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Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor and comedian. He has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and two Tony Awards, and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

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Oct 1, 1920 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Philco Television Playhouse 1948-10-03
Latest Project:
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Known For
Poster of Grumpier Old Men
Poster of Grumpy Old Men
Poster of Dennis the Menace
Poster of The Gentleman Tramp
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Billy Wilder Speaks Unknown 2006-06-22
Movie Hanging Up Lou Mozell 2000-02-16
Movie The Odd Couple II Oscar Madison 1998-04-09
Movie Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy Himself 1998-02-04
Movie The Marriage Fool Frank Walsh 1998-09-20
Movie Walter Matthau: Diamond in the Rough Self 1997-01-01
Movie Out to Sea Charlie Gordon 1997-07-02
Movie Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman Himself 1996-11-25
Movie I'm Not Rappaport Nat Moyer 1996-12-24
Movie The Grass Harp Judge Charlie Cool 1995-09-10
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie Grumpier Old Men Max Goldman 1995-12-22
Movie Incident in a Small Town Harmon Cobb 1994-01-23
Movie I.Q. Albert Einstein 1994-12-24
Movie Dennis the Menace George Wilson 1993-06-23
Movie Grumpy Old Men Max Goldman 1993-12-25
Movie Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore Harmon Cobb 1992-01-19
Movie Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy Himself 1992-01-01
Movie A Tribute to the Boys: Laurel and Hardy Himself 1992-04-05
Movie How The Grinch Stole Christmas Narrator (voice) 1992-12-12
Movie Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love Clifford Pepperman 1991-05-12
Movie JFK Senator Long 1991-12-20
Movie The Incident Harmon Cobb 1990-03-04
Movie The Couch Trip Donald Becker 1988-01-15
Movie The Little Devil Maurice 1988-07-01
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life Himself 1988-11-22
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon Self 1988-09-18
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck Self 1987-04-01
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Self 1986-04-26
Movie Pirates Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red 1986-05-08
Movie Movers & Shakers Joe Mulholland 1985-05-03
Movie The Survivors Sonny Paluso 1983-06-24
Movie I Ought to Be in Pictures Herbert Tucker 1982-03-26
Movie Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder Himself 1982-05-21
Movie First Monday in October Dan Snow 1981-08-21
Movie Buddy Buddy Trabucco 1981-12-11
Movie Little Miss Marker Sorrowful Jones 1980-03-21
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart Himself 1980-03-16
Movie Hopscotch Miles Kendig 1980-09-26
Movie Casey's Shadow Lloyd Bourdelle 1978-01-01
Movie Actor Boris Thomashevsky 1978-02-21
Movie House Calls Dr. Charley Nichols 1978-03-15
Movie The Stingiest Man in Town Ebenezer Scrooge (voice) 1978-12-23
Movie California Suite Marvin Michaels 1978-12-15
Movie The Bad News Bears Coach Morris Buttermaker 1976-04-07
Movie The Gentleman Tramp Narrator 1976-10-10
Movie The Sunshine Boys Willy Clark 1975-11-06
Movie The Lion Roars Again Himself 1975-01-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Earthquake Drunk 1974-01-01
Movie The Front Page Walter Burns 1974-12-01
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Lt. Zachary Garber 1974-10-02
Movie Charley Varrick Charley Varrick 1973-09-19
Movie The Laughing Policeman Sgt. Jake Martin SFPD 1973-12-20
Movie Awake and Sing! Moe Axelrod 1972-06-03
Movie Pete 'n' Tillie Pete Seltzer 1972-12-17
Movie A New Leaf Henry Graham 1971-03-11
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
Movie Plaza Suite Roy Hubley / Jesse Kiplinger / Sam Nash 1971-05-12
Movie Kotch Joseph P Kotcher 1971-09-17
Movie Hello, Dolly! Horace Vandergelder 1969-12-12
Movie Cactus Flower Dr. Julian Winston 1969-12-16
Movie The Odd Couple Oscar Madison 1968-05-16
Series The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie Candy Gen. R.A. Smight 1968-12-17
Movie The Secret Life of an American Wife The Movie Star 1968-06-25
Movie A Guide for the Married Man Paul Manning 1967-01-01
Movie The Fortune Cookie William H. "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich 1966-10-19
Movie Mirage Ted Caselle 1965-10-29
Movie Ensign Pulver Doc 1964-07-31
Movie Fail Safe Prof. Groeteschele 1964-10-07
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Movie Goodbye Charlie Leo Sartori 1964-11-18
Movie Island of Love Tony Dallas 1963-06-12
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie Charade Hamilton Bartholemew 1963-12-05
Movie Lonely Are the Brave Sheriff Morey Johnson 1962-05-24
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Movie Big Deal in Laredo Meredith 1962-10-07
Movie Who's Got the Action? Tony Gagouts 1962-12-25
Series Tallahassee 7000 Lex Rogers 1961-01-24
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961-09-17
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie Strangers When We Meet Felix Anders 1960-06-29
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie Gangster Story Jack Martin 1959-12-01
Movie Voice in the Mirror Dr. Leon Karnes 1958-08-13
Movie King Creole Maxie Fields 1958-07-02
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Ride a Crooked Trail Judge Kyle 1958-09-01
Movie Onionhead 'Red' Wildoe 1958-10-25
Movie A Face in the Crowd Mel Miller 1957-05-29
Movie Slaughter on 10th Avenue Al Dahlke 1957-09-01
Series Tony Awards Himself - Host 1956-04-01
Movie Bigger Than Life Wally Gibbs 1956-08-02
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie The Kentuckian Stan Bodine 1955-08-01
Movie The Indian Fighter Wes Todd 1955-12-21
Movie Atomic Attack Dr. Spinelli 1954-05-19
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Suspense Lawrence Stevens 1949-01-06
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07