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Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau
in Charade (1963)
Personal information
Birth nameWalter John Matthow
Birth dateOctober 01, 1920
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of deathJuly 1, 2000(age 79)
Death placeSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Cause of deathColon cancer
Resting placeWestwood Village Memorial Park
EducationSeward Park High School
Years active1948 2000
SpouseGrace Geraldine Johnson (1948 - 58; divorced; 2 children)
Carol Grace (1959 - 2000; his death; 1 child)

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Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 - July 1, 2000) 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. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie.

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