Who was Ronald Reagan’s best man when he married Nancy Davis on this day in 1952?
-George H. W. Bush
Answer: On this day in 1952, Ronald and Nancy Reagan were married in Los Angeles, California. Reagan’s good friend and fellow actor William Holden, was his best man. Holden’s wife Ardis was the matron of honor. The Holden’s were the only guests. William Holden was one of the most popular movie stars at the time and remained one of the biggest box office draws during the 1950s and 1960s. Holden starred in some of Hollywood’s most popular and critically acclaimed films, including such classics as Sunset Boulevard, Sabrina, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, Picnic, and Network.
William Holden was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s and 1960s. Wikipedia
Born: 17 April 1918, O’Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died: 12 November 1981, Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 1.8 m
Cause of death: Exsanguination following a fall
Spouse: Brenda Marshall (m. 1941–1971)
William Holden: A Biography