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Walter Matthau

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) 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 an Academy Award for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie. Description above from the Wikipedia article Walter Matthau, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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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... 2014-02-02
Known For
Poster of The DuPont Show of the Week
Poster of Tallahassee 7000
Poster of Goodyear Television Playhouse
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie Billy Wilder Speaks 2006-06-22
Movie Hanging Up Lou Mozell 2000-02-16
Movie Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy Himself 1998-02-04
Movie The Odd Couple II Oscar Madison 1998-04-09
Movie Out to Sea Charlie Gordon 1997-07-02
Movie I'm Not Rappaport Nat Moyer 1996-12-24
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie The Grass Harp Judge Charlie Cool 1995-09-10
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 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 Movers & Shakers Joe Mulholland 1988-03-31
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 Pirates Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red 1986-05-08
Movie The Survivors Sonny Paluso 1983-06-24
Movie Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder Himself 1982-05-21
Movie I Ought to Be in Pictures Herbert Tucker 1982-03-26
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 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
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Earthquake Drunk 1974-11-15
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Lt. Zachary Garber 1974-10-02
Movie The Front Page Walter Burns 1974-12-01
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
Movie Plaza Suite Roy Hubley / Jesse Kiplinger / Sam Nash 1971-05-12
Movie Kotch Joseph P Kotcher 1971-09-17
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970-03-24
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
Movie The Secret Life of an American Wife The Movie Star 1968-06-25
Movie Candy Gen. R.A. Smight 1968-12-17
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
Movie Charade Hamilton Bartholemew 1963-12-05
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie Lonely Are the Brave Sheriff Morey Johnson 1962-05-24
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 1961-09-17
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
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 Ride a Crooked Trail Judge Kyle 1958-09-01
Movie King Creole Maxie Fields 1958-07-02
Movie Onionhead 'Red' Wildoe 1958-10-25
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie A Face in the Crowd Mel Miller 1957-05-29
Movie Slaughter on 10th Avenue Al Dahlke 1957-09-01
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1956-04-01
Movie Bigger Than Life Wally Gibbs 1956-08-02
Movie The Kentuckian Stan Bodine 1955-08-01
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
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 Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Goodyear Television Playhouse Major Hunter 1951-10-14
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07