William Holden – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

William Holden died at age 63, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor William Holden's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

William Holden net worth: William Holden was an American actor who had a net worth of $20 million. William Holden was born in O’Fallon, Illinois in April 1918 and passed away in November 1981. He was one of the biggest draws at the box office during the 1950s. Holden starred in movies such as Stalag 17, the Blue Knight, Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Sabrina, Picnic, The Wild Bunch, Network, and The Towering Inferno.

How did William Holden die?

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s autopsy report, Holden bled to death in his apartment in Santa Monica, California, on November 12, 1981, after lacerating his forehead from slipping on a rug while intoxicated and hitting a bedside table.

Information about the death of William Holden
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death63 years
ProfessionActor, Conservationist
BirthdayApril 17, 1918
Death dateNovember 12, 1981
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


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