William Bendix
Date of Birth
Jan 04, 1906
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


William Bendix made a career out of playing lovable big lugs, although he also occasionally got to play sinister and tragic roles with equal success. He was born in New York City, in a cold-water flat at Third Avenue and 45th Street in 1906, the only son of Oscar Bendix and the former Hilda Carnell. Oscar Bendix was a musician who played in local bands, including one led by Arthur Pryor, while an...