Gene Wilder, star of “Blazing Saddles”, signing copies of The Woman Who Wouldn’t
If you’re going to be in the NY area and want to see Gene Wilder, here is the event specifics:
- 5/27/09 7:30 PM at Barnes & Noble – Lincoln Triangle. New York, NY.
Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman, June 11, 1933) is an American stage and screen actor, director, screenwriter, and author. Scroll down to see a video where Gene Wilder talks about writing his first novel.
Wilder began his career on stage, making his screen debut in the film Bonnie and Clyde in 1967. His first major role was as Leo Bloom in the 1968 film The Producers. This was the first in a series of prolific collaborations with writer/director Mel Brooks, including 1974’s Young Frankenstein, the script of which garnered the pair an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Wilder is known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and for his four films with Richard Pryor: Silver Streak (1976), Stir Crazy (1980), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), and Another You (1991). Wilder has directed and written several of his films, including The Woman in Red (1984).
Frost Over The World – Gene Wilder- 18 May 07
The 73-year-old actor and screenwriter has turned his energies to writing and his first novel is out now: