William Holden

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 78
William Holden 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... read more

William Holden 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, and appeared as 25th on the American Film Institute's list of 25 greatest male stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

Birth Name

William Franklin Beedle Jr.

Born

Wednesday, 17 April 1918

Died

Monday, 16 November 1981

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

The Movies Self 2019
The Fabulous Allan Carr Self 2018
Du sollst nicht langweilen: Billy Wilder Self 2017
How to Win the US Presidency Self 2016
War Movie Blockbusters Self 2015
Million Dollar American Princesses Self 2015
For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism Self 2009
Billy Wilder Speaks Self 2006
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession Self 2004
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self / Self (archive footage) 2004
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Self 2003
Mayor of the Sunset Strip Self 2003
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (archive footage) 2001
The Audrey Hepburn Story Self 2000
The Making of 'the Bridge on the River Kwai' Himself (archive footage) / Self 2000
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen Self 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
Audrey Hepburn Remembered Self 1993
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Donald Gresham 1991
Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire Himself (archive footage) / Self 1991
When the Applause Died Self 1990
Biography Self 1987
Grace Kelly: The American Princess Self 1987
Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown Charlie Brown 1986
American Masters (archive footage), Self 1986
S.O.B. Tim Culley 1981
The Earthling Patrick Foley 1980
When Time Ran Out... Shelby Gilmore 1980
Ashanti Jim Sandell 1979
Escape to Athena Prisoner smoking a cigar in prison camp 1979
Fedora Barry Detweiler 1978
Damien: Omen II Richard Thorn 1978
The 50th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1978
Network Max Schumacher 1976
21 Hours at Munich Chief of Police Manfred Schreiber / Manfred Schreiber 1976
The Towering Inferno Jim Duncan 1974
Open Season Hal Wolkowski 1974
Breezy Frank Harmon 1973
The Blue Knight Bumper Morgan 1973
The Revengers John Benedict 1972
Wild Rovers Ross Bodine 1971
The Christmas Tree Laurent Ségur 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
The Wild Bunch Pike Bishop / Pike 1969
The Devil's Brigade Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick 1968
Casino Royale Ransome 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
Alvarez Kelly Alvarez Kelly 1966
The Dean Martin Show Himself - Guest, Himself, Self - Guest 1965
Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look at... (archive footage) 1964
The 7th Dawn Major Ferris 1964
Paris When It Sizzles Rick / Richard Benson 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
Hollywood Without Make-Up Self / Himself 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Lion Robert Hayward 1962
The Counterfeit Traitor Eric Erickson 1962
Satan Never Sleeps Father O'Banion 1962
The World of Suzie Wong Robert Lomax 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
The Horse Soldiers Maj. Henry Kendall / Major 'Hank' Kendall 1959
The Key Capt. David Ross / Captain David Ross 1958
The Bridge on the River Kwai Cmdr. Shears / Shears 1957
Toward the Unknown Maj. Lincoln Bond 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Set of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' 1951
The Proud and Profane Lt. Col. Colin Black 1956
Picnic Hal Carter 1956
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Mark Elliott 1955
The Country Girl Bernie Dodd 1955
Hollywood Today Self 1955
The Bridges at Toko-Ri Lt. Harry Brubaker 1954
Producers' Showcase Self 1954
Sabrina David Larrabee 1954
Executive Suite McDonald Walling 1954
Escape from Fort Bravo Capt. Roper 1953
Forever Female Stanley Krown 1953
Person to Person Self 1953
The Moon Is Blue Donald Gresham 1953
Stalag 17 Sgt. J.J. Sefton 1953
The Turning Point Jerry McKibbon 1952
Boots Malone Boots Malone 1952
Submarine Command Lt. Cmdr. Ken White 1951
I Love Lucy Self 1951
Force of Arms Sgt. John 'Pete' Peterson / Sgt. Joe 'Pete' Peterson 1951
Born Yesterday Paul Verrall 1950
The Jack Benny Program Self - Guest 1950
Lux Video Theatre Self - Intermission Guest, Self - Host 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Guest 1950
Union Station Lt. William Calhoun 1950
Sunset Blvd. Joe Gillis 1950
You Can Change the World Himself / Self 1950
Father Is a Bachelor Johnny Rutledge 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Dear Wife Bill Seacroft 1949
Miss Grant Takes Richmond Dick Richmond 1949
Streets of Laredo Jim Dawkins 1949
The Man from Colorado Del Stewart / Capt. Del Stewart 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Dark Past Al Walker 1948
Apartment for Peggy Jason Taylor 1948
Rachel and the Stranger Big Davey / David Harvey 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, McDonald Walling 1948
Variety Girl Himself / William Holden 1947
Dear Ruth Lt. William Seacroft 1947
Blaze of Noon Colin McDonald 1947
Young and Willing Norman Reese 1943
Meet the Stewarts Michael Stewart 1942
The Remarkable Andrew Andrew Long 1942
The Fleet's In Casey Kirby 1942
Texas Dan Thomas 1941
I Wanted Wings Al Ludlow 1941
Arizona Peter Muncie 1940
Those Were the Days! P.J. 'Petey' Simmons / P. J. "Petey" Simmons 1940
Our Town George Gibbs / Georges Gibbs 1940
Invisible Stripes Tim Taylor 1939
Golden Boy Joe Bonaparte 1939
Million Dollar Legs Graduate Who Says 'Thank You' 1939
Prison Farm Prisoner 1938
1977 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1974 Emmy Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series Won
1954 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1951 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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