Gene Wilder

Born:  June 11, 1933, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Died:  August 29, 2016, Stamford, Connecticut


1967:  Bonnie and Clyde, The Producers

1970:  Start The Revolution Without Me, Quackser Fortune Has A Cousin In The Bronx

1971:  Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

1972:  Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex *But Were Afraid To Ask

1974:  Rhinoceros, Blazing Saddles, The Little Prince, Young Frankenstein

1975:  The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother

1976:  Silver Streak

1977:  The World’s Greatest Lover

1979:  The Frisco Kid

1980:  Sunday Lovers, Stir Crazy

1982:  Hanky Panky

1984:  The Woman In Red

1986:  Haunted Honeymoon

1989:  See No Evil Hear No Evil

1990:  Funny Above Love

1991:  Another You


Academy Award Nominations:  Best Supporting Actor, The Producers (1968); Best Adapted Screenplay, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Golden Globe Award Nominations: Best Actor-Musical/Comedy, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971); Silver Streak (1976)


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