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Gene Wilder (born on June 11th, 1933) was a Film-Actor best known for his various comedic film roles in the 1970s, many of them directed by Mel Brooks. Most notably, the comedy classics "Young Frankenstein", "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers". Gene died on August 29th, 2016 and his death was possibly because of complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 83 years old.

Gene Wilder's Biography Stats:

  • Full Name: Wilder, Gene (stage name)
  • Birth Name: Jerome Silberman
  • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
  • Birth Date: June 11, 1933
  • Place of Death: Alive
  • Death Date: August 29, 2016-deaths
  • Also Known As: Jerome Silberman
  • Category/Genre: Film-Actor

  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse:
    • Karen Boyer (married 8 September 1991-August 29, 2016, his death)
    • Gilda Radner (married 18 September 1984-20 May 1989, her death)
    • Mary Joan Schutz (married 27 October 1967-divorced 24 November 1980)
    • Mary Mercier (married 1960–divorced 1965)
  • Parents:
    • Father: William J. Silberman
    • Mother: Jeanne Silberman (née Baer)
  • Siblings:
  • Children:
    • Katharine Anastasia (adopted daughter, Mary Joan Schutz's)

Claim to Fame:

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Quotable Quotes:

~ A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

~ Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in time.

Is he dead or alive? Sadly, Mr. Wilder has died.

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