Brenda Marshall & William Holden

William Holden and Brenda Marshall
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William Holden and Brenda Marshall  

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Brenda Marshall and William Holden were married for 29 years. They dated for 6 months after getting together in Jul 1940 and married on 12th Jul 1941. 29 years later they divorced in 1971.

They had 3 children, Virginia, Peter and Scott Porter (74).

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American Actress Brenda Marshall was born Ardis Ankerson on 29th September, 1915 in Islands of Negros, Philippines and passed away on 30th Jul 1992 Palm Springs, California aged 76. She is most remembered for The Sea Hawk (1940). Her zodiac sign is Libra.

American Actor William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle Jr. on 17th April, 1918 in O`Fallon, Illinois, United States and passed away on 12th Nov 1981 Santa Monica, California, United States aged 63. He is most remembered for Sgt. J.J. Sefton In Stalag 17 (1953).. His zodiac sign is Aries.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1941 - 12th Jul 1941 6 months, 12 days
Married12th Jul 1941 - 1971 29 years, 6 months
Total Jul 1940 - 1971 30 years, 6 months


(12 July 1941 - 1971) (divorced) (2 children) The couple married in 1941, but the marriage soured early on. Holden`s friends blamed Marshall, and vice versa. The couple separated several times and both had outside affairs. The couple divorced in 1971. In 1941, Marshall married actor William Holden, who subsequently adopted Virginia Gaines (born November 17, 1937, New York City). Marshall and Holden had two additional children: Scott Porter Holden (born May 2, 1946, died January 21, 2005) and Peter Westfield Holden (born November 17, 1943, died June 2014). After several separations, Marshall and Holden were divorced in 1971. Marshall died in 1992 from throat cancer in Palm Springs, California, aged 76.

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Relationship Timeline

1971 - Breakup

1971 - Divorce

2nd May, 1946 - Child

12th July, 1941 - Marriage

(12 July 1941 - 1971) (divorced) (2 children)

July, 1940 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Brenda Marshall
William Holden
Brenda Marshall
William Holden
Age (at start of relationship)
24
22
Height
Female
5' 3" (160 cm)
Male
5' 11" (180 cm)
Zodiac
Libra
Aries
Occupation
Actress
Actor
Hair Color
Black
Brown - Light
Eye Color
Brown - Dark
Blue
Nationality
American
American
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
VirginiaFemale
PeterMale
Scott PorterMale2nd May, 194674 years old

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Bohemian_SweetieBohemian_SweetieOct 8, 2008

Such a shame they spent most of their 30-year marriage separated.


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