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Job Film, radio, television actor
Years active 1936-64
Top Roles 'Pinkie' Peters, 'Frenchy' Shapiro, Buddy of Roscoe Karns, Wechsberg, Sir Sagramore
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Film Noir, War, Crime, Thriller/Suspense
Top TopicsWorld War II, Book-Based, Detectives
Top Collaborators , (Director), (Producer), (Producer)
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William Bendix Overview:

Legendary character actor, William Bendix, was born on Jan 14, 1906 in New York City, NY. Bendix died at the age of 58 on Dec 14, 1964 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Bendix was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1942Best Supporting ActorWake Island (1942)Smacksie RandallNominated
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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio and Television.

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William Bendix Quotes:

Victor O'Brien: Ooh, ooh! That guy gives me a terrible headache! Joe, Joe, get me an aspirin. Here put it on a slice of bread. I'm hungry too!


Stauffer, alias Fred Foss: It didn't work. It was a busto crusto.
Hardy Cathcart: [Cathcart is at a total loss as to what this means] A what?
Stauffer, alias Fred Foss: A flop.


Stauffer, alias Fred Foss: It didn't work. It was a busto-crusto.


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William Bendix Facts
Bendix was a descendant of composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. This was revealed on TV show "This Is Your Life" (1952); host Ralph Edwards awarded Bendix with a framed document signed by Mendelssohn.

He was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1638 Vine Street and for Television at 6251 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Screen, stage, radio, and television actor.

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