William Bendix

Biography

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 Rile...

47 titles Acting Writing

6.1

Young Fury

1965 · Blacksmith

5.9

Law of the Lawless

1964 · Sheriff Ed Tanner

6.2

For Love or Money

1963 · Joe Fogel

5.4

The Young and the Brave

1963 · Sgt. Peter L. Kane (escaped POW)

6.7

Boys' Night Out

1962 · Slattery

7.2

Johnny Nobody

1961 · James Ronald Mulcahy

6.2

The Rough and the Smooth

1959 · Reg Barker

6.0

Idol on Parade

1959 · Sergeant Major Lush

6.2

The Deep Six

1958 · 'Frenchy' Shapiro

5.9

Battle Stations

1956 · Buck Fitzpatrick

7.1

Crashout

1955 · Van Morgan Duff

5.7

Dangerous Mission

1954 · Chief Ranger Joe Parker

6.1

Blackbeard, the Pirate

1952 · Ben Worley

6.7

Macao

1952 · Lawrence C. Trumble

6.4

Submarine Command

1952 · CPO Boyer

5.3

A Girl in Every Port

1952 · Timothy Aloysius 'Tim' Dunnovan

7.6

Detective Story

1951 · Det. Lou Brody

6.2

Gambling House

1950 · Joe Farrow

6.5

Kill The Umpire

1950 · Bill 'Two Call' Johnson

7.1

The Life of Riley

1949 · Chester A. Riley

6.8

Streets of Laredo

1949 · Reuben 'Wahoo' Jones

6.6

Cover Up

1949 · Sheriff Larry Best

7.0

The Big Steal

1949 · Capt. Vincent Blake

7.4

Johnny Holiday

1949 · Sgt. Walker

6.4

The Time of Your Life

1948 · Nick

6.5

Race Street

1948 · Lt. Barney Runson

5.4

The Babe Ruth Story

1948 · George Herman 'Babe' Ruth

6.6

Calcutta

1947 · Pedro Blake

6.7

I'll Be Yours

1947 · Wechsberg

6.8

Where There's Life

1947 · Victor O'Brien

6.6

Variety Girl

1947 · Hiimself

6.6

Blaze of Noon

1947 · Porkie Scott

7.2

The Web

1947 · Lt. Damico

7.2

The Blue Dahlia

1946 · Buzz Wanchek

6.9

White Tie and Tails

1946 · Larry Lundie

6.9

Two Years Before the Mast

1946 · First Mate Amazeen

7.2

The Dark Corner

1946 · Stauffer, alias Fred Foss

6.8

Sentimental Journey

1946 · Donnelly - Uncle Don

6.2

Don Juan Quilligan

1945 · Patrick Michael 'Don Juan' Quilligan

6.8

A Bell for Adano

1945 · Sgt. Borth

6.2

Greenwich Village

1944 · Danny O'Mara

6.3

Abroad with Two Yanks

1944 · Biff Koraski

6.3

The Hairy Ape

1944 · Hank Smith

7.8

Lifeboat

1944 · Gus

7.1

Hostages

1943 · Underground leader

6.8

Guadalcanal Diary

1943 · Corp. Taxi Potts

6.9

China

1943 · Johnny Sparrow

6.7

The Crystal Ball

1943 · Biff Carter

6.9

Wake Island

1942 · Pvt. Aloysius K. 'Smacksie' Randall

7.7

Who Done It?

1942 · Detective Brannigan

7.1

The Glass Key

1942 · Jeff (Varna's henchman)

7.3

Woman of the Year

1942 · 'Pinkie' Peters

6.8

Star Spangled Rhythm

1942 · Herman the Husband in Bob Hope Skit

0 titles Acting Writing

7.4

A Luz vem do Alto

1959 · Writer