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William Holden

William Holden

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Also Known As: Died: November 16, 1981
Born: April 17, 1918 Cause of Death: injuries resulting from a fall
Birth Place: O'Fallon, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began acting as college student
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Recruited by Paramount talent scout
1938:
Debut as extra in "Prison Farm"
1939:
Film acting debut in "Golden Boy"
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Served in WWII; returned as lieutenant in Army
1950:
Cast in Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard" and George Cukor's "Born Yesterday"
1956:
Top grossing box office star of the year
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Immigrated to Switzerland
1973:
Debut in a TV miniseries, "The Blue Knight"
1976:
TV-movie debut, "21 Hours at Munich"
1976:
Starred in "Network"; one of his last notable film roles

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