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William Benedict
HeelsBealsTV

Born:

April 16th, 1917

Birthplace:

Haskell, OK

Died:

November 25th, 1999 (age 82)

Place of Death:

Los Angeles, CA

Known Relatives:

Dolly, Wife

William "Billy" Benedict (1917-1999) was an American actor. He played Heels Beals on the 1950s live-action Dick Tracy TV series starring Ralph Byrd.

Early in his career, Benedict had co-starred in a number of broad comedies as one of the East Side Kids and later the Bowery Boys. In the latter years of his career, he appeared mostly on television.

Notes[]

  • William Benedict co-starred in a film serial about the popular comic book character Captain Marvel (aka Shazam).
  • William Benedict had a small role as a newspaper vendor in the Ed Wood film Bride of the Monster.
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