William Holden

Active - 1928 - 1931  |   Born - May 22, 1862   |   Died - Mar 3, 1932   |   Genres - Drama, Crime, Comedy, Romance

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Biography by Hans J. Wollstein

An imposing stage and screen actor of the '20s who usually played men of means -- bankers, lawyers, politicians -- this William Holden (real name: Willis Chester Holt) should not be confused with the later star of the same name. The silent era William Holden died of a stroke in his Hollywood home.

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