The Grey-Eyed People. Comedy.
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Mr. Walter Matthau | Walter Matuschanskayasky
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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I think doing comedy is more difficult ... than doing noncomedic or tragic or whatever you want to call it. "Because it's difficult to make all kinds of different audiences understand what you're doing, and moving you to laughter.
When he accepted his Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Fortune Cookie
(1966), he showed up on stage with a cast in one of his arms, to which presenter Shelley Winters
said: "You had a tough time getting in here". During his speech, Matthau mentioned that he fell from his bicycle a few days earlier.
Gravelly baritone voice and New York accent