Updated at December 11, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Walter Matthau is best known as TV Actor who has born on October 01, 1920 in New York City, NY. Currently, Walter Matthau is 103 years, 2 months and 10 days old. Walter Matthau will celebrate 104th birthday on Tuesday, 1st of October 2024. Below the countdown to Walter Matthau upcoming birthday.
Academy Award-winning actor who starred with Jack Lemmon in the 1968 film The Odd Couple. Like Lemmon, Matthau never had any long-running television roles, sticking to TV movies and miniseries.
He attended a Jewish overnight camp, Tranquility Camp, where he began performing in their weekly shows.
He was a very committed actor, and finished filming the film Grumpy Old Men despite freezing temperatures before going to the hospital to be treated for pneumonia.
He married Grace Geraldine Johnson in 1948. They divorced ten years later. He later remarried, to Carol Grace. He had three children: Charles, David, and Jenny.
He won an Academy Award for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie.
Walter Matthau is 103 years old today.
Walter Matthau was born on October 01, 1920 in New York City, NY.
Walter Matthau zodiac sign is Libra.
Walter Matthau was best known as TV Actor.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Walter Matthau's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1991||Croatian War of Independence: The Siege of Dubrovnik begins.|
|1994||Palau enters a Compact of Free Association with the United States.|
|2000||Israel-Palestinian conflict: Palestinians protest the murder of 12-year-old Muhammad al-Durrah by Israeli police in northern Israel, beginning the "October 2000 events".|
|2001||Militants attack the state legislature building in Kashmir, killing 38.|
|2009||The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom takes over the judicial functions of the House of Lords.|
|2012||A ferry collision off the coast of Hong Kong kills 38 people and injures 102 others.|
|2014||A series of explosions at a gunpowder plant in Bulgaria completely destroys the factory, killing 15 people.|
|2014||A double bombing of an elementary school in Homs, Syria kills over 50 people.|
|2015||A gunman kills nine people at a community college in Oregon.|
|2015||Heavy rains trigger a major landslide in Guatemala, killing 280 people.|
|2015||The American cargo vessel SS El Faro sinks with all of its 33 crew after steaming into the eyewall of Hurricane Joaquin.|
|2017||An independence referendum, later declared illegal by the Constitutional Court of Spain, takes place in Catalonia.|
|2017||Fifty-eight people are killed and 869 others injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival at the Las Vegas Strip in the United States; the gunman, Stephen Paddock, later commits suicide.|
|2018||The International Court of Justice rules that Chile is not obliged to negotiate access to the Pacific Ocean with Bolivia.|
|2019||Kuopio school stabbing: one dies and ten are injured when Joel Marin, armed with a sabre, attacks a school class at Savo Vocational College in Kuopio, Finland.|
|1983||The birth of Mirko Vučinić, Montenegrin footballer|
|1984||The birth of Matt Cain, American baseball player|
|1984||The birth of Daniel Guillén Ruiz, Spanish footballer|
|1985||The birth of Nazimuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi cricketer|
|1986||The birth of Sayaka Kanda, Japanese actress and singer (d. 2021)|
|1986||The birth of Ricardo Vaz Tê, Portuguese footballer|
|1987||The birth of Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor and singer|
|1987||The birth of Mitchell Aubusson, Australian rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Brie Larson, American actress|
|1990||The birth of Pedro Filipe Mendes, Portuguese footballer|
|1990||The birth of Albert Prosa, Estonian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Conor Clifford, Irish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Xander Bogaerts, Aruban baseball player|
|1995||The birth of Lauren Hill, American basketball player (d. 2015)|
|2001||The birth of Mason Greenwood, English footballer|
|2013||The death of Israel Gutman, Polish-Israeli historian and author (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Norwegian physician, academic, and politician (b. 1939)|
|2013||The death of Jim Rountree, American football player and coach (b. 1936)|
|2014||The death of Lynsey de Paul, English singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress (b. 1948)|
|2014||The death of Shlomo Lahat, Israeli general and politician (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of José Martínez, Cuban-American baseball player and coach (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Robert Serra, Venezuelan criminologist and politician (b. 1987)|
|2015||The death of Božo Bakota, Croatian footballer (b. 1950)|
|2015||The death of Don Edwards, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Hadi Norouzi, Iranian footballer (b. 1985)|
|2015||The death of Jacob Pressman, American rabbi and academic, co-founded American Jewish University (b. 1919)|
|2017||The death of Dave Strader, American sportscaster (b. 1955)|
|2018||The death of Charles Aznavour, French-Armenian singer, composer, writer, filmmaker and public figure (b. 1924)|
|2019||The death of Karel Gott, Сzeсh singer (b. 1939)|
|2022||The death of Antonio Inoki, Japanese professional wrestler and politician (b. 1943)|
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