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In Theaters
  • Hello, Dolly!

  • Charade

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At Home
  • Ride a Crooked Trail

  • Onionhead

  • Pete 'n' Tillie

  • Goodbye Charlie

  • A New Leaf

  • Who's Got the Action?

  • Mirage

  • Island of Love

  • Bigger Than Life

  • Ensign Pulver

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Walter Matthau Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Oct 1, 1920
  • Died: Jul 1, 2000
  • Biography: Specializing in playing shambling, cantankerous cynics, Walter Matthau, with his jowly features, slightly stooped posture, and seedy, rumpled demeanor, looked as if he would be more at home as a laborer or small-time insurance salesman than as a... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Mirage Ted Caselle / Ted Caselle 2006
Hanging Up Lou Mozell 2000
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 1999
The Odd Couple II Oscar Madison 1998
Grumpy Old Men Max Goldman 1993
Dennis the Menace Mr. Wilson 1993
JFK Sen. Russell Long 1991
The Couch Trip Donald Becker 1988
Pirates Capt. Thomas Bartholomew Red 1986
Little Miss Marker Producer / Executive Producer / Sorrowful Jones 1980
California Suite Marvin Michaels 1978
The Bad News Bears Coach Morris Buttermaker 1976
The Sunshine Boys Willy Clark 1975
Earthquake Drunk / Drunk / Drunk / Drunk 1974
Hello, Dolly! Horace Vandergelder 1969
The Odd Couple Oscar Madison 1968
The Fortune Cookie Willie Gingrich 1966
Fail-Safe Groeteschele 1964
Charade Hamilton Bartholomew / Hamilton Bartholomew 1963
Lonely Are the Brave Sheriff Johnson 1962
Bigger Than Life Wally Gibbs 1956
Kotch Joseph P. Kotcher
A Guide for the Married Man Paul Manning
Ride a Crooked Trail Judge Kyle
I Ought to Be in Pictures Herbert Tucker
Out To Sea Charlie
Pete 'n' Tillie Pete
Ensign Pulver Doc
House Calls Dr. Charley Nichols
Cactus Flower Julian Winston
The Voice in the Mirror Dr. Leon Karnes
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Lieutenant Garber
I.Q. Albert Einstein
Goodbye Charlie Sir Leopold Sartori
The Laughing Policeman Jake Martin
Gangster Story Director / Jack Martin
Onionhead "Red" Wildoe
Movers and Shakers Joe Mulholland
The End
First Monday in October Dan Snow
The Kentuckian Bodine
I'm Not Rappaport Nat Moyer
The Grass Harp Judge Charlie Cool
A Face in the Crowd Mel Miller
The Front Page Walter Burns
Casey's Shadow Lloyd Bourdelle
Plaza Suite Sam / Roy / Jesse
Candy Gen. Smight
Island of Love Tony Dallas
Hopscotch Miles Kendig
Grumpier Old Men Max Goldman
The Secret Life of an American Wife The Movie Star
King Creole Maxie Fields
Strangers When We Meet Felix Anders
Charley Varrick Charley Varrick
The Indian Fighter Wes Todd
The Survivors Sonny Paluso
The Gentleman Tramp Narrator / Narrator
Buddy Buddy Trabucco
A New Leaf Henry Graham
Who's Got the Action? Tony Gagoots
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue Al Dahlke
Atomic Attack
Il Piccolo Diavolo Father Maurice

Worked With

Gregory Peck Mirage 2006
Diane Baker Mirage 2006
Kevin McCarthy Mirage 2006
Meg Ryan Hanging Up 2000
Diane Keaton Hanging Up 2000
Lisa Kudrow Hanging Up 2000
Adam Arkin Hanging Up 2000
Alan Dershowitz The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 1999
Jack Lemmon The Odd Couple II 1998
Christine Baranski The Odd Couple II 1998
Barnard Hughes The Odd Couple II 1998
Jonathan Silverman The Odd Couple II 1998
Jean Smart The Odd Couple II 1998
Ann-Margret Grumpy Old Men 1993
Daryl Hannah Grumpy Old Men 1993
Kevin Pollak Grumpy Old Men 1993
Mason Gamble Dennis the Menace 1993
Joan Plowright Dennis the Menace 1993
Christopher Lloyd Dennis the Menace 1993
Lea Thompson Dennis the Menace 1993
Robert Stanton Dennis the Menace 1993
Kevin Costner JFK 1991
Sissy Spacek JFK 1991
Joe Pesci JFK 1991
Tommy Lee Jones JFK 1991
Gary Oldman JFK 1991
Michael Rooker JFK 1991
Dan Aykroyd The Couch Trip 1988
Charles Grodin The Couch Trip 1988
David Clennon The Couch Trip 1988
Donna Dixon The Couch Trip 1988
Charlotte Lewis Pirates 1986
Julie Andrews Little Miss Marker 1980
Tony Curtis Little Miss Marker 1980
Bob Newhart Little Miss Marker 1980
Lee Grant Little Miss Marker 1980
Alan Alda California Suite 1978
Michael Caine California Suite 1978
Bill Cosby California Suite 1978
Jane Fonda California Suite 1978
Elaine May California Suite 1978
Tatum O'Neal The Bad News Bears 1976
Jackie Earle Haley The Bad News Bears 1976
George Burns The Sunshine Boys 1975
Richard Benjamin The Sunshine Boys 1975
Charlton Heston Earthquake 1974
Ava Gardner Earthquake 1974
George Kennedy Earthquake 1974
Geneviève Bujold Earthquake 1974
Richard Roundtree Earthquake 1974
Barbra Streisand Hello, Dolly! 1969
John Fiedler The Odd Couple 1968
Henry Fonda Fail-Safe 1964
Cary Grant Charade 1963
Audrey Hepburn Charade 1963
James Coburn Charade 1963
Kirk Douglas Lonely Are the Brave 1962
Gena Rowlands Lonely Are the Brave 1962
William Schallert Lonely Are the Brave 1962