Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

Performer

Gene Wilder, who brought an antic, zany energy to a series of Mel Brooks films, and was the screen’s first Willy Wonka, died August 28 in Stamford, CT. He was 83.

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  • Born: Jun 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Death: Aug 28, 2016 in Stamford, CT

Roles (11)

Young Frankenstein Playbill - Opening Night Young Frankenstein (2007)
Opened Nov 8, 2007
  • Based on the story and screenplay by
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Luv Playbill - Nov 1964 Luv (1964)
Opened Nov 11, 1964
  • as Harry Berlin (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Jun 13, 1966
The White House Playbill - May 1964 The White House (1964)
Opened May 19, 1964
  • as Rutherford B. Hayes (Original)
  • as Robert Lincoln (Original)
  • as Vernon (Original)
  • as John Tyler (Original)
  • as John Van Buren (Original)
  • as John Quincy Adams (Original)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Playbill - Nov 1963 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1963)
Opened Nov 13, 1963
  • as Billy Bibbit (Original)
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Mother Courage and Her Children Playbill - April 1963 Mother Courage and Her Children (1963)
Opened Mar 28, 1963
  • as Chaplain (Original)
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The Complaisant Lover Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1961 The Complaisant Lover (1961)
Opened Nov 1, 1961
  • as Hotel Valet (Original)
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Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1962 Most Promising Male Performer The Complaisant Lover Winner