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William Bendix (January 14, 1906 – December 14, 1964) was an American film, radio, and television actor, best remembered in movies for the title role in the movie The Babe Ruth Story and for portraying clumsily earnest aircraft plant worker Chester A. Riley in radio and television's The Life of Riley. He also received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Wake Island (1942).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William Bendix (January 14, 1906 – December 14, 1964) was an American film, radio, and television actor, best remembered in movies for the title role in the movie The Babe Ruth Story and for portraying clumsily earnest aircraft plant worker Chester A. Riley in radio and television's The Life of Riley. He also received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Wake Island (1942).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1906-01-14

Day of Death 1964-12-14

Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Life Of Riley(0 episodes) as Chester A. Riley
1965 Young Fury as Blacksmith
1964 Law of the Lawless as Sheriff Ed Tanner
1963 Burke's Law(2 episodes)
1963 For Love or Money as Joe Fogel
1963 The Young and the Brave as Sgt. Peter L. Kane (escaped POW)
1963 Vacation Playhouse(1 episode)
1962 Boys' Night Out as Slattery
1961 Johnny Nobody as James Ronald Mulcahy
1961 Mister Ed(1 episode)
1960 Overland Trail(17 episodes) as Frederick Thomas 'Fred' Kelly
1959 The Rough and the Smooth as Reg Barker
1959 Riverboat(1 episode)
1959 Idol on Parade as Sergeant Major Lush
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse(1 episode)
1958 The Deep Six as 'Frenchy' Shapiro
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show(1 episode)
1956 Screen Directors Playhouse: High Air
1956 The Steve Allen Show(2 episodes)
1956 Battle Stations as Buck Fitzpatrick
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(1 episode)
1955 Crashout as Van Morgan Duff
1954 Dangerous Mission as Chief Ranger Joe Parker
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1952 Blackbeard, the Pirate as Ben Worley
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 Macao as Lawrence C. Trumble
1952 A Girl in Every Port as Timothy Aloysius 'Tim' Dunnovan
1952 Submarine Command as CPO Boyer
1951 Detective Story as Det. Lou Brody
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(2 episodes)
1950 Gambling House as Joe Farrow
1950 Lux Video Theatre(2 episodes)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1950 Kill The Umpire as Bill 'Two Call' Johnson
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents(1 episode)
1949 Johnny Holiday as Sgt. Walker
1949 Lights Out(1 episode)
1949 The Big Steal as Capt. Vincent Blake
1949 Streets of Laredo as Reuben 'Wahoo' Jones
1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court as Sir Sagramore
1949 The Life of Riley as Chester A. Riley
1949 Cover Up as Sheriff Larry Best
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse(1 episode)
1948 10,000 Kids and a Cop as Cop
1948 The Babe Ruth Story as George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
1948 Race Street as Lt. Barney Runson
1948 The Time of Your Life as Nick
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(2 episodes)
1947 Where There's Life as Victor O'Brien
1947 Variety Girl as Hiimself
1947 Calcutta as Pedro Blake
1947 The Web as Lt. Damico
1947 Blaze of Noon as Porkie Scott
1947 I'll Be Yours as Wechsberg
1946 Two Years Before the Mast as First Mate Amazeen
1946 White Tie and Tails as Larry Lundie
1946 The Blue Dahlia as Buzz Wanchek
1946 The Dark Corner as Stauffer, alias Fred Foss
1946 Sentimental Journey as Donnelly - Uncle Don
1945 A Bell for Adano as Sgt. Borth
1945 Don Juan Quilligan as Patrick Michael 'Don Juan' Quilligan
1945 It's in the Bag! as Himself - Guest Star
1944 Greenwich Village as Danny O'Mara
1944 Abroad with Two Yanks as Biff Koraski
1944 The Hairy Ape as Hank Smith
1944 Skirmish on the Home Front as Herb Miller
1944 Lifeboat as Gus
1943 Hostages as Underground leader
1943 China as Johnny Sparrow
1943 Taxi, Mister as Tim McGuerin
1943 The Crystal Ball as Biff Carter
1943 Guadalcanal Diary as Corp. Taxi Potts
1942 The McGuerins from Brooklyn as Timothy 'Tim' McGuerin
1942 Who Done It? as Detective Brannigan
1942 The Glass Key as Jeff (Varna's henchman)
1942 Wake Island as Pvt. Aloysius K. 'Smacksie' Randall
1942 Star Spangled Rhythm as Herman the Husband in Bob Hope Skit
1942 Brooklyn Orchid as Timothy 'Tim' McGuerin
1942 Woman of the Year as 'Pinkie' Peters
1940 They Drive by Night as Truck driver watching pinball game

Writing

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