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Kenneth Welsh is a Actor Canadien born on 30 march 1942 at Edmonton (Canada)

Kenneth Welsh

Kenneth Welsh
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Nationality Canada
Birth 30 march 1942 at Edmonton (Canada)
Death 6 may 2022 (at 80 years)

Kenneth Welsh, CM (born March 30, 1942) is a Canadian-American film and television actor (sometimes credited as Ken Welsh). He is known to Twin Peaks fans as the multi-faceted villain Windom Earle, and played the father of Katharine Hepburn (Cate Blanchett) in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator. He lives outside of Toronto.

Best films

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kenneth Welsh (97 films)

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And the Birds Rained Down
Directed by Louise Archambault
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Rémy Girard, Ève Landry, Kenneth Welsh, Marie-Ginette Guay
Roles Boychuck
Rating72% 3.6373.6373.6373.6373.637
Trois ermites aînés, Charlie (Gilbert Sicotte), Tom (Rémy Girard) et Boychuck (Kenneth Welsh), vivent dans la forêt de l'abitibienne, isolés du reste du monde. Après la mort de l'ermite aîné, Boychuck, peintre à ses heures, les deux hommes font une découverte étonnante : des centaines de peintures faisant écho à sa tragique expérience liée à des incendies de forêt qui menacent la région. Aux funérailles de leur compagnon, les deux hommes font la rencontre de Gertrude (Andrée Lachapelle), qui fut internée à l'âge de 16 ans pour des motifs religieux. Gertrude veut fuir la clinique médicale et aboutit chez Charlie et Tom qui se rebutent au début ; nouvelle vie, nouvelle identité, Gertrude devient Marie-Desneige. S'en suit un idylle amoureuse touchante et lumineuse.
The Void
The Void (2016)
, 1h30
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Ellen Wong, Kathleen Munroe, Kenneth Welsh, Art Hindle
Roles Dr. Richard Powell
Rating59% 2.950962.950962.950962.950962.95096
Un agent de police découvre un homme ensanglanté sur une route déserte et l'emmène en urgence à l'hôpital. Rapidement d'étranges individus entourent le lieu et les patients commencent à devenir fou. Le policier va alors découvrir, à l'intérieur de l'hôpital, une porte vers un monde démoniaque.
The Art of the Steal, 1h30
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Transport films, Motocyclette, Heist films
Actors Jay Baruchel, Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon, Terence Stamp, Katheryn Winnick, Devon Bostick
Roles 'Uncle' Paddy MacCarthy
Rating62% 3.148513.148513.148513.148513.14851
It begins with a soliloquy by Crunch Calhoun as he begins his seven-year prison sentence, courtesy of his brother, Nicky Calhoun. A flashback reveals the heist involving the two men that had gone wrong, resulting in Nicky's capture and subsequent betrayal of Crunch. Once released, Crunch works as a motorcycle stunt performer/daredevil alongside girlfriend Lola and an apprentice, Francie. Meanwhile, Nicky steals a painting by Georges Seurat with the help of a partner whom he later double crosses. The partner seeks out and threatens Crunch to get information on Nicky's whereabouts. Shortly afterwards, Crunch informs an old colleague of his, 'Uncle' Paddy, that he's ready to work again. At Paddy's place, he and Francie run into Nicky.
The Story of Luke, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes, Al Sapienza, Kristin Bauer, Kenneth Welsh
Roles Jonas
Rating70% 3.5461053.5461053.5461053.5461053.546105
Abandoned as a child by his mother because of his autism, Luke was raised by his grandparents who offered him a loving but sheltered upbringing. When his grandmother suddenly dies, Luke, now 25, and his senile grandpa Jonas are forced to move in with "the relatives": uncle Paul, aunt Cindy and cousins Brad and Megan. The adjustment is difficult for everybody and grandpa Jonas is soon moved to a nursing home, not before leaving Luke with his final coherent words: “Get a job. Find a girl. Live your own life. Be a man!” Although his dysfunctional relatives don't know what to do with him, Luke now has a mission.
Cottage Country
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Action, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Malin Åkerman, Tyler Labine, Dan Petronijevic, Lucy Punch, Benjamin Ayres, Kenneth Welsh
Roles Earl
Rating55% 2.79772.79772.79772.79772.7977
Todd (Labine) wants everything to be perfect at his family cottage where he plans to propose to Cammie (Åkerman). But things go wrong when Todd's slacker brother Salinger (Petronijevic) and his free-spirited girlfriend Masha (Punch) show up. Todd accidentally kills his brother with an axe, Cammie is determined not to let murder stand in the way of their happiness.
Rewind (2013)

Directed by Jack Bender
Genres Science fiction
Actors Jeff Fahey, David Cronenberg, Robbie Jones, Keisha Castle-Hugues, Shane McRae, Kenneth Welsh
Roles President
Rating59% 2.997332.997332.997332.997332.99733
The film opens with an apparent terrorist attack involving a nuclear device which destroys New York City killing 9 million people. The perpetrator, Benjamin Rourke, a Nobel prize winning physicist, had become embittered by the death of his wife, and had devised a means to travel in time; he had engineered the bomb plot to force the US Government to build his machine in order to send agents back to prevent the disaster happening. He had also arranged matters that the only way to do this was to have them prevent his wife's death. The story describes the process of the team, CIA agents Sean Knox and Danny Gates, and scientist Lyndsay Bryce, arriving at this conclusion and their efforts to achieve this without doing too much damage/damaging to the time-line.
Survival of the Dead, 1h25
Directed by George A. Romero
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe, Devon Bostick, Athena Karkanis, Joris Jarsky
Roles Patrick O'Flynn
Rating48% 2.401472.401472.401472.401472.40147
The prologue follows the actions of National Guard Sergeant "Nicotine" Crockett, who along with Kenny, Francisco and Tomboy, desert their posts and rob the protagonists of the previous film.
Adoration (2009)
, 1h40
Directed by Atom Egoyan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about terrorism
Actors Rachel Blanchard, Scott Speedman, Devon Bostick, Arsinée Khanjian, Kenneth Welsh, Noam Jenkins
Roles Morris
Rating62% 3.147083.147083.147083.147083.14708
High school French teacher Sabine reads to her class as a translation exercise a French newspaper report of a terrorist who planted a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend. If the bomb had detonated, it would have killed her, her unborn child, and many others, but it was discovered in time by Israeli security personnel. Egoyan based the story partly on the 1986 Hindawi affair.
Grey Gardens
Directed by Michael Sucsy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about films, Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Malcolm Gets, Daniel Baldwin, Kenneth Welsh
Roles Max Gordon
Rating73% 3.6961453.6961453.6961453.6961453.696145
The film is based on the life stories of the eccentric paternal aunt and first cousin of Jackie Kennedy, both named Edith Bouvier Beale. The elder Edith Bouvier Beale was the sister of Jackie Kennedy's father John Vernou Bouvier III and was referred to as "Big Edie", her daughter was referred to as "Little Edie". The Beale women were members of NYC high society, but in their later years, withdrew from the New York City life, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home/estate Grey Gardens.
The Last Templar, 4h
Directed by Paolo Barzman
Origin Canada
Genres Fantastic, Action, Adventure
Actors Mira Sorvino, Scott Foley, Victor Garber, Omar Sharif, Kenneth Welsh, Anthony Lemke
Rating45% 2.2520952.2520952.2520952.2520952.252095
Une grande soirée est organisée au Metropolitan Museum of Art à New York pour présenter en exclusivité les extraordinaires trésors du Vatican. Soudain quatre hommes surgissent dans le musée en costume de Templiers, semant le chaos sur leur passage, et dérobent un des objets exposés.
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, 1h40
Directed by Patricia Rozema
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Children's films
Actors Abigail Breslin, Chris O'Donnell, Julia Ormond, Max Thieriot, Jane Krakowski, Wallace Shawn
Roles Uncle Hendrick
Rating64% 3.248793.248793.248793.248793.24879
In June 1934, Kit Kittredge (Abigail Breslin) is determined to become a reporter, and she writes articles on the typewriter in her attic while drama unfolds beneath her. The mortgage on her house is about to be foreclosed because her father lost his car dealership and couldn't keep up with the payments. He has gone to Chicago, Illinois to search for work, and to make some income her mother takes in an odd assortment of boarders, including magician Mr. Berk, dance instructor Miss Dooley, and mobile library driver Miss Bond.
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride, 1h29
Directed by Leslie Hope
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Joanna García, Helen Shaver, Luke Perry, Jason Priestley, Kenneth Welsh, Lucas Bryant
Roles Jack
Rating55% 2.757572.757572.757572.757572.75757
A wedding planner named Roxanne (García) tries to foil her mother's plans to get married to a man she just met by sabotaging their Christmas wedding. But she soon finds herself falling in love just as quickly as her mother did.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, 1h32
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Monde imaginaire, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Political films, Dystopian films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington
Roles Dr. Jeff Wagner
Rating56% 2.8000852.8000852.8000852.8000852.800085
As Reed Richards and Sue Storm prepare for their wedding, a silver object enters Earth's atmosphere, creating 1 mile wide craters across the Earth. General Hager asks Reed to track and identify its movements. He initially refuses, to appease Sue, who feels he is again neglecting her for his work. However, he secretly builds a radar tracker to locate the object, as the Army requests.