William Bendix (1906–1964)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Blue Dahlia (1946) | The Glass Key (1942) | Lifeboat (1944)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins More »
NICKNAME  
Bill
BORN 
Jan 14, 1906 (died Dec 14, 1964)
HEIGHT 
5' 10½" (1.79m)

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Past Film & Video (63 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Harrison Weems / Fred Hopke (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) George Lane / Guts Finney (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 2
  • Primary photo for Rockabye the InfantryRockabye the Infantry (TV Short) Sergeant Mahoney  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Follow the SunFollow the Sun (TV Series) Sergeant Major Kolchak (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) George Harris (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Mister EdMister Ed (TV Series) Bill Parker (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Overland TrailOverland Trail (TV Series) Fred Kelly (17 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 17
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  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Wally Legenza (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Singer (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("High Hopes") (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • William Bendix (Oct 1, 1959) Himself - Actor / Singer, Performer ("High Hopes") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for RiverboatRiverboat (TV Series) Vance Muldoon (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Ransom of Red ChiefThe Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie) Bill Driscoll  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for TV de VanguardaTV de Vanguarda (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Bull Mitchell / USAF Crew Chief (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Wales (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Peter Jenson (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Capt. Matthew Cobb (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for DecisionDecision (TV Series) Joe Redman (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Life of RileyThe Life of Riley (TV Series) Chester A. Riley (217 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1958 217
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  • Primary photo for Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside TheatreJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) Captain Bill Ryan (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century-Fox HourThe 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) Captain George Devlin (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Screen Directors PlayhouseScreen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) Joe Redman (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Mack Pomeroy / Carl Ledbetter (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1956 2
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Tom Douglas (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956 2
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Larry Beat (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 2
  • Primary photo for Fireside TheatreFireside Theatre (TV Series) Edward Carney / Sergeant Sullivan (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Opening NightHollywood Opening Night (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Lights OutLights Out (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Guest Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Picture ThisPicture This (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for House PartyHouse Party (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1961
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  • Primary photo for Take a Good LookTake a Good Look (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Guest Panelist / Himself (5 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1960
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  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1959
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Singer (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959
  • Primary photo for Time to RememberTime to Remember (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode)  Less 1959– 
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1958
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Fisher ShowThe Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Lux ShowThe Lux Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The NBC Comedy HourThe NBC Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Comic Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
    • Episode #1.12 (Apr 22, 1956) Himself - Comic Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself - Guest of Honor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • William Bendix (Nov 9, 1955) Himself - Guest of Honor  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for A Star Is Born World PremiereA Star Is Born World Premiere (TV Short) Himself  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Chesterfield Sound Off TimeChesterfield Sound Off Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Kate Smith Evening HourThe Kate Smith Evening Hour (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Truth or ConsequencesTruth or Consequences (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night Revue with Jack CarterThe Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Variety GirlVariety Girl Himself  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for KTLA PremiereKTLA Premiere (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Rough But HopefulRough But Hopeful (Short) Himself  Less 1946
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous FoxThe Fabulous Fox (TV Movie) Cpl. Aloysius 'Taxi' Potts (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Los Angeles Plays ItselfLos Angeles Plays Itself Buzz Wanchek in The Blue Dahlia (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Lawrence C. Trumble (clip from Macao (1952)) (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Jane Russell: Body and Soul (Oct 20, 1997) Lawrence C. Trumble (clip from Macao (1952)) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant StarRobert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Actor in 'Macao' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991 $500K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO StoryHollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series) Capt. Vincent Blake (clip from The Big Steal (1949)) (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
    • Dark Victory (Jul 31, 1987) Capt. Vincent Blake (clip from The Big Steal (1949)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - 'Star-Spangled Rhythm' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood, City of StarsScreen Snapshots: Hollywood, City of Stars (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Two Knights from BrooklynTwo Knights from Brooklyn Tim McGuerin (archive footage)  Less 1949

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