Walter Andrew Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor and singer. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Come and Get It (1936), Kentucky (1938), and The Westerner (1940), making him one of only three male actors to win three Academy Awards, and the only male or female actor to win three awards in the supporting actor category. Brennan was also nominated for his performance in Sergeant York (1941). Other noteworthy performances were in To Have and Have Not (1944), My Darling Clementine (1946), Red River (1948), and Rio Bravo (1959).
Walter Andrew Brennan
July 25, 1894
Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||September 21, 1974 80) (aged|
Oxnard, California, U.S.
|Resting place||San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles, U.S.|
|Known for||Come and Get It (1936)|
The Westerner (1940)
Sergeant York (1941)
|Awards||Three Academy Awards|