Walter Brennan (1894–1974)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Real McCoys (1957-1963) | To Have and Have Not (1944) | Rio Bravo (1959)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Walter Brenan | Arthur Brennan | Walter Brennen | Walter Brennon | Another Poetry Fan  Less
BORN 
Jul 25, 1894 (died Sep 21, 1974)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (224 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (23 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Forsaken WesternsThe Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) Grandpa ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action ClassicsThe Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (TV Movie) Performer ("The Gnome-Mobile Song") (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Home for the HolidaysHome for the Holidays (TV Movie) Benjamin Morgan  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Two for the MoneyTwo for the Money (TV Movie) Cody Guilford  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Silky O'Sullivan / Gantry ( 3 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 3
  • Primary photo for To Rome with LoveTo Rome with Love (TV Series) Andy Pruitt ( 17 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971 17
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  • Primary photo for The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides AgainThe Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (TV Movie) Nash Crawford, Performer ("Come All You Texas Rangers") (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Deputy 'Doc' Hawkeye / Walter Briarcliff, Sr. / Sheriff Walter ( 3 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970 3
  • Primary photo for The Young CountryThe Young Country (TV Movie) Sheriff Matt Fenley  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Over-the-Hill GangThe Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Movie) Nash Crawford, Performer ("Texas Rangers") (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Guns of Will SonnettThe Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) Will Sonnett ( 50 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969 50
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  • Primary photo for Horatio Alger JonesHoratio Alger Jones (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The TycoonThe Tycoon (TV Series) Walter Andrews ( 32 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965 32
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  • Primary photo for The Real McCoysThe Real McCoys (TV Series) Grandpa Amos McCoy / Grandpa Amos Mccoy ( 225 episodes, 1957–1963 ) , Performer ("Happy Birthday To Me") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Performer ("While Strolling Through The Park One Day") ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Performer ("Three Blind Mice" (traditional)) ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Performer ("When You Wore A Tulip (And I Wore A Big Red Rose)") ( 1 episode, 1962 ) , Performer ("Old Blue") ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1957–1963 225
    • Pepino's Mama (Jun 23, 1963) Grandpa Amos McCoy  Less
    • Pals (Jun 16, 1963) Grandpa Amos McCoy (credit only)  Less
    • Don't Be Nosey (Jun 9, 1963) Grandpa Amos McCoy (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Colgate TheatreColgate Theatre (TV Series) Mr. Tutt ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Performer ("Singin' in the Rain") ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Walter Brennan (May 30, 1957) Himself - Actor, Performer ("Singin' in the Rain") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Sheriff John Larson / Joe ( 2 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Duffy ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of AmericaCavalcade of America (TV Series) Link Morley ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Ethel Barrymore TheaterEthel Barrymore Theater (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Simmons AKA Mr. Ears / Ezra Jenkins ( 3 episodes, 1953–1956 )  Less 1953–1956 3
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Intermission Guest ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Screen Directors PlayhouseScreen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) Grandpa ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
Self (27 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Tim Conway Comedy HourThe Tim Conway Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon SistersJimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Go!!!Go!!! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Project XXProject XX (TV Series) Himself - Narrator / Narrator ( 3 episodes, 1963–1967 )  Less 1963–1967
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest ( 3 episodes, 1957–1966 )  Less 1957–1966
  • Primary photo for The Celebrity GameThe Celebrity Game (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Panelist ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The 14th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 14th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for A Date with DebbieA Date with Debbie (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Juke Box JuryThe Juke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Wide Wide WorldWide Wide World (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 2 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays GolfScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays Golf (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The George Gobel ShowThe George Gobel Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Academy AwardsThe 27th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Audience Member  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself - Guest of Honor ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
    • Walter Brennan (Mar 30, 1955) Himself - Guest of Honor  Less
  • Primary photo for Light's Diamond JubileeLight's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1954 $150K
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Academy AwardsThe 26th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actress  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (Short) Himself - Oscar Winner  Less 1938
Archive Footage (27 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hey Moe, Hey Dad!Hey Moe, Hey Dad! (TV Series) Various characters ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Curtain Call (May 5, 2015) Various characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Eureka! (May 5, 2015) Various characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for How the West Was LostHow the West Was Lost (TV Movie) Old Man Clanton (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Country Comedy ShowsCMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Country Comedy Shows (TV Special) Grandpa (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Private ScreeningsPrivate Screenings (TV Series) Pa Danby in 'Support Your Local Sheriff' ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • James Garner (Aug 2, 2001) Pa Danby in 'Support Your Local Sheriff' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Golden Saddles, Silver SpursGolden Saddles, Silver Spurs (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Real McCoys ReunionThe Real McCoys Reunion (TV Movie) Himself / Grandpa Amos McCoy (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'How the West Was Won'The Making of 'How the West Was Won' (Video) Himself (archive footage) (as Walter Brennen)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film VaultsHidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Silver Screen: Color Me LavenderThe Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Bogart: The Untold StoryBogart: The Untold Story (TV Movie) Actor in 'To Have and Have Not' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for La classe américaineLa classe américaine (TV Movie) Stumpy (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Fonda on FondaFonda on Fonda (TV Movie) Old Man Clanton (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Gunfighters of the Old WestGunfighters of the Old West (Video) Clanton (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Republic Pictures StoryThe Republic Pictures Story (TV Movie) Sheriff Bill Howard (clip from Surrender (1950)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) D.J. Mulrooney / Knobby / Renssaeler Bower / Alf Simes ( 7 episodes, 1969–1978 )  Less 1969–1978
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  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry FondaAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda (TV Special) Actot 'The Moon;s Our Home' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for America at the MoviesAmerica at the Movies 'Groot' Nadine (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard HawksThe Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The American West of John FordThe American West of John Ford (TV Movie) Actor 'My Darling Clementine' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Nash Crawford ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Movie OrgyThe Movie Orgy Self (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Nadine Groot (clip from Red River (1948)) ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
    • They Went That-a-way (Oct 18, 1963) Nadine Groot (clip from Red River (1948)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Marshal's DaughterThe Marshal's Daughter Saloon Spectator (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Breakdowns of 1941Breakdowns of 1941 (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for Land of LibertyLand of Liberty Self (archive footage)  Less 1939
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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