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Walter Matthau

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 Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon, as well as his role as Coach Buttermaker in the 1976 comedy The Bad News Bears.

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MT Tell Dr. Girlfriend goodnight... For me. || I did, but then she asked me if you were Walter Matthau and I kinda panicked.
Great biography on Walter Matthau, available on the official site of Walter, Carol, and Charlie Matthau.
Just show up impersonating Walter Matthau. You'll be a shoe in.
The telephone doesn't have a constitutional right to be answered. ~Walter Matthau, First Monday in October
Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in Billy Wilder's final film BUDDY BUDDY released on this day in 1981.
When did the elder John Thompson turn into Walter Matthau?
Walter Matthau has won many awards, including an Oscar. Visit the official website of Walter and Charlie Matthau.
Dogs removing Darth Vader's helmet to reveal the scowling face of Walter Matthau.
Did you guys know that Walter Matthau was married to Carol Grace, who was also William Saroyan's ex-wife?
Fingers crossed they include a drunk Walter Matthau in as an homage to
I've seen Jack Bauer, and Walter Matthau in Hopscotch, and watched a couple of Bourne movies. I know the score.
I don't like Family Guy because it reminds me of the time me and Warren Beatty entered a bonnie baby competition and lost to Walter Matthau
watched Lonely Are The Brave (1962). amazing movie. Walter Matthau, Kirk Douglas and a horse named Whisky.. killin it
Another thing I liked about - Walter Matthau would've been perfect for this film if it had been made in the late 70s.
you gotta explain yourself, Sir. Because im in full support of Babs as Dolly and Walter Matthau as Horace forever and ever.Amen.
Agreed. The experience being made even better by being photobombed by the ghost of Walter Matthau.
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Quotable: "Poker exemplifies the worst aspects of capitalism that have made our country so great." -- Walter Matthau
I used to dream of movies, but reality TV happened instead. Probably best, as first try was a Rupaul/Walter Matthau inspired vampire comedy.
Inger Stevens with Walter Matthau in A Guide for the Married Man (1967), directed by Gene Kelly.
watching Walter Matthau play such a character against type is jaw dropping. Words cannot describe it; maybe the best example ever in film.
Continuing the casting against type theme in the is Walter Matthau, who plays the deadly serious strategist in Fail Safe
Apparently it's have breakfast with Walter Matthau day.
love your interview style John!! Sheer comic brilliance! Thanks for hours of listening pleasure Walter Matthau. :)
Walter Matthau shows us the "it's supposed to be nap time in here but I don't hear any napping" face
Film Bin update 1/2: We have a fan commentary up for 'Hopscotch', featuring the inimitable Walter Matthau! OB.
The names we grew up with, what a list ! I can only send this to people our age, since today's people don't have any idea who these Men were and that's a pity. Sterling Hayden, US Marines and OSS. Smuggled guns into Yugoslavia and parachuted into Croatia. James Stewart, US Army Air Corps. Bomber pilot who rose to the rank of General. Ernest Borgnine, US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton. Ed McMahon, US Marines. Fighter Pilot. (Flew OE-1 Bird Dogs over Korea as well.) Telly Savalas, US Army. Walter Matthau, US Army Air Corps., B-24 Radioman/Gunner and cryptographer. Steve Forrest, US Army. Wounded, Battle of the Bulge. Jonathan Winters, USMC. Battleship USS Wisconsin and Carrier USS Bon Homme Richard. Anti-aircraft gunner, Battle of Okinawa .. Paul Newman, US Navy Rear seat gunner/radioman, torpedo bombers of USS Bunker Hill Kirk Douglas, US Navy. Sub-chaser in the Pacific. Wounded in action and medically discharged. Robert Mitchum, US Army. Dale Robertson, US Army. Tank Commande ...
At least they'll have them until dawn.Walter Matthau had to wait 40 yrs for 1 bloom that lasted secs
I imagine I'm probably about as good at sex as Walter Matthau was.
At 9 PM Eastern time we have Walter Matthau reading "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on both of our stations
my nephew looks like Walter Matthau lmao
I can't believe Walter Matthau did a musical.
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Things I Read On The Internet: Paul I don't think anyone is going to confuse Walter Matthau with someone under age...
Just realized Vince Vaughn & Owen Wilson are the Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau comedy duo of our generation.
man on Storage Wars Texas Moe Prigoff looks like a cross between Eugene Levy and Walter Matthau.
Grumpy Old Men is on. Grumpier Old Men is up next. Walter Matthau is my spirit animal.
FYI: If u think Renee Zellweger's a hoot I'm getting Walter Matthau's face soon as I'm 60 so my clothes finally match my head & I can't WAIT
.Can't believe he would miss an interview w/ 'Ann-Margaret' and 'Walter Matthau'!
.I'm looking for a Jack Klugman/Walter Matthau type, how much extra will that cost?
Walter Matthau (born on this day in 1920) with Sidney Lumet on the set of FAIL-SAFE.
Surgeons warn Simon Cowell that left alone he will eventually look like Walter Matthau.
It's a great film with Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, Ken.
Virginia Madsen talking Pinot Noir in Sideways; Glenda Jackson lecturing Walter Matthau in Salzburg in Hopscotch
The first thing Scott Burdett ever said to me, as I politely offered up my services as a t-shirt designer, involved a very graphic joke about his balls. Yes - his *** I pretended not to hear what he said and continued my pitch. It was the mid 80s, and Scott ran Island Water Sports, a Va Beach satellite franchise of a Florida chain of surf shops. A retail box in an old firehouse, serving French Canadian tourists, kooks in search of t-shirts, and a small group of regulars. Scott was the chain smoking, wise cracking, Walter Matthau-esque steward of this red headed stepchild of the VB surf scene. He was once at the top of his game as a rep for industry behemoth Lightning Bolt, before they went the way of a Malaysia Airways flight, with six figures of his commissions onboard. With nowhere to go, and not wanting to give any more blood to the California legal system in his attempts to collect, Scott decided on a sentence sitting behind the wheel at IWS. After pleading my case, in between his jokes, as to ...
Also, Walter Matthau & Glenda Jackson are one of the hottest middle-aged couples ever.
oh man! Walter Matthau and Andy Griffiths in it too.
Bad News Bears with Walter Matthau always takes me on a drunk drive through the ghetto part of Emotionsville, USA
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*** you, Martin Landau... . ...making me confuse you for Walter Matthau all the time...
was Survivors with Walter Matthau? Robin is sick of the routine and buys an uzi and goes to a survival camp up North? Hilarious
pot of tea, a couple of ginger nuts and Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, Walter Matthau & James Coburn *play
You're driving like a trout with diarrhea. - Walter Matthau
Leah Thompson, Walter Matthau, Christopher Lloyd, yet such an awful movie.
Walter Matthau, '70s Action Hero: The Lurid Charms Of Charley Varrick - For much of his adult life, Walter Matthau...
When I don't shave and have stubble, in mind I think I look like Don Johnson, but in reality I actually look more like Walter Matthau...
I miss Jack Lemon movies. No one can replace him and Walter Matthau...what a super combination
Famous people born in the Year Of The Monkey: Eleanor Roosevelt, Rod Stewart, Jennifer Aniston, Ashley Judd, Celine Dion, Elizabeth Taylor, George Lucas, Jake Gyllenhall, Julius Caesar, Katie Couric, Leonardo da Vinci, Lucy Liu, Michael Douglas, Omar Sharif, President Harry S. Truman, Robert Rodriguez, Sammy Sosa, Tom Hanks, Venus Williams, Walter Matthau, Will Smith Work : Ambitious, inventive, and gifted, you work on all fronts with incredible speed. You constantly need new projects to undertake and daring challenges. You are resourceful in business, skillful in negotiations, and insatiable in all that you do. Your good humor easily motivates the troops. While success comes to you easily, it quickly becomes difficult for you to manage. Success goes to your head and you become arrogant and mean to those around you. No - one would hesitate slipping a banana peel under your feet - a pirouette and you're gone! Money : You love money because it is an exterior sign of your value. A Monkey never works "for not ...
Ordinarily I would put this on a movie forum - but we had quite a lively discussion of the "Kolchak, the Nightstalker" series here. It looks like director Edgar Wright has been developing Kolchak as a Johnny Depp vehicle. Now, I think Depp is an amazing talent and have enjoyed most of his work - but I don't see him as Kolchak. Comments? Who would you cast in a Kolchak reboot? What follows is my own preference: Kolchak: Tim Allen (with some coaching. Get him a video of "The Front Page" w/ Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.) Vincenzo: Al Pacino (Nobody raises the roof in self-righteous anger like Pacino!) Updike: Kevin Klien (with moustache) Essentially decent but antagonistic, sometimes wrong-headed police captain of the week (James Gregory/Keenan Wynn/Scott Brady's part:) Chuck Norris. What do you think - hit or horror?
Calling all film buffs! The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to present the first of a seven-part monthly film series with a screening of the Academy-award winning "Jezebel" on Saturday, May 31st at 10:30 AM at The Historic New Orleans Collection's Williams Research Center (410 Chartres St.). Celebrating Louisiana's starring roles on the silver screen, the film series is presented in presented in conjunction with The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibit "From Cameo to Close-Up: Louisiana in Film." Featuring posters, lobby cards, photographs and more from classic films to lesser-known works from the silent era to the mid-1990's, the exhibition is on display now through Wednesday, November 26. The screenings will be held one Saturday a month from now through November and the complete schedule is as follows: June 28: “King Creole” (1958), starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones and Walter Matthau, followed by a walk-through of “Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Ca ...
Acc to leaflet, our Labour candidate. But is it really a) Walter Matthau, or b) Mark Kermode back from the future?
I think Walter Matthau turns over in his grave every time the Bad News Bears remake with Billy Bob Thornton is broadcast.
Jack Klugman was Walter Matthau's Odd Couple replacement on Broadway, so literally the 2 best Oscars are the first 2 guys to play the part.
Premiered: May 1968 The Odd Couple is a 1968 American comedy film written by Neil Simon, based on his play The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. It is the story of two divorced men – Felix Ungar, the neurotic neat-freak, and Oscar Madison, the fun-loving slob – who decide to live together, even though their personalities clash.
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No matter what Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau perform in whether it's The Odd Couple, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men etc., it's sure to be funny.
Watching Grumpy Old Men. Forgot how funny Walter Matthau and Burgess Meredith were in this. "Holy moly" :)
Bret Baier and Paul Gigot are easily the best odd couple we have seen since Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.
In celebration of Ann-Margret's 73rd birthday today, here's a photo of the Oscar-nominated actress with Walter Matthau in the 1993 hit "Grumpy Old Men." Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.
Oh my, is playing the original Bad News Bears with Walter Matthau. Not the knock-off BNB with William Devane.
Here is an incredibly realistic computer rendering of a model made to look like Robert DeNiro. I swear, someone just needs to learn how to model the voice and vocal stylings of celebrities, and studios will be licensing rights to use the likenesses of celebrities into perpetuity. Halogram Tupac was just the beginning. They could make Grumpy Old Men 3 with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
"Grumpy Old Men" should be an Easter tradition. Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were splendid together, and Burgess Meredith, portraying Lemmon's 94-year-old father, was hysterical. LEMMON: "Somebody moved into the old Kleckner place -- a woman." MEREDITH: "A woman? Did you mount her?" This is one of my favorite movies.
I’m a young man compared to you like Jack Lemmon was young compared to Walter Matthau.
Rewatching the 2 1/2 Men movie. The version with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
Watching one of the Best movies ever made Best Comedy Duo in History Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
Ever been to a Hollywood movie premiere? I did. At The Chinese Theater in 1974 "EARTHQUAKE" in SENSOROUND! It was cool. There were speakers under the seats and when a "tremblor" (or the spectacular LONG "big shock") hit, you could feel it, it was loud even the big chandeliers inside swayed a bit! Women were screaming in the theater! It was great. The first ensemble disaster movie and we saw the cast there! Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold, Richard Roundtree, Victoria Principal, Walter Matthau. It won 2 oscars for(of course) Best Sound Mixing & a Special Achievement for Special Effects. Music by JOHN WILLIAMS got a nomination.
There are some distractions like Walter Matthau being serious and Larry Hagman as the President's translator.
Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal in Michael Ritchie's THE Bad News Bears released on this day in 1976.
Seriously, how prefect are Walter Matthau and Vic Morrow in Bad News Bears?
A Face In The Crowd is such a great movie. Patricia Neal is beautiful, and Andy Griffith is surprisingly good at playing an *** Bonus: a young, slightly less-wrinkly Walter Matthau.
Walter Matthau is a funny dude. reminds me so much of my grandfather.
I really wish Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were still alive. Those two were a classic duo.
Watching Grumpy Old Men.. Walter Matthau reminds me of my dad..lol
I just asked (without showing him this) which character he thought you would be and he said the Walter Matthau one...
I am watching Grumpy Old Men. This was my favorite movie when I was 5. Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are the best.
let's not forget Walter Matthau did it in "Bad News Bears"
The Front Page starring grumpy young men Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon and directed by Billy Wilder is nothing short of exemplary!
"Who did you tell me would be your perfect man?" "Walter Matthau in Grumpy Old Men and then I can be girl Jack Lemon"
Why did Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau have to die?
Walter Matthau during the filming of The Bad News Bears.
*** the end of the original Bad News Bears is good, rip Walter Matthau
Sorry about that I'm talking into my phone Walter Matthau the Bad News Bears is this mean no I don't like him anymore
I've never liked Walter Matthau and I don't like him in Spanish
Bad News Bears w/ Walter Matthau. Doesn't get much better than that. Best baseball movie ever.
I know, lol. I love this. There are some baddass kids in this. Tatum runs Walter Matthau..ha. Jackie Earl Haley smoking..
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Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were great in that movie
This Monday, APRIL 7 at 7pm - come to the Palace Theatre for "THE ODD COUPLE" starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau - the next film in our MVP Health Care Premier Movie Series.
The names Walter Matthau and Martin Landau are way too similar.
Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau in The Odd Couple are like comedy golden Hollywood heaven. They're magic!
had a 4 hour laughing attack on bus 2 Washington for my 8th grade class trip due 2 hallucinations that Walter Matthau was tickling me
I know i'm no great prize, but I'm loyal, i'm honest, and i know how to treat a lady. --Walter Matthau "Grumpier Old Men"
The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre presents DI KOMEDYANTN Translated by Miriam Hoffman A Staged Reading - Sunday, April 6 & Monday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m. Presented in Yiddish with English supertitles "There was not an empty seat in the house, and… not a dry eye from all the laughter… Gonshor and Stein's acting was so richly developed, and the script so delicious." - Irwin Block, The Senior Times - Made famous by a 1975 film adaptation starring George Burns and Walter Matthau, The Sunshine Boys is a classic comedy about two estranged vaudevillians, Anshl and Fayvish, who reunite after not speaking for over a decade. Anshl's nephew, Hershl, an actor's agent, fights an uphill battle to reunite the comic couple in a comeback of their famed "doctor" skit, which they hadn't performed for over 40 years. Masterfully translated into Yiddish by playwright Miriam Hoffman, a Yiddish professor at Columbia University, the play is sprinkled with such lush dialogue that you will be in mameloshn heaven! Featuring Sam S ...
This is the first movie I've seen with Walter Matthau that isn't Dennis the Menace
Watching Grumpy Old Men. Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau were great. They don't make classics like this anymore.
Walter Matthau with LA Mozart Orchestra conductor Lucinda Carver (right) following his appearance with the orch.
Walter Matthau. That's all. See you next time.
and Love the bromance, haven't seen an awesome duo like you too since Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon
Originally, Walter Matthau was going to provide the voice for one of this film's main characters -
I wonder if will work. Walter Matthau wouldn't mind, and maybe Jack Nicholson.
I love Fox for putting out sitcoms that feature Walter Matthau style grumpy men as their romantic leads. Aces, guys. Nice work.
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Probably not good. I've been vacillating between Walter Matthau in the Odd Couple, & Walter Matthau in the Bad News Bears.
Can't go that far, but it's a fun watch. And I like Walter Matthau. (NYC guy)
"Don't let your brain interfere with your heart" Albert Einstein (Walter Matthau at 'I.Q.' movie)
I had a dream I went to a magical foreign land where we all looked like Walter Matthau. And we danced.
Thanks I did consider if I could get away with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau as a kind of 'two-fer'.
Grumpy Old Men because Walter Matthau is a badass
Walter Matthau isn't managing by any chance?
I just saw Walter Matthau on the bench so that explains things
Call Walter Matthau. I have found the Bad News Bears and they have taken the field for the in the first inning. What a joke.
Kenan and Kel are finally reuniting, for a remake of the 1968 Jack Lemmon/Walter Matthau classic, The Odd Couple. It will be a black version of the film, directed by John Singleton (Boyz in the Hood, Poetic Justice, Shaft [2000]) from a Quentin Tarantino & Neil Simon screenplay. The film will also star Samuel L. Jackson as Murray the Cop, Meagan Good, and Gabrielle Union, and a "cameo" by the Tupac hologram.
No offense to Walter Matthau, but in Dennis the menace he looks identical to Saddam Hussein.
The original is one of my all-time favourites. Walter Matthau was a genius .
I still remember my Dad's face during that movie. Picture Walter Matthau watching it. It was priceless.
Walter Matthau instantly improves any movie.
Walter Matthau picks a bad day to tour London’s Tube HQ in The Getting of Carter 123.
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How I love you Walter Matthau. I'm almost tempted to switch my list around. I have it at 5.
Buona domenica. An undated photo of Naked Jack Lemmon sent to Walter Matthau and his wife and signed “baby Jackie http:…
All this talk about & motorcycles makes me want to watch 1990s movie with Walter Matthau.
Really hoping uses all this Einstein stuff as an opportunity to do a fact check on Walter Matthau's portrayal in IQ.
Walter Matthau actor, B-24 Radioman, Gunner, and as a radio cryptographer with the 453rd Bomb Group
I loved Walter Matthau's performance in the film. "It took me three hours to figure out F.U. was Felix Unger!".
TODAY'S CUTE 60s CHICK: Ewa Aulin... Swedish actress who appeared in a number of Italian and some American films in the 1960s and 1970s. She is remembered for playing the title character in the cult film Candy where she appeared alongside such stars as John Huston, Ringo Starr, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, Richard Burton and Marlon Brando. Biography Ewa Aulin first rose to fame in her native Sweden when she won the title of Miss Teen Sweden in 1965 at age 15. In the same year Ewa had been approached by Gunnar Fischer to appear as the young girl in his short film, Djävulen's Instrument (The Devil's Instrument). Subsequently, she went on to represent Sweden in the first ever Miss Teen International pageant, which was held on April 6, 1966 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Ewa won; thereby earning the title of Miss Teen International 1966. Ewa's success as Miss Teen International attracted attention not only in Sweden, where she appeared on the popular entertainment show, Hylands Hörna, but also of I ...
Watching "Grumpy Old Men" with Catlin. She trying to decide if I'm Jack Lemon or Walter Matthau. Ha ha!
During the filming of HELLO, DOLLY! in 1968, Barbra Streisand gathered the cast and crew together and told them that her baby son, Jason Gould would be a frequent visitor on the set and instructed them to not talk baby-talk to him at any time. That was too good for co-star Walter Matthau. As soon as he spotted Jason with his mother, he rushed over to them and asked him, "Do you wanna make poo-poo, Jason?" Barbra was furious but there was little she could do except keep them far apart. :-)
On this day in 1965 Neil Simon's The Odd Couple opened at the Plymouth Theatre, NYC, starring Walter Matthau and Art Carney as Oscar & Felix
Did you know... ... that today is The Odd Couple Day? In 1965, Walter Matthau and Art Carney opened in The Odd Couple, one of Neil Simon's greatest theatrical triumphs. It would also become a hit on television, with Tony Randall playing the tidy Felix Ungar and Jack Klugman as slovenly sportswriter, Oscar Madison. The play opened at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City. Celebrate today by doing something odd! Or not... ;-)
I feel confident in saying that Hello Dolly is the best musical ever. Louis Armstrong, Walter Matthau, Barbra Streisand, and Michael Crawford (the original Phantom on Broadway's Phantom of the Opera) in one movie. Yes please!
a big salad, pepsi & a big handfull of Viola"s chips. wolfem down & keep on quilln... thats my friday... & im watchn a movies called "hanging up" staring Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow & Walter Matthau... i like Walter hes that old guy on "Grumpy old Men" :p
Strangers When We Meet is a 1960drama film about two married neighbors who have an affair. The movie was adapted by Evan Hunter from his novel of the same name and directed by Richard Quine. The film stars Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush, and Walter Matthau.
(Me & Robert) ME: Did you know they had wine in a box? HIM: Yeah it's a joke. ME: I didn't think they made wine in a box... how bohemian would that be? HIM: No there is such a thing as wine a box. But it's a joke. Remember how Walter Matthau used to joke about it at my uncle's Christmas parties, when it first came out in in the 90's'? You do remember the 90's, right? ME: Don't be ridiculous. Of course I remember the 90's. HIM: I'm not being ridiculous. You don't remember the 70's or the 80's. ME: Not true. I remember a lot of the 70's. HIM: Okay where did you live in 1979 ME: (silent: can't remember) HIM: How about in 1980? ME: (Still drawing a blank) HIM: 1981 ME: Los Angeles. HIM: Where in Los Angeles? ME: Various places. HIM: Name a few. ME: Hollywood, West Hollywood, Westwood, Venice... HIM: Where'd you live in West Hollywood. ME: In an apartment. HIM: And what street was the apartment on. ME: You're being ridiculous nobody remembers stuff like that. HIM: Everybody remembers stuff like that but ...
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Watched the film M*A*S*H last night. Great! It struck me seeing it again how much better Elliot Gould and Donald Sutherland were compared to Alan Alda and Wayne Rogers. Also got me thinking about how much better Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau were compared to Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. IMHO, of course.
You were the adorable little boy. Do you remember Walter Matthau?
Tonight's movie offering-Hopscotch with Walter Matthau, Glenda Jacksin, Sam Waterson and Ned Beatty. If you've never seen it, you're missing some wicked comedy!
Hit the wrong button on the remote and all of a sudden I'm watching a movie with Charles Grodin, Walter Matthau and dinosaurs.
Walter Matthau & Charles Grodin star in "Movers & Shakers," tonight at 7pm on KDMI 19, followed at 9pm by "Mixed Nuts" starring Steve Martin!
The of this film passed on having Walter Matthau or Burt Lancaster in George C. Scott's role…
35 years ago, California Suite was released in the movie theaters in 1978. Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Maggie Smith
Got off early from work and came to work out; pros= gym is empty. Cons= I got to work out with a dudes that look like Don Knotts, Walter Matthau, and Pat Morita
Edward Snowdon is in the news again this morning. It reminds me that I want to watch the movie "Hopscotch" with Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson this weekend.
Tuesday Random Thought Matthew Perry is planning a new TV version of The Odd Couple in the role of Oscar Madison who was played by Walter Matthau and Jack Klugman in the past. Who's your favourite odd couple in tv or movies over the years?
Edward Mulhare's Obituary. Edward Mulhare; TV, Film, Stage Actor By Mack Reed Los Angeles Times, May 25, 1997 Edward Mulhare, the lanky Irish character actor best known as the begrudging specter in television's "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," died Saturday at home in Van Nuys after a five-month battle with long cancer. He was 74. Mulhare left behind a rich resume well peppered with credits from stage, screen and TV, ranging from his turn on a London stage opposite Orson Welles' Othello to his recent work with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in "Out to Sea" due in theaters this July. He played in musicals, road shows and TV series, switching readily from the haughty pomp of professor Henry Higgins as the first replacement for Rex Harrison in "My Fair Lady" to a variety of roles in early television dramas such as "Studio One" and "Kraft Theater." "He was brilliant to the end," said spokeswoman and longtime friends Pegge Forrest. "That wit and humor and intelligence went just to the last minute. He was waking up f ...
"please to meet you love to eat you" said Walter Matthau to Sophia Loren at 1st encounter
Directed by Gene Kelly. With Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew. A matchmaker named Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his…
I'm sorry, but I really detest the Carol Channing version of Hello Dolly. Dreadful. Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Louis Armstrong all the way.
Good morning everyone! 😊 is it weird I stayed up til 3am watching The Odd Couple 2? I love Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau ☺️
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This post will most likely be of interest only to fans of The Walking Dead. Tonight, on the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, I watched the Oliver Stone film JFK. Although the film contains a great many movie stars, including Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Donald Sutherland, Joe Pesci, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Kevin Bacon, Laurie Metcalf, Edward Asner, Brian Doyle-Murray, John Candy, Gary Oldman and Wayne Knight, the actor who probably had the second most screen time and dialogue behind only Costner was an actor named Michael Rooker. I myself, would never have recognized the name Michael Rooker and I assume most people would not either. However, the face and voice I recognized immediately. It was that of the character Meryl Dixon, brother of Daryl of The Walking Dead. Who knew he had an acting career before starring in the zombie television show?
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon of the dog world . The Odd Couple ❤️
Watching a movie with Walter Matthau in it and geez-o-pete he looks like my uncle. And my grandfather. And probably me, in time.
Also announcing plans to play for are James Van Der Beek, Bronson Pinchot, and Walter Matthau.
But set at an MCL and instead of Richard Gere and Diane Lane or Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow, it's Walter Matthau and Angela Lansbury
Today I am celebrating the 16th anniversary of married life with Danny A Bramlett. We started dating in 1989 after I moved to LA. Country girl meets city boy...two more opposites couldn't be found. Somehow we have stuck it out through thick and thin all these years. Really looking forward to the next 16 years as he gets older and grumpier and I get younger and more beautiful...Sophia Loren and Walter Matthau in Grumpier Old Men! Also want to say Happy Anniversary to my in-laws, Ed and Jane Hee and John and Julie Bramlett. Fun to share this special day with these special people.
Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men 2 classic comedies. Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon 2 funny old men. Line of the day "You couldnt catch crabs from a 10 dollar hooker!" Lmao
Today's movie, "Cactus Flower" from 1969 -- Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, and INTRODUCING Goldie Hawn!
I know one of these day I'm gonna be like Walter Matthau on Grumpier Old Men. Forget about Halloween and have to pass out laundry detergent, staplers, and coasters.
Privacy Virgins, the Republican Agenda, and HOPSCOTCH, 1980/2013 SLKW In the movie, Hopscotch, a CIA agent, tired of his bosses antics, flees and dares to publish an embarrassing memoir. It's interesting and witty; a classic "get even" movie, with an all star cast of Walter Matthau as Miles Kendig, Glenda Jackson as Isobel, Sam Waterston as Cutter, Ned Beatty as Myerson, Herbert Lom as Yaskov, David Matthau as Ross. Watching a rerun, we see that technology was still in it's infancy, almost non-existent; and the movie's mentality definitely reflected the culture of the Cold War. It shows an America (and a world) that no longer exists, although it does give a wink and a nod to female achievements, sorta, kinda, if you pay attention. But the interesting thing about this film is to review it in the light of relatively recent events like WikiLeaks, and the strange life of Julian Assange, the recent wire tapping accusations that Angela Merkel's cell phone was tapped by the US. Merkel is the German Chancellor. . ...
Everyone says I look like Penn Jillette... I think I look like Walter Matthau. :/ The life of a celebrity look-a-like I guess. Kekeke
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break d Walter Matthau to Sophia Loren at 1st encounter
Speaking of Walts in general, now that Breaking Bad is in the books I feel like starting a thread of favorite Walts, fictional or non fictional, alive or dead. Here's a few off the top of my head: 1. Walter White - the man, the myth, the legend 2. Walt Whitman - a poet, touched many a soul, and was a major catalyst in the Breaking Bad series 3. Walter Davis - a character Bruce Willis played in a 1987 comedy called 'Blind Date'. My brother and I watched this movie endlessly for some reason. 4. Walter Matthau - classic 5. Walt Disney - may have been a Nazi sympathizer, but he is ultimately forgiven because of all the great cartoons.
"A lot of parts I want they give to Robert Redford."- Walter Matthau, born 01/10/1920. MT
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It's Birthday Month!!! I LOVE October because some of my favorite people were born this month ... including yours truly! Today we celebrate ... Julie Andrews, George Peppard (yum!), Zach Galifianakis, Esai Morales (uh-huh!), Stella Stevens, Richard Harris, Walter Matthau, Stephen Collins, Randy Quaid, Rod Carew, Mary Anna Custis Lee, James Whitmore, Dave Holland, Vladimir Horowitz, and the infamous Bonnie Parker. Happy Birthday Cindy McMillien ... my soul sister and one of my best friends in the whole world!
I see that The Bad News Bears is on film4 at 7pm. Walter Matthau is obviously Johan B. Did Lance see himself as Tatum O'Neal?
October & 80 degrees... nice combination! Wayne's & savings... also a nice combination. Everyone saves with our new Fall Scratch Off Promotion (Mon-Wed). Check it out. *Quote of the Day 10/01: "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!"... Dr. Seuss *On this day in History: 1908 - Henry Ford introduces Model T car (costs $825) *Birthdays: 1920 - Walter Matthau, Actor 1927 - Tom Bosley, Actor (Happy Days) 1935 - Julie Andrews, Actress/Singer 1938 - Wayne Houpt (Wayne's/Suburban Harley) 1945 - Rod Carew, Baseball Slugger
All due respect to Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau, to me the Odd Couple will always be Jack Klugman and Tony Randall.
Omar Sharif would've added much to a Jack Lemmon/Walter Matthau cast.
Watching 'The Odd Couple'. Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau were masterful. People like Sandler, Carrey and Ferrell can't hold a candle to 'em
Any of my old or current newspaper cronies seen the movie "The Front Page" with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon? Looks kinda good.
...then were a little sad to learn that Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau had both passed on
we come right after Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
I'll risk my life and say he looks a bit like Walter Matthau from the film The Odd Couple
Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are my favorites.
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon as the Flash and Green Lantern
Seriously- Elia Kazan, Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau & Patricia Neal, savage critique of media/fame/politics. 1 of the best films of the 50s
Ben Affleck as Batman is like Walter Matthau as Christian Grey.
FTR: People freaked when William Devane replaced Walter Matthau as coach of the Bears and everything worked out just fine.
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Walter Matthau from grumpy old men woulda been a better batman than ben affleck
Idea for a sitcom: "Teenage Walter Matthau" - Tonight, Walt and Pookie take their budding relationship to a whole new level.
i had a dream last night that i had sex with WALTER MATTHAU. And LIKED it. What the eff was that about, weird brain!?!?!
Whenever I'm in the Methow I think of Walter Matthau.
Rylan's teeth remind me of Walter Matthau in the film Dennis the Menace years ago!!
Interviewed on this afternoon. Talking Scott Walker, Velvet Underground, and Walter Matthau. 2 Hrs In.
Today at the Classic Film & TV Cafe: Walter Matthau negotiates over "The Talking of Pelham One Two Three"
lol. Walter Matthau is the best! But his plant is fictional (though it shares some qualities with yours truly).
I always had one ear offstage, listening for the call of the bookie. - Walter Matthau.
Watching HELLO, DOLLY! for the first time courtesy of I can't handle Walter Matthau dancing. I just can't.
you gotta go with Walter Matthau.. Grumpy Old Men!
Fantastic show as per usual~ Find an early version of Snowden's story:. "Hopscotch" w/ Walter Matthau ~great fun.
It's sad to think that Walter Matthau passed away before he got the chance to see One Direction live in concert.
I'm italian. Walter Matthau made italian cinema with the Academy Award winner Roberto Benigni. I'd like to thank your father
I'd like to see the use of a few more Walter Matthau characters...
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" ... it's gahr-bage!" ... in the words of Walter Matthau in THE ODD COUPLE.
Anyone else surprised that didn't hire Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon as spokesmen?
Watching 'The Laughing Policeman' with Walter Matthau. man can you dig it?
If I had to describe myself in 3 words, they would be "Sexy Walter Matthau"
Walter Matthau is - a different kind of bank robber. Review: (add your own ratings)
::'twas the movie. I sort of love Walter Matthau, he's the perfect blend of sweet and curmudgeon.
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