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Wendell Willkie (1892–1944)

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

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Filmography

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 2022 The U.S. and the Holocaust (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self
- Yearning to Breathe Free (1938-1942) (2022) ... Self (uncredited)
 2014 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self
- The Common Cause (1939-1944) (2014) ... Self
 2005 FDR: A Presidency Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
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 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- FDR: The War Years (1994) ... Self
 1991 A Year to Remember (TV Series documentary)
Self
- 1940 ... Self
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary)
Self
 1973 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Self - Presidential Nominee 1940
- On Our Way: U.S.A. 1939-1942 (1973) ... Self - Presidential Nominee 1940 (uncredited)
 1963 Men of Our Time (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1961 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Charles Lindbergh (1961) ... Self
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1945 War Comes to America (Documentary)
Self
 1943 The Autobiography of a 'Jeep' (Documentary short)
Self - Talking to a Soldier in a Jeep
 1942 Why We Fight (Documentary)
Self (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Personal Details

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 »

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Spouse:

Edith Willkie  (his death)  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on dreams] I believe in America because we have great dreams--and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. See more »

Trivia:

Passed away just 7 1/2 months after his vice-presidential/running mate Charles McNary. See more »

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