Walter Brennan Movies List

Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
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Actor Walter Brennan Filmography

Showing 31 to 40 of 85 movies
Showing 31 to 40 of 85 movies
Blood on the Moon
Blood on the Moon ( English )
Director: Robert Wise
Music Director: Roy Webb
Release date: 09-11-1948
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Artist: June Haver , Lon McCallister , Walter Brennan , Anne Revere , Natalie Wood
Director: F. Hugh Herbert
Release date: 14-04-1948
Driftwood ( English )
Artist: Ruth Warrick , Walter Brennan , Dean Jagger , Charlotte Greenwood , Natalie Wood
Director: Allan Dwan
Release date: 15-09-1947
Eine Lady für den Gangster
Director: Jean Negulesco
Music Director: Adolph Deutsch
Release date: 01-11-1946
Centennial Summer
Centennial Summer ( English )
Artist: Jeanne Crain , Cornel Wilde , Linda Darnell , William Eythe , Walter Brennan
Director: Otto Preminger
Release date: 10-07-1946
A Stolen Life
A Stolen Life ( English )
Artist: Bette Davis , Glenn Ford , Dane Clark , Walter Brennan , Charles Ruggles
Director: Curtis Bernhardt
Music Director: Max Steiner
Release Year: 1946
Dakota ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Vera Ralston , Walter Brennan , Ward Bond , Ona Munson
Director: Joseph Kane
Music Director: Walter Scharf , Walter Scharf
Release date: 25-12-1945
The Princess and the Pirate
Artist: Bob Hope , Virginia Mayo , Walter Brennan , Walter Slezak , Victor McLaglen
Director: David Butler , Sidney Lanfield , Barton Adams
Music Director: David Rose
Release date: 17-11-1944
To Have and Have Not
To Have and Have Not ( English )
Director: Howard Hawks , Jack Sullivan , Robert Vreeland , Russell Llewellyn
Music Director: Franz Waxman , Robert G. Wayne , Gerald W. Alexander , Leo F. Forbstein , Charles David Forrest , Leonid Raab
Release date: 11-10-1944
Showing 31 to 40 of 85 movies
Showing 31 to 40 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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