Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau
1920 - 2000
Walter Matthau  American Actor

Walter Matthau dating history


Walter Matthau was previously married to Carol Grace (1959 - 2000) and Grace Geraldine Johnson (1948 - 1958).

Walter Matthau had an encounter with Yvonne De Carlo.


American Actor Walter Matthau was born Walter John Matthow on 1st October, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA and passed away on 1st Jul 2000 Santa Monica, CA, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for The Odd Couple. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Walter Matthau was in 6 on-screen matchups, including Barbra Streisand in Hello, Dolly! (1969), Sophia Loren in Grumpier Old Men (1995), Dyan Cannon in Out to Sea (1997), Goldie Hawn in Cactus Flower (1969) and Ingrid Bergman in Cactus Flower (1969).

Walter Matthau is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 41 years, 6 months 25 years, 9 months 10 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 41 years, 6 months 17 years, 2 months 10 years


First Name Walter
Middle Name John
Last Name Matthau
Full Name at Birth Walter John Matthow
Alternative Name Jake
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st October, 1920
Birthplace Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA
Died 1st July, 2000
Place of Death Santa Monica, CA, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Large nose
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Seward Park High School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Odd Couple
Year(s) Active 1948–2000, 1944–2000
Official Websites,,,
Friend Jack Lemmon

Walter Matthau (; born Walter John Matthow; October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor.

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Walter Matthau79 LibraActor
Carol Grace77 VirgoActress
Grace Geraldine Johnson-
Yvonne De Carlo84 VirgoActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CharlieMaleCarol Grace
JennyFemaleGrace Geraldine Johnson
DavidMaleGrace Geraldine Johnson


Hanging Up2000LouMovie
The Odd Couple II1998Oscar MadisonMovie
The Marriage Fool1998Frank WalshTV Movie
Out to Sea1997Charlie GordonMovie
I'm Not Rappaport1996Nat MoyerMovie
Grumpier Old Men1995Max GoldmanMovie
The Grass Harp1995Judge Charlie CoolMovie
I.Q.1994Albert EinsteinMovie
Incident in a Small Town1994Harmon CobbTV Movie
Dennis the Menace1993Mr. WilsonMovie
Grumpy Old Men1993Max GoldmanMovie
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore1992Harmon CobbTV Movie
JFK1991Senator LongMovie
Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love1991Clifford PeppermanTV Movie
The Incident1990Harmon CobbTV Movie
Il piccolo diavolo1988Padre MaurizioMovie
The Couch Trip1988Donald BeckerMovie
Pirates1986Captain Thomas Bartholomew RedMovie
Movers & Shakers1985Joe MulhollandMovie
The Survivors1983Sonny PalusoMovie
I Ought to Be in Pictures1982Herbert TuckerMovie
Buddy Buddy1981TrabuccoMovie
First Monday in October1981Dan SnowMovie
Hopscotch1980Miles KendigMovie
Little Miss Marker1980Sorrowful JonesMovie
California Suite1978Marvin MichaelsMovie
Casey's Shadow1978Lloyd BourdelleMovie
House Calls1978Dr. Charley NicholsMovie
The Stingiest Man in Town1978Ebenezer Scrooge (voice)TV Movie
Actor1978Boris ThomashevskyTV Movie
The Bad News Bears1976Coach Morris ButtermakerMovie
The Sunshine Boys1975Willy ClarkMovie
Earthquake1974Drunk (as Walter Matuschanskayasky)Movie
The Front Page1974Walter BurnsMovie
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three1974Lt. GarberMovie
Charley Varrick1973Charley VarrickMovie
The Laughing Policeman1973Jake MartinMovie
Pete 'n' Tillie1972PeteMovie
Awake and Sing1972Moe AxelrodTV Movie
A New Leaf1971Henry GrahamMovie
Kotch1971Joseph P. KotcherMovie
Plaza Suite1971Jesse Kiplinger, Roy Hubley, Sam NashMovie
Cactus Flower1969Dr. Julian WinstonMovie
Hello, Dolly!1969Horace VandergelderMovie
Candy1968Gen. R.A. SmightMovie
The Odd Couple1968Oscar MadisonMovie
The Secret Life of an American Wife1968The Movie StarMovie
A Guide for the Married Man1967Paul ManningMovie
The Fortune Cookie1966Willie GingrichMovie
Mirage1965Ted CaselleMovie
Ensign Pulver1964DocMovie
Fail Safe1964Dr. GroetescheleMovie
Goodbye Charlie1964Sir Leopold SartoriMovie
Profiles in Courage1964Andrew Johnson, Gov. John SlatonTV Show
The Rogues1964Aram RodeskoTV Show
Charade1963Hamilton BartholomewMovie
Island of Love1963Tony DallasMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Tom GregoryTV Show
Lonely Are the Brave1962Sheriff Morey JohnsonMovie
Who's Got the Action?1962Tony GagoutsMovie
The Eleventh Hour1962Charles ThatcherTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Franklin GaerTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Harley Downing, Narrator, Tony MaruzellaTV Show
Tallahassee 70001961Lex RogersTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961Martin Kramer, Michael CallahanTV Show
Strangers When We Meet1960Felix AndersMovie
Insight1960AdamTV Show
Route 661960Sam KeepTV Show
Juno and the Paycock1960TV Movie
Gangster Story1959Jack MartinMovie
Play of the Week1959Ben Alexander, James Hyland, Philip JudahTV Show
Our American Heritage1959John OvertonTV Show
King Creole1958Maxie FieldsMovie
Onionhead1958'Red' WildoeMovie
Ride a Crooked Trail1958Judge KyleMovie
Voice in the Mirror1958Dr. Leon KarnesMovie
Naked City1958Dr. Max Lewine, Peter KanopolisTV Show
A Face in the Crowd1957Mel MillerMovie
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue1957Al DahlkeMovie
Bigger Than Life1956Wally GibbsMovie
The Indian Fighter1955Wes ToddMovie
The Kentuckian1955Stan BodineMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Harry Wade, Moran, PhilTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Bill Egan, George BarryTV Show
Climax!1954Charlie MapesTV Show
Center Stage1954TV Show
Justice1954TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Tom DuttonTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Gordon WagnerTV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953Dr. SpinelliTV Show
Ponds Theater1953TV Show
Mister Peepers1952Coach BurrTV Show
Omnibus1952TV Show
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951Julian, Major HunterTV Show
Shadow of the Cloak1951TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Corliss PriceTV Show
Danger1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Craig, Extra, Intermission GuestTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950The BartenderTV Show
Suspense1949Lawrence StevensTV Show
The Big Story1949TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Iago, Stuart BensonTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Jacobs, OlsenTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947HarryTV Show
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eagle39Jul 21, 2019

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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 15, 2013

He was an underrated actor but was great in The Odd Couple and Grumpy Old Men.

MouseJun 15, 2011

He sure was Mr. Wilson, who called Dennis a "little rugrat", in "Dennis the Menace".

BeeApr 10, 2011

R.I.P. Mr. Matthau

laepFeb 24, 2010

i wander if i can get cool sheos

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