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.
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!
Gus Smith: My name is Schmidt, but I changed it to Smith. That's what I got against these guys more than anything else. They make me ashamed of the name I was born with. I got a lot of relatives in Germany. For all I know this guy may be one of them. I say throw him to the sharks!
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