Season in the Sun. Comedy.
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Mr. Walter Matthau | Walter Matuschanskayasky
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
He [Elvis Presley
] was an instinctive actor...He was quite bright...he was very intelligent...He was not a punk. He was very elegant, sedate, and refined, and sophisticated.
Screen-tested for the part of Richard Sherman in The Seven Year Itch
(1955). After seeing his test, director Billy Wilder
believed he had found his leading man. Unfortunately, executives at 20th Century Fox were unwilling to take a risk on an unknown newcomer. Because of this, the role went to Tom Ewell
, who had originated the role on Broadway.
Gravelly baritone voice and New York accent