Walter Matthau Net Worth
Walter Matthau Net Worth: Walter Matthau was an American actor who had a net worth of $10 million. Walter Matthau was born in New York City, New York in October 1920. He worked briefly as a Yiddish Theater District concession stands cashier. Matthau served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. During his career he had over 100 acting credits to his name. His first television roles came in 1950 in the series The Big Story and from 1950 to 1952 in Lux Video Theatre. As a stage actor he starred in Guys and Dolls in 1955 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Once More, with Feeling! in 1958. He won the Tony Award for A Shot in the Dark in 1961 and again for The Odd Couple in 1965. His first film roles came in 1966's The Kentuckian and The Indian Fighter. Matthau also starred in movies such as Gangster Story which he also directed and The Fortune Cookie for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He was nominated for another Golden Globe for The Odd Couple in 1968 and for a BAFTA Award for The Secret Life of an American Wife the same year. He was also nominated for a BAFTA Award for Hello, Dolly! and for an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Kotch. He won a BAFTA Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Pete 'n' Tillie and won another BAFTA Award for Charley Varrick. Matthau was nominated for another Golden Globe for The Front Page and won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for The Sunshine Boys. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for that role and for The Bad News Bears. He was again nominated for Golden Globes for Hopscotch and First Monday in October. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1982 at 3657 Hollywood Blvd. Walter Matthau passed away on July 1, 2000 from a heart attack at 79 years old.