Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

American actor
Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker. He was 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
Net worth$20 million
Height5'10" (1.79m)
SpouseGilda Radner (m 1984 - 1989) , Mary Joan Schutz (m 1967 - 1974) , Mary Mercier (m 1960 - 1965) , Karen Boyer (m 1991 - 2016)
ChildrenKatharine Wilder
ParentsJeanne Baer Silberman , William J. Silberman


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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