Gilda Radner and Gene Wilder were married for 4 years before Gilda Radner died aged 42.
American Actress Gilda Radner passed away on 20th May 1989 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 42. Born Gilda Susan Radner on 28th June, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA and educated at Liggett school for Girls, Gilda Radner is most remembered for Saturday Night Live in a career that spanned 1973–1989. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
American Actor Gene Wilder passed away on 29th Aug 2016 Stamford, Connecticut aged 83. Born Jerome Silberman on 11th June, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and educated at Washington High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (1951), Gene Wilder is most remembered for Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory in a career that spanned 1961-2007 and 1961–2003 and 1961–present and 1961–2016. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
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|Dating||1983 - 18th Sep 1984||
2 years, 9 months
|Married||18th Sep 1984 - May 1989||
5 years, 8 months
Sep 1983 -
33 years, 2 months
(18 September 1984 - 20 May 1989) (her death)
Wilder was married to Saturday Night Live actress Gilda Radner from 1984 until her death from ovarian cancer in 1989.
Since the death of Radner, Wilder has remained active in promoting cancer awareness and treatment. He is the co-founder of Gilda's Club, a support group to raise awareness of cancer. One branch of Gilda's Club is in Wilder's hometown of Milwaukee. In 1998 he collaborated on the book "Gilda's Disease" for which he shared personal experiences of Radner's struggle with ovarian cancer. Wilder himself was hospitalized with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1999 but confirmed in March 2005 that his cancer was in complete remission following a stem cell transplant and chemotherapy.
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