Walter Brennan

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Birthday
25, 1894
Birthplace
Lynn, MA
Death Date
Sep 21, 1974 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1894
Birthplace
Lynn, MA
Death Date
Sep 21, 1974 (80)

About

Cowboy star who played Grandpa McCoy on The Real McCoys. He, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Jack Nicholson are the first three men to win three Oscar Awards.

Before Fame

He served in WWI and grew pineapples in Guatemala before moving to Los Angeles.

Trivia

His loss of teeth, his balding scalp, and his small build made him look much older on film than he actually was.

Family Life

He married Ruth Wells in 1920. Their relationship lasted until his death in 1974.

Associated With

He supported Ronald Reagan when he ran for governor.