Walter 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 frequent collaborations with co-star Jack Lemmon. He won an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Tony award.
Matthau was born Walter John Matthow on October 1, 1920, in New York City's Lower East Side. His mother, Rose (née Berolsky), was a Lithuanian Jewish immigrant and his father, Milton Matthow. He attended Surprise Lake Camp. He went to high school at Seward Park High School.
- Charade (1963) - as Hamilton Bartholomew
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