Born in 1894, Walter Brennan began performing in vaudeville. He served in World War I with the 101st Field Artillery Regiment. After the War he grew pineapples in Guatemala before returning to the United States. It was his friend Gary Cooper who encouraged him to seek a film…more
Brennan was interred in San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
In 1970, Brennan was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame.
Brennan has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6501 Hollywood Blvd.
Brennan graduated from Cambridge University.
He was the first actor to win three Academy Awards. (Best Supporting Actor)
Born Md. July 1894. Died California Sept 1974. Collage educated. Raised pineapples in Guatemala. Entered show buiness as a stunt man.