Carol (Brofman) Matthau
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Carol Grace (Brofman) Matthau (1924 - 2003)

Carol Grace Matthau formerly Brofman aka Marcus Saroyan
Born in Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USAmap
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Daughter of [father unknown] and
Sister of [half]
Wife of — married 20 Feb 1943 (to 7 Nov 1949) in Dayton, Ohio, USAmap
Wife of — married 21 Aug 1959 [location unknown]
Mother of [private son (1940s - unknown)], and [private son (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Aug 2018
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Carol (Brofman) Matthau is Notable.

Actress, Writer


Actress Carole Grace was the wife of the actor Walter Matthau for 41 years. She met him on Broadway when they appeared in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" in the 1950s.

She was also a successful writer, penning her autobiography "Among the Porcupines" and later wrote a well-received novel "The Secret in the Daisy".

Carol's first (and second) husband was William Saroyan. They were married from 20 February 1943 to 17 November 1949. They divorced. Then remarried each other on 25 March 1951 and that again ended in divorce on 6 March 1952.

Her daughter with William Saroyan, actress Lucy Saroyan, died in April 2003. She died from a brain aneurysm in New York.


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