Knowledge Identifier: +Gene_Wilder
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1933.
Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (12%), France (10%)
Linked to: Washington High School, The New York Times, Black-Foxe Military Institute, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Michael Bollner - Johnny Depp was the only actor Burton considered for the role, who signed on without reading the script under the intention on going with a completely different approach than what Gene Wilder did in the 1971 film adaptation
Beau Starr - His first feature film role was in the 1982 drama movie "Hanky Panky" with Gene Wilder
Steven Seagal - During his marriage to La Russa, Seagal reportedly saw actress and model Kelly LeBrock in the 1984 Gene Wilder film "Woman in Red" and said that she was "his destiny"
After starring as a political cartoon writer who falls in love in the 1990 flop Funny About Love, Wilder did one final film with Richard Pryor, the 1991 box office flop Another You, in which Pryor's physical deterioration from multiple sclerosis was clearly noticeable.
Gilda Radner - In 1996, Gene Wilder and Registry founder Steven Piver, one of Radner's medical consultants, published "Gilda's Disease: Sharing Personal Experiences and a Medical Perspective on Ovarian Cancer"
Also in 2001, Wilder donated a collection of scripts, correspondences, documents, photographs, and clipped images to the University of Iowa Libraries.