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William Bendix Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

WILLIAM BENDIX
Born: January 14, 1906 in New York City, New York
Died: December 14, 1964 in Los Angeles, California
Biography
William Bendix (1906-1964), starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A. Riley, a riveter at Stevenson Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, on the NBC television series, The Life of Riley (1953-1958). Bendix, who had played the part on radio, later starred in the pilot of Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1961-The-Linkletter-Show (in person), 2004-The-Fabulous-Fox (Other), 1951-The-New-Truth-and-Consequences (in person), 1965-Young-Fury (Performer), 1963-For-Love-or-Money (Performer), 1962-Follow-the-Sun (Performer), 1959-Playhouse-90 (Performer), 1955-Crashout (Performer), 1954-Dangerous-Mission (Performer), 1952-Macao (Performer), 1951-Submarine-Command (Performer), 1951-Detective-Story (Performer), 1950-Gambling-House (Performer), 1949-Thieves'-Highway (Performer), 1948-The-Babe-Ruth-Story (Performer), 1947-Blaze-of-Noon (Performer), 1947-Calcutta (Performer), 1946-The-Blue-Dahlia (Performer), 1945-A-Bell-for-Adano (Performer), 1945-It's-in-the-Bag! (Performer), 1944-Abroad-with-Two-Yanks (Performer), 1942-Wake-Island (Performer), 1960-The-Dinah-Shore-Chevy-Show (in person), 1954-The-Colgate-Comedy-Hour (in person), 1951-Chesterfield-Sound-Off-Time (in person), 1946-Rough-But-Hopeful (in person), 1997-20th-Century-Fox:-The-First-50-Years (Other), 1957-1959-The-Steve-Allen-Plymouth-Show (in person), 1949-Two-Knights-from-Brooklyn (Other), 1949-A-Connecticut-Yankee-in-King-Arthur's-Court (Performer), 1949-A-Connecticut-Yankee-in-King-Arthur's-Court (Sound), 1963-The-Young-and-the-Brave (Performer), 1963-Rockabye-the-Infantry (Performer), 1961-General-Electric-Theater (Performer), 1960-Overland-Trail (Performer), 1959-Riverboat (Performer), 1958-Westinghouse-Desilu-Playhouse (Performer), 1953-1958-The-Life-of-Riley (Performer), 1956-Robert-Montgomery-Presents (Performer), 1954-1956-The-Ford-Television-Theatre (Performer), 1954-1955-Lux-Video-Theatre (Performer), 1952-A-Girl-in-Every-Port (Performer), 1947-The-Web (Performer), 1946-The-Dark-Corner (Performer), 1946-Sentimental-Journey (Performer), 1944-Lifeboat (Performer), 1943-Taxi,-Mister (Performer), 1942-The-Glass-Key (Performer), 1951-The-Kate-Smith-Evening-Hour (in person), 1947-Variety-Girl (in person), 1956-1959-Schlitz-Playhouse (Performer), 1962-1963-The-Dick-Powell-Theatre (Performer), 1952-1958-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1963-1964-Burke's-Law (Performer), 1962-Boys'-Night-Out (Performer), 1961-Mister-Ed (Performer), 1959-The-Untouchables (Performer), 1959-The-Ransom-of-Red-Chief (Performer), 1959-Idol-on-Parade (Performer), 1958-Decision (Performer), 1958-The-Deep-Six (Performer), 1957-The-20th-Century-Fox-Hour (Performer), 1955-Fireside-Theatre (Performer), 1950-Kill-the-Umpire (Performer), 1949-Johnny-Holiday (Performer), 1948-Race-Street (Performer), 1947-I'll-Be-Yours (Performer), 1945-Don-Juan-Quilligan (Performer), 1943-Hostages (Performer), 1943-China (Performer), 1943-The-Crystal-Ball (Performer), 1959-Time-to-Remember (in person), 1958-The-Garry-Moore-Show (in person), 1957-The-Lux-Show (in person), 1956-The-NBC-Comedy-Hour (in person), 1947-KTLA-Premiere (in person), 1956-Goodyear-Playhouse (Performer), 1956-The-Philco-Goodyear-Television-Playhouse (Performer), 1942-Two-Mugs-from-Brooklyn (Performer), 1962-Password-All-Stars (in person), 1956-Screen-Snapshots:-Hollywood,-City-of-Stars (Other), 1959-Portrait-of-a-Sinner (Performer), 1961-The-Phony-American (Performer), 1952-All-Star-Revue (Performer), 1946-The-Swindlers (Performer), 1991-Robert-Mitchum:-The-Reluctant-Star (Other), 1964-Law-of-the-Lawless (Performer), 1961-Johnny-Nobody (Performer), 1958-Wagon-Train (Performer), 1958-Jane-Wyman-Presents-The-Fireside-Theatre (Performer), 1956-Screen-Directors-Playhouse (Performer), 1956-Battle-Stations (Performer), 1952-Blackbeard,-the-Pirate (Performer), 1952-Hollywood-Opening-Night (Performer), 1952-Lights-Out (Performer), 1949-The-Big-Steal (Performer), 1949-Streets-of-Laredo (Performer), 1949-The-Life-of-Riley (Performer), 1949-Cover-Up (Performer), 1948-The-Time-of-Your-Life (Performer), 1947-Where-There's-Life (Performer), 1946-Two-Years-Before-the-Mast (Performer), 1944-Greenwich-Village (Performer), 1944-The-Hairy-Ape (Performer), 1944-Skirmish-on-the-Home-Front (Performer), 1943-Guadalcanal-Diary (Performer), 1942-Star-Spangled-Rhythm (Performer), 1942-Who-Done-It (Performer), 1942-Brooklyn-Orchid (Performer), 1942-Woman-of-the-Year (Performer), 1959-A-Luz-Vem-do-Alto (Writer), 1959-A-Luz-Vem-do-Alto (in person), 1963-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (in person), 1954-1960-What's-My-Line (in person), 1958-1959-The-Tennessee-Ernie-Ford-Show (in person), 1958-The-Eddie-Fisher-Show (in person), 1955-This-Is-Your-Life (in person), 1954-A-Star-Is-Born-World-Premiere (in person), 1950-The-Saturday-Night-Revue-with-Jack-Carter (in person), 1948-10,000-Kids-and-a-Cop (in person), 1945-Duffy's-Tavern (in person)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Take-Me-Along - Performer (October 22, 1959 - December 17, 1960), The-Time-of-Your-Life - Performer (September 23, 1940 - October 19, 1940), The-Time-of-Your-Life - Performer (October 25, 1939 - April 6, 1940), Miss-Swan-Expects - Performer (March 20, 1939 - March 1939), Run-Sheep-Run - Performer (November 3, 1938 - November 1938), The-Trial-of-Dr.-Beck - Performer (August 9, 1937 - August 1937)
  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 146507
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 146507
    WILLIAM BENDIX William Bendix signs a card. Photograph signed: "William Bendix". Sepia, 3¼x2¼ card. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A. Riley, a riveter at Stevenson Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, on the NBC television series, The Life of Riley (1953-1958).

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 281421
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 281421
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small sheet of cardstock signed by Oscar-nominated actor William Bendix Signature: "Wm Bendix". 3¾x2¾ cardstock. Bendix (1906-1964) starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A. Riley, a riveter at Stevenson Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, on the NBC television series The Life of Riley (1953-1958).

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 255476
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 255476
    WILLIAM BENDIX Sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix looking past his shoulder. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To The Boys of/Scott field - lotsa/luck/William Bendix". Sepia, 8x10. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $807.50

    $950.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 280951
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 280951
    WILLIAM BENDIX Early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Donald Burnell/Sincerely/Wm Bendix". B/w, 8x10. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 52138
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 52138
    WILLIAM BENDIX Early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Marion/Good luck/William Bendix". B/w, 8x10. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 77437
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 77437
    WILLIAM BENDIX Early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie resting on his chin. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Joseph/Sincerely/Wm Bendix". B/w, 8x10. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 189837
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 189837
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix looking bored with his hand resting on his chin. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Gilbert/Sincerely,/Wm. Bendix". Sepia, 5x7. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 251009
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 251009
    WILLIAM BENDIX Sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix giving flowers to an unidentified woman. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Edward/Sincerely/Wm Bendix". Sepia, 10x8. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 309881
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 309881
    WILLIAM BENDIX The radio and television star signs and inscribes on a picture of him and Barbara Norton, then head of the Public Relations department at the Sheraton-Park Hotel. Inscribed photograph signed: "To Barbara/You're a Pistol/Bill Bendix", in blue ink, B/w 7x9.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 296047
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 296047
    WILLIAM BENDIX The Academy Award nominated actor is shown from the chest up in this 2½x4 sepia photograph. Photograph signed: "William Bendix" in blue ink, Sepia 2½x4. William

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 251848
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 251848
    WILLIAM BENDIX Early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie looking past his shoulder. Photograph signed: "Wim Bendix". B/w, 8x10. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 101334
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 101334
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera. Photograph signed: "William Bendix". Sepia, 2½x4. Fine condition. Included original typed mailing envelope 6½x3½. Postmarked Culver City, California 1945 November 8.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 137392
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 137392
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix looking past his shoulder. Photograph signed: "William Bendix". B/w, 2¾x3¼. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 145121
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 145121
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie. Photograph signed: "Sincerely,/Wm. Bendix". Sepia, 2½x4. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 145128
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 145128
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie looking directly at the camera. Photograph signed: "William Bendix". Sepia, 2½x3¼. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 145513
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 145513
    WILLIAM BENDIX Small early sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix wearing a suit and tie. Photograph signed: "William Bendix". Sepia, 2½x4. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 176850
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 176850
    WILLIAM BENDIX Sepia publicity photograph of William Bendix in a scene from The Time of Your Life. Photograph signed: "Wm Bendix". Sepia, 8x10. Scene from The Time of Your Life. Captioned at bottom margin. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 252661
    WILLIAM BENDIX - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 252661
    WILLIAM BENDIX Early black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix in a scene from Two Years Before the Mast. Photograph signed: "Wm Bendix". B/w, 8x10. Captioned at bottom margin. Movie still from Two Years Before the Mast. William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 06/12/1946  - HFSID 289225
    WILLIAM BENDIX - DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 06/12/1946 - HFSID 289225
    Consent form authorizing the Motion Picture Relief Fund to reproduce his signature and likeness for a series of stamps raising money for needy film industry veterans. The form is signed twice by Bendix, once to grant permission and again as an autograph specimen. A remarkable, perfectly verified example!

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/24/1964  - HFSID 296225
    WILLIAM BENDIX - DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/24/1964 - HFSID 296225
    Out of court settlement in which Bendix drops his suit against CBS-TV in exchange for a cash payment of $35,000. (CBS had canceled a new Bendix series on account of his shaky health, a claim Bendix disputed, but he died 6 weeks after this agreement was reached.)

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • WILLIAM BENDIX - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 155111
    WILLIAM BENDIX - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE - HFSID 155111
    WILLIAM BENDIX William Bendix signs an album leaf to a fan in blue ink. Inscribed signature: "To Freddie/Wm Bendix", 5¾x5 album leaf with 2¼x1 newspaper photograph attached at lower right (two surfaces). William Bendix starred on Broadway and in films, but he was best known as Chester A.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • STREETS OF LAREDO MOVIE CAST - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: WILLI - HFSID 251935
    STREETS OF LAREDO MOVIE CAST - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM BENDIX, MONA FREEMAN - HFSID 251935
    STREETS OF LAREDO: WILLIAM BENDIX and MONA FREEMAN Black and white publicity photograph of William Bendix and Mona Freeman in a scene from The Texas Rnagers. Photograph signed: "William Bendix" and "Best Wishes/Mona Freeman". B/w, 10x8. Movie still from the remake of the 1936 box-office champ The Texas Rangers.

    Sale Price $616.25

    $725.00

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