Biography - A Short Wiki
Child actor who earned an Oscar nomination for supporting performance in the 1968 musical film Oliver! His portrayal of The Artful Dodger earned him an Academy Award nomination for Most Promising Newcomer.
He grew up with his older brother, Arthur. He married his second wife, Claire Harding, one year before his death.
How did Jack Wild die?
Jack Wild's death was caused by oral cancer.
|Cause of death||Oral Cancer|
|Age of death||53 years|
|Birthday||September 30, 1952|
|Death date||March 1, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I guess I’ll go to my grave as the Dodger, but at least I’ve made my mark on show-business history.Jack Wild
My lifestyle had made me a walking time bomb.Jack Wild
It’s very hard not to let fame affect you because you are continually being told how good you are. After a while you begin to think there must be some truth in it because all those people can’t be wrong.Jack Wild
Until I was diagnosed with mouth cancer, I’d never heard of it.Jack Wild
I look at what I’ve gone through in my career and I really shouldn’t be talking to you now. I should be dead ten times over.Jack Wild