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Walter Matthau (1920–2000)

Actor | Soundtrack | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Odd Couple (1968) | Charade (1963) | Grumpy Old Men (1993)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 15 nominations More »
AKA 
Mr. Walter Matthau | Walter Matuschanskayasky
NICKNAME  
Jake
BORN 
Oct 1, 1920 (died Jul 1, 2000)
HEIGHT 
6' 2½" (1.89m)

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Past Film & Video (64 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Making Life BeautifulMaking Life Beautiful (TV Short) Himself, Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Marriage FoolThe Marriage Fool (TV Movie) Frank Walsh  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Incident in a Small TownIncident in a Small Town (TV Movie) Harmon Cobb  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Against Her Will: An Incident in BaltimoreAgainst Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore (TV Movie) Harmon Cobb  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Lambert Remembers LoveMrs. Lambert Remembers Love (TV Movie) Clifford Pepperman  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The IncidentThe Incident (TV Movie) Harmon Cobb  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special SpecialGeorge Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (TV Special) Himself, Performer ("She Looks Like Helen Brown")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Academy AwardsThe 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Host, Performer ("It All Comes Down to This")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Stingiest Man in TownThe Stingiest Man in Town (TV Movie) Ebenezer Scrooge (voice), Performer ("Humbug!", "One Little Boy", "The Christmas Spirit (reprise)", "Mankind Should Be My Business")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for ActorActor (TV Movie) Boris Thomashevsky  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Adam (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The George Burns SpecialThe George Burns Special (TV Special) Walter Matthau, Performer ("Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Awake and SingAwake and Sing (TV Movie) Moe Axelrod  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Profiles in CourageProfiles in Courage (TV Series) Andrew Johnson / Gov. John Slaton (2 episodes, 1964–1965)  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Franklin Gaer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The RoguesThe Rogues (TV Series) Aram Rodesko (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Tony Maruzella / Harley Downing / Martin Pitt / Narrator / Meredith (8 episodes, 1962–1964)  Less 1962–1964 8
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  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Tom Gregory (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Eleventh HourThe Eleventh Hour (TV Series) Charles Thatcher (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Dr. Max Lewine / Peter Kanopolis (2 episodes, 1960–1962)  Less 1960–1962 2
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Tom Dutton (3 episodes, 1956–1962)  Less 1956–1962 3
  • Primary photo for Target: The CorruptorsTarget: The Corruptors (TV Series) Michael Callahan / Martin 'Books' Kramer (2 episodes, 1961–1962)  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Phil / Harry Wade / Moran / Off. Pete Chandler (4 episodes, 1958–1961)  Less 1958–1961 4
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  • Primary photo for Tallahassee 7000Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series) Lex Rogers (26 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961 26
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  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Sam Keep (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Our American HeritageOur American Heritage (TV Series) John Overton (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) James Hyland / Joxer Daly (3 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 3
  • Primary photo for Juno and the PaycockJuno and the Paycock (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Harry (2 episodes, 1952–1958)  Less 1952–1958 2
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Charlie Mapes (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) George Barry / Bill Egan (2 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Gordon Wagner (2 episodes, 1954–1957)  Less 1954–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Julian / Major Hunter (7 episodes, 1952–1957)  Less 1952–1957 7
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  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) The Bartender (3 episodes, 1954–1955)  Less 1954–1955 3
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Stuart Benson / Iago (7 episodes, 1952–1955)  Less 1952–1955 7
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  • Primary photo for Mister PeepersMister Peepers (TV Series) Coach Burr (1 episode)  Less 1952–1955 1
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Corliss Price (3 episodes, 1952–1954)  Less 1952–1954 3
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Center StageCenter Stage (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Motorola Television HourThe Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) Dr. Spinelli (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for DangerDanger (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1952–1954)  Less 1952–1954 2
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Jacobs (2 episodes, 1950–1953)  Less 1950–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Campbell PlayhouseCampbell Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Lawrence Stevens (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Intermission Guest / Extra / Craig / Inspector / Cop Number One / 1st Coastguardsman (7 episodes, 1950–1952)  Less 1950–1952 7
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  • Primary photo for Shadow of the CloakShadow of the Cloak (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
Self (99 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (26 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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