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, O'Fallon, Illinois, USA
- Spouse: Brenda Marshall (12 July 1941 - 1971) (divorced) 2 children
- Zodiac sign: Aries
Facts of life
William Holden was born on April 17, 1918 and died on November 12, 1981. William was born in O’Fallon, Illinois. He was born to MaryBlanche and William franklin beedle. He was the eldest of three children. His younger brothers were Richard and Robert. William was an American actor. He won an academy awards for best actor for the role he played in the film stalag 17. He also won a prime time award for outstanding lead actor for the blue knight. Holden has played the lead roles in a number of movies such as network, the wild bunch, Sunset Boulevard, the towering inferno and the bridge on river kwai. He first played a starring role in golden boy. He killed a driver in drunk driving in 1966 and was suspended for eight months. He was married to Ardis Ankerson. They were blessed with two children, Scott porter and peter Westfield.
- Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1977 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role
Won Oscar - 1954 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role
for:Stalag 17 (1953)."
Nominated Oscar - 1951 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role
for:Sunset Blvd. (1950)."
Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1978 for "Best Actor
Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1957 for "Best Foreign Actor
for:Picnic (1955). USA."
Won Emmy - 1974 for "Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series
for:The Blue Knight (1973) (TV). (NBC)."
Won Golden Apple - 1955 for "Most Cooperative Actor"
Won Golden Apple - 1951 for "Most Cooperative Actor
Together with John Derek."
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Male Star
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Male Star
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Male Star
2nd place Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance
for:The World of Suzie Wong (1960)."
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1960 for "Top Male Star
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Male Star
Nominated Golden Laurel - 1958 for "Top Male Star
2nd place NSFC Award - 1977 for "Best Actor
for:Network (1976). Tied with Gérard Depardieu for La dernière femme (1976)."
Won Most Popular Male Star - 1955 for ""
Won Most Popular Male Star - 1954 for ""
Won Special Jury Prize - 1954 for "for:Executive Suite (1954). Shared with:
For ensemble acting."
Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 1651 Vine Street."
Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture
At 1651 Vine Street."
- Position in top best awards winner:
- Salary: Sunset Blvd. (1950) $30,000
Sabrina (1954) $150,000
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) $250,000 + 10% of the gross (World-wide)
The Horse Soldiers (1959) $750,000 + 20% of profits
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) $750,000
The Wild Bunch (1969) $250,000
The Towering Inferno (1974) $750,000
- William Holden`s Biography
Also born in April 1912-1919