M. Emmet Walsh Net Worth

M. Emmet Walsh Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

M. Emmet Walsh Biography

M. Emmett Walsh, also referred to as Michael Emmett Walsh, can be an American actor who includes a net worthy of of $1.5 million dollars. Two of his most well-known functions had been Bryant in Blade Runner and the personal detective in Blood Basic. He was then elevated in Vermont and attended university at Clarkson University. It had been not really until his thirties that he uncovered the globe of acting. Walsh may also be noticed on DO-IT-YOURSELF as Tim Allen’s father-in-rules, as a U. He performed a parole officer in 1978 in the film Straight Period. In 1972 he made an appearance on The Sandy Duncan Present, as Alex Lembeck, motorbike cop. Because the 1970’s he has performed cops, crooks, and comedic functions. In the Steve Martin humor The Jerk, Walsh got the function of a crazed sniper. He was created in Ogdensburg, NY on March 22, 1935. In 1986 he was awarded the Independent Spirit Award for Greatest Male Lead in Bloodstream Simple. He has came out in over 200 film and tv productions.S. Senator in Killer Picture, and in the film Xmas with the Kranks. Film Critic Roger Ebert coined the “Stanton-Walsh guideline” declaring that any film starring Walsh or Harry Dean Stanton really needs some merit.

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Quick Facts

Full NameM. Emmet Walsh
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 22, 1935
Height1.78 m
ProfessionVoice Actor
EducationTilton School, Clarkson University
ParentsHarry Maurice Walsh, Sr., Agnes Katharine Walsh
AwardsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
MoviesBlood Simple, Blade Runner, Missing in Action, Snow Dogs, The Jerk, Wild Wild West, Christmas with the Kranks, Critters, Big Stan, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Racing Stripes, The Iron Giant, Raising Arizona, Red Scorpion, Ordinary People, Straight Time, Fletch, My Best Friend's Wedding, Clean and Sober, Christmas in the Clouds, Narrow Margin, Slap Shot, Harry and the Hendersons, Back to School, Brubaker, What's Up, Doc?, Man in the Chair, Don McKay, Youth in Revolt, Serpico, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Mighty Quinn, Romeo + Juliet, Twilight, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Silkwood, Albino Alligator, Killer Image, Alice's Restaurant, The Milagro Beanfield War, Poor White Trash, Little Big Man, Reds, Raise the Titanic, Mikey and Nicky, Cannery Row, Kid Blue, Chairman of the Board, At Long Last Love, Sherman's Way
TV ShowsPound Puppies, The Mind of the Married Man, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot, Unsub, The Sandy Duncan Show, Nichols

Interesting Facts

1 Although he played Tim Thomerson's father in The Flash: Pilot (1990), he is only eleven years his senior in real life.
2 As of 2015, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Midnight Cowboy (1969), Bound for Glory (1976), Ordinary People (1980) and Reds (1981). Of those, Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Ordinary People (1980) are winners in the category.
3 His grandfather, father, and brother were immigration officials on the Canadian border.
4 The 'M' in his name stands for Michael.
5 He is of Irish descent.
6 National Theatre, London, making his UK stage debut in a major revival of "Buried Child" by Sam Shepard. [September 2004]
7 Appeared in the pilot episode of The Bob Newhart Show (1972).
8 In Christmas with the Kranks (2004), he plays a neighbor of Tim Allen. He played Allen's father-in-law on Home Improvement (1991).
9 Critic Roger Ebert so admired him that he created the "Stanton-Walsh Rule," which states that "no movie featuring either Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmet Walsh in a supporting role can be altogether bad." Ebert later admitted this rule was broken by Wild Wild West (1999), in which Walsh appeared.
10 Keeps a home in rural West Swanton, Vermont.
11 Has been deaf in his left ear since age three.
12 Graduated from the Clarkson University School of Business.
13 Was roommates with actor William Devane in college.
14 Attended Tilton School in Tilton, N.H.


1 Often cast as seemingly bellicose but harmless loudmouths, cast chillingly against type in Blood Simple. (1984).
2 Loud, loquacious characters
3 Chunky, rotund frame
4 Hang-dog face


1 I don't have an ego when I get the work. If I'm playing a doctor I want you to see a doctor. I don't want you to see an Emmet Walsh doctor and that's I think been the confusion with my career. People know my work, but they don't know who I am. I've always had fun hiding in the character.
2 I approach each job thinking I may die of a heart attack, so it had better be the best work possible.
3 I'm being paid for what I'd do for nothing.


All M. Emmet Walsh pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Best Ensemble Cast Method Fest Man in the Chair (2007) Christopher Plummer

Michael Angarano

Robert Wagner

Mimi Kennedy

Mitch Pileggi

Tracey Walter

Taber Schroeder

Jody Ashworth

Ed Marques

Carlene Moore

Pete Antico

George Murdock

Margaret Blye

Francesca P. Roberts

James O'Connell

Ellen Geer

Allan Rich

Julia Vera

Peter Dennis

Abby Singer

Steven Christopher Parker
1986 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Blood Simple. (1984)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Children's/Educational Pound Puppies (2010) Eric McCormack

John DiMaggio

Alanna Ubach

Yvette Nicole Brown

Michael Rapaport

Rene Auberjonois



Chasing 3000 2010 Chuck Ireland
'Til Death 2010 TV Series Uncle Rudolph
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency 2009 Chief Van Owen
Youth in Revolt 2009 Mr. Saunders
Don McKay 2009 Samuel
Haunted Echoes 2008 Video Neil
Your Name Here 2008/I Kroger
Sherman's Way 2008 Hoyt
Big Stan 2007 Lew Popper
Man in the Chair 2007 Mickey Hopkins
Greener Mountains 2005 Muggs
Racing Stripes 2005 Woodzie
Christmas with the Kranks 2004 Walt Scheel
The Guardian 2003 TV Series Ezra Pence
Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales 2003 TV Movie Wally Westland
Charlie Lawrence 2003 TV Series Cubby
Baggage 2003/I Sandy Westphall
What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2002 TV Series Jeb
Snow Dogs 2002 George
Frasier 2001 TV Series Rich Koechner
The Mind of the Married Man 2001 TV Series Randall Evans
Night Visions 2001 TV Series Gus
Gideon's Crossing 2001 TV Series Dr. Matthews
Christmas in the Clouds 2001 Stu O'Malley
Eyeball Eddie 2001 Short Coach Cook
Ed 2000 TV Series Mayor Wally Kendricks
Jack of Hearts 2000 Commissioner Menlo Boyce
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family 2000 TV Series Aubrey Lang
Poor White Trash 2000 Judge Pike
NYPD Blue 2000 TV Series Joe Kroft
Monster! 1999 TV Movie Lloyd Reeves
Me and Will 1999 Dean
Random Hearts 1999 Billy (uncredited)
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot 1999 TV Series Mack (voice)
The Wild Thornberrys 1999 TV Series Gemsbok #1
The Iron Giant 1999 Earl Stutz (voice)
Wild Wild West 1999 Coleman
The X-Files 1999 TV Series Arthur Dales
Nightmare in Big Sky Country 1998 Marshal Phillips
Men in White 1998 TV Movie Junior Assistant Dispatch Trainee Stanley Snyder
Erasable You 1998 Ralph Worth
Chairman of the Board 1998 Freemont
Tracey Takes On... 1998 TV Series Jimmy Duff
Twilight 1998 Lester Ivar
My Best Friend's Wedding 1997 Joe O'Neal
The Killing Jar 1997 Sheriff Foley
Retroactive 1997 Sam
Early Edition 1996 TV Series Santa
Madness of Method 1996 TV Short Rudolph Thorndyke
Romeo + Juliet 1996 Apothecary
The Lottery 1996 TV Movie Chief Davis
Albino Alligator 1996 Dino
A Time to Kill 1996 Dr. Willard Tyrell 'W.T.' Bass (the Defense Psychologist) (uncredited)
Portraits of a Killer 1996 Raymond Garrison
The Outer Limits 1996 TV Series Sanford Vallé
Criminal Hearts 1996 Martin
The Nerd 1996 TV Movie Mr. Walgrave
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home 1995 Bill Wilcox
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 1995 TV Movie Morris
Panther 1995/I Dorsett
Relative Fear 1994 Earl Ladelle
Home Improvement 1994 TV Series Col. Fred Patterson
Probable Cause 1994 TV Movie Sadler
Camp Nowhere 1994 T.R. Polk
The Glass Shield 1994 Detective Jesse Hall
Cops and Robbersons 1994 uncredited
Dead Badge 1994 Sergeant Miller Hoskins
Bitter Harvest 1993 Sheriff Bob
Wilder Napalm 1993 Fire Chief
The Jackie Thomas Show 1993 TV Series Arlen Thomas
The Music of Chance 1993 Calvin Murks
Four Eyes and Six-Guns 1992 TV Movie
Wild Card 1992 TV Movie Mose
The Naked Truth 1992 Garcia Gesundheim
Equinox 1992 Pete Petosa
White Sands 1992 Bert Gibson
Killer Image 1992 John Kane
Silverfox 1991 TV Movie Charles Blankenship
Fourth Story 1991 TV Movie Harry
The Flash 1990 TV Series Henry Allen
The Civil War 1990 TV Mini-Series documentary Various
Narrow Margin 1990 Sgt. Dominick Benti (as M. Emmett Walsh)
Love and Lies 1990 TV Movie Clyde Wilson
Catch Me If You Can 1989 Johnny Phatmun
Chattahoochee 1989 Morris
Tales from the Crypt 1989 TV Series Jonas
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat 1989 Mort
Thunderground 1989 Wedge
Unsub 1989 TV Series Ned Platt
The Mighty Quinn 1989 Fred Miller
Brotherhood of the Rose 1989 TV Mini-Series Hardy
Red Scorpion 1988 Dewey Ferguson
War Party 1988 Colin Ditweiler
Clean and Sober 1988 Richard Dirks
Sunset 1988 Chief Marvin Dibner
The Milagro Beanfield War 1988 Governor
No Man's Land 1987 Captain Haun
Harry and the Hendersons 1987 George Henderson Sr.
Murder Ordained 1987 TV Movie Vern Humphrey
The Abduction of Kari Swenson 1987 TV Movie Don Nichols
Raising Arizona 1987 Machine Shop Ear-Bender
Broken Vows 1987 TV Movie Detective Mulligan
Vanishing America 1986 Video Earl Crockett
Amazing Stories 1986 TV Series Grandpa
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1986 TV Series General Presser
Back to School 1986 Coach Turnbull
The Deliberate Stranger 1986 TV Movie Det. Sam Davies
Resting Place 1986 TV Movie Sarge
Critters 1986 Harv
Wildcats 1986 Walt Coes
The Best of Times 1986 Charlie
The Right of the People 1986 TV Movie Mayor
The Hitchhiker 1986 TV Series Detective Underhill
The Twilight Zone 1985 TV Series Peter (segment "Dealer's Choice")
ABC Weekend Specials 1985 TV Series Rocco
Fletch 1985 Dr. Joseph Dolan
Courage 1984 Colonel Crouse
Missing in Action 1984 Jack Tucker
Blood Simple. 1984 Private Detective Loren Visser
Grandview, U.S.A. 1984 Mr. Clark
The Outlaws 1984 TV Movie Warden MacDonald
The Pope of Greenwich Village 1984 Burns
You Are the Jury 1984 TV Series Samuel Lynn
Scandalous 1984 Simon Reynolds
After MASH 1984 TV Series Reverend Horn
Silkwood 1983 Walt Yarborough
Night Partners 1983 TV Movie Joe Kirby
ABC Afterschool Specials 1983 TV Series Joe Lempke
Blade Runner 1982 Bryant
The Escape Artist 1982 Fritz
Fast-Walking 1982 Sergeant Sanger
Cannery Row 1982 Mack
Reds 1981 Speaker - Liberal Club
Little House on the Prairie 1981 TV Series Callahan
Back Roads 1981 Arthur
Hellinger's Law 1981 TV Movie Mr. Graebner
East of Eden 1981 TV Mini-Series Sheriff Horace Quinn
High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane 1980 TV Movie Harold Patton
Ordinary People 1980 Swim Coach
Raise the Titanic 1980 Master Chief Vinnie Walker
Brubaker 1980 C.P. 'Woody' Woodward
City in Fear 1980 TV Movie Sheldon Lewis
Skag 1980 TV Series Moran
The Gift 1979 TV Movie Legion Commander
The Jerk 1979 Madman
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh 1979 Wally Cantrell
Dear Detective 1979 TV Series Capt. Gorcey
No Other Love 1979 TV Movie DeFranco
The French Atlantic Affair 1979 TV Mini-Series Harry
James at 16 1978 TV Series Coach Federson
Straight Time 1978 Earl Frank
A Question of Guilt 1978 TV Movie Inspector McCartney
Superdome 1978 TV Movie Whitley
Starsky and Hutch 1976-1978 TV Series Freddie / Lloyd Herman Eckworth
Red Alert 1977 TV Movie Sheriff Sweeney
Airport '77 1977 Dr. Williams
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman 1977 TV Series Sergeant Malloy / Officer Malloy
Slap Shot 1977 Dickie Dunn
Gibbsville 1976 TV Series Yostie
Mikey and Nicky 1976 Bus Driver
Nickelodeon 1976 'Father' Logan
Bound for Glory 1976 Husband - Couple in Trailer Automobile
The Invasion of Johnson County 1976 TV Movie Irvine
Baretta 1975-1976 TV Series McDade / Potter
Crime Club 1975 TV Movie Lieutenant Jack Doyle
The Prisoner of Second Avenue 1975 Joe
The Waltons 1975 TV Series David Fletcher
At Long Last Love 1975 Harold
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic 1975 TV Movie Mr. Peterson
The Rockford Files 1975 TV Series Edgar Burch
Amy Prentiss 1974 TV Series Tom
McMillan & Wife 1974 TV Series Officer Ames
The Gambler 1974 Las Vegas Gambler
Doctor Dan 1974 TV Movie Mr. Wallace
Serpico 1973 Gallagher
Kid Blue 1973 Barber
The Sandy Duncan Show 1972 TV Series Alex Lembeck
The Bob Newhart Show 1972 TV Series Jack Hoover
Get to Know Your Rabbit 1972 Mr. Wendel
What's Up, Doc? 1972 Arresting Officer
Nichols 1971-1972 TV Series Gabe McCutcheon
The Don Rickles Show 1972 TV Series Kingston
Bonanza 1971 TV Series Mattheson
Ironside 1971 TV Series Telegraph Clerk
The Jimmy Stewart Show 1971 TV Series Lionel Atkins
All in the Family 1971 TV Series Billy Hartfield
They Might Be Giants 1971 1st Sanitation Man
Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971 Aide
Cold Turkey 1971 Art
Julia 1971 TV Series Gus Anderson
Arnie 1970 TV Series Cliff
Little Big Man 1970 Shotgun Guard
The Traveling Executioner 1970 Warden Brodski
End of the Road 1970 Crab Man / Tutu Man
Alice's Restaurant 1969 Group W Sergeant
Stiletto 1969 Racing Partner (uncredited)
The Skirts of Happy Chance 1969 TV Movie Huffman
Midnight Cowboy 1969 Bus Passenger (uncredited)
N.Y.P.D. 1969 TV Series
The Doctors 1968 TV Series Jason Randall
Change in the Air 2016 post-production Walter Lemke
Shifting Gears post-production Hank
Captain America: Civil War Reenactors 2016 Short Pool Manager
Boiling Pot 2015 Dean Marison
Adventure Time 2012-2015 TV Series Cosmic Owl
Empire 2015 TV Series Harold Blakeley
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power 2015 Video Gorak
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories 2014 TV Series Detective
Calvary 2014 The Writer
Cigar Man 2013 Short Cigar Man
Pound Puppies 2010-2013 TV Series Olaf
Love Sick Love 2012 Ed
Damages 2012 TV Series Lyle Hewes
Arthur Newman 2012 Zazek
The Odd Life of Timothy Green 2012 Uncle Bub
Army Wives 2012 TV Series Bernie Wallacheck
The Assignment 2010 Mr. Beudreaux


Pound Puppies 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode


The Kite Runner 2007 stunt coordinator - as E. Emmet Walsh


The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2014 TV Special special thanks
HBO First Look 1997 TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode


The Man for the Part 2016 Documentary short Himself
Comedy Is Pain 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Odds & Ends 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner 2007 Video documentary Himself
Only in LA 2005 TV Series Himself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself (as M. Emmett Walsh)
The West 1996 TV Series documentary
The Way West 1995 TV Movie documentary Voice
Baseball 1994 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / Various

Archive Footage

Blade Runner: Deleted and Alternate Scenes 2007 Video documentary Bryant
Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater 1994 TV Series John Kane

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