The final round of Monty's best actor tournament is underway over at All Good Things. Cary Grant versus William Holden. Grant's presence in the final is no surprise—he's pretty much steamrollered his competition since the beginning of the tourney—but William Holden had to eek out a last minute, one-vote victory over William Powell to gain the right to face him.
Since I've already written at length about Cary Grant (here), how about some photos of William Holden, from his credited role in 1939's Golden Boy to his last film, Blake Edwards' S.O.B., completed just prior to Holden's death in 1981.
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age 21—Golden Boy (1939) (with Barbara Stanwyck)
age 32—Sunset Boulevard (1950)
age 36—Picnic (1955) (with Kim Novak)
age 39—The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
age 51—The Wild Bunch (1969)
age 58—Network (1976)
age 63—S.O.B. (with Larry Hagman)
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