M. Emmet Walsh
Birth Name: M. Emmet Walsh
Birth Place: Ogdensburg, New York, USA
Michael Emmet Walsh was born March 22, 1935 in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of customs agent Harry Maurice Walsh, Sr., and his wife, Agnes. Raised with his brother in Swanton, VT, he received a world-class education at the prestigious Tilton School in New Hampshire and later at Clarkson University, where he roomed with fellow future actor William Devane. After receiving his bachelor's degree in marketing, he moved to New York City, where he developed an interest in acting. After receiving his training at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1961, he performed in summer stock and regional theater throughout New England and the Northeast. By the end of the decade, he had worked his way back to New York,...