Obituary of Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder (born on June 11th, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) 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.

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Gene Wilder Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Wilder, Gene
    • Common Name: Gene Wilder
    • Birth Name: Jerome Silberman
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    • Birth Date: June 11, 1933
    • Age: 83 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Jerome Silberman
    • Category/Genre: Film Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • 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)
    • Father: William J. Silberman
    • Mother: Jeanne Silberman (née Baer)
    • Daughters:
      • Katharine Anastasia (adopted Mary Joan Schutz's)

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Film Actor American Born on June 11th Born in 1933 Born in WisconsinDied in 2016Died from Alzheimer's disease

Quotable Quotes:

"I don't want to be in love but you're makin' me"

"Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period."

"I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained."

Is Gene Wilder still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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