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Matthau: A Life
Funny yet down-to-earth, honest yet full of exaggeration, actor Walter Matthau (1920-2000) will always occupy a place in America's heart as one of the great comic talents of his generation. Born Walter Matuschanskayasky into Jewish tenements on New York's Lower East Side, he was a child actor in New York Yiddish theater, and later a World War II Air Force radioman-gunner. ...more
ebook, 368 pages
Published September 4th 2002 by Taylor Trade Publishing
(first published January 1st 2002)
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If you're a fan of the man, then you'll love this book. It's an honest look at one of the best actors of the 20th Century. Well sourced, a mostly positive look at Walter Matthau's life; however they don't hesitate to discuss his gambling problems and problems from his youth and first marriage b