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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Holden (April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor. Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 and the Emmy Award for Best Actor in 1974. One of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s, he was named one of the "Top 10 Stars of the Year" six times (1954–1958, 1961) and appeared on the American Film Institute's AFI's 100 Years…100 Stars list as #25. Description above from the Wikipedia article William Holden, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
April 17, 1918, O'Fallon, Illinois, USA
November 16, 1981
1950 Born YesterdayPaul Verrall 1950 Sunset BoulevardJoe Gillis 1953 Stalag 17Sgt. J.J. Sefton 1954 SabrinaDavid Larrabee 1957 The Bridge on the River KwaiCmdr. Shears 1959 The Horse SoldiersMajor 'Hank' Kendall 1964 Paris When It SizzlesRichard Benson / Rick 1967 Casino RoyaleRansome 1968 The Devil's BrigadeLt. Col. Robert T. Frederick 1969 The Wild BunchPike Bishop 1973 BreezyFrank Harmon 1974 The Towering InfernoJim Duncan 1976 NetworkMax Schumacher 1978 Damien: Omen IIRichard Thorn 1979 Escape to AthenaCigar Smoking American POW (Uncredited) and POW (Uncredited)Limited to the 15 most popular items