Gene Wilder (1933–2016)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) | Young Frankenstein (1974) | The Producers (1967)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations More »
AKA 
Jerry Silberman
BORN 
Jun 11, 1933 (died Aug 29, 2016)
HEIGHT 
5' 10½" (1.79m)

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Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for LeagueOne: In the Spotlight!LeagueOne: In the Spotlight! (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Voice UKThe Voice UK (TV Series) Performer ("Pure Imagination") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Blind Auditions 1 (Mar 30, 2013) Performer ("Pure Imagination") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Performer ("Pure Imagination") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Role Model: Gene WilderRole Model: Gene Wilder (TV Movie) Himself, Acknowledgment (photos courtesy of)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Will & GraceWill & Grace (TV Series) Mr. Stein (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 2
  • Primary photo for The Lady in QuestionThe Lady in Question (TV Movie) Larry 'Cash' Carter, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Mock Turtle, Performer ("Will You Won't Join The Dance", "Beautiful Soup")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Murder in a Small TownMurder in a Small Town (TV Movie) Cash Carter, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) 'Imagination Rain' singer / Letterman / 'Tion' singer (5 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1996 5
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  • Primary photo for Something WilderSomething Wilder (TV Series) Gene Bergman (15 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 15
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  • Primary photo for Eligible DentistEligible Dentist (TV Movie) Toby  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Thursday's GameThursday's Game (TV Movie) Harry Evers  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Acts of Love and Other ComediesActs of Love and Other Comedies (TV Movie) Herb Waterman  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The ScarecrowThe Scarecrow (TV Movie) Lord Ravensbane  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Death of a SalesmanDeath of a Salesman (TV Movie) Bernard  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Reporter / Wilson / Muller (3 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 3
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Waiter (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Yussel (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962 2
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Happy (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
Self (51 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Celebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin HigginsCelebrating Laughter: The Life and Films of Colin Higgins Himself  Less 2018 $250K
  • Primary photo for Actors Hall of Fame Induction CeremonyActors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Private ScreeningsPrivate Screenings (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Broadway BeatBroadway Beat (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 50 Greatest Comedy FilmsThe 50 Greatest Comedy Films (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for EXPO: Magic of the White CityEXPO: Magic of the White City (Video) Narrator  Less 2005 $300K
  • Primary photo for HARDtalk ExtraHARDtalk Extra (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Richard & JudyRichard & Judy (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for NewsNight with Aaron BrownNewsNight with Aaron Brown (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA TributeRonnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Producers'The Making of 'The Producers' (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Bravo ProfilesBravo Profiles (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' (Video) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Young Frankenstein: Building the Perfect BeastYoung Frankenstein: Building the Perfect Beast (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Showbiz TodayShowbiz Today (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1999
  • Primary photo for The Mark Twain Prize: Richard PryorThe Mark Twain Prize: Richard Pryor (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Frank Skinner ShowThe Frank Skinner Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Making Frankensense of 'Young Frankenstein'Making Frankensense of 'Young Frankenstein' (Video) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for It's Alive: The True Story of FrankensteinIt's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for A Party for Richard PryorA Party for Richard Pryor (TV Special) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990
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  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Hello Actors StudioHello Actors Studio (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Woman in Red'The Making of 'The Woman in Red' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Baryshnikov in HollywoodBaryshnikov in Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Cinéma cinémasCinéma cinémas (TV Series) Himself (segment 'Mel Brooks') (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Passez donc me voirPassez donc me voir (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Les rendez-vous du dimancheLes rendez-vous du dimanche (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Diamond JubileeHollywood's Diamond Jubilee (TV Special) Himself - Interviewee  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Ciné regardsCiné regards (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for La nuit des CésarsLa nuit des Césars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Actor (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1978
  • Primary photo for The Phil Donahue ShowThe Phil Donahue Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Bitte umblätternBitte umblättern (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette DavisAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis (TV Special) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Revista de cineRevista de cine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Success StorySuccess Story (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Annie and the HoodsAnnie and the Hoods (TV Special) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Irv Kupcinet ShowThe Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Academy AwardsThe 41st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1969
Archive Footage (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Love GildaLove Gilda Himself (archive footage)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Gene Wilder: Loved, RememberedGene Wilder: Loved, Remembered (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The 71st Annual Tony AwardsThe 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The EE British Academy Film AwardsThe EE British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsThe 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for 2016: Famous Faces We've Lost2016: Famous Faces We've Lost (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #29.78 (Dec 28, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20/2020/20 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Legends We Lost (Dec 23, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 2016: We Remember Part One2016: We Remember Part One (TV Movie) Various Characters (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Sir Terry Wogan Remembered: Fifty Years at the BBCSir Terry Wogan Remembered: Fifty Years at the BBC (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The 68th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 68th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Marvellous World of Roald DahlThe Marvellous World of Roald Dahl (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Dr. Frankenstein / Willy Wonka (segment "Watters' World") / George Caldwell (segment "Watters' World") / George Caldwell (5 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2014
    • Watters' World (Jul 4, 2014) Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode dated 22 May 2013 (May 22, 2013) Willy Wonka (segment "Watters' World") (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode dated 30 April 2013 (Apr 30, 2013) George Caldwell (segment "Watters' World") (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild WestBlaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Series) Dr. Frankenstein (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Acting Funny (May 6, 2014) Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Richard Pryor: Omit the LogicRichard Pryor: Omit the Logic George / Skip Donahue (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Willy Wonka (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Help! (May 31, 2013) Willy Wonka (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Dr. Frankenstein (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for This Means WarThis Means War Himself - Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012 $65MM $55MM / $156MM
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows Jim (clip from Blazing Saddles (1974)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Danske HollywoodfruerDanske Hollywoodfruer (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Episode #1.1 (Apr 8, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hitler: The Comedy YearsHitler: The Comedy Years (TV Movie) Leo Bloom (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor StoryLife of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story (TV Movie) Various (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for ¿De qué te ríes?¿De qué te ríes? (TV Movie) Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for After They Were FamousAfter They Were Famous (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Century of Black CinemaA Century of Black Cinema (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Gilda Radner's Greatest MomentsGilda Radner's Greatest Moments (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Heroes of Black ComedyHeroes of Black Comedy (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster YearsTwentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie) Dr. Frankenstein / Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Gilmore GirlsGilmore Girls (TV Series) Willy Wonka (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • Kiss and Tell (Nov 16, 2000) Willy Wonka (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein: A Cinematic ScrapbookFrankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - 'Young Frankenstein' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for LørdagshjørnetLørdagshjørnet (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
    • Gene Wilder (Feb 11, 1978) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - 'Young Frankenstein' Outtakes (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Leopold 'Leo' Bloom (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972

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