Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan
1894 - 1974

Walter Brennan  American Actor


Walter Andrew Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor. Brennan is one of three men to win three acting Oscars (the other two being Jack Nicholson and Daniel Day-Lewis), having won the Academy Award for Best Supporting ...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship54 yrs
Shortest Relationship54 yrs
Average Relationship Length54 yrs
First Name Walter
Last Name Brennan
Full Name at Birth Walter Andrew Brennan
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th July, 1894
Birthplace Lynn, Massachusetts,
Died 21st September, 1974
Place of Death Oxnard, California
Cause of Death Emphysema
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Rindge Technical High School
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame considered one of the finest character actors in motion picture history
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1925–1974
Music Style Country-Pop, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan, Classical
Music Mood Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Organic, Laid-Back/Mellow, Gentle, Sentimental
Instrument Actor
Friend Mara Corday, William Lundigan, Chill Wills, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Barry M. Goldwater, Ronald Reagan
More about Walter Brennan
Less about Walter Brennan

Dating History

Partner Comparison

Walter Brennan80 LeoActor
Ruth Wells Brennan-


Smoke in the Wind1975 H. P. Kingman Movie
Home for the Holidays1972 Benjamin Morgan TV Movie
Two for the Money1972 Cody Guilford TV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971 Silky O'Sullivan TV Show
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again1970 Nash Crawford TV Movie
The Young Country1970 Sheriff Matt Fenley TV Movie
Support Your Local Sheriff!1969 Pa Danby Movie
The Over-the-Hill Gang1969 Nash Crawford TV Movie
To Rome with Love1969 Andy Pruitt TV Show
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band1968 Grandpa Bower Movie
The Gnome-Mobile1967 D.J. Mulrooney, Knobby Movie
Who's Minding the Mint?1967 Pop Gillis Movie
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967 Will Sonnett TV Show
The Oscar1966 Orrin C. Quentin Movie
Horatio Alger Jones1966 Movie
Those Calloways1965 Alf Simes Movie
The Shooting of Dan McGrew1965 Narrator (voice, as Another Poetry Fan) Short Film
The Tycoon1964 Walter Andrews TV Show
How the West Was Won1962 Col. Jeb Hawkins Movie
Shoot Out at Big Sag1962 'Preacher' Hawker Movie
Rio Bravo1959 Stumpy Movie
Colgate Theatre1958 Mr. Tutt TV Show
Tammy and the Bachelor1957 Grandpa Movie
The Real McCoys1957 Grandpa Amos McCoy TV Show
God Is My Partner1957 Dr. Charles Grayson Movie
The Way to the Gold1957 Uncle George Williams Movie
Come Next Spring1956 Jeffrey Storys Movie
Glory1956 Ned Otis Movie
Good-bye, My Lady1956 Uncle Jesse Jackson Movie
The Proud Ones1956 Jake Movie
Zane Grey Theater1956 Sheriff John Larson, Joe TV Show
Ethel Barrymore Theater1956 TV Show
At Gunpoint1955 Doc Lacy Movie
Bad Day at Black Rock1955 Doc Velie Movie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Grandpa TV Show
Man on a Bus1955 Short Film
Drums Across the River1954 Sam Brannon Movie
The Far Country1954 Ben Tatum Movie
Four Guns to the Border1954 Simon Bhumer Movie
Sea of Lost Ships1953 C.P.O 'Chief' O'Malley Movie
Lure of the Wilderness1952 Jim Harper Movie
Cavalcade of America1952 Link Morley TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Duffy TV Show
Return of the Texan1952 Grandpa Firth Crockett Movie
Best of the Badmen1951 'Doc' Butcher Movie
Along the Great Divide1951 Timothy 'Pop' Keith Movie
The Wild Blue Yonder1951 Maj. Gen. Wolfe Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Simmons AKA Mr. Ears, Ezra Jenkins TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Deputy 'Doc' Hawkeye, Walter Briarcliff, Sr., Sheriff Walter TV Show
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950 Terence Sweeny Movie
Singing Guns1950 Dr. Jonathan Mark Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Intermission Guest TV Show
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek1950 Rimrock Thomas Movie
Surrender1950 Sheriff Bill Howard Movie
The Showdown1950 Cap MacKellar Movie
Task Force1949 Pete Richard Movie
The Green Promise1949 Mr. Matthews Movie
Brimstone1949 Brimstone 'Pop' Courteen Movie
Blood on the Moon1948 Kris Barden Movie
Red River1948 Nadine Groot Movie
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!1948 Tony Maule Movie
Driftwood1947 Murph Movie
A Stolen Life1946 Eben Folger Movie
Centennial Summer1946 Jesse Rogers Movie
My Darling Clementine1946 Old Man Clanton Movie
Nobody Lives Forever1946 Pop Gruber Movie
Dakota1945 Capt. Bounce Movie
Home in Indiana1944 J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt Movie
The Princess and the Pirate1944 Featherhead Movie
To Have and Have Not1944 Eddie Movie
Hangmen Also Die!1943 Prof. Stephen Novotny Movie
Slightly Dangerous1943 Cornelius Burden Movie
The North Star1943 Karp Movie
The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith1943 George, Mailman Short Film
Stand by for Action1942 Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson Movie
The Pride of the Yankees1942 Sam Blake Movie
Meet John Doe1941 The 'Colonel' Movie
Nice Girl?1941 Hector Titus Movie
Sergeant York1941 Pastor Rosier Pile Movie
Swamp Water1941 Tom Keefer Movie
Rise and Shine1941 Grandpa Movie
This Woman Is Mine1941 Captain Jonathan Thorne Movie
Northwest Passage1940 'Hunk' Marriner Movie
The Westerner1940 Judge Roy Bean Movie
Maryland1940 William Stewart Movie
Stanley and Livingstone1939 Jeff Slocum Movie
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle1939 Walter Movie
They Shall Have Music1939 Professor Lawson Movie
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939 Jim Movie
Kentucky1938 Peter Goodwin Movie
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1938 Muff Potter Movie
The Buccaneer1938 Ezra Peavey Movie
The Cowboy and the Lady1938 Sugar Movie
The Texans1938 Chuckawalla Movie
Mother Carey's Chickens1938 Mr. Ossian Popham Movie
Affairs of Cappy Ricks1937 Cappy Ricks Movie
She's Dangerous1937 Ote O'Leary Movie
Wild and Woolly1937 Gramp 'Hercules' Flynn Movie
When Love Is Young1937 Uncle Hugo Movie
Banjo on My Knee1936 Newt Holley Movie
Come and Get It1936 Swan Bostrom Movie
Fury1936 'Bugs' Meyers Movie
These Three1936 Taxi Driver Movie
Three Godfathers1936 Gus Movie
The Moon's Our Home1936 Lem Movie
Alice Adams1935 Movie
Barbary Coast1935 Old Atrocity Movie
Bride of Frankenstein1935 Neighbor (uncredited) Movie
Gold Diggers of 19351935 Bellboy, Porter (uncredited) Movie
Man on the Flying Trapeze1935 'Legs' Garnett Movie
Metropolitan1935 Grandpa (uncredited) Movie
Mystery of Edwin Drood1935 First Gossip (uncredited) Movie
The Wedding Night1935 Bill Jenkins Movie
West Point of the Air1935 Soldier at Kelly's Wreckage (uncredited) Movie
Biography of a Bachelor Girl1935 Reporter on Ship (uncredited) Movie
Northern Frontier1935 Stuttering Cook Movie
Party Wire1935 Paul - Railroad Telegrapher (uncredited) Movie
Seven Keys to Baldpate1935 Station Agent Movie
She Couldn't Take It1935 Peddler (uncredited) Movie
We're in the Money1935 Wedding Witness (uncredited) Movie
Restless Knights1935 Father (uncredited) Movie
Brick-a-Brac1935 Lem Short Film
Helldorado1935 Pete, the Waiter (uncredited) Movie
Hunger Pains1935 Secretary to Sylvester J. Sutton Sr. Short Film
Lady Tubbs1935 Joseph (uncredited) Movie
Law Beyond the Range1935 Abner (Pete in credits) (as Walter Brennon) Movie
The Perfect Tribute1935 Stone Cutter (uncredited) Short Film
Spring Tonic1935 Bum (uncredited) Movie
Welcome Home1935 Walter (uncredited) Movie
Death on the Diamond1934 Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited) Movie
Great Expectations1934 Prisoner on Ship (uncredited) Movie
Riptide1934 Chauffeur (uncredited) Movie
The Painted Veil1934 Movie
George White's Scandals1934 Hick (uncredited) Movie
Woman Haters1934 Train Conductor (uncredited) Short Film
Beloved1934 Stuttering Boarder Movie
Cheating Cheaters1934 Movie
Fugitive Lovers1934 2nd Bus Driver (uncredited) Movie
Good Dame1934 Elmer Spicer (uncredited) Movie
Half a Sinner1934 Radio Announcer Movie
Murder in the Private Car1934 Switchman (uncredited) Movie
Paradise Valley1934 Farmer Hiram Movie
Sing and Like It1934 Ticket Broker (uncredited) Movie
Tailspin Tommy1934 Hospital Orderly Slugged by Skeeter [Ch. 8] (uncredited) Movie
The Crosby Case1934 Ship's Officer (uncredited) Movie
There's Always Tomorrow1934 Mechanic (uncredited) Movie
Whom the Gods Destroy1934 Clifford (uncredited) Movie
You Can't Buy Everything1934 Train Vendor (uncredited) Movie
Cross Country Cruise1934 Niagara Falls Boatman (uncredited) Movie
Gridiron Flash1934 Diner Proprietor (uncredited) Movie
The Life of Vergie Winters1934 Roscoe - a Gossiper (uncredited) Movie
The Poor Rich1934 Dr. Johnson the Coroner (uncredited) Movie
Uncertain Lady1934 Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Movie
Prescott Kid1934 Zeke (Stage Driver) Movie
Fishing for Trouble1934 Short Film
Radio Dough1934 Drunk Customer (uncredited) Short Film
I'll Tell the World1934 Otto - Bicycle Repair Man (uncredited) Movie
Gentlemen of Polish1934 Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Lilly Turner1933 Movie
Parachute Jumper1933 Counterman at Jewel Diner (uncredited) Movie
The Big Cage1933 Ticket-Taker Movie
The Invisible Man1933 Bicycle Owner (uncredited) Movie
Girl Missing1933 Joe - Garage Attendant (uncredited) Movie
Golden Harvest1933 Farmhand at Wedding (uncredited) Movie
Goldie Gets Along1933 Stuttering Waiter (uncredited) Movie
King for a Night1933 Soda Jerk (uncredited) Movie
Lucky Dog1933 Drunk #2 Movie
One Year Later1933 Yokel Movie
Rustlers' Roundup1933 Walt (uncredited) Movie
Saturday's Millions1933 Reporter (uncredited) Movie
Sensation Hunters1933 Stuttering Waiter Movie
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble1933 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
Ladies Must Love1933 Flute Player (uncredited) Movie
Man of Action1933 Cashier Summers Movie
My Woman1933 Stuttering Animal Imitator (uncredited) Movie
Phantom of the Air1933 'Skid' Movie
Sing, Sinner, Sing1933 Henchman Riordan Movie
Strange People1933 The Radio Repairman Movie
Curtain at Eight1933 Silent Detective (uncredited) Movie
Sailors Beware!1933 Stuttering Thief Short Film
Meet the Champ1933 Stuttering Announcer Movie
The Impatient Maiden1932 Cigar Stand Proprietor (uncredited) Movie
Law and Order1932 Lanky Smith (uncredited) Movie
Once in a Lifetime1932 Lighting Technician (uncredited) Movie
Strange Justice1932 Eddie - Mechanic (uncredited) Movie
Texas Cyclone1932 Sheriff Lew Collins (as Walter Brenan) Movie
Two-Fisted Law1932 Deputy Sheriff Bendix Movie
Cornered1932 Court Bailiff (uncredited) Movie
Hello Trouble1932 A Texas Ranger (uncredited) Movie
Manhattan Tower1932 Mechanic (uncredited) Movie
Merry-Go-Round1932 Protester Sign Carrier (uncredited) Movie
Miss Pinkerton1932 Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Movie
Scandal for Sale1932 Newspaperman (uncredited) Movie
The All-American1932 Movie
The Fourth Horseman1932 Toothless Town Drunk (uncredited) Movie
Women Won't Tell1932 Dump Workman Movie
The Airmail Mystery1932 Holly Movie
Speed Madness1932 Joe Movie
Fighting for Justice1932 Cowhand Fletcher (uncredited) Movie
The Iceman's Ball1932 Officer Dugan Short Film
A House Divided1931 Musician (uncredited) Movie
Hello Russia1931 Bit Role (uncredited) Short Film
Dancing Dynamite1931 Henchman Movie
Heroes of the Flames1931 Bit Part in Chapter Twelve (uncredited) Movie
Is There Justice?1931 Rollins Movie
Many a Slip1931 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
Grief Street1931 Walt (as Arthur Brennan) Movie
Scratch-As-Catch-Can1931 Short Film
Neck and Neck1931 Hector Movie
Honeymoon Lane1931 Driver Movie
King of Jazz1930 Desk Sergeant ('Springtime'), Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front'), Waiter ('Oh! Forevermore!') Movie
Captain of the Guard1930 Peasant (uncredited) Movie
Little Accident1930 Milkman (uncredited) Movie
Dames Ahoy1930 Side Show Barker (uncredited) Movie
Parlez Vous1930 Short Film
See America Thirst1930 Spumoni Bodyguard (uncredited) Movie
Ooh La-La1930 Bit Role (uncredited) Short Film
Flight1929 Marine Pilot (uncredited) Movie
The Cohens and Kellys in Atlantic City1929 Man at Police Station (uncredited) Movie
The Lariat Kid1929 Pat O'Shea Movie
The Long, Long Trail1929 Skinny Rawlins Movie
One Hysterical Night1929 Paul Revere Movie
The Shannons of Broadway1929 Hez Movie
Silks and Saddles1929 Undetermined Role (uncredited) Movie
Smilin' Guns1929 Ranch Foreman Movie
Flying High1929 Kidnapper (uncredited) Short Film
The Racket1928 Man on Street in Front of Barber Shop (uncredited) Movie
The Michigan Kid1928 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
Ballyhoo Buster, The1928 Movie
Hot Heels1928 Pool Hall Habitant (uncredited) Movie
Sensation Seekers1927 Below Deck Yacht Crewman (uncredited) Movie
The Last Performance1927 Clown (uncredited) Movie
Blake of Scotland Yard1927 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Ridin' Rowdy, The1927 Movie
Alias the Deacon1927 Cashier at Cunningham's Rink (uncredited) Movie
Tearin' Into Trouble1927 Billy Martin Movie
Flashing Oars1927 Hula Hula Hut Customer (uncredited) Short Film
Watch Your Wife1926 Movie
The Ice Flood1926 Lumberjack Movie
Spangles1926 Lunch Counterman (uncredited) Movie
The Collegians1926 Various Roles in Individual Episodes (uncredited) Short Film
Lorraine of the Lions1925 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
The Calgary Stampede1925 Racing Spectator in Grandstand at Rodeo (uncredited) Movie
Webs of Steel1925 Movie
Show More Filmography
Show Less Filmography

Six Degrees

Connect any celebrity with Walter Brennan to see how closely they are linked... romantically!

Recent connections involving Walter Brennan

    Comments on Walter Brennan

    Posted commentsView all comments (2)

    jekuper2010May 3, 2011

    Great actor and a nice man.

    Join the FamousFix discussion board >>