Gene Wilder, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Movie Actor Gene Wilder passed away at age 83; this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Gene Wilder and more!

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 by Gene Wilder

I don’t want to do ‘Hamlet.’ I don’t want to do Robert Redford roles or Mel Gibson roles or Kevin Costner roles, because I’m not going to be good at them.

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I said something really stupid once. I told a friend that my mother was so beautiful, but my dad was ugly. My dad heard it and just laughed it off, but I felt guilty. It haunted me for years. I should never have said that.

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I’m an actor, not a clown.

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Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!

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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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