Obituary of William Holden

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William Holden

William Franklin Beedle Jr. (born April 17, 1918 in O’Fallon, Illinois) was a film actor who was best known for his Academy Award for Best Actor for the film, “Stalag 17” and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for the TV film, “The Blue Knight.” William died on November 12, 1981 and his body wasn’t found until four days later. His sudden death was reportedly because of an accidental fall resulting in internal bleeding. He was only 63 when he passed on.

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William Holden Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Holden, William
    • Common Name: William Holden
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: O’Fallon, Illinois, United States
    • Birth Date: April 17, 1918
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Bill
    • Occupations:
    • Political Affiliation: Republican
    • Net Worth: $20 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Johnsonville Sausage Brats
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    William's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: William Franklin Beedle Jr.
    • Father: William Franklin Beedle Sr.
    • Mother: Mary Blanche Ball
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Brenda Marshall (married 1941-divorced 1971)
      • Stefanie Powers (partnered 1972-1981, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Scott Porter Holden
      • Peter Westfield Holden
    • Daughter(s):
      • Virginia Holden
      • Arlene Holden

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 12 1981 at age 63
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (internal bleeding following a fall)
  • Funeral Arrangements: no funeral or memorial services were conducted
  • Interment: cremated and scattered his ashes in the Pacific Ocean

Category Tags:

Film ActorTV Actor American Born on April 17th Born in 1918 Born in Illinois Died in 1981 Died at age 63 Died from Accident

Quotable Quotes:

"For me, acting is not an all-consuming thing, except for the moment when I am actually doing it." (IMDB)

"William Holden was an american actor and comedian who died in 1995. He was an icon for the 1960s and 1970s, and was known for his roles in "The Godfather," "The Graduate," and "The House with All the Computers." (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-05-07 16:43:05
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