Walter Brennan Movies List

Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
25-07-1894
Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
85
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Actor Walter Brennan Filmography

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Showing 1 to 10 of 85 movies
Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays ( English )
Music Director: George Aliceson Tipton
Release date: 28-11-1972
Two for the Money
Two for the Money ( English )
Artist: Robert Hooks , Walter Brennan , Stephen Brooks , Richard Dreyfuss
Release date: 27-02-1972
The Over The Hill Gang Rides Again
Artist: Walter Brennan , Fred Astaire , Kelly Williams , Edgar Buchanan , Chill Wills
Director: George McCowan
Release date: 17-11-1970
The Young Country
The Young Country ( English )
Artist: Walter Brennan , Joan Hackett , Wally Cox , Pete Duel , Roger Davis
Director: Roy Huggins
Release date: 18-03-1970
The Over-the-Hill Gang
Artist: Walter Brennan , Edgar Buchanan , Andy Devine , Jack Elam , Ricky Nelson
Director: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 07-10-1969
Support Your Local Sheriff
Artist: James Garner , Joan Hackett , Walter Brennan , Harry Morgan , Jack Elam
Director: Burt Kennedy , Ray DeCamp , David Hawks
Music Director: Jeff Alexander
Release date: 26-03-1969
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
Artist: Walter Brennan , Buddy Ebsen , Lesley Ann Warren , Janet Blair , Kurt Russell
Director: Michael O'Herlihy
Release date: 19-04-1968
Who's Minding The Mint?
Director: Howard Morris
Music Director: Lalo Schifrin
Release date: 26-09-1967
The Gnome-Mobile
The Gnome-Mobile ( English )
Artist: Walter Brennan , Matthew Garber , Karen Dotrice , Richard Deacon , Tom Lowell
Director: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 17-07-1967
The Oscar
The Oscar ( English )
Artist: Stephen Boyd , Elke Sommer , Milton Berle , Eleanor Parker , Joseph Cotten
Director: Russell Rouse
Release date: 04-03-1966
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Showing 1 to 10 of 85 movies

Walter Brennan Biography

In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays. He worked some in vaudeville and also in various jobs such as clerking in a bank and as a lumberjack. He toured in small musical comedy companies before entering the military in 1917. After his war service he went to Guatemala and raised pineapples, then migrated to Los Angeles, where he speculated in real estate. A few jobs as a film extra came his way beginning in 1923, then some work as a stuntman. He eventually achieved speaking roles, going from bit parts to substantial supporting parts in scores of features and short subjects between 1927 and 1938. In 1936 his role in Come and Get It (1936) won him the very first Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. He would win it twice more in the decade, and be nominated for a fourth. His range was enormous. He could play sophisticated businessmen, con artists, local yokels, cowhands and military officers with apparent equal ease. An accident in 1932 cost him most of his teeth, and he most often was seen in eccentric rural parts, often playing characters much older than his actual age. His career never really declined, and in the 1950s he became an even more endearing and familiar figure in several television series, most famously The Real McCoys (1957). He died in 1974 of emphysema, a beloved figure in movies and TV, the target of countless comic impressionists, and one of the best and most prolific actors of his time.

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