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M. Emmet Walsh is a Actor American born on 22 march 1935 at Ogdensburg (USA)

M. Emmet Walsh

M. Emmet Walsh
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Birth name Michael Emmet Walsh
Nationality USA
Birth 22 march 1935 (85 years) at Ogdensburg (USA)

Michael Emmet Walsh (born March 22, 1935) is an American actor who has appeared in over 200 film and television productions.

Biography

D'origine irlandaise, M. Emmet Walsh grandit dans le Vermont et étudie à l'université Clarkson. Dans les années 1960, il tient des rôles dans des séries télévisées comme le soap opera The Doctors. En 1978, il est remarqué dans Le Récidiviste, où il tient le rôle d'un auxiliaire de justice odieux, et donne la réplique à Dustin Hoffman. L'année suivante, il joue dans la comédie Un vrai schnock, avec Steve Martin. Devenu un acteur de second rôles très demandé, il multiplie les apparitions au cinéma et à la télévision. Dans Blade Runner, il tient le rôle du capitaine Bryant. En 1985, il interprète un personnage de détective privé corrompu et repoussant dans Sang pour sang, des frères Coen, qui lui vaut le Spirit Award du meilleur acteur.

Best films

Wild Wild West (1999)
(Actor)
Fletch (1985)
(Actor)
Blade Runner (1982)
(Actor)

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Dave Grusin
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Graham Jarvis
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of M. Emmet Walsh (109 films)

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Actor

Knives Out
Knives Out (2019)
, 2h10
Directed by Rian Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Assassinat
Actors Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Plummer, Toni Collette
Roles Mr. Proofroc
Rating78% 3.949193.949193.949193.949193.94919
Le romancier Harlan Thrombey convie dans son manoir sa famille, aussi excentrique que dysfonctionnelle, pour célébrer son 85e anniversaire. Mais le lendemain matin, le riche patriarche est retrouvé mort la gorge tranchée. Alors que tout indique un suicide, le détective privé Benoit Blanc s'invite dans l'enquête de l'inspecteur Elliott et commence à suspecter un meurtre.
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians
Actors Victor Webster, Ellen Hollman, Barry Bostwick, Will Kemp, M. Emmet Walsh, Brandon Hardesty
Roles Gorak
Rating41% 2.077282.077282.077282.077282.07728
Mathayus and his partner Drazen (who is under the Akkadian's tutelage) infiltrate the palace of Skizzura to find and acquire an artifact known as the Urn of Kings for King Zakkour of Al-Moraad. In the process, they are discovered and a short fight ensues, revealing Drazen to be a traitor who was really after the Urn.
Calvary
Calvary (2014)
, 1h45
Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about religion
Actors Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Isaac de Bankolé, M. Emmet Walsh
Roles The Writer
Rating73% 3.698123.698123.698123.698123.69812
In a confessional, a parishioner talks to Father James about his horrific childhood sexual abuse by a priest. He says he will kill James at the beach the next Sunday, because James is a good man and it would be worse and more disconcerting for the Catholic Church than killing a bad priest; in any case, the offender has already died.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green, 1h44
Directed by Peter Hedges
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Films about adoption, Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Dianne Wiest, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ron Livingston
Roles Uncle Bub
Rating66% 3.302543.302543.302543.302543.30254
The film is told from the perspective of Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton), as they explain their experience with Timothy (CJ Adams) in an effort to persuade an adoption agency to allow the couple to adopt a child.
The Raven
The Raven (2012)
, 1h51
Directed by James McTeigue
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors John Cusack, Alice Eve, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Luke Evans, Kevin McNally, Brendan Gleeson
Roles Geselbracht
Rating63% 3.1994753.1994753.1994753.1994753.199475
In 19th-century Baltimore, Maryland, several policemen discover a murdered woman sprawled on the floor of her apartment, which was locked from the inside. While police search for the killer's means of escape, they discover a second corpse in the chimney, later identified as the 12-year-old daughter of the first victim. A celebrated detective, Emmett Fields, is called to assist in the investigation and discovers that the crime resembles a fictional murder in the short story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" that he had once read.
Arthur Newman, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, David Andrews, Sterling Beaumon, Kristin Lehman
Rating57% 2.8507252.8507252.8507252.8507252.850725
Former pro golfer Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) is struggling with boredom, depression, and a life from which he longs to escape. Trapped in an unfulfilling FedEx floor manager job in Florida, he finds little comfort in his failed first marriage or his current relationship with his girlfriend Mina (Anne Heche). He has even become estranged from his teenage son Kevin (Lucas Hedges) who has come to resent him. Driven to desperate measures, Wallace decides that he needs a new start and a new life.
Youth in Revolt, 1h30
Directed by Miguel Arteta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Mary Kay Place, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Long
Roles Mr. Saunders
Rating63% 3.1983753.1983753.1983753.1983753.198375
Shy, socially inept teenager Nick Twisp lives with his mother, Estelle, and her boyfriend, Jerry, in Oakland, California. When Jerry owes money to a group of sailors, he takes Estelle and Nick to a trailer park in Clearlake where Nick meets Sheeni Saunders, a bright young woman his age, with an interest in French culture and who shares Nick's musical taste. Despite Sheeni's boyfriend, Trent Preston, they become romantically involved. Nick purchases a dog for Sheeni named Albert (after Albert Camus), but the dog rips up the family bible and Sheeni's parents ban it from the house.
Don McKay
Don McKay (2009)
, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Thomas Haden Church, Elisabeth Shue, Melissa Leo, James Rebhorn, Keith David, M. Emmet Walsh
Roles Samuel
Rating57% 2.897852.897852.897852.897852.89785
Don McKay (Thomas Haden Church) is a lonely high school janitor who one day receives a letter from his high school sweetheart, Sonny (Elisabeth Shue). In it, she asks him to come visit her back in their home town, because she is dying of an unnamed disease. At first he is reluctant because he had been a suspect in a murder case there years before, but Don decides to go. He arrives and gets a ride to Sonny's house by an eccentric cab driver named Samuel (M. Emmet Walsh).
Sherman's Way
Directed by Craig Saavedra
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Documentary
Actors James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Michael Shulman, Lacey Chabert, Brooke Nevin, Tad Hilgenbrink
Rating55% 2.7580452.7580452.7580452.7580452.758045
The life of Yale law student Sherman (Michael Shulman, Party of Five) takes an unexpected turn when he decides to follow his girlfriend’s (Lacey Chabert, Not Another Teen Movie) advice and take more chances in life. She meant their relationship. But Sherman’s new spontaneity lands him in the car seat next to Palmer (James LeGros, Sleeper Cell, Ally McBeal), a washed-up, cheerfully eccentric former Olympic athlete.
Your Name Here, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Transport films, Road movies
Actors Bill Pullman, Taryn Manning, Harold Perrineau, Jr., Traci Lords, M. Emmet Walsh, Ivana Miličević
Roles Kroger
Rating45% 2.2602552.2602552.2602552.2602552.260255
During the summer of 1974, science-fiction writer William J. Frick (Bill Pullman) is having a meltdown. Despite having numerous popular titles to his credit, Frick is penniless. His ex-wives and ex-girlfriends are hounding him, and the IRS has sent Agent Duke (Dave Sheridan) to investigate his property and holdings. Bikers are mixing meth in his garage and having drug parties in his home. His final masterpiece, an account of his collision with God in an East L.A. taco stand, is nearly complete and actress Nikki Principal (Taryn Manning) encourage his writing, telling him that it has the power to change the world. However, after an inadvertent dose of a powdery white mescaline substance, Frick wakes up to discover himself lost in a series of alternate realities.
Big Stan
Big Stan (2007)
, 1h49
Directed by Rob Schneider
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Prison films, Sports films, Martial arts films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jennifer Morrison, Scott Wilson, Henry Gibson, Richard Kind, Jackson Rathbone, M. Emmet Walsh
Roles Lew Popper
Rating61% 3.0990453.0990453.0990453.0990453.099045
A real estate con artist named Stan Minton (Rob Schneider) panics when he learns that he is going to prison for fraud. Stan's fear of jail-house rape leads him to hire the mysterious guru known as "The Master" (David Carradine) who helps transform him into a creative martial-arts expert. During his incarceration, Stan uses his new-found skills to intimidate his fellow prisoners and prevents the prisoners from hitting or raping each other.
Man in the Chair, 1h47
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Christopher Plummer, Michael Angarano, M. Emmet Walsh, Robert Wagner, Mimi Kennedy, Mitch Pileggi
Roles Mickey Hopkins
Rating70% 3.544713.544713.544713.544713.54471
Cameron Kincaid (Angarano) est un jeune délinquant qui veut participer à une compétition étudiante de cinéma amateur. Il rencontre Flash (Plummer), un amer et alcoolique électricien de plateau à la retraite qui a travaillé sur plusieurs chefs-d'œuvre (dont Citizen Kane). Flash accepte d'aider Cameron. Il utilise ses différents contacts avec le milieu du cinéma (pour la plupart, des retraités) et devient une sorte de mentor non conventionnel pour le jeune.
Racing Stripes, 1h42
Directed by Frederik Du Chau, Frederik Du Chau
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Horse sports in film, Sport hippique
Actors Frankie Muniz, Hayden Panettiere, Bruce Greenwood, Mandy Moore, M. Emmet Walsh, Dustin Hoffman
Roles Woodzie
Rating52% 2.6054152.6054152.6054152.6054152.605415
During a thunderstorm, a traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The foal is rescued by widower Nolan Walsh, a former Thoroughbred-racehorse trainer who retired when his wife, a jockey, died in a racing accident. Nolan takes the zebra home to his farm and leaves it under the care of his daughter Channing "Chan" Walsh, who names him "Stripes". Stripes befriends the other farmyard animals, including Saanen goat Franny and Shetland pony Tucker. One day, he becomes convinced that he is destined for the nearby racetrack, the Kentucky Open, after watching a race, not realizing that he is a zebra and is not qualified to race.
Christmas with the Kranks, 1h38
Directed by Joe Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Erik Per Sullivan, Julie Gonzalo, Jake Busey
Roles Walt Scheel
Rating54% 2.7021852.7021852.7021852.7021852.702185
After Riverside, Illinois couple Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) see their daughter, Blair (Julie Gonzalo) depart for a Peace Corps assignment in Peru on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, empty nest syndrome sets in. Luther calculates the couple spent $6,132 during the previous year's holiday season and, not looking forward to celebrating Christmas without their daughter, he suggests they invest the money usually spent on decorations, gifts, and entertainment and treat themselves to a ten-day Caribbean cruise instead. Skeptical at first, Nora finally agrees under the condition that they still give a donation to the church and Children's Hospital. Luther tries to refuse but finally agrees and they begin planning the trip.