BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1894

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Walter Andrew Brennan ((July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) 
Born in Lynn, Massachusetts

Brannan played Grandpa McCoy on The Real McCoys (ABC/CBS) from
1957 to 1963. He is one of three men to win three acting Oscars, the
other two being Jack Nicholson and Daniel Day-Lewis, having won the
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1936, 1938 and 1940.

While in school, Brennan became interested in acting and began to
perform in vaudeville at the age of fifteen. He served in WWI and grew
pineapples in Guatemala before moving to Los Angeles.

 

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