Namesakes for Walter

Namesakes for WALTER:
  Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
      Sir Walter Elliot   1818   Persuasion  

  Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 character
      Walter Sobchak   1998   The Big Lebowski  

  German Chancellors: 1 chancellor
      Walter Scheel   1974  

  Hall-of-Famers: 4 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football, 1 ice hockey
      (baseball) Walter Johnson   1936  
      (baseball) Walter "Rabbit" Maranville   1954  
      (ice hockey) Walter "Babe" Pratt   1966  
      (baseball) Walter Alston   1983  
      (basketball) Walt Frazier (a.k.a. Walter)   1987  
      (football) Walter Payton   1993  
      (baseball) Walter O'Malley   2008  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 4 chemistry, 2 medicine, 2 physics
      (chemistry) Norman Haworth (a.k.a. Walter)   1937  
      (medicine) Howard Florey (a.k.a. Walter)   1945  
      (medicine) Walter Rudolf Hess   1949  
      (physics) Walter Houser Brattain   1956  
      (physics) Luis Walter Alvarez   1968  
      (chemistry) Walter Gilbert   1980  
      (chemistry) Harry Kroto (a.k.a. Walter)   1996  
      (chemistry) Walter Kohn   1998  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 4 actors
      Walter Huston   1883-1950  
      Walter Brennan   1894-1974  
      Llewellyn Rees (a.k.a. Walter)   1901-1994  
      Walter Matthau   1920-2000  

  Notable Athletes: 2 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football, 1 golf, 1 ice hockey
      (baseball) Walter Johnson   1887-1946  
      (baseball) Walter "Rabbit" Maranville   1891-1954  
      (golf) Walter Hagen   1892-1969  
      (ice hockey) Walter "Babe" Pratt   1916-1988  
      (basketball) Walt Frazier (a.k.a. Walter)   1945-  
      (football) Walter Payton   1954-1999  

  Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
      Walter Chrysler   1875-1940  
      W. O. Bentley (a.k.a. Walter)   1888-1971  

  Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
      Walter Raleigh   1552-1618  

  Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
      Television Walter Cronkite   1916-2009  

  Notable Musicians: 1 composer, 1 singer
      Angela Morley (a.k.a. Walter)   1924-2009    
      Eros Ramazzotti (a.k.a. Walter)   1963-   pop  

  Notable Writers: 1 author
      Walter Scott   1771-1832  

  Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 gold, 1 silver/bronze/gold
      (bronze) Ernest Ebbage (a.k.a. Walter)   1908   tug of war  
      (gold) Wally Halder (a.k.a. Walter)   1948   ice hockey  
      (silver/bronze/gold) Thane Baker (a.k.a. Walter)   1952; 1956   Athletics  

  Oscar Award Winners: 3 actors
      (actor) Walter Brennan   1936; 1938; 1940   Come and Get It; Kentucky; The Westerner  
      (actor) Walter Huston   1948   The Treasure of the Sierra Madre  
      (actor) Walter Matthau   1966   Fortune Cookie  

  Other Leaders: 3 presidents, 1 chancellor
      Chancellor Walter Breisky   1922   Austria  
      President Gustav Heinemann (a.k.a. Walter)   1969-1974   Germany  
      President Walter Scheel   1974-1979   Germany  
      President Christian Wulff (a.k.a. Walter)   2010-2012   Germany  

  Saints: 5 saints, 3 blessed
      Saint Walter of Pontoise   1030-1095  
      Saint Walter of L'Esterp   ?-1070  
      Saint Walter   ?-1150  
      Saint Gualtero (a.k.a. Walter)   1184-1224  
      Blessed Walter of Bierbeeke   ?-1220  
      Saint Walter of Serviliano   ?-1250  
      Blessed Walter of Guimaraes   ?-1258  
      Blessed Walter Pierson   ?-1537  

  Shakespearian Characters: 4 characters
      Sir Walter Blunt   Henry IV (1)  
      Lord Walter Fitzwalter   Richard II  
      Sir Walter Herbert   Richard III  
      Walter Whitmore   Henry VI (2)