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James Thomas Patrick "J. T." Walsh (September 28, 1943 – February 27, 1998) was an American character actor. He appeared in many well-known films, including Nixon, Hoffa, A Few Good Men, Backdraft, Miracle on 34th Street and Breakdown.

Walsh was known for his roles as "quietly sinister white-collar sleazeballs" (quote from Leonard Maltin) in numerous feature films, and was described as "everybody's favorite scumbag" by Playboy magazine.

Description above from the Wikipedia article J. T. Walsh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

James Thomas Patrick "J. T." Walsh (September 28, 1943 – February 27, 1998) was an American character actor. He appeared in many well-known films, including Nixon, Hoffa, A Few Good Men, Backdraft, Miracle on 34th Street and Breakdown.

Walsh was known for his roles as "quietly sinister white-collar sleazeballs" (quote from Leonard Maltin) in numerous feature films, and was described as "everybody's favorite scumbag" by Playboy magazine.

Description above from the Wikipedia article J. T. Walsh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1943-09-28

Day of Death 1998-02-27

Place of Birth San Francisco, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Hidden Agenda as Jonathan Zanuck
1998 Pleasantville as Big Bob
1998 The Negotiator as Insp. Terence Niebaum
1997 Breakdown as Warren " Red " Barr
1996 Persons Unknown as Cake
1996 Dark Skies (19 episodes) as Frank Bach
1996 Crime of the Century as Col. Norman Schwarzkopf
1996 Gang in Blue as Lt. William Eyler
1996 Sling Blade as Charles Bushman
1996 Executive Decision as Senator Mavros
1996 The Little Death as Ted Hannon
1995 Nixon as John Ehrlichman
1995 Charlie's Ghost Story as Darryl
1995 The Low Life
1995 The Babysitter as Harry Tucker
1995 Black Day Blue Night as Lt. John Quinn
1994 Miracle on 34th Street as Ed Collins
1994 Star Struck as Greer
1994 Silent Fall as Sheriff Mitch Rivers
1994 The Client as Jason McThune
1994 The Last Seduction as Frank Griffith
1994 Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade as Charles Bushman
1994 Blue Chips as Happy
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1993 Needful Things as Danforth 'Buster' Keeton III
1993 Red Rock West as Wayne Brown
1993 Sniper as Chester Van Damme
1993 The American Clock
1993 Partners
1993 Morning Glory as Sheriff
1992 Hoffa as Frank Fitzsimmons
1992 A Few Good Men as Lt. Col. Matthew A. Markinson
1992 In the Shadow of a Killer as Insp. Leo Kemeny
1992 Contact
1992 The Prom as Grover Dean
1991 Iron Maze as Jack Ruhle
1991 Defenseless
1991 True Identity as Houston
1991 Backdraft as Alderman Marty Swayzak
1990 The Russia House as Colonel Quinn
1990 Misery as State Trooper Sherman Douglas
1990 The Grifters as Cole
1990 Narrow Margin as Michael Tarlow
1990 Why Me? as Francis Mahoney
1990 Crazy People as Drucker
1989 Dad as Dr. Santana
1989 The Big Picture as Allen Habel
1989 Wired as Bob Woodward
1988 Tequila Sunrise as Agent Hal McGuire
1988 Things Change as Hotel Manager
1987 Good Morning, Vietnam as Sgt. Major Dickerson
1987 House of Games as The Businessman
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters as Ed Smythe
1985 Spenser: For Hire (1 episode)
1985 The Equalizer (2 episodes)
1985 Right to Kill? as Major Vegvary
1985 Hard Choices as Deputy Anderson
1985 The Beniker Gang as Principal Stoddard
1983 Eddie Macon's Run as Man in Bar

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