J.T. Walsh



Place of birth:

San Francisco, California, USA:


​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.


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