lindsay Crouse, Strother Martin, Swoosie Kurtz, Jennifer Warren and Michael Ontkean, "Straight Time" (1978) starring Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton and Kathy Bates, "The Jerk" (1979) co-starring Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Mabel King, Dick O'Neill and Jackie Mason, "Brubaker" (1980) starring Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Tim McIntire, Nathan George, David Keith, Everett McGill, Murray Hamilton, Matt Clark, Jane Alexander, Morgan Freeman and Nicolas Cage, "Reds" (1981) starring alongside Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski, Paul Sorvino, Maureen Stapleton, Gene Hackman, Ramon Bieri and Nicolas Coster, "Blade Runner" (1982) starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Edward James Olmos, "Silkwood" (1983) starring Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Craig T. Nelson, Fred Ward and Cher Sarkisian "Blood Simple" (1984) co-starring John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya and Samm-Art Williams, "Raising Arizona" (1987) starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, Trey Wilson, Sam McMurray and Randall 'Tex' Cobb, "Killer Image" (1992) starring Michael Ironside, John Pyper-Ferguson, Krista Errickson, Chantelle Jenkins and Paul Austin, "The Music of Chance" (1993) starring James Spader, Mandy Patinkin, Joel Grey, Charles Durning, Christopher Penn and Samantha Mathis and the romantic comedy "My Best Friend's Wedding" (1997) a romantic comedy film starring Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett and Philip Bosco.
Along with his many successful film roles he has also appeared in numerous television series such as, "Ironside", "Bonanza", "Nichols", "The Rockford Files", "The Waltons", "The Jimmy Stewart Show", "Baretta", "James at Sixteen", "Dear Detective", "Little House on the Prairie", "The Hitchiker", "The Twilight Zone", "Amazing Stories", "Unsub", "The Flash" and "Home Improvement".
M. Emmet Walsh remains working in the industry with some of his latest roles being on the television series, "Damages" and his latest film role, "Love, Sick Love" (2012).  He continues to work in Los Angeles, California but resides in West Swanton, Vermont.


2012         Love Sick Love 
2010-2012     Pound Puppies 
2012         Damages 
2012         The Odd Life of Timothy Green
2012         Army Wives 
2010         Chasing 3000
2010         'Til Death
2010         The Assignment
2009         Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency
2009         Youth in Revolt
2009         Don McKay
2008         Haunted Echoes 
2008         Your Name Here
2008         Sherman's Way
2007         Big Stan
2007         Man in the Chair
2005         Greener Mountains
2005         Racing Stripes
2004         Christmas with the Kranks
2003         The Guardian
2003         Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales 
2003         Charlie Lawrence 
2003         Baggage
2002         What's New, Scooby-Doo? 
2002         Snow Dogs
2001         Frasier
2001         The Mind of the Married Man
2001         Night Visions
2001         Gideon's Crossing 
2001         Christmas in the Clouds
2001         Eyeball Eddie 
2000         Ed
2000         Jack of Hearts
2000         Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family 
2000         Poor White Trash
2000         NYPD Blue 
1999         Monster! 
1999         Me and Will
1999         Random Hearts
1999         Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot
1999         The Wild Thornberrys 
1999         Dead Badge
1999         The Iron Giant
1999         Wild Wild West
1999         The X-Files
1998         Nightmare in Big Sky Country
1998         Men in White
1998         Erasable You
1998         Chairman of the Board
1998         Tracey Takes On...
1998         Twilight
1997         King of the Hill
1997         My Best Friend's Wedding
1997         The Killing Jar
1997         Retroactive
1996         Early Edition 
1996         Madness of Method
1996         Romeo + Juliet
1996         The Lottery 
1996         Albino Alligator
1996         A Time to Kill
1996         Portraits of a Killer
1996         The Outer Limits
1996         The Nerd
1995         Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home
1995         From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 
1995         Panther
1995         Criminal Hearts
1994         Home Improvement
1994         Probable Cause
1994         Camp Nowhere
1994         Relative Fear
1994         The Glass Shield
1994         Cops and Robbersons
1993         Bitter Harvest
1993         Wilder Napalm
1993         The Naked Truth
1993         The Jackie Thomas Show 
1993         The Music of Chance
1992         Four Eyes and Six-Guns
1992         Wild Card
1992         Equinox
1992         White Sands
1992         Killer Image
1991         Silverfox
1991         Fourth Story
1990         The Flash 
1990         The Civil War
1990         Narrow Margin
1990         Love and Lies 
1989         Catch Me If You Can
1989         Chattahoochee
1989         Tales from the Crypt 
1989         Thunderground
1989         Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat
1989         Unsub
1989         The Mighty Quinn
1989         Brotherhood of the Rose 
1988         Red Scorpion
1988         War Party
1988         Clean and Sober
1988         Sunset
1988         The Milagro Beanfield War
1987         No Man's Land
1987         Harry and the Hendersons
1987         Murder Ordained
1987         The Abduction of Kari Swenson 
1987         Raising Arizona
1987         Broken Vows 
1986         Amazing Stories
1986         Hero in the Family 
1986         Back to School
1986         The Deliberate Stranger 
1986         Resting Place
1986         Critters
1986         Wildcats
1986         The Best of Times
1986         The Right of the People 
1986         The Hitchhiker 
1986         Vanishing America
1985         The Twilight Zone
1985         ABC Weekend Specials
1985         Fletch
1984         Missing in Action
1984         Blood Simple.
1984         Grandview, U.S.A.
1984         The Outlaws 
1984         The Pope of Greenwich Village
1984         You Are the Jury 
1984         Scandalous
1984         Courage
1983         Silkwood
1983         Night Partners 
1983         ABC Afterschool Specials 
1982         Blade Runner
1982         The Escape Artist
1982         Fast-Walking
1982         Cannery Row
1981         Reds
1981         Little House on the Prairie 
1981         Back Roads
1981         Hellinger's Law
1981         East of Eden
1980         High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane 
1980         Ordinary People
1980         Raise the Titanic
1980         Brubaker
1980         City in Fear
1980         Skag 
1979         The Gift 
1979         The Jerk
1979         The French Atlantic Affair
1979         The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
1979         Dear Detective
1979         No Other Love 
1978         James at 16
1978         Straight Time
1978         A Question of Guilt 
1978         Superdome 
1976-1978     Starsky and Hutch
1977         Red Alert 
1977         Airport '77
1977         Slap Shot
1976         Gibbsville
1976         Nickelodeon
1976         Mikey and Nicky
1976         Bound for Glory
1976         The Invasion of Johnson County
1975-1976     Baretta
1975         Crime Club
1975         The Prisoner of Second Avenue
1975         The Waltons 
1975         At Long Last Love
1975         Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic 
1975         The Rockford Files 
1974         Amy Prentiss 
1974         McMillan & Wife 
1974         The Gambler
1974         Doctor Dan
1973         Serpico
1973         Kid Blue
1972         The Sandy Duncan Show 
1972         The Bob Newhart Show 
1972         Get to Know Your Rabbit
1972         What's Up, Doc?
1971-1972     Nichols 
1972         The Don Rickles Show 
1971         Bonanza 
1971         Ironside 
1971         The Jimmy Stewart Show 
1971         All in the Family
1971         They Might Be Giants
1971         Escape from the Planet of the Apes
1971         Cold Turkey
1971         Julia 
1970         Arnie 
1970         Little Big Man
1970         The Traveling Executioner
1970         End of the Road
1969         Alice's Restaurant
1969         Stiletto
1969         The Skirts of Happy Chance 
1969         Midnight Cowboy
1969         N.Y.P.D.

Matinee Classics - Slap Shot starring Paul Newman, Strother Martin, Michael Ontkean, Jennifer Warren, Lindsay Crouse, Jerry Houser, Andrew Duncan, Jeff Carlson, David Hanson, Yvon Barrette, Allan F. Nicholls, Brad Sullivan, Stephen Mendillo, Yvan Ponton, Matthew Cowles, Kathryn Walker, Melinda Dillon, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz, Paul D'Amato, Ronald L. Docken, Guido Tenesi, Jean Rosario Tetreault, Christopher Murney, Myron Odegaard, Blake Ball, Ned Dowd, Gracie Head, Nancy Dowd, Barbara Short
Matinee Classics - Sunset starring Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell, Mariel Hemingway, Kathleen Quinlan, Jennifer Edwards, Patricia Hodge, Richard Bradford, M. Emmet Walsh, Joe Dallesandro, Andreas Katsulas, Dann Florek, Bill Marcus, Michael C. Gwynne and Dermot Mulroney

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