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Walter Matthau

Walter MatthauAKA Walter John Matthow

Born: 1-Oct-1920
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1-Jul-2000
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Messy half of the Odd Couple

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1942-45, WWII, discharged as Staff Sgt.)

Father: Melas Matthow (priest, last name not Matuschanskayasky)
Mother: Rose Berolsky
Brother: Henry Matthow (b. 1918)
Wife: Grace Geraldine Johnson (m. 1948, div. 1958, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jennifer Matthau
Son: David Matthau
Wife: Carol Wellington-Smythe Marcus (m. 21-Aug-1959, until his death, one son)
Son: Charles Matthau

    High School: Seward Park High School, Manhattan, NY

    Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1967 for The Fortune Cookie
    Golden Globe 1976 for The Sunshine Boys
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6357 Hollywood Blvd.
    Tony 1962
    Camp: Surprise Lake
    Heart Attack 1965
    Heart Bypass Operation
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

    Gangster Story (Dec-1959)

    Hanging Up (16-Feb-2000) · Lou
    The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Oct-1998) · Himself
    The Odd Couple II (10-Apr-1998) · Oscar
    Out to Sea (2-Jul-1997)
    I'm Not Rappaport (24-Dec-1996) · Nat
    Grumpier Old Men (22-Dec-1995) · Max
    The Grass Harp (10-Sep-1995)
    I.Q. (25-Dec-1994) · Albert Einstein
    Incident in a Small Town (23-Jan-1994)
    Grumpy Old Men (25-Dec-1993) · Max
    Dennis the Menace (24-Jun-1993) · Mr. Wilson
    Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore (19-Jan-1992)
    JFK (20-Dec-1991) · Sen. Long
    The Incident (4-Mar-1990)
    The Couch Trip (15-Jan-1988)
    Il Piccolo diavolo (1988)
    Pirates (8-May-1986)
    Movers and Shakers (3-May-1985) · Joe Mulholland
    The Survivors (22-Jun-1983)
    I Ought to Be in Pictures (26-Mar-1982)
    Buddy Buddy (11-Dec-1981)
    First Monday in October (21-Aug-1981)
    Hopscotch (10-Oct-1980) · Kendig
    Little Miss Marker (21-Mar-1980) · Sorrowful Jones
    California Suite (15-Dec-1978) · Marvin Michaels
    House Calls (18-Apr-1978)
    Casey's Shadow (17-Mar-1978) · Lloyd Bourdelle
    The Bad News Bears (16-Apr-1976) · Coach Morris Buttermaker
    The Sunshine Boys (6-Nov-1975) · Willy Clark
    The Front Page (17-Dec-1974) · Walter Burns
    Earthquake (15-Nov-1974) · Drunk
    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (2-Oct-1974) · Lt. Garber
    The Laughing Policeman (20-Dec-1973)
    Charley Varrick (19-Sep-1973) · Charley Varrick
    Pete 'n' Tilly (17-Dec-1972)
    Kotch (17-Sep-1971)
    Plaza Suite (12-May-1971)
    A New Leaf (11-Mar-1971) · Henry Graham
    King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (24-Mar-1970) · Himself
    Cactus Flower (16-Dec-1969) · Julian Winston
    Hello, Dolly! (16-Dec-1969) · Horace Vandergelder
    Candy (17-Dec-1968)
    The Secret Life of an American Wife (25-Jun-1968)
    The Odd Couple (2-May-1968) · Oscar Madison
    A Guide for the Married Man (25-May-1967)
    The Fortune Cookie (19-Oct-1966) · Willie Gingrich
    Mirage (26-May-1965) · Ted Caselle
    Goodbye Charlie (18-Nov-1964)
    Fail Safe (7-Oct-1964) · Groeteschele
    Ensign Pulver (31-Jul-1964) · Doc
    Charade (5-Dec-1963) · Hamilton Bartholomew
    Island of Love (12-Jun-1963) · Tony Dallas
    Who's Got the Action? (25-Dec-1962)
    Lonely Are the Brave (24-May-1962) · Sheriff Johnson
    Strangers When We Meet (29-Jun-1960)
    Gangster Story (Dec-1959) · Jack Martin
    Onionhead (1-Oct-1958) · Red Wildoe
    Voice in the Mirror (13-Aug-1958)
    King Creole (2-Jul-1958)
    Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) · Judge Kyle
    Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1-Sep-1957) · Al Dahlke
    A Face in the Crowd (28-May-1957) · Mel Miller
    Bigger Than Life (2-Aug-1956) · Wally Gibbs
    The Indian Fighter (21-Dec-1955)
    The Kentuckian (1-Aug-1955)

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