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Wendell Willkie (1892–1944)

Wendell Willkie was born on February 18, 1892 in Elwood, Indiana, USA as Wendell Lewis Willkie. He was married to Edith Willkie. He died on October 8, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1961 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Charles Lindbergh (1961) ... Himself
 1940 Manchester Took It, Too (Short)
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 2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Common Cause (1939-1944) (2014) ... Himself
 2005 FDR: A Presidency Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- FDR: The War Years (1994) ... Himself
 1991 A Year to Remember (TV Series documentary)
- 1940 ... Himself
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary)
 1973 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presidential Nominee 1940
- On Our Way: U.S.A. - 1939-1942 (1973) ... Himself - Presidential Nominee 1940 (uncredited)
 1963 Men of Our Time (TV Series documentary)
- Franklin D. Roosevelt ... Himself
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- The Story of Wendell L. Willkie (1961) ... Himself
 1945 War Comes to America (Documentary)
 1943 The Autobiography of a 'Jeep' (Documentary short)
Himself - Talking to a Soldier in a Jeep
 1942 Prelude to War (Documentary)
Himself (unconfirmed, uncredited)

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Other Works:

Book (ed., w/Norman Foerster et al.): "The Humanities After the War".

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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Party lines are down. Nothing could make that clearer than the nomination by the Republicans of a liberal Democrat who changed his party affiliation because he found democracy in the Republican Party. [speaking of himself in speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination, August 17, 1940] See more »


Pictured on a 75¢ US definitive postage stamp in the Great Americans series, issued 16 February 1992. See more »

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