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Bill Sheehan (I) (1923–2009)

Bill Sheehan was born on October 13, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA as William H. Sheehan. He was an actor, known for Sunset Blvd. (1950), Stalag 17 (1953) and A Place in the Sun (1951). He died on January 28, 2009 in Williston Park, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

Sunset Blvd.
Sunset Blvd. Second Assistant Director
Stalag 17
Stalag 17 Prisoner of War
A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun Court Clerk
Ace in the Hole


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 1953 Stalag 17
Prisoner of War (uncredited)
 1952 Carrie
Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1952 Something to Live For
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1951 Ace in the Hole
Man (uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1950 Dark City
Gambler (uncredited)
 1950 Sunset Blvd.
Second Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1949 The Great Gatsby
Waiter at New York Hotel (uncredited)
 1949 Alias Nick Beal
Porter (uncredited)
 1948 The Walls of Jericho
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 The Velvet Touch (uncredited)
 1948 A Foreign Affair
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1948 You Were Meant for Me
Member of the Band (uncredited)
 1947 The Late George Apley
Bit Role (uncredited)

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T/Sgt. Sheehan served in World War II as a member of the 301st U. S. Bomb Group, 352nd Bomb Squadron, 8th U.S. Army Air Force, as a tail gunner on a B-17 bomber. He was shot down on 22 July 1944 after his craft completed a bombing run over the Ploesti Oil Fields. He parachuted to safety but was ultimately captured and spent the remainder of the war as a prisoner of the Germans.

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