Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder
1906 - 2002

Billy Wilder  American Film Director

Billy Wilder passed away on 27th Mar 2002 aged 95. His last relationship was when Hedy Lamarr and Billy Wilder dated for 67 years after getting together in 1949.


Billy Wilder was previously married to Audrey Young (1944 - 2002) and Judith Coppicus Iribe (1935 - 1946).

He was also in relationships with Hedy Lamarr (1949), Doris Dowling (1945) and Yvonne De Carlo.

Billy Wilder had 2 children, Victoria (76) and Vincent (76).


Billy Wilder is a 95 year old American Film Director. Born Samuel Wilder on 22nd June, 1906 in Sucha, Galicia, Austria, he is famous for Film Noir in a career that spans 1929–1995. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Billy Wilder is a member of the following lists: American male journalists, American male screenwriters and Directors Guild of America Award winners.


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Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship57 yrs, 4 mths
Shortest Relationship11 yrs
Average Relationship Length13 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Billy
Last Name Wilder
Full Name at Birth Samuel Wilder
Alternative Name The Viennese Pixie
Age 95 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd June, 1906
Birthplace Sucha, Galicia, Austria
Died 27th March, 2002
Place of Death Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Film director, producer and screenwriter
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Film Noir
Year(s) Active 1929–1995
Father Max Wilder
Mother Eugenia Dittler Wilder
Friend Ernst Lubitsch (was also his idol and mentor. Wilder always kept a sign hanging in his office that asked, "How would Lubitsch do it?"), Charles Brackett, Jack Lemmon, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, William Holden, Sam Spiegel, Robert Capa, Ray Milland, George Cukor, Mae West, Fred Zinnemann, Robert Siodmak, Tony Curtis, Marlene Dietrich, Olivia De Havilliand, Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Howard Hawks, Ginger Rogers, Leland Hayward

Billy Wilder (/ˈwaɪldər/; June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film (The Apartment), and was the first person to accomplish this.

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Billy Wilder95 CancerFilm Director
Hedy Lamarr86 ScorpioActress
Doris Dowling81 TaurusActress
Audrey Young89 ScorpioActress
Judith Coppicus Iribe-
Yvonne De Carlo84 VirgoActress


VictoriaFemale21st December, 193976 years old
VincentMale21st December, 193976 years old


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gianni53Feb 20, 2013

one of my favourite directors of all times. The apartment is a genial!

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