William Challee

Actor
William Challee was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Challee started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Days of Glory" (1944), "Destination Tokyo" (1944) and the mystery "Deadline at ... Read more »
Born: 04/06/1904 in Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

Moon Child 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

Five Easy Pieces 1970 (Movie)

Nicholas Dupea (Actor)

Zachariah 1970 (Movie)

Old Man (Actor)

Billy the Kid vs. Dracula 1965 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Cincinnati Kid 1965 (Movie)

Old Man (Actor)

Nightmare in the Sun 1964 (Movie)

Bill Challee (Actor)

Noose For a Gunman 1959 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Plunderers 1959 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Story on Page One 1959 (Movie)

Lemke (Actor)

Twilight For the Gods 1958 (Movie)

Sweeney (Actor)

Raintree County 1957 (Movie)

1st Spectator (Actor)

Man Without a Star 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Glenn Miller Story 1954 (Movie)

Sergeant (Actor)

This Woman Is Dangerous 1952 (Movie)

Ned Shaw (Actor)

Boomerang 1947 (Movie)

Stone (Actor)

Sea of Grass 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

William Challee was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Challee started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Days of Glory" (1944), "Destination Tokyo" (1944) and the mystery "Deadline at Dawn" (1946) with Susan Hayward. He also appeared in the documentary "Boomerang" (1947) with Dana Andrews, the drama "Sea of Grass" (1947) with Spencer Tracy and "Desperate" (1947) with Steve Brodie. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Robert Cummings historical drama "The Black Book" (1949), the Mala Powers drama "Outrage" (1950) and the romance "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952) with Joan Crawford. He also appeared in the James Stewart biopic "The Glenn Miller Story" (1954). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth, the drama "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965) with Steve McQueen and "Billy the Kid vs. Dracula" (1966). He also appeared in the Jack Nicholson drama "Five Easy Pieces" (1970) and the John Rubinstein musical "Zachariah" (1970). Challee last appeared in "James A. Michener's "Dynasty"" (NBC, 1975-76). Challee passed away in March 1989 at the age of 85.

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