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Walter Brennan

In many ways the most successful and familiar character actor of American sound films and the only actor to date to win three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor, Walter Brennan attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studying engineering. While in school he became interested in acting and performed in school plays. He worked some in vaudeville and also in various jobs such as clerking in a bank and as a lumberjack. He toured in small musical comedy companies before entering the military in 1917. After his war service he went to Guatemala and raised pineapples, then migrated to Los Angeles, where he speculated in real estate. A few jobs as a film extra came his way beginning in 1923, then some work as a stuntman. He eventually achieved speaking roles, going from bit parts to substantial supporting parts in scores of features and short subjects between 1927 and 1938. In 1936 his role in Come and Get It (1936) won him the very first Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. He would win it twice more in the decade, and be nominated for a fourth. His range was enormous. He could play sophisticated businessmen, con artists, local yokels, cowhands and military officers with apparent equal ease. An accident in 1932 cost him most of his teeth, and he most often was seen in eccentric rural parts, often playing characters much older than his actual age. His career never really declined, and in the 1950s he became an even more endearing and familiar figure in several television series, most famously The Real McCoys (1957). He died in 1974 of emphysema, a beloved figure in movies and TV, the target of countless comic impressionists, and one of the best and most prolific actors of his time.

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Jul 25, 1894 в Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie Lorraine of the Lions 1925-10-11
Последний проект:
Series The Tycoon 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Lure of the Wilderness
Poster of Metropolitan
Poster of King for a Night
Poster of Scandal for Sale
Series The Tycoon Unknown 2016
Series The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again Unknown 2016
Кино Home for the Holidays Benjamin Morgan 1974-07-13
Кино Two for the Money Cody Guilford 1972-02-27
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Кино The Young Country Sheriff Matt Fenley 1970-03-18
Кино The Over The Hill Gang Rides Again Nash Crawford 1970-11-17
Кино Поддержите своего шерифа! Pa Danby 1969-03-26
Series The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Unknown 1969-01-22
Кино The Over-the-Hill Gang Nash Crawford 1969-10-07
Кино The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band Grandpa Bower 1968-04-19
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett 1967-09-08
Кино The Gnome-Mobile D.J. Mulrooney 1967-07-17
Кино Who's Minding The Mint? Pop Gillis 1967-09-26
Кино The Oscar Quentin 1966-03-04
Кино Those Calloways Alf Simes 1965-01-28
Кино Война на Диком Западе Col. Jeb Hawkins 1962-11-01
Кино Рио Браво Stumpy 1959-03-17
Кино Tammy and the Bachelor John Dinwitty 1957-06-14
Кино God Is My Partner Dr. Charles Grayson 1957-07-01
Series The Real McCoys Grandpa Amos McCoy 1957-10-03
Кино Glory Ned Otis 1956-01-11
Кино Come Next Spring Jeffrey Storys 1956-03-09
Кино Good-bye, My Lady Uncle Jesse Jackson 1956-05-12
Series Театр Зейна Грея Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Шоу Дины Шор Unknown 1956-10-05
Кино The Proud Ones Jake 1956-05-15
Кино Bad Day at Black Rock Doc T.R. Velie Jr. 1955-01-07
Кино At Gunpoint Bob Dennis 1955-12-25
Кино Drums Across the River Sam Brannon 1954-06-01
Кино Four Guns to the Border Simon Bhumer 1954-11-03
Кино The Far Country Ben Tatum 1954-07-22
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Lure of the Wilderness Jim Harper 1952-07-16
Кино Return of the Texan Grandpa Firth Crockett 1952-02-13
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Кино Along the Great Divide Timothy 'Pop' Keith 1951-06-02
Кино Best of the Badmen 'Doc' Butcher 1951-08-09
Кино The Wild Blue Yonder Maj. Gen. Wolfe 1951-12-05
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Кино Singing Guns Dr. Jonathan Mark 1950-02-28
Кино Билет в Томагавк Terence Sweeny 1950-05-19
Кино Curtain Call at Cactus Creek 1950-05-24
Кино Surrender Sheriff Bill Howard 1950-09-15
Кино The Showdown Cap MacKellar 1950-08-15
Кино Brimstone Pop Courteen 1949-08-15
Кино The Green Promise Mr. Matthews 1949-03-21
Кино Спецотряд Pete Richard 1949-08-30
Кино Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! Tony Maule 1948-03-10
Кино Кровь на Луне Kris Barden 1948-11-09
Кино Red River 'Groot' Nadine 1948-08-26
Кино Driftwood Murph 1947-09-15
Кино Украденная жизнь Eben Folger 1946-07-06
Кино Centennial Summer Jesse Rogers 1946-07-10
Кино Nobody Lives Forever Pop Gruber 1946-11-01
Кино Моя дорогая Клементина Old Man Clanton 1946-12-03
Кино Dakota Capt. Bounce of the Riverbird 1945-12-25
Кино The Princess and the Pirate Featherhead 1944-11-10
Кино Home in Indiana J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt 1944-06-15
Кино Иметь и не иметь Eddie 1944-10-11
Кино Палачи тоже умирают Prof. Stephen Novotny 1943-04-15
Кино Slightly Dangerous Cornelius Burden 1943-04-01
Кино The North Star Karp 1943-11-04
Кино The Pride of the Yankees Sam Blake 1942-07-14
Кино Stand by for Action Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson 1942-12-31
Кино Знакомьтесь, Джон Доу The Colonel 1941-03-12
Кино Милая девушка? Hector Titus 1941-02-21
Кино Сержант Йорк Pastor Rosier Pile 1941-07-02
Кино Rise and Shine Grandpa 1941-11-21
Кино This Woman Is Mine Captain Jonathan Thorne 1941-08-22
Кино Swamp Water Tom Keefer 1941-10-23
Кино Northwest Passage 'Hunk' Marriner 1940-02-23
Кино The Westerner Judge Roy Bean 1940-09-18
Кино Maryland William Stewart 1940-07-19
Кино The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Walter 1939-03-29
Кино They Shall Have Music Professor Lawson 1939-08-18
Кино Stanley and Livingstone Jeff Slocum 1939-08-18
Кино The Buccaneer Ezra Peavey 1938-02-04
Кино Mother Carey's Chickens Ossian Popham 1938-07-29
Кино The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Muff Potter 1938-02-11
Кино The Texans Chuckawalla 1938-08-12
Кино Ковбой и леди Sugar 1938-11-17
Кино Kentucky Peter Goodwin 1938-12-30
Кино She's Dangerous Ote O'Leary 1937-01-24
Кино Affairs of Cappy Ricks Cappy Ricks 1937-05-24
Кино These Three Taxi Driver 1936-03-18
Кино Three Godfathers Gus 1936-03-06
Кино The Moon's Our Home Lem 1936-04-10
Кино Come and Get It Swan Bostrom 1936-11-06
Кино Fury 'Bugs' Meyers 1936-05-29
Кино Банджо на моём колене Newt Holley 1936-12-11
Кино West Point of the Air Soldier at Kelly's Wreckage 1935-03-23
Кино Bride of Frankenstein Peasant 1935-04-21
Кино Брачная ночь Bill Jenkins 1935-03-08
Кино Biography of a Bachelor Girl Reporter on Ship (uncredited) 1935-01-04
Кино Party Wire Paul - Railroad Telegrapher (uncredited) 1935-04-27
Кино Northern Frontier Stuttering Cook 1935-02-01
Кино Metropolitan Grandpa 1935-11-08
Кино Lady Tubbs Joseph 1935-07-02
Кино Seven Keys To Baldpate Station Agent 1935-12-13
Кино Варварское побережье Old Atrocity 1935-10-13
Кино She Couldn't Take It Peddler (uncredited) 1935-10-08
Кино Man on the Flying Trapeze 'Legs' Garnett 1935-08-03
Кино We're in the Money Wedding Witness (uncredited) 1935-08-17
Кино The Poor Rich Dr. Johnson the Coroner (uncredited) 1934-02-25
Кино I'll Tell the World Otto - Bicycle Repair Man 1934-04-20
Кино Женоненавистники Train Conductor 1934-05-05
Кино Любовники в бегах 2nd Bus Driver (uncredited) 1934-01-04
Кино Cross Country Cruise Niagara Falls Boatman 1934-01-16
Кино Radio Dough 1934-02-05
Кино Скандалы Джорджа Уайта Hick (uncredited) 1934-03-15
Кино There's Always Tomorrow Auto mechanic 1934-11-01
Series The Three Stooges Unknown 1934-05-05
Кино Death on the Diamond Hot Dog Vendor 1934-09-14
Кино Gridiron Flash Proprietor of Java Joe's 1934-10-06
Кино Whom the Gods Destroy Clifford (uncredited) 1934-07-12
Кино Murder in the Private Car Switchman (uncredited) 1934-06-29
Кино The Life of Vergie Winters Roscoe (uncredited) 1934-06-14
Кино Girl Missing Joe - Garage Attendant (uncredited) 1933-03-04
Кино Парашютист Counterman at Jewel Diner 1933-01-28
Кино Goldie Gets Along Stuttering Waiter 1933-01-27
Кино Man Of Action Cashier Summers 1933-01-20
Кино Strange People The Radio Repairman 1933-06-16
Кино Sensation Hunters Stuttering Waiter 1933-08-30
Кино One Year Later Man Chuckling at Train Station 1933-08-24
Кино King for a Night Soda Jerk 1933-12-09
Кино My Woman Man Who Does Animal Sounds 1933-10-04
Кино The Invisible Man Bicycle Owner (uncredited) 1933-11-13
Кино Curtain at Eight Silent Detective 1933-10-01
Кино Scandal for Sale Newspaperman 1932-04-01
Кино The Airmail Mystery Holly 1932-03-28
Кино Law and Order Lanky Smith (uncredited) 1932-03-01
Кино Texas Cyclone Sheriff Lew Collins (as Walter Brenan) 1932-02-24
Кино Two-Fisted Law Deputy Sheriff Bendix 1932-06-08
Кино Women Won't Tell Man in Junkyard 1932-11-16
Кино Merry-Go-Round Protester Sign Carrier (uncredited) 1932-12-01
Кино Miss Pinkerton Police Dispatcher (uncredited) 1932-06-30
Кино Manhattan Tower Mechanic (uncredited) 1932-12-01
Кино Once in a Lifetime Lighting Technician (uncredited) 1932-10-02
Кино Speed Madness Joe 1932-07-29
Кино Grief Street Walt 1931-10-01
Кино A House Divided Musician 1931-12-05
Кино Dames Ahoy Side Show Barker 1930-02-10
Кино King of Jazz Desk Sergeant ('Springtime') / Soldier ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Waiter ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Front End of Horse / Quartet Member ('Nellie') 1930-04-20
Кино Flight Marine Pilot 1929-09-14
Кино The Ballyhoo Buster 1928-01-08
Кино The Michigan Kid Minor Role (uncredited) 1928-10-20
Кино Tearin' Into Trouble Billy Martin 1927-03-19
Кино Sensation Seekers Below Deck Yacht Crewman 1927-03-21
Кино Blake of Scotland Yard 1927-08-14
Кино The Ridin' Rowdy 1927-04-24
Кино Lorraine of the Lions 1925-10-11