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Walter Matthau in Hanging Up

Walter Matthau (1920 - 2000)

Film Deaths

  • The Kentuckian (1955) [Stan Bodine]: Killed, in scene but out of sight, by Douglas Spencer who knocks him down and hits him with his rifle butt. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Indian Fighter (1955) [Wes Todd]: Shot in the back with a flaming arrow by Indians while he tries to escape, after Kirk Douglas hands Walter over to them. (Thanks to Brian)
  • King Creole (1958) [Maxie Fields]: Shot to death (we don't see where he's hit) when his gun goes off during a struggle with Jack Grinnage on a pier. His body is shown floating in the water afterwards.
  • Charade (1963) [Carson Dyle a.k.a. 'Mr. Bartholomew]: Falls down to his death in a theatre when Cary Grant opens a trapdoor beneath him, just as Walter is about to shoot Audrey Hepburn
  • Mirage (1965) [Ted Caselle]: Strangled (off-screen) with a telephone cord in his office; his body is shown afterwards when Gregory Peck discovers him. (Thanks to Mac)
  • Hanging Up (2000) [Lou Mozell]: Dies in the hospital after slipping into a coma. (Thanks to Mathew)

TV Deaths

Notable Connections

  • Mr. Carol Grace.
  • Father of Charles Matthau.
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