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Illustrious actor who was nominated for an Oscar for his first major film role in The Producers. He also portrayed Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He also appeared in Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.
His third wife was co-star and actress Gilda Radner. Their relationship lasted from 1984 until her death in 1989. He then married his fourth wife, Karen Boyer, in 1991.
How did Gene Wilder die?
Gene Wilder's death was caused by alzheimer's disease.
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||June 11, 1933|
|Death date||August 29, 2016|
|Place of death||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Place of burial||Ebony Grove Cemetery Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA|
I’m not from Hollywood, and I’m also not one of the people who wants to do a tell-all, and I hate tell-alls. I didn’t want to tell all.Gene Wilder
When I’m not working on something, I seem to go through periods of depression. It helps to keep busy.Gene Wilder
I’m an actor, not a clown.Gene Wilder
I love the art of acting, and I love film, because you always have another chance if you want it. You know, if we – if this isn’t going well, you can’t say – well, you could say – let’s stop. Let’s start over again, Gene, because you were too nervous.Gene Wilder
I wanted to do – there was this film called ‘Magic’ that Anthony Hopkins did. And the director wanted me. The writer wanted me. Joe Levine said no, I don’t want any comedians in this.Gene Wilder