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R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

M Emmet Walsh Passes Away At 88

Always loved his work. Maybe Ill watch Blood Simple tonight.
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Old 03-20-24, 05:17 PM
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Wonderful in every appearance he made. Love seeing him whenever he popped up in supporting parts big and small.

Great interview of him talking about his experience making Blood Simple, particularly this hilarious story about his per diem (occurs about 6mins 20sec into the video).

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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

"He'll be missed greatly"
- Arnold Babar.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

RIP Captain Bryant


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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Thought he was dead already.

T.R. Polk will live forever though.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Originally Posted by dex14
Thought he was dead already.

T.R. Polk will live forever though.
Maybe youre thinking of J.T. Walsh? He was in a lot of similar roles as M. Emmet Walsh and he died a while ago.

Ive always been a fan of M. Emmet Walsh. He was great to see in every movie he was in. He always seemed to pop up in wide variety of movies.

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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

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Maybe youre thinking of J.T. Walsh? He was in a lot of similar roles as M. Emmet Walsh and he died a while ago.
No. He's just one of those guys I assumed was dead.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Originally Posted by dex14
No. He's just one of those guys I assumed was dead.
I guess he was almost 90. So its not out of the realm to think he already died.

Hes also one of those Wilford Brimley types who was old forever.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

I was always surprised to see his name pop up on something fairly recent. I mean no offense, but he didn't look like he was in top health. And he's looked "old" for a long time now. Hell, he was in Mission in Action back in 1984 and looked 20 years older than he was.

But, he lived a long life and had a very long career in Hollywood.

RIP



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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Originally Posted by dex14
No. He's just one of those guys I assumed was dead.
I was surprised to see he was still alive too. I'll always remember him in Camp Nowhere. I watched Camp Nowhere at least twenty times when I was younger.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

That sux. He was always entertaining in everything he did.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Originally Posted by lwhy?
I was surprised to see he was still alive too. I'll always remember him in Camp Nowhere. I watched Camp Nowhere at least twenty times when I was younger.
This is why I said T.R. Polk will live forever!
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Originally Posted by dex14
This is why I said T.R. Polk will live forever!
I know. I understood the reference.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Yeah, I thought he died a while back, too.

When I was younger I used to get him mixed up with Ned Beatty. I think it's because they were both in Back to School, and I wasn't sure which was which. At first I thought Walsh was playing Rodney Dangerfield's chauffer, but that was the guy from Rocky. Ah, the days before the internet when you could just look these things up on wikipedia or IMDB...
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Always liked his work. I knew he was still around, despite being one of those guys that always looked older.

RIP
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

R.I.P.M. sounds like the British political-themed sequel to R.I.P.D.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)



IDKY but this is the scene I first thought of when I saw he passed away
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Aw man what a terrific actor. So many great roles with such a range. Really great unique voice. Loved his work in Clean & Sober, Blood Simple, Straight Time, to name a few. Made any movie better.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Amazing that he was only 47 during the filming of Blood Simple. He looked 15 years older.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

RIP

I saw a movie with him maybe last year and wondered what happened to him and googled and saw he was still alive but not anymore.

I would confuse him with J.T. Walsh since they had similar sounding names
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Rest in peace to the man who hates these cans.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

RIP - always liked seeing him pop up in various minor roles over the years. The interview posted earlier in this thread is a good watch - so thanks for posting that.

Also, JT Walsh is still missed. Was another great character actor.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

RIP Rick Deckard's boss in Blade Runner and Swim Coach in Back To School.
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

He was Jill's Dad on Home Improvement who was obsessed with watching Patton. That's my weird way I knew him. RIP
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Re: R.I.P M. Emmet Walsh (1935-2024)

Roger Ebert once said No movie featuring either Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmet Walsh in a supporting role can be altogether bad."


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