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William Holden

Michelangelo Capua

William Holden

a biography

by Michelangelo Capua

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichelangelo Capua
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.H58 C37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24562141M
ISBN 100786444401
ISBN 109780786444403
LC Control Number2009037836
OCLC/WorldCa423588057

William Holden died as the result of a fall in his high-rise apartment on the seaside cliffs of Santa Monica, California in November Holden was alone and heavily intoxicated when he apparently slipped on a throw rug, gashed his head on a night table and bled to death. William Holden (April 17, - November 12, ) was an American actor. He was born in O'Fallon, Illinois and moved to South Pasadena, California when he was three. He was a star during the golden age of Hollywood. He began his career western movies including Arizona (), Texas ().Born: William Franklin Beedle, Jr., April 17, .

By now the story of William Holden's alcoholism isn't exactly ""untold""—but Hollywood journeyman Thomas (Joan Crawford, Walt Disney, etc.) leans hard on that angle to give this dullish, flatly anecdotal biography some surface pathos. Born ""William Beedle,"" from a bland middle-class background, Holden was a student at Pasadena Junior College in when he was spotted by a talent scout in. Jan 14,  · William Holden, arguably the model for American men of his era, plays a prisoner of war in two major motion pictures. The Germans hold him and other American airmen captive in the close confines of Stalag 17 (), and in The Bridge on the River Kwai (), he sweats it out in a Japanese POW camp. In both movies, Holden’s character makes a daring, even miraculous, escape.

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Oct 17,  · This book, "Growing Up With William Holden" is a memoir written by the daughter of Ardis Ankerson (stage name Brenda Marshall) and adopted daughter of Ardis's husband William Holden that I acquired through Amazon. It's an interesting book, but actually I feel the title is a misnomer/5(13).

William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle Jr.; April 17, – November 12, ) was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the s.

He won the Oscar for Best Actor for the film Stalag 17 (), and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for the television film The Blue Knight (). May 25,  · William Holden: A Biography [Michelangelo Capua] on catholicyoungadultsofsc.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

William Holden was a Hollywood star whose career spanned four decades, more than 70 films and three Academy Award nominations. "Golden Holden" won an /5(19). William Holden, American film star who perfected the role of the cynic who acts heroically in spite of his scorn or pessimism.

His best-known movies, most from the s, included Golden Boy, Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, and Network. I have recently read the book, "Golden Boy: The Untold Story of William Holden", by Bob Thomas. This book is about the life of actor William Holden and discusses his William Holden book and teenage years, being discovered as an actor, his early acting years, his years as a big movie star, his relationships and friendships, his world travels, his later years in acting, and his work in animal conservation 4/5.

Mar 22,  · William Holden was a Hollywood star whose career spanned four decades, more than 70 films and three Academy Award nominations. “Golden Holden” won an Oscar for his role in Stalag 17 and, after films like Sunset Blvd., he became one of Hollywood’s most powerful stars in the late s.

His personal life included international adventures and romances with such stars as Audrey Hepburn 5/5(1). This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in catholicyoungadultsofsc.comdia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject catholicyoungadultsofsc.comdia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Feb 27,  · William Holden starred opposite Hepburn in 's 'Sabrina' and the two started a sordid, secret love affair.

According to the book, Hepburn was madly in love with her co-star and desperately. View the profiles of people named William Holden.

Join Facebook to connect with William Holden and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. William Holden was a Hollywood star whose career spanned four decades, more than 70 films and three Academy Award nominations.

"Golden Holden" won an Oscar for his role in Stalag 17 and, after films like Sunset Blvd., he became one of Hollywood's most powerful stars in the late s. His personal life included international adventures and 4/5(2).

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Suffering from terminal cancer, Patrick Foley (William Holden) returns to his native Australia/5(4). Audrey and Bill is suppose to be about the passionate and all consuming love affair between Audrey Hepburn and William Holden.

A relationship I didn't even know existed before this book. Well it turns out the reason I had never heard of this passionate and all consuming love affair was because it was a short term on-set fling/5.

William Holden is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with William Holden and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes. Nov 02,  · After his death, she founded William Holden Wildlife Foundation to carry on his efforts in Kenya, where Powers still lives part time.

A portion of the Amazon sales of her page book published. William Holden, whose handsome face and easy, masculine manner made him the quintessential American in many movies, was found dead Monday morning in his apartment in Santa Monica.

William Holden was working right up to the end. Inhaving just wrapped the Blake Edwards’s comedy “S.O.B.,” Holden was slated to play Coach Delaney in the film version of “That Championship Season,” which Jason Miller was adapting from his own play.

Originally from Detroit, William Holden now lives in Cambridge, MA with his partner of eighteen years. He has a Master's in Library and Information Science from Florida State University.

Over the past decade he has devoted his time to collecting and preserving GLBT. Feb 11,  · Directed by Joshua Logan. With William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg. Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic/10(K).

This book is a very interesting and quick read. Most of the stories are about her growing up years. There is some interesting background info about Holden's family and his younger years, as well as her mother and biological father.

If you are a fan of William Holden, I urge you to get this book. You won't be sorry!5/5(1). William Franklin Beedle, Jr., more commonly known as William Holden, was an American actor who became famous for his most memorable role in ‘Stalag 17’ in which helped him get the Academy Award for the ‘Best Actor.

Golden Boy: The Untold Story of William Holden by Thomas, Bob and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at catholicyoungadultsofsc.comWilliam Holden began working in Hollywood as a piece of beefcake.

But when he got the role of Joe Gillis opposite Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd () the world found out he not only looked good, he could act.

William Holden ( – ) won the Academy Award for Best Actor in .The Films of William Holden by Lawrence J Quirk and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at catholicyoungadultsofsc.com