William Holden

Actor | * 04/17/1918 († 63, 11/16/1981) | O'Fallon, Illinois, USA
William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle Jr.; April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s. He won the Oscar for Best Actor for the film Stalag 17 (1953), and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for the television film The Blue Knight (1973). Holden starred in some of Hollywood's most popular and critically acclaimed films, including Sunset Boulevard, Sabrina, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, Picnic, and Network. He was named one of the "Top 10 Stars of the Year" six times (1954–1958, 1961), and appeared as 25th on the ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for William Holden

Academy Award for Best Actor 3x Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with William Holden as Actor(81)

as Himself (archive footage)2000 The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'
as Himself (archive footage)1991 Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire
as Charlie Brown (archive footage)1986 Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown
as Tim Culley1981 S.O.B.
as Shelby Gilmore1980 When Time Ran Out...
as Patrick Foley1980 The Earthling
as Jim Sandell1979 Ashanti
as POW (Uncredited)1979 Escape to Athena
as Cigar Smoking American POW (Uncredited)1979 Escape to Athena
as Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler1978 Fedora
as Richard Thorn1978 Damien: Omen II
as Manfred Schreiber1976 21 Hours at Munich
as Max Schumacher1976 Network
as Jim Duncan1974 The Towering Inferno
as Hal Wolkowski1974 Open Season
as Bumper Morgan1973 The Blue Knight
as Frank Harmon1973 Breezy
as John Benedict1972 The Revengers
as Ross Bodine1971 Wild Rovers
as Laurent Ségur1969 The Christmas Tree
as Pike Bishop1969 The Wild Bunch
as Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick1968 The Devil's Brigade
as Ransome1967 Casino Royale
as Alvarez Kelly1966 Alvarez Kelly
as Richard Benson / Rick1964 Paris When It Sizzles
as Major Ferris1964 The 7th Dawn
as Father O'Banion1962 Satan Never Sleeps
as Eric Erickson1962 The Counterfeit Traitor
as Robert Hayward1962 The Lion
as Robert Lomax1960 The World of Suzie Wong
as Major 'Hank' Kendall1959 The Horse Soldiers
as Capt. David Ross1958 The Key
as Cmdr. Shears1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai
as Maj. Lincoln Bond1956 Toward the Unknown
as Lt. Col. Colin Black1956 The Proud and Profane
as Bernie Dodd1955 The Country Girl
as Hal Carter1955 Picnic
as Lt. Harry Brubaker1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
as McDonald Walling1954 Executive Suite
as David Larrabee1954 Sabrina
as Stanley Krown1953 Forever Female
as Sgt. J.J. Sefton1953 Stalag 17
as Capt. Roper1953 Escape from Fort Bravo
as Donald Gresham1953 The Moon Is Blue
as Boots Malone1952 Boots Malone
as Jerry McKibbon1952 The Turning Point
as Lt. Cmdr. Ken White1952 Submarine Command
as Sgt. Joe 'Pete' Peterson1951 Force of Arms
as Lt. William Calhoun1950 Union Station
as Johnny Rutledge1950 Father Is a Bachelor
as Joe Gillis1950 Sunset Boulevard
as Paul Verrall1950 Born Yesterday
as Dick Richmond1949 Miss Grant Takes Richmond
as Jim Dawkins1949 Streets of Laredo
as Bill Seacroft1949 Dear Wife
as Capt. Del Stewart1948 The Man from Colorado
as David Harvey1948 Rachel and the Stranger
as Jason Taylor1948 Apartment for Peggy
as Al Walker1948 The Dark Past
as Colin McDonald1947 Blaze of Noon
as Lt. William Seacroft1947 Dear Ruth
as himself1947 Variety Girl
as Norman Reese1943 Young and Willing
as himself1943 Wings Up
as Lt. Packard A. Cummings1943 Reconnaissance Pilot
as Casey Kirby1942 The Fleet's In
as Andrew Long1942 The Remarkable Andrew
as Micheal Stewart1942 Meet the Stewarts
as Al Ludlow1941 I Wanted Wings
as Dan Thomas1941 Texas
as Georges Gibbs1940 Our Town
as P. J. "Petey" Simmons1940 Those Were the Days!
as Peter Muncie1940 Arizona
as Tim Taylor1939 Invisible Stripes
as Joe Bonaparte1939 Golden Boy
as Prisoner1938 Prison Farm

TV Shows/Series with William Holden as Actor(5)

Full Name: William Holden
Born: Wednesday, 04/17 1918 (April) in O'Fallon
Died: Monday, 11/16 1981 (November) in Santa Monica (aged: 63)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Educated at: Pasadena City College
Spouses (current/former): Brenda Marshall
Other names for William Holden (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Уильям Холден"
"William Franklin Beedle Jr."
William Holden frequently works together with these people:
Billy Wilder (13x, Crew)
George Seaton (12x, Crew)
Sam Comer (12x, Crew)
Edith Head (12x, Crew)
Victor Young (10x, Crew)
Wally Westmore (9x, Crew)
Hans Dreier (8x, Crew)
William Perlberg (7x, Crew)
Hal Pereira (7x, Crew)
Bob Hope (5x, Actor)
Walter Baldwin (5x, Actor)
Jean Louis (5x, Crew)

Other people with this name: William Holden (US)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2738, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/11/2020