• William  Holden

    William Holden

    Born on April 17th, 1918

    From O'Fallon, Illinois

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The Blue Knight Poster

The Blue Knight

A 20-year police veteran tries to solve a murder case in the last four days before he retires from the force.

Won
Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Stalag 17 Poster

Stalag 17

One night in 1944 in a German POW camp housing American airmen, two prisoners try to escape the compound and are quickly discovered and shot dead. Among the remaining men, suspicion grows that one of their own is a spy for the Germans. All eyes fall on Sgt. Sefton (William Holden) who everybody knows frequently makes exchanges with German guards for small luxuries. To protect himself from a mob of his enraged fellow inmates, Sgt. Sefton resolves to find the true traitor within their midst.

Won
Actor
Sunset Blvd. Poster

Sunset Blvd.

An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.

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Actor