Eugene Walter

Actor, Author

1921 – 1998

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Who was Eugene Walter?

Eugene Ferdinand Walter, Jr. was an American screenwriter, poet, short-story author, actor, puppeteer, gourmet chef, cryptographer, translator, editor, costume designer and well-known raconteur. During his years in Paris, he was nicknamed Tum-te-tum. A friend once observed that Walter had lived a "pixilated wonderland of a life." Walter was labeled "Mobile's Renaissance Man" because of his diverse activities in many areas of the arts. In later life, he maintained a connection with Mobile by carrying a shoebox of Alabama red clay around Europe.

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Born
Nov 30, 1921
Mobile
Also known as
  • Eugene Ferdinand Walter, Jr.
  • Tum-te-tum
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Mobile
Died
Mar 29, 1998
Mobile
Resting place
Church Street Graveyard

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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