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William Wyler passed away on 27th Jul 1981 aged 79.
William Wyler was previously married to Margaret Tallichet (1938 - 1981) and Margaret Sullavan (1934 - 1936).
He was in relationships with Bette Davis (1937 - 1938), Luise Rainer (1936) and Sheila Bromley.
American Director William Wyler was born Wilhelm Weiller on 1st July, 1902 in Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany (now Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France) and passed away on 27th Jul 1981 Los Angeles, California aged 79. He is most remembered for Oscar for Best Director 1960 for Ben-Hur. 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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|Full Name at Birth||
99-Take Willie, Willy
79 (age at death) years
1st July, 1902
Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany (now Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France)
27th July, 1981
|Place of Death||
Los Angeles, California
|Cause of Death||
5' 8" (173 cm)
Director, Producer, Actor
|Claim to Fame||
Oscar for Best Director 1960 for Ben-Hur
Audrey Hepburn, Leopald Wyler
George Stevens, Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, David Niven, John Huston, Carl Laemmle, Ellen Drew, Sy Bartlett
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."