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Wilder, Gene, 1933-2016

LC control 95029849
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3623.I5384
Personal name headingWilder, Gene, 1933-2016
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Variant(s)Silberman, Jerry, 1933-2016
Silberman, Jerome, 1933-2016
Birth date1933-06-11
Death date2016-08-29
Place of birthMilwaukee (Wis.)
Place of deathStamford (Conn.)
Profession or occupationActors Screenwriters Novelists Motion picture producers and directors
Found inYoung Frankenstein [VR] 1983: credits (Gene Wilder)
Int'l mo. pic. alm., 1995: p. 372 (Wilder, Gene; b. Milwaukee, WI, June 11, 1935; actor, director, writer; r.n. Jerry Silberman)
Internet Movie Database, viewed on 26 May 2004 (b. 11 June 1933, Milwaukee, Wis.), viewed on 26 May 2004 (b. June 11, 1933)
Curr. biog. yearbook, 1978 (b. June 11, 1935 (?); some sources give 1934; grad. Washington High School, Milwaukee, 1951)
Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), June 4, 2004 (Gene Wilder; b. Jerome Silberman, June 11, 1935, Milwaukee, Wisc.)
Biog. resource center (International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers), June 4, 2004 (Gene Wilder; also known as Jerome Silberman, Jerry Silberman; b. June 11, 1935, Milwaukee, Wisc.)
Biog. & geneal. master index, June 4, 2004 (Wilder, Gene (1933-) (1), Wilder, Gene (1934-) (12), Wilder, Gene (1935-) (71), Wilder, Gene (1936-) (1))
Britannica online, June 4, 2004 (Wilder, Gene; b. June 11, 1935, Milwaukee)
New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 29, 2016 (Gene Wilder; b. Jerome Silberman, June 11, 1933, Milwaukee; d. Sunday night [Aug. 28, 2016], Stamford, Conn., aged 83; established himself as one of America's foremost comic actors with his delightfully neurotic performances in three films directed by Mel Brooks, his eccentric star turn in the family classic Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory, and his winning chemistry with Richard Pryor in the box-office smash Stir crazy; was an accomplished stage actor as well as a screenwriter, a novelist, and the director of four movies in which he starred); viewed Aug. 30, 2016 (d. early Monday morning [Aug. 29, 2016])
Associated languageeng