Walter Matthau

1 Oct 1920 - 1 Jul 2000

Actor, Director

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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Filmography (58 titles)

(movie, 2000)
···Hanging Up
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lou Mozell)
(movie, 1998)
···The Odd Couple II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Oscar Madison)
(movie, 1998)
···The Marriage Fool
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Frank Walsh)
(movie, 1997)
···Out to Sea
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charlie Gordon)
(movie, 1996)
···I'm Not Rappaport
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Nat Moyer)
(movie, 1995)
···Grumpier Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Max Goldman)
(movie, 1995)
···The Grass Harp
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Judge Charlie Cool)
(movie, 1994)
···I.Q.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Albert Einstein)
(movie, 1994)
···I.Q.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Albert Einstein)
(movie, 1994)
···Incident in a Small Town
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Harmon Cobb)
(movie, 1993)
···Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Max Goldman)
(movie, 1993)
···Dennis the Menace
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. George Wilson)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Harmon Cobb)
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
(movie, 1991)
···JFK
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Role: Actor (as Senator Long)
(movie, 1991)
···Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Clifford Pepperman)
(movie, 1990)
···The Incident
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Harmon Cobb)
(movie, 1988)
···Il piccolo diavolo
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maurice)
(movie, 1988)
···The Couch Trip
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Donald Becker)
(movie, 1986)
···Pirates
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red)
(movie, 1985)
···Movers & Shakers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Joe Mulholland)
(movie, 1983)
···The Survivors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sonny Paluso)
(movie, 1982)
···I Ought to Be in Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Herbert Tucker)
(movie, 1981)
···Buddy Buddy
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Trabucco)
(movie, 1981)
···First Monday in October
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dan Snow)
(movie, 1980)
···Hopscotch
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Miles Kendig · James Butler · Mr. Hannaway · Leonard Ross)
(movie, 1980)
···Little Miss Marker
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sorrowful Jones)
(movie, 1978)
···California Suite
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Marvin Michaels)
(movie, 1978)
···Casey's Shadow
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Role: Actor (as Lloyd Bourdelle)
(movie, 1978)
···House Calls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Charley Nichols)
(movie, 1978)
···The Stingiest Man in Town
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Ebenezer Scrooge)
(movie, 1976)
···The Bad News Bears
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Coach Morris Buttermaker)
(movie, 1975)
···The Sunshine Boys
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Willy Clark)
(movie, 1974)
···The Front Page
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Walter Burns · Otto Fishbine)
(movie, 1974)
···Earthquake
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Drunk)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Zachary Garber)
(movie, 1973)
···Charley Varrick
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Charley Varrick)
(movie, 1973)
···The Laughing Policeman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Jake Martin SFPD)
(movie, 1972)
···Pete 'n' Tillie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Pete)
(movie, 1971)
···Kotch
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Joseph P. Kotcher)
(movie, 1969)
···Hello, Dolly!
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Horace Vandergelder)
(movie, 1969)
···Cactus Flower
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Julian Winston)
(movie, 1969)
···Hello, Dolly!
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Role: Actor (as Horace Vandergelder)
(movie, 1968)
···The Odd Couple
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Oscar Madison)
(movie, 1966)
···The Fortune Cookie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Willie Gingrich)
(movie, 1965)
···Mirage
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ted Caselle)
(movie, 1964)
···Fail-Safe
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Groeteschele)
(movie, 1963)
···Charade
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hamilton Bartholemew)
(movie, 1963)
···Island of Love
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Tony Dallas)
(movie, 1962)
···Lonely Are the Brave
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Morey Johnson)
(movie, 1962)
···Who's Got the Action?
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Tony Gagouts)
(movie, 1959)
···Gangster Story
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1958)
···Ride a Crooked Trail
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Judge Kyle)
(movie, 1958)
···King Creole
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Role: Actor (as Maxie Fields)
(movie, 1958)
···Onionhead
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as 'Red' Wildoe)
(movie, 1958)
···Voice in the Mirror
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Leon Karnes)
(movie, 1957)
···A Face in the Crowd
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mel Miller)
(movie, 1956)
···Bigger Than Life
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Wally Gibbs)