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DeadBorn: 4/17/1918 in O'Fallon, Illinois, USA
Cause of death: injuries from a fall
Full name: William Franklin Beedle Jr.
Noted For: actor; Golden Boy (1939), Streets of Laredo (1949), Stalag 17 (1953), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), The Towering Inferno (1974), Network (1976). Won an Academy award for Stalag 17 (Best actor, 1954).