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Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

American actor
Gene Wilder was an American actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker. He was mainly known 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
Net worth$20 million
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseGilda Radner, Mary Joan Schutz, Mary Mercier, Karen Boyer
ChildrenKatharine Wilder
ParentsJeanne Baer Silberman, William J. Silberman
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Videos

Ryan Reynolds Talks Following John Krasinski's Vision as a Director for 'IF' | THR Video

Ryan Reynolds tells THR how he found it easy to follow John Krasinski's vision as a director for the 'IF' movie. Plus, he shares how both Gene Wilder and his own children inspired his role.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedySilver Streak (film)Nominated
1972Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyWilly Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryNominated
1969Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Producers (1967 film)Nominated
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