Mary Joan Schutz & Gene Wilder


Gene Wilder and Mary Joan Schutz  

Mary Joan Schutz and Gene Wilder were married for 13 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in Oct 1965. After a 1 year engagement they married on 27th Oct 1967. 13 years later they separated in 1974 and divorced on 24th Nov 1980.

They had a daughter named Katharine Anastasia.


Mary Joan Schutz is a.

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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Relationship Statistics

Dating1965 - 1966 1 year
Engaged1966 - 27th Oct 1967 2 years, 10 months
Married27th Oct 1967 - Nov 1980 13 years
Total Oct 1965 - Nov 1980 51 years, 1 month

(27 October 1967 - 24 November 1980) (divorced) (1 child)
. A few months later, Wilder began dating Mary Joan Schutz, a friend of his sister. Schutz had a daughter, Katharine, from a previous marriage. When Katharine started calling Wilder "Dad", he decided to do what he felt was "the right thing to do", marrying Schutz on October 27, 1967, and adopting Katharine that same year. Schutz and Wilder separated after seven years of marriage, with Katharine thinking that Wilder was having an affair with his Young Frankenstein co-star, Madeline Kahn. After the divorce, he briefly dated his other Frankenstein co-star, Teri Garr. Wilder eventually became estranged from Katharine.

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Relationship Timeline

24th November, 1980 - Divorce

1974 - Breakup

27th October, 1967 - Marriage

1966 - Engagement

1965 - Hookup



Katharine AnastasiaFemale



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