Birth Name: Walter John Matthow
Born: 1 October 1920 Died: 1 July 2000
Country of origin: United States
Height: 6' 2"
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Description: Walter Matthau [ born: Walter John Matthow on October 1, 1920 in New York City - died: July 1, 2000 in Santa Monica, California ] was an actor. Matthau was best known for starting in many films which included Charade (1963), The Odd Couple (1968), Grumpy Old Men (1993) and Dennis the Meance (1993). He often worked with Jack Lemmon and the two were Hollywood's craziest stars. His mother was an immigrant from Lithuania and his father was a Russian Jewish peddler and electrician from Kiev, Ukraine. As a young boy, Matthau attended a Jewish non-profit sleepaway camp. He also attended Surprise Lake Camp. His high school was Sewar ... (more)
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