Michael Wilding

Michael Wilding
1912 - 1979
Michael Wilding  English Actor

Michael Wilding dating history


Michael Wilding was previously married to Margaret Leighton (1964 - 1976), Susan Neill (1958 - 1962), Elizabeth Taylor (1952 - 1957) and Kay Young (1937 - 1951).

Michael Wilding was in relationships with Marie McDonald (1957 - 1958) and Barbara Hutton.

Michael Wilding had encounters with Barbara Rush (1956), Marlene Dietrich (1950), Greta Garbo and Bella Darvi.


English Actor Michael Wilding was born Michael Charles Gauntlett Wilding on 23rd July, 1912 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom and passed away on 8th Jul 1979 London, England aged 66. He is most remembered for Torch Song. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Michael Wilding was in an on-screen matchup with Greer Garson in The Law and the Lady (1951).

Michael Wilding is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English television actors and English stage actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 15 years, 11 months 9 years, 10 months 5 years
Dating2 8 months, 5 days 4 months, 2 days -
Encounter4 9 months, 4 days 2 months, 8 days -
Total10 15 years, 11 months 4 years, 1 month 8 months, 5 days


First Name Michael
Middle Name Charles Gauntlett
Last Name Wilding
Full Name at Birth Michael Charles Gauntlett Wilding
Age 66 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd July, 1912
Birthplace Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Died 8th July, 1979
Place of Death London, England
Cause of Death Accident - Fall during Epileptic Seizure
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality DISPUTED
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Torch Song
Year(s) Active 1933–1973, 1933–1979
Friend Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger

Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (23 July 1912 – 8 July 1979) was an English stage, television, and film actor. He is best known for a series of films he made with Anna Neagle, for the two films he made with Alfred Hitchcock and for being Elizabeth Taylor's second husband.

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Michael Wilding66 CancerActor
Margaret Leighton53 PiscesActress
Marie McDonald42 CancerActress
Susan Neill-Actress
Barbara Rush95 CapricornActress
Elizabeth Taylor79 PiscesActress
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Kay Young78 VirgoActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Bella Darvi42 ScorpioActress
Barbara Hutton66 ScorpioSocialite


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Michael HowardMale6th January, 195369 years oldElizabeth Taylor
Christopher EdwardMale27th February, 195567 years oldElizabeth Taylor


Frankenstein: The True Story1973Sir Richard FanshaweTV Movie
Lady Caroline Lamb1972Lord HollandMovie
The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens1970DolbyTV Movie
The Sweet Ride1968Bill CartwrightMovie
Code Name, Red Roses1968English GeneralMovie
Mannix1967Phillip MontfordTV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966Franz JosephTV Show
Burke's Law1963Dr. Alan SteinerTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Major TuckerTV Show
A Girl Named Tamiko1962Nigel CostairsMovie
Saints and Sinners1962Sir RobertTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962David SaundersTV Show
The Best of Enemies1961Lt. BurkeMovie
The Naked Edge1961Morris BrookeMovie
The World of Suzie Wong1960Ben MarloweMovie
Breakout1959Major Charles MarquandMovie
Lux Playhouse1958Stephen MacIllroyTV Show
Target1958TV Show
Zarak1956Maj. Michael IngramMovie
Playhouse 901956Chris Hughes, Sir John AlexanderTV Show
The Glass Slipper1955Prince CharlesMovie
The Scarlet Coat1955Maj. John AndreMovie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955David ScottTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Captain Robert Wilton, Robert MarryotTV Show
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1955Colonel BloodTV Show
The Egyptian1954AkhnatonMovie
Climax!1954Lieutenant MacKenzie BartonTV Show
Torch Song1953Tye GrahamMovie
Trent's Last Case1952Philip TrentMovie
Derby Day1952David ScottMovie
The Law and the Lady1951Nigel DuxburyMovie
The Lady with a Lamp1951Sidney Herbert (Lord Herbert of Lea)Movie
Stage Fright1950Ordinary SmithMovie
Man in the Dinghy1950Nicholas FosterMovie
Under Capricorn1949Hon. Charles AdareMovie
Maytime in Mayfair1949Michael Gore-BrownMovie
Spring in Park Lane1948RichardMovie
An Ideal Husband1947Viscount Arthur GoringMovie
Kathy's Love Affair1947Sir Edward CourtneyMovie
Carnival1946Maurice AveryMovie
Piccadilly Incident1946Capt. Alan PearsonMovie
Her Man Gilbey1944Tom GilbeyMovie
Dear Octopus1943Nicholas RandolphMovie
Underground Guerrillas1943ConstantineMovie
In Which We Serve1942FlagsMovie
Secret Mission1942Nobby ClarkMovie
Bombsight Stolen1941Alan TrentlyMovie
Ships with Wings1941Lieut. GrantMovie
The Remarkable Mr. Kipps1941Ronnie WalshinghamMovie
The Farmer's Wife1941Richard CoakerMovie
Three Wise Brides1941Tony Fox-CollierMovie
Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light1941RAF OfficerMovie
The Big Blockade1940Captain (uncredited)Movie
Three Cockeyed Sailors1940JohnnyMovie
Sailors Don't Care1940DickMovie
Tilly of Bloomsbury1940Percy WelwynMovie
The Outsider1939Reporter (uncredited)Movie
False Rapture1939OfficerMovie
There Ain't No Justice1939Len CharterisMovie
Spring Meeting1938Tony Fox-CollierTV Movie
When Knights Were Bold1936Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Wrath of Jealousy1936Dr. HutherfordMovie
Late Extra1935Newspaper Telephone Operator (uncredited)Movie
The Man Who Knew Too Much1934Man at Clay Pigeon Shoot (uncredited)Movie
The Rise of Catherine the Great1934Regiment Soldier (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Bitter Sweet1933Extra (uncredited)Movie
Channel Crossing1933Passenger Boarding Ferry (uncredited)Movie
The Charming Deceiver1933Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
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