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William F. Broidy (1915–1959) was an American film and television producer.

William F. Broidy
Born(1915-04-12)April 12, 1915
DiedJuly 14, 1959(1959-07-14) (aged 44)
Spouse(s)Frances Broidy
RelativesSteve Broidy (brother)


Early lifeEdit

William F. Broidy was born on April 12, 1915 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.[1] He had a brother, Steve Broidy, who later the head of Allied Artists Productions.[2]


Broidy produced many films throughout the 1950s, including Northwest Territory, Bullwhip, Arson for Hire, etc.[1] On television, he was the producer of The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok from 1951 to 1958.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

With his wife Frances, he had three sons.[2] His wife organized events for the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization of America at their home in the San Fernando Valley in the 1950s.[3]


Broidy died on July 14, 1959 in Los Angeles, California.[1][2]



  1. ^ a b c "William F. Broidy (1915–1959)". imdb. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "William Broidy Dies". Wellsville Daily News. Wellville, New York. July 15, 1959. p. 8. Retrieved November 7, 2015 – via  
  3. ^ "Hadassah Pool Party Is Awaited". Valley News. Van Nuys, California. July 26, 1956. p. 38. Retrieved November 8, 2015 – via