How Did Gene Wilder Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Gene Wilder death

The movie actor Gene Wilder passed away at age 83, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Illustrious actor who was nominated for an Oscar for his first major film role in The Producers.  He also portrayed Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He also appeared in Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. 

His third wife was co-star and actress Gilda Radner. Their relationship lasted from 1984 until her death in 1989. He then married his fourth wife, Karen Boyer, in 1991. 

How did Gene Wilder die?

Alzheimer's Disease caused Gene Wilder's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Gene Wilder
Cause of deathAlzheimer's Disease
Age of death83 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJune 11, 1933
Death dateAugust 29, 2016
Place of deathStamford, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialEbony Grove Cemetery Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA


And in ‘Frisco Kid’ and in ‘The Woman in Red’ I had to ride badly. Then you have to really ride well in order to ride badly.

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Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!

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I’m not a natural writer like, let’s say – I’m not talking about Arthur Miller; that’s a whole other thing – but let’s say Woody Allen. But the more I’ve written, the more I’ve found that there is a deep well in me somewhere that wants to express things that I’m not going to find unless I write them myself.

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Lots of things are hard work, but I think writing, for me, after I started acting at 13 years old. I like writing now much more than I do acting only because, well, partly because the scripts that are offered are junk.

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I said something really stupid once. I told a friend that my mother was so beautiful, but my dad was ugly. My dad heard it and just laughed it off, but I felt guilty. It haunted me for years. I should never have said that.

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