William Holden:A Biography | Jet.com
William Holden was a Hollywood star whose career spanned four decades, more than 70 films and three Academy Award nominations. "Golden Holden" won an Oscar for his role in <i>Stalag 17</i> and, after films like <i>Sunset Blvd.</i>, he became one of Hollywood's most powerful stars in the late 1950s. His personal life included international adventures and romances with such stars as Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly, yet he suffered from alcoholism and clinical depression. This biography covers his entire life and career, from boyhood through his greatest successes, short decline, re-emergence in <i>The Wild Bunch</i>, and his legacy of support for African wildlife.