Walter Matthau

Actor, Film actor

1920 – 2000

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Who was Walter Matthau?

Walter Matthau was an American actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon, as well as his role as Coach Buttermaker in the 1976 comedy The Bad News Bears. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie. Besides the Oscar he was the winner of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony awards.

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Born
Oct 1, 1920
New York City
Also known as
  • Walter Matthow
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Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Seward Park Campus
  • The New School
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Manhattan
Died
Jul 1, 2000
Santa Monica
Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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