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About Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau was an Academy Award-winning American comedic actor remembered for starring in films such as 1966's The Fortune Cookie, 1968's The Odd Couple, 1974's The Front Page and 1975'sThe Sunshine Boys. In addition to his work in motion picture, he also won acclaim for his television and stage work.
He was married twice. His first marriage was to Grace Johnson, with whom he had two children: David and Jenny. His second and final marriage was to actress and author Carol Marcus. He and Carol had a son named Charlie Matthau, who grew up to become a film and television director and actor.
Throughout his adult life, he struggled with a severe addiction to gambling, which saw him lose millions of dollars.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Force and fought in World War II.
He was a lifelong heavy drinker and smoker.
He suffered at least three heart attacks throughout out his life.
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My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau's Popularity
Walter Matthau was a famous American actor, who was born on October 1, 1920. As a person born on this date, Walter Matthau is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 12th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Walter Matthau is the 764th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Walter Matthau's birthday, Walter Matthau is the 5262nd most famous American and ranks 202nd in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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