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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 Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933), College Confidential (1960) and Telephone Time (1956). He was married to Rita Greene. He died on February 20, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Broadway Thru a Keyhole Walter Winchell - Newscaster
(1933)
College Confidential Walter Winchell
(1960)
Telephone Time Walter Winchell
(1957)
Wake Up and Live 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 Single Room Furnished
Walter Winchell (uncredited)
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lucy the Gun Moll (1966) ... Narrator (voice)
 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)
 1957-1959 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Walter Winchell / 'Two Gun' Crowley / Host
- Death Comes in a Small Package: File #37 (1959) ... Walter Winchell
- House on Biscayne Bay (1958) ... Walter Winchell
- Flight to Freedom: File #36 (1958) ... Walter Winchell
- Muggy Night on Times Square: File #39 (1958) ... Walter Winchell
- The Box Men: File #38 (1958) ... Walter Winchell
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Walter Winchell
- I Get Along Without You Very Well (1957) ... Walter Winchell
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story
Walter Winchell
 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:

"Winchell was a good newspaperman but a vain man, convinced he could change the course of world events -- slightly deluded, but never mind. He also fancied himself a ladies' man." - Lauren Bacall. See more »

Trivia:

The columnist played by Burt Lancaster in the movie Sweet Smell of Success (1957) is somewhat loosely based on Winchell. See more »

Trademark:

Stacatto speaking voice See more »

Nickname:

Peek's Bad Boy

Star Sign:

Aries

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