Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

American actor and comedian (1933-2016)
Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker. He is known mainly for his comedic roles, but also for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory .Wikipedia
BornJune 11, 1933
HometownMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Net worth$20 million
Height5'10" (1.79m)
SpouseKaren Boyer (m 1991 - 2016) , Gilda Radner (m 1984 - 1989) , Mary Joan Schutz (m 1967 - 1974) , Mary Mercier (m 1960 - 1965)
ChildrenKatharine Wilder
ParentsJeanne Baer Silberman , William J. Silberman
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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Timothee Chalamet debuts first look of himself as Willy Wonka

The Call Me By Your Name actor follows in the footsteps of Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp by playing the eccentric chocolatier in the prequel film Wonka, which explores the "vivid, mythical beginnings of the imaginative young inventor before he becomes the renowned scrumdiddlyumptious Mozart of chocolate”,
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Expo: Magic of the White City
Expo: Magic of the White City
2005
Murder in a Small Town
Murder in a Small Town
1h 32min
1999
Something Wilder
Something Wilder
0h 30min
1994
Another You
Another You
R
1h 34min
1991
Funny About Love
Funny About Love
PG-13
1h 41min
1990
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
R
1h 43min
1989
Haunted Honeymoon
Haunted Honeymoon
PG
1h 22min
1986
The Woman in Red
The Woman in Red
PG-13
1h 27min
1984
Hanky Panky
Hanky Panky
PG
1h 50min
1982
Stir Crazy
Stir Crazy
R
1h 51min
1980
Sunday Lovers
Sunday Lovers
R
2h 5min
1981
The Frisco Kid
The Frisco Kid
PG
1h 59min
1979
The World's Greatest Lover
The World's Greatest Lover
PG
1h 29min
1977
Silver Streak
Silver Streak
PG
1h 54min
1976
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
PG
1h 31min
1975
Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
PG
1h 46min
1974
The Little Prince
The Little Prince
G
1h 28min
1974
Thursday's Game
Thursday's Game
PG
1h 40min
1974
Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles
R
1h 33min
1974
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
G
1h 40min
1971
Start the Revolution Without Me
Start the Revolution Without Me
M
1h 30min
1970
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx
PG
1h 30min
1970
The Producers
The Producers
PG
1h 28min
1967

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedySilver StreakNominated
1972Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyWilly Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryNominated
1969Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe ProducersNominated