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American actor

Walter Matthau is ...

Dead
Born 1 Oct 1920 in New York City
Died 1 Jul 2000 in Santa Monica
Age79 years, 9 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Correction?
Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
Publicity photo of Walter Matthau and Elaine May in A New Leaf (1974).

About Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau (; born Walter John Matthow; October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and its sequel 30 years later, The Odd Couple II, and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple co-star Jack Lemmon, particularly in the '90s with Grumpy Old Men and its sequel Grumpier Old Men. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie. Besides the Oscar, he was the winner of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony awards.

Death

In addition to colon cancer, Matthau suffered from atherosclerotic heart disease during the last years of his life. On the late evening of June 30, 2000, he suffered a heart attack at his home and was taken by ambulance to the St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica where he died a few hours later at 1:42 a.m. on July 1, 2000. He was 79 years old. His remains are interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Less than a year later, the remains of Jack Lemmon (who died of colon and bladder cancer) were buried at the same cemetery. After Matthau's death, Lemmon as well as other friends and relatives appeared on Larry King Live in an hour of tribute and remembrance; many of those same people appeared on the show one year later, reminiscing about Lemmon. Carol Marcus, also a native of New York, died of a brain aneurysm in 2003. Her remains are buried on top of those of her husband, Matthau. The remains of actor George C. Scott are buried to the left of those of Walter Matthau, in an unmarked grave.

Films

Walter Matthau has worked on the following films:

Charade
1963 romantic comedy movie
1963
The Bad News Bears
1976 film by Michael Ritchie
1976
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1974 film by Joseph Sargent
1974
Dennis the Menace
1993 live-action American family film
1993
A Face in the Crowd
1957 film by Elia Kazan
1957
Grumpy Old Men
1993 American romantic comedy film directed by Donald Petrie
1993
Charley Varrick
1973 film by Don Siegel
1973
The Odd Couple
movie based on the play of the same name
1968
The Front Page
1974 film by Billy Wilder
1974
Lonely Are the Brave
1962 film by Kirk Douglas, David Miller
1962
Fail-Safe
1964 cold war thriller film
1964
A New Leaf
1971 black comedy film
1971
The Fortune Cookie
1966 film by Billy Wilder
1966
Hopscotch
1980 American film
1980
Pirates
1986 Franco-Tunisian adventure comedy film
1986
Buddy Buddy
1981 film by Billy Wilder
1981
The Sunshine Boys
1975 American film directed by Neil Simon
1975
I.Q.
1994 film by Fred Schepisi
1994
California Suite
1978 film by Herbert Ross
1978
Candy
1968 film by Christian Marquand
1968
The Odd Couple II
1998 film by Howard Deutch
1998
Grumpier Old Men
1995 film by Howard Deutch
1995
Cactus Flower
1969 film by Gene Saks
1969
Ensign Pulver
1964 film by Joshua Logan
1964
Bigger Than Life
1956 film by Nicholas Ray
1956
Out to Sea
1997 film by Martha Coolidge
1997
Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures
1982 film by Herbert Ross
1982
Mirage
American thriller directed by Edward Dmytryk
1965
The Grass Harp
1995 film by Charles Matthau
1995
Strangers When We Meet
1960 film by Richard Quine
1960
The Laughing Policeman
1974 film by Stuart Rosenberg
1974
Goodbye Charlie
1964 film by Vincente Minnelli
1964
Pete 'n' Tillie
1972 film by Martin Ritt
1972
Hanging Up
2000 film by Diane Keaton
2000
Casey's Shadow
1978 film by Martin Ritt
1978
First Monday in October
1981 American film based on the play of the same name
1981
Movers & Shakers
1985 film by William Asher
1985
The Kentuckian
1955 film by Burt Lancaster
1955
I'm Not Rappaport
1996 film by Herb Gardner
1996
The Couch Trip
1988 film by Michael Ritchie
1988
Plaza Suite
1971 film by Arthur Hiller
1971
A Guide for the Married Man
1967 film by Gene Kelly
1967
Kotch
1971 film by Jack Lemmon
1971
The Survivors
1983 film by Michael Ritchie
1983
House Calls
1978 film by Howard Zieff
1978
Who's Got the Action?
1962 film by Daniel Mann
1962
Little Miss Marker
1980 film by Walter Bernstein
1980
Ride a Crooked Trail
1958 film by Jesse Hibbs
1958
The Indian Fighter
1955 film by André de Toth
1955
The Little Devil
1988 Italian film directed by Roberto Benigni
1988
The Secret Life of an American Wife
1968 comedy film
1968
Gangster Story
1960 film by Walter Matthau
1960