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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?
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||June 11, 1933|
|Death date||August 29, 2016|
|Place of death||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Place of burial||Ebony 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.Gene Wilder
Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!Gene Wilder
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.Gene Wilder
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.Gene Wilder
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.Gene Wilder