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Walter Winchell (1897–1972)


Walter Winchell was born on April 7, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA as Walter Winchel. He was an actor and writer, known for The Untouchables (1959), The Walter Winchell File (1957) and Wake Up and Live (1937). He was married to Rita Greene. He died on February 20, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Untouchables
The Untouchables Narrator
(1959-1963)
The Walter Winchell File
The Walter Winchell File Walter Winchell / 'Two Gun' Crowley / Himself / Host
(1957-1959)
Wake Up and Live
Wake Up and Live Walter Winchell
(1937)
Love and Hisses
Love and Hisses Walter Winchell
(1937)

Filmography

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 1968 Wild in the Streets
Walter Winchell (uncredited)
 1967 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series)
Walter Winchell
- Stagedoor Johnny (1967) ... Walter Winchell
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lucy the Gun Moll (1966) ... Narrator (voice)
 1966 Single Room Furnished
Walter Winchell (uncredited)
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
- The Seasick Sailor (1964) ... Radio Announcer (voice)
 1959-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Narrator
- A Taste for Pineapple (1963) ... Narrator (voice)
- Line of Fire (1963) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Torpedo (1963) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Jazz Man (1963) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Charlie Argos Story (1963) ... Narrator (voice)
 1962 Wild Harvest
Narrator (voice)
 1961 Dondi
Walter Winchell
 1960 College Confidential
Walter Winchell
 1960 The Bellboy
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lepke (1959) ... Narrator
- The Untouchables: Part 2 (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Untouchables: Part 1 (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
 1957 Beau James
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1957 A Face in the Crowd
Walter Winchell (uncredited)
 1956 The Walter Winchell Show (TV Series)
Walter Winchell
- Episode #1.11 (1956) ... Walter Winchell
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Walter Winchell
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Walter Winchell
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business
Walter Winchell (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Sorrowful Jones
Walter Winchell (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Daisy Kenyon
Walter Winchell (uncredited)
 1937 Love and Hisses
Walter Winchell
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Walter Winchell
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Walter Winchell - Newscaster (uncredited)
 1933 Beauty on Broadway (Short)
Walter Winchell
 1930 The Bard of Broadway (Short)
Walter Winchell
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 14 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Retlaw Chellwin

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A man who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery is an optimist. See more »

Trivia:

His daughter, Walda, was mentally unbalanced and was the only person at his graveside when he died. See more »

Trademark:

Fedora hat See more »

Nickname:

Peek's Bad Boy

Star Sign:

Aries

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