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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. 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. Wikipedia

Age: 63 (age at death)
Born: 17 April 1918, O`Fallon, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Sgt. J.J. Sefton In Stalag 17 (1953).

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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 'Dutch' 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

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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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