William Bendix Movie Actor

He was born on January 14, 1906 (died on December 14, 1964, he was 58 years old) .


Bendix was an American film radio and television actor who typically played rough blue-collar characters. He is best remembered in movies for the title role in The Babe Ruth Story. He also memorably portrayed the clumsily earnest aircraft plant worker Chester A. Riley in radio and television's The Life of Riley. He received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Wake Island.
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Is William Bendix still alive?

No, he died on 12/14/1964, 56 years ago. He was 58 years old when he died. Cause of death: pneumonia. He died in Los Angeles and buried in San Fernando Mission Cemetery .

What was William's zodiac sign?

William Bendix zodiac sign was capricorn.

When is William Bendix's next birthday?

William Bendix was born on the , which was a Sunday


His first feature film was Detective Story (1951, as Det. Lou Brody). He was 45 when he starred in this movie. Since 1951, he has appeared in 63 feature films. The last one is The Young and the Brave (1963). In this movie, we watched him in the Sgt. Peter L. Kane (escaped POW) character .

William Bendix movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

Awards (1)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor .

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Other facts about William Bendix

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