William Bendix

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Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 14, 1964 (58)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 14, 1964 (58)

About

He starred in The Life of Riley and The Babe Ruth Story. A few years later, he received an Academy Award nomination for his film, Wake Island.

Before Fame

He was the owner of a grocery business that collapsed during the Great Depression.

Trivia

It was not until age 30 that he began his acting career.

Family Life

He remained married to Theresa Stefanotti, whom he wed in 1927, until his death in 1964.

Associated With

He became famous for starring in the 1948 baseball biography, The Babe Ruth Story, along with co-star Claire Trevor.