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William Holden
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Age 63
Birthday 17 April, 1918
Birthplace O`Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died 12 November, 1981
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, United States
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Sgt. J.J. Sefton In Stalag 17 (1953).
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William Holden (April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor who was one of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s through the 1970s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in Stalag 17, and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 television film The Blue Knight.


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1981 S.O.B. Tim Culley
1980 The Earthling Patrick Foley
1980 When Time Ran Out... Shelby Gilmore
1979 Ashanti Jim Sandell
1979 Escape to Athena Prisoner smoking a cigar in prison camp
1978 Damien: Omen II Richard Thorn
1978 Fedora Barry Detweiler
1976 Network Max Schumacher
1976 21 Hours at Munich Chief of Police Manfred Schreiber
1974 Open Season Hal Wolkowski
1974 The Towering Inferno Jim Duncan



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


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Nominated for 18 Awards | Won 7

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