What movies did Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau make together?

What movies did Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau make together?


  • The Fortune Cookie (1966) – Matthau won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • The Odd Couple (1968)
  • The Front Page (1974)
  • Buddy Buddy (1981)
  • JFK (1991)
  • Grumpy Old Men (1993)
  • The Grass Harp (1995)
  • Grumpier Old Men (1995)

What happened to Walter Matthau?

Walter Matthau, whose performances as cantankerous but endearing characters made him a distinctive leading man in movies, theater and television, died yesterday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 79. The cause was a heart attack, said Lindi Funston, a spokeswoman for St. John’s Health Center, where he died.

Where did Walter Matthau live?

Walter Matthau/Places lived

Is Walter Matthau still alive?

Deceased (1920–2000)
Walter Matthau/Living or Deceased

How many Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon movies are there?

eight films
Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau made eight films together.

Was actor Jack Lemmon an alcoholic?

Jack Lemmon was an alcoholic who took his last drink on the day his beloved son saw the chaos of one of his dad’s binges. Chris Lemmon lived around — and to some degree for — his movie star dad, and he certainly puts those years of observation to excellent use.

Is Jack Lemmon alive or dead?

June 27, 2001
Jack Lemmon/Date of death

When did Walter Matthau pass away?

July 1, 2000
Walter Matthau/Date of death

Walter Matthau, original name Walter Matthow, (born October 1, 1920, New York, New York, U.S.—died July 1, 2000, Santa Monica, California), American actor who was known for his rumpled face, nasal bray, and razor-sharp comic timing.

When did Jack Lemmon meet Walter Matthau?

Inside the Odd Couple actors’ lifelong bond. When Jack Lemmon met Walter Matthau in director Billy Wilder’s office as they prepared to co-star for the first time in 1966’s The Fortune Cookie, “My father found the brother he’d always wanted in Walt,” Jack’s son, Chris Lemmon, tells Closer.

What killed Jack Lemmon?

How many movies were Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in together?