How old was Walter Matthau in his first movie: Atomic Attack?

Walter Matthau was 32 in Atomic Attack when he played the character 'Dr. Spinelli'.

That was over 70 years ago in 1954.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2000 he died aged 79, starring in 85 films in his career, 84 of those after Atomic Attack was first released. If he were alive today he would be 103.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Atomic Attack, I think Walter Matthau looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ralph Nelson has worked with Walter Matthau just once in his career.
  • Walter Matthau's first movie was as 'Dr. Spinelli' in Atomic Attack, released in 1954 when he was 32
  • Atomic Attack scores 6 out of 10 on TMDB.

Walter Matthau's other movies