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Another great performance of his was in The Mighty Quinn starring Denzel.

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I had to look up Bill Camp bc didn't know name, picture was enough though. All great, but I promise a month or two from now I'll likely still only be certain that I know M. Emmet, can think of series or films he has been in and probably still not be able picture his face. It's strange even though I knew him when I saw the notice and appreciate that Sonny took time to mention his passing. I have a hard time making my wife listen and feign interest while I go through who these actors are, what they were in, what she might remember them in.... a 2nd or 3rd might remember.... lol, and she has actually seen quite a good bit of film. I think I get this interest in celebrities passing and film repertoire from watching endless hours of American Movie Classics in the 80's. Jon Dorian? That seems correct atm, but if he said someone was an accomplished character actor or "xxxx" film launched career I always took note.

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Deckard: I was quit when I come in here, Bryant, I'm twice as quit now.

Bryant: Stop right where you are! You know the score, pal. You're not cop, you're little people!

Deckard: No choice, huh?

Bryant: No choice, pal.

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I did not recognize Jim Cummings name (but found out he is not the voice actor Jim Cummings), but I recognized some of the movies names.

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He's one of those actors I'd watch no matter what the movie was about. If he was in it, worst case would be watching an incredible talent in a meh movie.

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It's the actors who typically, or exclusively, play supporting roles I find most enjoyable: Goodman, Turturro, Wilkinson, etc.

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Don't forget Tucci.

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Thanks for celebrating a great actor. Blood Simple will always be my favorite of his performances, but you can't sleep on his classic scene as Dr. Dolan in Fletch, "Drop your shorts, and bend over Mr. Babar" or Coach Turnbull in Back to School.

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"Moon River! You using the whole fist, Doc?"

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I humbly propose “plaustalgia” (rhymes with, well, you know) instead of “cheerstalgia”.

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Thank you for The Last Brunch. Cringey. Humans are fascinating and repellent simultaneously and this film delighted.

M Emmet Walsh was great in everything.

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Walsh was my favorite actor. As a teen, I was flipping through the channels looking for something to watch and I happen to turned on Clean and Sober right at the monologue. It captivated me. I felt like I could understand and feel something of the characters inner world. I never watched movies the same way again.

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One of the many reasons I enjoy watching TV shows from outside the US (especially from the UK, Australia and New Zealand) is the numerous actors with interesting faces and non-US-standard bodies.

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Favorite role of M. Emmet Walsh: Local Charlestown sports reporter Dickie Dunn in George Roy Hill's classic "Slapshot": "I tried to capture the spirit of the thing."

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For some reason, the Walsh role that sticks in my mind is that of the swim coach in Ordinary People. Probably because he seemed to personify all the high school coaches I knew growing up.

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great face acting. so rare lately.

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The anger over three static AI generated images is a bit over torqued to me. Also, when I say a bit over torqued I mean totally and completely over torqued to the point of absurdity. The bottom line is that AI is going to be used by human creatives in film production for a variety of jobs. I use it every day as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. They are just going to be be tools of the trade.

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The Brunch. Wow. Speechless.

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Agreed. M Emmet Walsh was brilliant and his character in Blade Runner was simply superb - he had an expressive scowl to match Harrison Ford's.

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His contempt for the replicants defines the whole film.

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