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Gene Wilder
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Gene Wilder

Jerome Silberman Wilder

Age

83

Born

11 May 1933

Died

29 Aug 2016

Gene Wilder Bio Details

Full name

Jerome Silberman Wilder

Gender

Male

Age

83

Date of birth

11 May 1933

Birth place

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Date of death:

29 Aug 2016

Place of death

Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Cause of death

Complications from Alzheimer's

Occupations

Actor

Writer

US Army Aide

Artist

Education

Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute, New York, United States

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, United Kingdom

Black-Foxe Military Academy, Los Angeles, United States

Star of The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein and making his debut with in Bonnie and Clyde 
He chose the name Gene Wilder because of much admired author Thornton Wilder who wrote the play Our Town and Eugene Gant, a character in Thomas Wolfe's novel, Look Homeward Angel
Whilst serving in the military he worked in the psychiatric ward delivering electroshock therapy

Gene Wilder Siblings

Corinne Pearlman

Sister

Partners of 
Gene Wilder

Karen Wilder

Married

1991

Gilda Radner

Married

1984

Jo Ayers

Divorced

married 1967
divorce 1974

Mary Mercier

Divorced

married 1960
divorce 1965

Gene Wilder Family

Gene Wilder's parents:

Gene Wilder's father was William Silberman Gene Wilder's mother was Jeanne Silberman


Gene Wilder's current partners:

Gene Wilder's wife was Gilda Radner Gene Wilder's wife was Karen Wilder


Gene Wilder's former partners:

Gene Wilder's former wife is Jo Ayers Gene Wilder's former wife is Mary Mercier


Gene Wilder's siblings:

Gene Wilder's sister was Corinne Pearlman


Gene Wilder FameChain Links

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