William Holden (Aprile 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) wis an American actor. Ane o the maist popular movie starns o aw time, Holden wis ane o the biggest box affice draws o the 1950s. Holden wan the Academy Awaird for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in Stalag 17, an a Primetime Emmy Awaird for Ootstaundin Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 telly film The Blue Knight.
Holden in a publicity photo, 1954
|Born||William Franklin Beedle, Jr.|
17 Apryle 1918
O'Fallon, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||12 November 1981 (aged 63)|
Santa Monica, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
|Exsanguination follaein a faw|
|Eddication||Sooth Pasadena Heich Schuil|
|Alma mater||Pasadena Junior College|
|Thrift||Actor, wildlife conservationist|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Brenda Marshall (m. 1941–1971)|
|Awairds||Academy Awaird for Best Actor (1953)|
Primetime Emmy Awaird for Ootstaundin Lead Actor (1974)
Holden starred in some o the maist popular an critically acclaimed films o aw time, includin sic blockbusters as Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, The Towering Inferno, an Network. He wis named ane o the "Tap 10 Starns o the Year" sax times (1954–1958, 1961), an appeared on the American Film Institute's AFI's 100 Years…100 Stars leet as nummer 25.