Theatre: played "Dodge" in the play Buried Child at the National Theatre (Lyttelton), London, UK. September 2004 - December 2004. Written by Sam Shepard
. Directed by Matthew Warchus
. London stage debut
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E. Emmet Walsh | Emmet Walsh | M. Emmett Walsh
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
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.
Critic Roger Ebert
so admires 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
, in which Walsh appeared.
Loud, loquacious characters