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Billy Benedict
Original name: William F.S. Benedict
Birth: Apr. 16, 1917
Haskell
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1999
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He is best known as 'Whitey' in the "Bowery Boys" comedies. He was a newsboy and a plumber's assistant before he entered films as a youngster in the mid-1930s. While in Los Angeles, he auditioned for a movie studio and was immediately hired for a seven-year contract. He played 'Skinny' in some of the East Side Kids films about the exploits of a tough gang of New York youths. In the 1940s and 1950s, he made regular appearances as 'Whitey' in the "Bowery Boys" films, popular successors to the East Side Kids series. He also appeared in many other movies, including "The Ox-Bow Indcident" in 1943 and "Homebodies" in 1974. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Wesley Benedict (1861 - 1940)
  Maude May Sater Benedict (1880 - 1973)
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine I Benedict (1901 - 1983)*
  Billy Benedict (1917 - 1999)
  Susanne C Benedict Quickel (1921 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Wee Kirk Churchyard, Lot 2133, space 3
 
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Originally Created by: William Barritt
Record added: Dec 09, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6019394
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 Added: May. 18, 2015

- BigLebo
 Added: Apr. 19, 2015
Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015
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