William Holden (I) (1918–1981)
- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1918-04-17
- Day of Death: 1981-11-12 ( 63 years old )
- Place of Birth: O'Fallon, Illinois, USA
- Also Known As: Уильям Холден / William Franklin Beedle Jr.
William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O’Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying chemistry at Pasadena Junior College, he was signed … »