William Wyler passed away on 27th Jul 1981 aged 79.
William Wyler was previously married to Margaret Tallichet (1937 - 1981) and Margaret Sullavan (1934 - 1936).
He was also in relationships with Bette Davis (1937 - 1938), Luise Rainer (1936) and Sheila Bromley.
William Wyler had 2 children, Catherine (77) and Judy (74).
William Wyler is a 79 year old American Director. Born Wilhelm Weiller on 1st July, 1902 in Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany (now Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France), he is famous for Oscar for Best Director 1960 for Ben-Hur in a career that spans 1925–1970. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
William Wyler is a member of the following lists: Best Directing Academy Award winners, American male screenwriters and American people of Alsatian-Jewish descent.
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William Wyler, born as Wilhelm Weiller (July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a German-born American film director, producer and screenwriter. Notable works included Ben-Hur (1959), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Mrs. Miniver (1942), all of which won Wyler Academy Awards for Best Director, as well as Best Picture in their respective years, making him the only director of three Best Picture winners. Wyler received his first Oscar nomination for directing Dodsworth in 1936, starring Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton and Mary Astor, "sparking a 20-year run of almost unbroken greatness."
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