Walter Brennan

Walter Andrew Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor and singer.[1] 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 Brennan
Brennan in 1958
Born
Walter Andrew Brennan

(1894-07-25)July 25, 1894
DiedSeptember 21, 1974(1974-09-21) (aged 80)
Resting placeSan Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1925–1972
Known forCome and Get It (1936)
Kentucky (1938)
The Westerner (1940)
Sergeant York (1941)
Spouse
Ruth Wells
(m. 1920)
Children3
AwardsThree Academy Awards

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