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William Bendix

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). Description above from the Wikipedia article William Bendix, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 14, 1906 In New York City, New York, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie They Drive by Night 1940-07-26
Latest Project:
Movie Young Fury 1965-02-01
Known For
Poster of Truth or Consequences
Poster of What's My Line?
Poster of Robert Montgomery Presents
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie Young Fury Blacksmith 1965-02-01
Movie Law of the Lawless Sheriff Ed Tanner 1964-05-13
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Movie The Young and the Brave Sgt. Peter L. Kane (escaped POW) 1963-08-01
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie For Love or Money Joe Fogel 1963-08-07
Movie Boys' Night Out Slattery 1962-06-21
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Movie Johnny Nobody James Ronald Mulcahy 1961-10-01
Series Overland Trail Frederick Thomas 'Fred' Kelly 1960-02-07
Movie The Rough and the Smooth Reg Barker 1959-10-02
Movie Idol on Parade Sergeant Major Lush 1959-03-24
Movie The Ransom of Red Chief Bill Driscoll 1959-08-16
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Movie The Deep Six 'Frenchy' Shapiro 1958-01-15
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie Battle Stations Buck Fitzpatrick 1956-02-01
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Crashout Van Morgan Duff 1955-03-01
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie Dangerous Mission Chief Ranger Joe Parker 1954-03-06
Series The Life Of Riley Chester A. Riley 1953-01-02
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie A Girl in Every Port Timothy Aloysius 'Tim' Dunnovan 1952-02-13
Movie Macao Lawrence C. Trumble 1952-04-11
Movie Blackbeard, the Pirate Ben Worley 1952-12-24
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Submarine Command CPO Boyer 1951-11-01
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie Detective Story Det. Lou Brody 1951-11-01
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Truth or Consequences Unknown 1950-09-07
Movie Kill The Umpire Bill 'Two Call' Johnson 1950-04-27
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie Gambling House Joe Farrow 1950-12-27
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Sir Sagramore 1949-04-18
Movie Cover Up Larry Best 1949-02-25
Movie The Life of Riley Chester A. Riley 1949-04-16
Movie Streets of Laredo Reuben 'Wahoo' Jones 1949-05-27
Movie The Big Steal Capt. Vincent Blake 1949-07-01
Movie Johnny Holiday Sgt. Walker 1949-11-18
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Movie The Time of Your Life Nick 1948-09-03
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Race Street Barney Runson 1948-09-11
Movie The Babe Ruth Story George Herman 'Babe' Ruth 1948-09-16
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie 10,000 Kids and a Cop Cop 1948-10-01
Movie I'll Be Yours Wechsberg 1947-02-02
Movie Blaze of Noon Porkie Scott 1947-05-02
Movie Variety Girl Hiimself 1947-08-29
Movie The Web Lt. Damico 1947-05-25
Movie Where There's Life Victor O'Brien 1947-11-21
Movie The Blue Dahlia Buzz Wanchek 1946-04-16
Movie Sentimental Journey Donnelly - Uncle Don 1946-03-06
Movie The Dark Corner Stauffer, a.k.a. Fred Foss 1946-05-08
Movie White Tie and Tails Larry Lundie 1946-08-30
Movie Two Years Before the Mast First Mate Amazeen 1946-11-22
Movie Calcutta Pedro Blake 1946-12-20
Movie It's in the Bag! William Bendix 1945-04-21
Movie A Bell for Adano Sgt. Borth 1945-06-21
Movie Don Juan Quilligan Patrick Michael 'Don Juan' Quilligan 1945-06-01
Movie Lifeboat Gus 1944-01-28
Movie Skirmish on the Home Front Herb Miller 1944-05-11
Movie The Hairy Ape Hank Smith 1944-07-02
Movie Greenwich Village Danny O'Mara 1944-09-27
Movie Abroad with Two Yanks Biff Koraski 1944-08-04
Movie Taxi, Mister Tim McGuerin 1943-04-16
Movie Guadalcanal Diary Corp. Taxi Potts 1943-01-01
Movie The Crystal Ball Biff Carter 1943-01-22
Movie China Johnny Sparrow 1943-04-21
Movie Hostages Underground leader 1943-08-11
Movie Woman of the Year Pinkie Peters 1942-02-05
Movie Brooklyn Orchid Timothy McGuerin 1942-01-31
Movie Star Spangled Rhythm Herman 1942-03-05
Movie The Glass Key Jeff (Varna's henchman) 1942-09-08
Movie The McGuerins from Brooklyn Tim McGuerin 1942-12-31
Movie Who Done It? Detective Brannigan 1942-10-30
Movie Wake Island Pvt. Aloysius K. 'Smacksie' Randall 1942-08-11
Movie They Drive by Night Driver Watching Pinball Game (uncredited) 1940-07-26