Known For

William Holden is known for:

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
    The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.
  • Network
    When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.
  • Sunset Boulevard
    A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

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