William F. Broidy

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 life

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 life

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

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