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William Bendix is a Actor American born on 14 january 1906 at New York City (USA)

William Bendix

William Bendix
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Nationality USA
Birth 14 january 1906 at New York City (USA)
Death 14 december 1964 (at 58 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

William Bendix (January 14, 1906 – December 14, 1964) was an American film, radio, and television actor, who typically played rough, blue-collar characters. He is best remembered in movies for the title role in The Babe Ruth Story. He also memorably portrayed the clumsily earnest aircraft plant worker Chester A. Riley in radio and television's The Life of Riley. He received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Wake Island (1942).

Biography

Jusqu'à la grande dépression, il travailla comme épicier avant de rejoindre le milieu du cinéma. Il avait épousé en 1927 Teresa Stefanotti (1906-1983), dont il a eu deux filles.

Best films

Woman of the Year (1942)
(Actor)

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Filmography of William Bendix (65 films)

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Actor

Law of the Lawless, 1h27
Directed by William F. Claxton
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Dale Robertson, Yvonne De Carlo, William Bendix, Lon Chaney, Jr., Bruce Cabot, Jody McCrea
Roles Sheriff Ed Tanner
Rating60% 3.0015753.0015753.0015753.0015753.001575
Big Tom Stone runs a Kansas town in 1889. His son Pete is jailed for the murder of a man named Stapleton, and into town to oversee the trial rides the circuit judge, Clem Rogers.
Young Fury
Young Fury (1964)
, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Rory Calhoun, Virginia Mayo, William Bendix, Lon Chaney, Jr., Richard Arlen, John Agar
Roles Blacksmith
Rating56% 2.812672.812672.812672.812672.81267
Pursued by the Dawson gang, Clint McCoy returns to his old hometown for the first time in many years. He left long ago after the infidelity of wife Sara, leaving her and their infant son Tige behind.
For Love or Money, 1h48
Directed by Michael Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Thelma Ritter, Gig Young, Julie Newmar, William Bendix
Roles Joe Fogel
Rating60% 3.048063.048063.048063.048063.04806
Lawyer Donald Kenneth "Deke" Gentry (Kirk Douglas) is given the task of playing matchmaker for the three daughters of his wealthy client Chloe Brasher (Thelma Ritter).
The Young and the Brave, 1h24
Directed by Francis D. Lyon
Origin USA
Genres War
Themes Political films
Actors Rory Calhoun, William Bendix, Richard Jaeckel, Manuel Padilla, Jr., John Agar, Richard Arlen
Roles Sgt. Peter L. Kane (escaped POW)
Rating54% 2.7206452.7206452.7206452.7206452.720645
During the Korean War, three American prisoners of war – Sgt Ed Brent (Rory Calhoun), Staff Sgt Peter Kane (William Bendix), and Pvt Kirk Wilson (Robert Ivers) – escape from their North Korean captors and try to make it back to American lines, about 40 miles away. At the beginning of their trek, they are given shelter by a Korean couple, who have a young son Han (Manuel Padilla). While Han is hiding in nearby hills, the North Korean captors who are pursuing the three escapees kill the couple. The three Americans elude the North Korean pursuers and encounter Han with his companion dog Lobo (Flame, German Shepherd), an abandoned K-9 corps police dog.
For Love or Money, 1h48
Directed by Michael Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Gig Young, Thelma Ritter, Julie Newmar, William Bendix
Roles Joe Fogel
Rating60% 3.048063.048063.048063.048063.04806
Chloe Brasher désire marier ses trois filles selon son propre goût. Afin de trouver des prétendants, elle fait appel à l'avocat « Deke » Gentry. Il réussit à caser rapidement les deux aînées mais échoue lamentablement avec Kate, la dernière qui est également la plus brillante des trois. La raison : Il tombe amoureux d'elle…
Boys' Night Out, 1h55
Directed by Michael Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Morris, Howard Duff, Janet Blair
Roles Slattery
Rating64% 3.2459453.2459453.2459453.2459453.245945
Three married men, George (Tony Randall), Doug (Howard Duff), and Howie (Howard Morris), and divorcé Fred (James Garner) are friends who commute to work from Greenwich, Connecticut, to New York City on the same train. Seeing Fred's philandering boss, Mr. Bingham (Larry Keating), with his mistress sets the men to fantasizing about sharing the expense of an apartment in the city as a love nest. As a gag, they give Fred the task of finding an unrealistically inexpensive apartment and a blonde "companion" to go with it.
Johnny Nobody, 1h28
Directed by Nigel Patrick
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Actors Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Brennan, William Bendix, Aldo Ray, Cyril Cusack
Roles James Ronald Mulcahy
Rating63% 3.1942453.1942453.1942453.1942453.194245
The Rough and the Smooth, 1h36
Directed by Robert Siodmak
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix, Norman Wooland, Natasha Parry, Donald Wolfit
Roles Reg Barker
Rating60% 3.0025053.0025053.0025053.0025053.002505
Un archéologue tombe amoureux d'une étrange jeune fille.
The Rough and the Smooth
Directed by Robert Siodmak
Genres Drama
Actors William Bendix, Nadja Tiller, Norman Wooland, Tony Britton, Adrienne Corri, Donald Wolfit
Roles Reg Barker
Rating60% 3.0025053.0025053.0025053.0025053.002505
Un architecte voit sa vie basculer quand il rencontre une jeune femme blonde.
The Deep Six, 1h48
Directed by John Waters, Rudolph Maté
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Political films
Actors Alan Ladd, Dianne Foster, William Bendix, Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore, Efrem Zimbalist II
Roles 'Frenchy' Shapiro
Rating59% 2.9992.9992.9992.9992.999
In September 1942, during World War II, Susan Cahill (Dianne Foster), art director for an ad agency on Madison Avenue run by her fiance, is jealous of his business flirtation with a client's daughter to secure a deal. She accepts an invitation to dinner on Long Island from agency artist Alexander "Alec" Austen (Alan Ladd). Susan is disturbed by Alec's obvious feelings for her, but accepts a lunch date the next day anyway. After she leaves, Alec receives a telegram to report for active duty in the U.S. Navy but decides not to tell Susan as their relationship grows. Just before reporting for duty, Alec takes Susan home to meet his mother, a Quaker, revealing to them his hope to marry Susan—and his call up. His mother is hurt that Alec did not disclose his military obligation and saddened that he has disregarded the pacifist tenets of his upbringing. Susan admits she loves Alec, but will not break her engagement.
Crashout
Crashout (1955)
, 1h29
Directed by Lewis R. Foster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Actors William Bendix, John Arthur Kennedy, Luther Adler, William Talman, Gene Evans, Marshall Thompson
Roles Van Morgan Duff
Rating69% 3.4863753.4863753.4863753.4863753.486375
Convict Van Duff is the leader of a large-scale prison break. The breakout works as the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison.
Dangerous Mission, 1h15
Directed by Irwin Allen, Louis King
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Noir, Crime
Themes Psychologie
Actors Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, Vincent Price, William Bendix, Betta St. John, Dennis Weaver
Roles Chief Ranger Joe Parker
Rating57% 2.8533852.8533852.8533852.8533852.853385
After a young woman, Louise Graham, witnesses the murder of a crime boss, she flees the city, deciding to hide out in Glacier National Park. She is followed by two men, Matt Hallett and Paul Adams, one of whom is a federal agent, who had sworn to protect her and bring her back as a witness, the other a ruthless killer, determined to murder her.
Blackbeard, the Pirate, 1h39
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, L'Or
Actors Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix, Keith Andes, Torin Thatcher, Richard Egan
Roles Ben Worley
Rating59% 2.9983052.9983052.9983052.9983052.998305
The film follows British Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard (Keith Andes), who sets out to earn a reward by proving that privateer Henry Morgan (Torin Thatcher) also engages in piracy. Maynard, however, winds up posing as a surgeon on a ship captained by Blackbeard (Robert Newton), who is in the middle of a conflict with Morgan. Blackbeard must deal with Morgan, Maynard, and even his own greedy crew.