He made nearly eighty movies over the course of his forty-year career. Surprisingly, he didn't really enjoy his chosen profession nor did he feel he was particularly good at it. He was wrong about the last fact, though. He was quite good at what he did. Who can forget him, at his masculine and handsome best as the disillusioned screenwriter, the dashing playboy, the hopeless drifter, the determined POW - I salute a very distinguished career in my tribute - William Holden - Golden Boy.