William Bendix

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Birth Name: William Bendix
Born: 01/14/1906
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 12/14/1964

William Bendix was born on Jan. 14, 1906 in New York City and would be associated with the Big Apple throughout his career. Bendix first tried acting at age 16 for the Henry Street Settlement House Players, but soon adopted 9-to-5 work, including a stint as a singing waiter. His family opened a grocery store in Orange, NJ, where he was employed as manager for a time. A baseball fan, he also served as a batboy for both the New York Yankees and their crosstown rivals, The New York Giants back in the days when they shared the same stadium. The sport would figure into his later vocation as an actor, which did not begin in earnest until Bendix was in his thirties and a participant in the New Jers... Continue Bio >>

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