William Challee

Actor
William Challee worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. In his early acting career, Challee appeared in such films as "Days of Glory" (1944), "Destination Tokyo" (1944) and the Susan ... Read more »
Born: 04/06/1904 in Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (17)

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)

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 worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. In his early acting career, Challee appeared in such films as "Days of Glory" (1944), "Destination Tokyo" (1944) and the Susan Hayward mystery "Deadline at Dawn" (1946). He also appeared in "Boomerang" (1947) with Dana Andrews, the Spencer Tracy drama "Sea of Grass" (1947) and the crime flick "Desperate" (1947) with Steve Brodie. He kept working in film throughout the forties and the fifties, starring in "The Black Book" (1949), the drama "Outrage" (1950) with Mala Powers and the Joan Crawford romance "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952). He also appeared in the James Stewart biopic "The Glenn Miller Story" (1954). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth, "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965) and "Billy the Kid vs. Dracula" (1966) with Chuck Courtney. He also appeared in the drama "Five Easy Pieces" (1970) with Jack Nicholson and the John Rubinstein musical "Zachariah" (1970). Challee last appeared in "James A. Michener's "Dynasty"" (1975-76). William Challee passed away in March 1989 at the age of 85.

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