William Bendix biography

William Bendix

Actor, Film actor

1906 – 1964

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Who was William Bendix?

William 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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Born
Jan 14, 1906
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Bill
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Manhattan
Died
Dec 14, 1964
Los Angeles
Resting place
San Fernando Mission Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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