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Walter Matthau’s height is 6ft 2.5in ( 1.89m )

Walter Matthau 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.

Walter Matthau

Born: October 1, 1920, New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 2000, Santa Monica, California, United States
Spouse: Carol Grace (m. 1959–2000), Grace Geraldine Johnson (m. 1948–1958)
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
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Filmography: Hanging Up (2000), The Marriage Fool (1998), The Odd Couple II (1998), Out to Sea (1997), I’m Not Rappaport (1996), Grumpier Old Men (1995), The Grass Harp (1995), I.Q. (1994), Incident in a Small Town (1994), Grumpy Old Men (1993), Dennis the Menace (1993), Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore (1992), How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1992), JFK (1991), Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love (1991), The Incident (1990), Il piccolo diavolo (1988), The Couch Trip (1988), Pirates (1986), Movers & Shakers (1985), The Survivors (1983), I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982), Buddy Buddy (1981), First Monday in October (1981), Hopscotch (1980), Little Miss Marker (1980), The Stingiest Man in Town (1978), California Suite (1978), Casey’s Shadow (1978), House Calls (1978), Actor (1978), Insight (1977), The Bad News Bears (1976), The Sunshine Boys (1975/I), The Front Page (1974), Earthquake (1974), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), The Laughing Policeman (1973), Charley Varrick (1973), Pete ‘n’ Tillie (1972), Awake and Sing (1972), Kotch (1971), Plaza Suite (1971), A New Leaf (1971), Cactus Flower (1969), Hello, Dolly! (1969), Candy (1968), The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968), The Odd Couple (1968), A Guide for the Married Man (1967), The Fortune Cookie (1966), Mirage (1965), Profiles in Courage (1964-1965), Goodbye Charlie (1964), Dr. Kildare (1964), Fail Safe (1964), The Rogues (1964), Ensign Pulver (1964), The DuPont Show of the Week (1962-1964), Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1964), Charade (1963), Island of Love (1963), The Eleventh Hour (1963), Naked City (1960-1962), Who’s Got the Action? (1962), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), General Electric Theater (1956-1962), Target: The Corruptors (1961-1962), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1958-1961), Route 66 (1961), Tallahassee 7000 (1961), Play of the Week (1960), Strangers When We Meet (1960), Juno and the Paycock (1960), Gangster Story (1959), Onionhead (1958), Ride a Crooked Trail (1958), Voice in the Mirror (1958), King Creole (1958), Kraft Theatre (1952-1958), Climax! (1957), Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957), The Alcoa Hour (1956-1957), The United States Steel Hour (1954-1957), Goodyear Playhouse (1952-1957), A Face in the Crowd (1957), Bigger Than Life (1956), The Indian Fighter (1955), Justice (1955), The Kentuckian (1955), Robert Montgomery Presents (1954-1955), The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1952-1955), Armstrong Circle Theatre (1952-1954), Ponds Theater (1954), Center Stage (1954), The Motorola Television Hour (1954), Danger (1952-1954), Studio One in Hollywood (1950-1953), Campbell Summer Soundstage (1953), Suspense (1953), Mister Peepers (1952), Lux Video Theatre (1950-1952), Shadow of the Cloak (1951), The Big Story (1950), I.Q. (1994), George Burns’ 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (1986), The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983), The Stingiest Man in Town (1978), The George Burns Special (1976), Hello, Dolly! (1969), The Odd Couple (1968), Gangster Story (1959), Little Miss Marker (1980), Making Life Beautiful (1999), The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998), Chaplin (1992), Doin’ Time on Planet Earth (1988), Larry King Live (2000), Making Life Beautiful (1999), The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998), Private Screenings (1998), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1996-1998), The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998), American Masters (1998), Intimate Portrait (1998), Elvis: His Life and Times (1997), The 11th Annual American Comedy Awards (1997), The 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards (1996), Jack Lemmon (1996), The 21st Annual People’s Choice Awards (1995), The Annual 1995 ShoWest Awards (1995), The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (1995), Barbra: The Concert (1995), The 20th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1994), A Menace Named Dennis (1993), The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame (1993), The Making of The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America (1993), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sidney Poitier (1992), Beyond ‘JFK’: The Question of Conspiracy (1992), The 52th Annual Golden Apple Awards (1992), Reflections on the Silver Screen (1992), A Tribute to the Boys: Laurel and Hardy (1992), The Secrets of Dick Smith (1991), The Movie Awards (1991), The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1991), The 16th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1990), The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1990), The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990), 7th Annual American Cinema Awards (1990), The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards (1989), The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (1988), The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards (1988), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck (1987), A Beverly Hills Christmas (1987), We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (1987), James Stewart: A Wonderful Life – Hosted by Johnny Carson (1987), The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987), The 1st Annual American Comedy Awards (1987), Parkinson One to One (1987), Great Performances (1987), The Annual Tel Aviv Gala Presents a Salute to Goldie Hawn (1987), The 4th Annual American Cinema Awards (1987), Change of Heart (1987), One Voice (1986), The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1986), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder (1986), The Annual Variety Club’s Big Heart Awards (1986), George Burns’ 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (1986), The Stars Salute the U.S. Olympic Team (1984), The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983), The 9th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1983), Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982), Live from Lincoln Center (1982), Portrait of a ’60% Perfect Man’: Billy Wilder (1982), The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982), I Love Liberty (1982), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1971-1981), The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1981), Clapper Board (1980), The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980), Today (1980), The Mike Douglas Show (1977-1980), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (1980), The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Milton Berle (1980), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979), Saturday Night Live (1978), Funny Business (1978), The Barbara Walters Summer Special (1978), The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978), The 15th Annual Publicists Guild Awards (1978), The Making of ‘Casey’s Shadow’ (1978), The George Burns Special (1976), The Gentleman Tramp (1976), Dinah! (1975-1976), The 48th Annual Academy Awards (1976), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to William Wyler (1976), Jack Lemmon: A Twist of Lemmon (1976), The Lion Roars Again (1975), The 29th Annual Tony Awards (1975), The Sunshine Boys (1975/II), The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972), The David Frost Show (1970-1971), The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (1971), The 24th Annual Tony Awards (1970), King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970), The 27th Annual Golden Globes Awards (1970), The 41st Annual Academy Awards (1969), Jack Benny’s Bag (1968), The Joey Bishop Show (1968), The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968), Carol Channing and 101 Men (1968), The 39th Annual Academy Awards (1967), Cinema (1967), The 19th Annual Tony Awards (1965), The Merv Griffin Show (1965), The 17th Annual Tony Awards (1963), The 16th Annual Tony Awards (1962), The O’Reilly Factor (2014), Hollywoods Spaßfabrik – Als die Bilder Lachen lernten (2014), Dai nostri inviati: La Rai racconta la Mostra del cinema di Venezia 1980-1989 (2013), À l’abordage – L’aventure de pirates (2009), 60/90 (2008), American Masters (2007), Billy Wilder Speaks (2006), ¿De qué te ríes? (2006), Battleground (2005), The Last Mogul (2005), The Great Man: W.C. Fields (2005), 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004), Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003), Elvis at the Movies (2002), The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years – Part I: 1956-1961 (2002), The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002), Hollywood Remembers Walter Matthau (2001), The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001), Here’s Hal: Hal Riddle (2001), The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2001), Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000), Backstory (2000), Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999), The Best of the Don Lane Show (1994), Chaplin (1992)
Other Names: Mr. Walter Matthau, Walter Matuschanskayasky
Astrological Sign: Libra
Best Known For Movie: The Odd Couple
Occupation: Actor
Height: 6ft 2.5in ( 1.89m )
First Name: Walter
Middle Name: John
Last Name: Matthau
Birth Full Name: Walter John Matthow
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Death Location: Santa Monica, California, United States
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Build: Average
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Sexuality: Straight
Religion: Jewish
Ethnicity: White
Nationality: American
High School: Seward Park High School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Official Websites:
matthau.com
matthau.com

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