How old was William Holden in the movie Stalag 17?

William Holden was 34 in Stalag 17 when he played the character 'Sgt. J.J. Sefton'.

That was over 71 years ago in 1953.

In 1981 he died aged 63, starring in 85 films in his career, 53 of those after Stalag 17 was first released. If he were alive today he would be 106.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Stalag 17, I think William Holden looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Billy Wilder has worked with William Holden a total of 5 times in his career.
  • William Holden's first movie was as 'Prisoner' in Prison Farm, released in 1938 when he was 19
  • Stalag 17 scores 7.75 out of 10 on TMDB.

William Holden's other movies