Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan
1894 - 1974

Walter Brennan  American Actor


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Walter Brennan passed away on 21st Sep 1974 aged 80.


Walter Brennan was previously married to Ruth Wells Brennan (1920 - 1974).


American Actor Walter Brennan passed away on 21st Sep 1974 Oxnard, California aged 80. Born Walter Andrew Brennan on 25th July, 1894 in Lynn, Massachusetts, and educated at Rindge Technical High School, Walter Brennan is most remembered for considered one of the finest character actors in motion picture history in a career that spanned 1925–1974. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Walter Brennan is a member of the following lists: People from Moorpark, California, Male actors from Cambridge, Massachusetts and Male actors from Oxnard, California.


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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

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 Actor in 1936, 1938 and 1940.

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Smoke in the Wind1975H. P. KingmanMovie
Home for the Holidays1972Benjamin MorganTV Movie
Two for the Money1972Cody GuilfordTV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Silky O'SullivanTV Show
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again1970Nash CrawfordTV Movie
The Young Country1970Sheriff Matt FenleyTV Movie
Support Your Local Sheriff!1969Pa DanbyMovie
The Over-the-Hill Gang1969Nash CrawfordTV Movie
To Rome with Love1969Andy PruittTV Show
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band1968Grandpa BowerMovie
The Gnome-Mobile1967D.J. Mulrooney, KnobbyMovie
Who's Minding the Mint?1967Pop GillisMovie
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967Will SonnettTV Show
The Oscar1966Orrin C. QuentinMovie
Horatio Alger Jones1966Movie
Those Calloways1965Alf SimesMovie
The Shooting of Dan McGrew1965Narrator (voice, as Another Poetry Fan)Short Film
The Tycoon1964Walter AndrewsTV Show
How the West Was Won1962Col. Jeb HawkinsMovie
Shoot Out at Big Sag1962'Preacher' HawkerMovie
Rio Bravo1959StumpyMovie
Colgate Theatre1958Mr. TuttTV Show
Tammy and the Bachelor1957GrandpaMovie
The Real McCoys1957Grandpa Amos McCoyTV Show
God Is My Partner1957Dr. Charles GraysonMovie
The Way to the Gold1957Uncle George WilliamsMovie
Come Next Spring1956Jeffrey StorysMovie
Glory1956Ned OtisMovie
Good-bye, My Lady1956Uncle Jesse JacksonMovie
The Proud Ones1956JakeMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Sheriff John Larson, JoeTV Show
Ethel Barrymore Theater1956TV Show
At Gunpoint1955Doc LacyMovie
Bad Day at Black Rock1955Doc VelieMovie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955GrandpaTV Show
Man on a Bus1955Short Film
Drums Across the River1954Sam BrannonMovie
The Far Country1954Ben TatumMovie
Four Guns to the Border1954Simon BhumerMovie
Sea of Lost Ships1953C.P.O 'Chief' O'MalleyMovie
Lure of the Wilderness1952Jim HarperMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Link MorleyTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952DuffyTV Show
Return of the Texan1952Grandpa Firth CrockettMovie
Best of the Badmen1951'Doc' ButcherMovie
Along the Great Divide1951Timothy 'Pop' KeithMovie
The Wild Blue Yonder1951Maj. Gen. WolfeMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Simmons AKA Mr. Ears, Ezra JenkinsTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Deputy 'Doc' Hawkeye, Walter Briarcliff, Sr., Sheriff WalterTV Show
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Terence SweenyMovie
Singing Guns1950Dr. Jonathan MarkMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Intermission GuestTV Show
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek1950Rimrock ThomasMovie
Surrender1950Sheriff Bill HowardMovie
The Showdown1950Cap MacKellarMovie
Task Force1949Pete RichardMovie
The Green Promise1949Mr. MatthewsMovie
Brimstone1949Brimstone 'Pop' CourteenMovie
Blood on the Moon1948Kris BardenMovie
Red River1948Nadine GrootMovie
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!1948Tony MauleMovie
A Stolen Life1946Eben FolgerMovie
Centennial Summer1946Jesse RogersMovie
My Darling Clementine1946Old Man ClantonMovie
Nobody Lives Forever1946Pop GruberMovie
Dakota1945Captain BounceMovie
Home in Indiana1944J. F. 'Thunder' BoltMovie
The Princess and the Pirate1944FeatherheadMovie
To Have and Have Not1944EddieMovie
Hangmen Also Die!1943Prof. Stephen NovotnyMovie
Slightly Dangerous1943Cornelius BurdenMovie
The North Star1943KarpMovie
The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith1943George, MailmanShort Film
Stand by for Action1942Chief Yeoman Henry JohnsonMovie
The Pride of the Yankees1942Sam BlakeMovie
Meet John Doe1941The 'Colonel'Movie
Nice Girl?1941Hector TitusMovie
Sergeant York1941Pastor Rosier PileMovie
Swamp Water1941Tom KeeferMovie
Rise and Shine1941GrandpaMovie
This Woman Is Mine1941Captain Jonathan ThorneMovie
Northwest Passage1940'Hunk' MarrinerMovie
The Westerner1940Judge Roy BeanMovie
Maryland1940William StewartMovie
Stanley and Livingstone1939Jeff SlocumMovie
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle1939WalterMovie
They Shall Have Music1939Professor LawsonMovie
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939JimMovie
Kentucky1938Peter GoodwinMovie
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1938Muff PotterMovie
The Buccaneer1938Ezra PeaveyMovie
The Cowboy and the Lady1938SugarMovie
The Texans1938ChuckawallaMovie
Mother Carey's Chickens1938Mr. Ossian PophamMovie
Affairs of Cappy Ricks1937Cappy RicksMovie
She's Dangerous1937Ote O'LearyMovie
Wild and Woolly1937Gramp 'Hercules' FlynnMovie
When Love Is Young1937Uncle HugoMovie
Banjo on My Knee1936Newt HolleyMovie
Come and Get It1936Swan BostromMovie
Fury1936'Bugs' MeyersMovie
These Three1936Taxi DriverMovie
Three Godfathers1936GusMovie
The Moon's Our Home1936LemMovie
Alice Adams1935Movie
Barbary Coast1935Old AtrocityMovie
Bride of Frankenstein1935Neighbor (uncredited)Movie
Gold Diggers of 19351935Bellboy, Porter (uncredited)Movie
Man on the Flying Trapeze1935'Legs' GarnettMovie
Metropolitan1935Grandpa (uncredited)Movie
Mystery of Edwin Drood1935First Gossip (uncredited)Movie
The Wedding Night1935Bill JenkinsMovie
West Point of the Air1935Soldier at Kelly's Wreckage (uncredited)Movie
Biography of a Bachelor Girl1935Reporter on Ship (uncredited)Movie
Northern Frontier1935Stuttering CookMovie
Party Wire1935Paul - Railroad Telegrapher (uncredited)Movie
Seven Keys to Baldpate1935Station AgentMovie
She Couldn't Take It1935Peddler (uncredited)Movie
We're in the Money1935Wedding Witness (uncredited)Movie
Restless Knights1935Father (uncredited)Movie
Brick-a-Brac1935LemShort Film
Helldorado1935Pete, the Waiter (uncredited)Movie
Hunger Pains1935Secretary to Sylvester J. Sutton Sr.Short Film
Lady Tubbs1935Joseph (uncredited)Movie
Law Beyond the Range1935Abner (Pete in credits) (as Walter Brennon)Movie
The Perfect Tribute1935Stone Cutter (uncredited)Short Film
Spring Tonic1935Bum (uncredited)Movie
Welcome Home1935Walter (uncredited)Movie
Death on the Diamond1934Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)Movie
Great Expectations1934Prisoner on Ship (uncredited)Movie
Riptide1934Chauffeur (uncredited)Movie
The Painted Veil1934Movie
George White's Scandals1934Hick (uncredited)Movie
Woman Haters1934Train Conductor (uncredited)Short Film
Beloved1934Stuttering BoarderMovie
Cheating Cheaters1934Movie
Fugitive Lovers19342nd Bus Driver (uncredited)Movie
Good Dame1934Elmer Spicer (uncredited)Movie
Half a Sinner1934Radio AnnouncerMovie
Murder in the Private Car1934Switchman (uncredited)Movie
Paradise Valley1934Farmer HiramMovie
Sing and Like It1934Ticket Broker (uncredited)Movie
Tailspin Tommy1934Hospital Orderly Slugged by Skeeter [Ch. 8] (uncredited)Movie
The Crosby Case1934Ship's Officer (uncredited)Movie
There's Always Tomorrow1934Mechanic (uncredited)Movie
Whom the Gods Destroy1934Clifford (uncredited)Movie
You Can't Buy Everything1934Train Vendor (uncredited)Movie
Cross Country Cruise1934Niagara Falls Boatman (uncredited)Movie
Gridiron Flash1934Diner Proprietor (uncredited)Movie
The Life of Vergie Winters1934Roscoe - a Gossiper (uncredited)Movie
The Poor Rich1934Dr. Johnson the Coroner (uncredited)Movie
Uncertain Lady1934Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)Movie
Prescott Kid1934Zeke (Stage Driver)Movie
Fishing for Trouble1934Short Film
Radio Dough1934Drunk Customer (uncredited)Short Film
I'll Tell the World1934Otto - Bicycle Repair Man (uncredited)Movie
Gentlemen of Polish1934Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Lilly Turner1933Movie
Parachute Jumper1933Counterman at Jewel Diner (uncredited)Movie
The Big Cage1933Ticket-TakerMovie
The Invisible Man1933Bicycle Owner (uncredited)Movie
Girl Missing1933Joe - Garage Attendant (uncredited)Movie
Golden Harvest1933Farmhand at Wedding (uncredited)Movie
Goldie Gets Along1933Stuttering Waiter (uncredited)Movie
King for a Night1933Soda Jerk (uncredited)Movie
Lucky Dog1933Drunk #2Movie
One Year Later1933YokelMovie
Rustlers' Roundup1933Walt (uncredited)Movie
Saturday's Millions1933Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Sensation Hunters1933Stuttering WaiterMovie
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble1933Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
Ladies Must Love1933Flute Player (uncredited)Movie
Man of Action1933Cashier SummersMovie
My Woman1933Stuttering Animal Imitator (uncredited)Movie
Phantom of the Air1933'Skid' (uncredited)Movie
Sing, Sinner, Sing1933Henchman RiordanMovie
Strange People1933The Radio RepairmanMovie
Curtain at Eight1933Silent Detective (uncredited)Movie
Sailors Beware!1933Stuttering ThiefShort Film
Meet the Champ1933Stuttering AnnouncerMovie
The Impatient Maiden1932Cigar Stand Proprietor (uncredited)Movie
Law and Order1932Lanky Smith (uncredited)Movie
Once in a Lifetime1932Lighting Technician (uncredited)Movie
Strange Justice1932Eddie - Mechanic (uncredited)Movie
Texas Cyclone1932Sheriff Lew Collins (as Walter Brenan)Movie
Two-Fisted Law1932Deputy Sheriff BendixMovie
Cornered1932Court Bailiff (uncredited)Movie
Hello Trouble1932A Texas Ranger (uncredited)Movie
Manhattan Tower1932Mechanic (uncredited)Movie
Merry-Go-Round1932Protester Sign Carrier (uncredited)Movie
Miss Pinkerton1932Police Dispatcher (uncredited)Movie
Scandal for Sale1932Newspaperman (uncredited)Movie
The All-American1932News Commentator at Game (uncredited)Movie
The Fourth Horseman1932Toothless Town Drunk (uncredited)Movie
Women Won't Tell1932Dump WorkmanMovie
The Airmail Mystery1932HollyMovie
Speed Madness1932JoeMovie
Fighting for Justice1932Cowhand Fletcher (uncredited)Movie
The Iceman's Ball1932Officer DuganShort Film
A House Divided1931Musician (uncredited)Movie
Hello Russia1931Bit Role (uncredited)Short Film
Dancing Dynamite1931HenchmanMovie
Heroes of the Flames1931Bit Part in Chapter Twelve (uncredited)Movie
Is There Justice?1931RollinsMovie
Many a Slip1931Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Grief Street1931Walt (as Arthur Brennan)Movie
Scratch-As-Catch-Can1931Short Film
Neck and Neck1931HectorMovie
Honeymoon Lane1931DriverMovie
King of Jazz1930Desk Sergeant ('Springtime'), Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front'), Waiter ('Oh! Forevermore!')Movie
Captain of the Guard1930Peasant (uncredited)Movie
Little Accident1930Milkman (uncredited)Movie
Dames Ahoy1930Side Show Barker (uncredited)Movie
Parlez Vous1930Short Film
See America Thirst1930Spumoni Bodyguard (uncredited)Movie
Ooh La-La1930Bit Role (uncredited)Short Film
Flight1929Marine Pilot (uncredited)Movie
The Cohens and Kellys in Atlantic City1929Man at Police Station (uncredited)Movie
The Lariat Kid1929Pat O'SheaMovie
The Long, Long Trail1929Skinny RawlinsMovie
One Hysterical Night1929Paul RevereMovie
The Shannons of Broadway1929HezMovie
Silks and Saddles1929Undetermined Role (uncredited)Movie
Smilin' Guns1929Ranch ForemanMovie
Flying High1929Kidnapper (uncredited)Short Film
The Racket1928Man on Street in Front of Barber Shop (uncredited)Movie
The Michigan Kid1928Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Ballyhoo Buster, The1928Movie
Hot Heels1928Pool Hall Habitant (uncredited)Movie
Sensation Seekers1927Below Deck Yacht Crewman (uncredited)Movie
The Last Performance1927Clown (uncredited)Movie
Blake of Scotland Yard1927Henchman (uncredited)Movie
Ridin' Rowdy, The1927Movie
Alias the Deacon1927Cashier at Cunningham's Rink (uncredited)Movie
Tearin' Into Trouble1927Billy MartinMovie
Flashing Oars1927Hula Hula Hut Customer (uncredited)Short Film
Watch Your Wife1926Movie
The Ice Flood1926LumberjackMovie
Spangles1926Lunch Counterman (uncredited)Movie
The Collegians1926Various Roles in Individual Episodes (uncredited)Short Film
Lorraine of the Lions1925Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
The Calgary Stampede1925Racing Spectator in Grandstand at Rodeo (uncredited)Movie
Webs of Steel1925Movie
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jekuper2010May 3, 2011

Great actor and a nice man.

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