Walter Matthau timeline

  • Walter Matthau is Born

    Walter John 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... Read more

  • "A Face In The Crowd" Is Released

    A Face in the Crowd (1957) is a motion picture starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, and Walter Matthau, and directed by Elia Kazan. The... Read more

  • "The Fortune Cookie" Is Released

    The Fortune Cookie (alternative UK title: Meet Whiplash Willie) is a 1966 film starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in their first on screen... Read more

  • "Charley Varrick" Is Released

    Charley Varrick is a 1973 crime film directed by Don Siegel and starring Walter Matthau, Andrew Robinson, Joe Don Baker and John Vernon. The film... Read more

  • "California Suite" Is Released

    Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) is an American playwright and screenwriter. His numerous Broadway succcesses have led to his work being among... Read more

  • Walter Matthau Dies

    Matthau died of full cardiac arrest in Santa Monica on July 1, 2000, aged 79. After undergoing heart surgery some years before, doctors discovered... Read more