Movie Actor

William Bendix’s Death – Cause and Date

The movie actor William Bendix died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He starred in The Life of Riley and The Babe Ruth Story. A few years later, he received an Academy Award nomination for his film, Wake Island.

He remained married to Theresa Stefanotti, whom he wed in 1927, until his death in 1964.


The actor died in Los Angeles at age 58 in 1964. The cause of death was lobar pneumonia caused by a chronic stomach ailment that brought on malnutrition.


Bendix was interred at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, Los Angeles.

William Bendix grave
William Bendix 1906-1964 “FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS”



"Save a buck or two and keep on acting--that's all there is to it."

William Bendix Death Cause and DateWilliam Bendix

"Films take tremendous pressure off--you can always reshoot a scene. But on the stage you can work with a part, build it from performance to performance."

William Bendix Death Cause and DateWilliam Bendix

"I've had a long, varied, pleasant, eventful career. I don't hate anybody and I don't have any bitter thoughts. I started out without any advantages, but I've been lucky and successful and I've had fun."

William Bendix Death Cause and DateWilliam Bendix