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J.T. Walsh

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 38 films, with $1,435,217,514 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,760)
Best-known acting roles: Lieutenant Col. Matthew Markinson (A Few Good Men), Jason McThune (The Client), Sergeant Major Phillip 'Dick' Dickerson (Good Morning Vietnam), Senator Mavros (Executive Decision), Marty Swayzak (Backdraft)
Most productive collaborators: B.D. Wong, Kurt Russell, Oliver Platt, Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$542,631,031$269,985,437$812,616,468
Cameo1$27,979,399$0$27,979,399
(Unclassified)28$518,601,022$76,020,625$594,621,647

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 809 $1,089,211,452
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,586 $346,006,062
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,760 $1,435,217,514

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/23/1998 Pleasantville Big Bob  $40,584,421 $9,221,041 $49,805,462
7/29/1998 The Negotiator Inspector Niebaum  $44,705,766 $4,400,000 $49,105,766
11/20/1996 Sling Blade Charles Bushman  $24,475,416 $9,699,584 $34,175,000
7/12/1996 The Low Life Mike Sr.  $5,000 $0 $5,000
3/15/1996 Executive Decision Senator Mavros  $56,679,192 $65,400,000 $122,079,192
12/20/1995 Nixon John Ehrlichman  $13,668,249 $21,000,000 $34,668,249
3/10/1995 Outbreak* Chief of Staff  $67,823,573 $0 $67,823,573
11/18/1994 Miracle on 34th Street Mr. Ed Collins  $17,195,886 $29,100,000 $46,295,886
10/28/1994 Silent Fall Sheriff Mitch Rivers  $3,180,000 $0 $3,180,000
10/26/1994 The Last Seduction Frank Griffith  $5,751,320 $0 $5,751,320
7/20/1994 The Client Jason McThune  $92,115,211 $25,500,000 $117,615,211
2/18/1994 Blue Chips Happy  $22,359,041 $0 $22,359,041
1/28/1994 Red Rock West Wayne Brown aka Kevin McCord  $2,502,551 $7,000,000 $9,502,551
8/27/1993 Needful Things Danforth 'Buster' Keeton III  $15,185,672 $0 $15,185,672
2/5/1993 Loaded Weapon 1 Desk Clerk  $27,979,399 $0 $27,979,399
1/29/1993 Sniper Beckett's Senior Officer  $18,994,653 $0 $18,994,653
12/25/1992 Hoffa Fitzsimmons  $23,365,858 $5,025,615 $28,391,473
12/11/1992 A Few Good Men Lieutenant Col. Matthew Markinson  $141,340,178 $95,159,822 $236,500,000
8/23/1991 Defenseless Steven Seldes  $6,379,362 $0 $6,379,362
5/24/1991 Backdraft Marty Swayzak  $77,868,585 $74,500,000 $152,368,585
1/1/1991 True Identity Houston  $4,693,236 $0 $4,693,236
12/17/1990 The Russia House Quinn  $22,998,000 $0 $22,998,000
12/7/1990 The Grifters Cole  $12,850,000 $0 $12,850,000
11/30/1990 Misery State Trooper Sherman Douglas  $61,158,960 $0 $61,158,960
9/21/1990 Narrow Margin Michael Tarlow, Watts Attorney  $10,873,237 $0 $10,873,237
4/11/1990 Crazy People Drucker  $13,204,459 $0 $13,204,459
1/1/1990 Why Me? Francis Mahoney  $84,000 $0 $84,000
10/27/1989 Dad Dr. Santana  $19,738,015 $0 $19,738,015
9/15/1989 The Big Picture Allen Habel, Producer  $117,463 $0 $117,463
1/1/1989 Wired Bob Woodward  $1,000,000 $0 $1,000,000
12/2/1988 Tequila Sunrise Agent Hal Maguire, DEA  $39,703,427 $0 $39,703,427
10/1/1988 Things Change Hotel Manager  $3,527,886 $0 $3,527,886
12/23/1987 Good Morning Vietnam Sergeant Major Phillip 'Dick' Dickerson  $123,922,370 $0 $123,922,370
10/1/1987 House of Games The Businessman  $2,585,639 $0 $2,585,639
3/6/1987 Tin Men Wing  $25,411,386 $0 $25,411,386
2/7/1986 Hannah and Her Sisters Ed Smythe  $40,084,041 $0 $40,084,041
1/31/1986 Power Jerome Cade, Ohio Sentorial Candidate  $3,800,000 $0 $3,800,000
3/25/1983 Eddie Macon's Run Man in Bar  $1,300,000 $0 $1,300,000
Movies: 38Totals:$1,089,211,452$346,006,062$1,435,217,514
  Averages:$28,663,459$9,105,423$37,768,882


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/29/1998 The Negotiator $10,218,831 2,515 $44,705,766 $49,105,766 91.0%
3/15/1996 Executive Decision $12,069,780 2,289 $56,679,192 $122,079,192 46.4%
3/10/1995 Outbreak $13,420,387 2,230 $67,823,573 $67,823,573 100.0%
7/20/1994 The Client $17,174,262 2,365 $92,115,211 $117,615,211 78.3%
1/29/1993 Sniper $5,715,435 1,553 $18,994,653 $18,994,653 100.0%
12/25/1992 Hoffa $6,406,012 1,103 $23,365,858 $28,391,473 82.3%
12/11/1992 A Few Good Men $15,517,468 2,201 $141,340,178 $236,500,000 59.8%
5/24/1991 Backdraft $15,723,480 1,983 $77,868,585 $152,368,585 51.1%
10/27/1989 Dad $0 1,188 $19,738,015 $19,738,015 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $542,631,031$812,616,468 
 Averages:$10,693,9621,936$60,292,337$90,290,71978.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,434 $542,631,031
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 671 $1,061,232,053
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,558 $228,406,455
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,508 $193,409,572
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 990 $27,979,399
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 809 $1,089,211,452
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,411 $269,985,437
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,753 $346,006,062
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,756 $104,585,437
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 17,101-17,200) 17,124 $74,500,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,586 $346,006,062
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,267 $812,616,468
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,521 $1,407,238,115
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,096 $332,991,892
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,138 $267,909,572
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,094 $27,979,399
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,760 $1,435,217,514


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