How Gene Wilder Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Gene Wilder reached the impressive age of 83 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Movie Actor.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Gene Wilder
Cause of deathAlzheimer's Disease
Age of death83 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJune 11, 1933
Death dateAugust 29, 2016
Place of deathStamford, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialEbony Grove Cemetery Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA

Quotes

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.

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Lots of things are hard work, but I think writing, for me, after I started acting at 13 years old. I like writing now much more than I do acting only because, well, partly because the scripts that are offered are junk.

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And in ‘Frisco Kid’ and in ‘The Woman in Red’ I had to ride badly. Then you have to really ride well in order to ride badly.

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I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I’m on the right track.

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I never used to believe in fate. I used to think you make your own life, and then you call it fate.

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