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Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau (/?mæ?a?/; October 1, 1920 – July 1, 2000) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and its sequel 30 years later, The Odd Couple II, and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple co-star Jack Lemmon, particularly in the '90s with Grumpy Old Men and its sequel Grumpier Old Men. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1966 Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie. Besides the Oscar, he was the winner of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony awards.

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You see, my father was a Catholic priest, Greek Orthodox, but I think he started out as a Jew, then ...

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I never worked with Marilyn Monroe, but if she'd lived, I think she would have been all right. She w ...

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Get out of show business. Its the best advice I ever got, because Im so stubborn that if someone wou ...

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I wanted to be a pharmacist. I liked the way our local pharmacist was always dressed in a nice white ...

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It's very easy to live here. You're anonymous here. Nobody knows who you are.

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My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.

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“My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more ...

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“The first girl you go to bed with is always pretty”

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“I always had one ear offstage, listening for the call from the bookie.”

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“Every actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality, ... ...

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To be successful in show business, all you need are 50 good breaks.

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Why don't you do the world a favour. Pull your bottom lip up over your head and swallow.

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I don't mind my wife having to last word. In fact I'm delighted when she reaches it.

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There's no such thing as 'too late!' That's why they invented death!

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I have more talent in my smallest fart than you have in your entire body.

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