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Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau

American actor
Walter Matthau was best known for starring in many films which included Charade (1963), The Odd Couple (1968), Grumpy Old Men (1993), and Dennis the Menace (1993). He often worked with Jack Lemmon and the two were Hollywood's craziest stars.He was born Walter Jake Matthow in New York City, New York on October 1, 1920. His mother was an immigrant from Lithuania and his father was a Russian Jewish peddler and electrician from Kiev, Ukraine.Wikipedia
BornOctober 1, 1920
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$10 million
Height6'2" (1.89m)
SpouseCarol Grace, Grace Geraldine Johnson
ChildrenCharles Matthau
ParentsMilton Matthow, Rose Matthow
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1982Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyFirst Monday in October (film)Nominated
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyHopscotch (film)Nominated
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe Bad News BearsNominated
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe Sunshine Boys (1975 film)Nominated
1976Academy AwardActorThe Sunshine Boys (1975 film)Nominated
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