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:.
Although Bendix was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1942||Best Supporting Actor||Wake Island (1942)||Smacksie Randall||Nominated|
He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio and Television.
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.
The 'wolf' at bar: Hey, you, that's my seat!
Buzz Wanchek: [with contempt] Go pick yourself an orchid!
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