Billy Wilder Rank
About Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder was an award-winning American filmmaker who was very popular during the 1940s. Throughout his 50 years career, Wilder worked on several world-class films like “The Apartment”, “The Lost Weekend” and “Sunset Boulevard”.
- Eugenia Dittler (mother)
- Max Wilder (father)
- William Lee Wilder
- Judith Coppicus (married between 1936 and 1946)
- Audrey Young (married in 1949)
- Vincent Wilder
- Victoria Wilder
He was decorated with many accolades including:
- Academy Awards (1946, 1961) – “Best Director”, “Best Original Screenplay”
- British Academy Film Awards (1961) – “Best Film”
- Golden Globe Awards (1946, 1951) – “Best Director”
He received 6 Academy Awards during his active days.
He was the first screenwriter, producer, and director to win an Academy Award.
Before entering into the movie industry, he worked as a journalist.
During his later years, he suffered a number of illnesses such as pneumonia and cancer.
Billy Wilder Rank
Famous quotes by Billy Wilder
France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper.Billy Wilder
France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.Billy Wilder
Happiness is working with Jack Lemmon.Billy Wilder
He has Van Gogh's ear for music.Billy Wilder
If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you.Billy Wilder
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.Billy Wilder
The best director is the one you don't see.Billy Wilder
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.Billy Wilder
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.Billy Wilder
F.A.Q. about Billy Wilder
When is his birthday?
Billy Wilder's birthday is on June 22, 1906.
In how many days is his birthday?
Billy's birthday is in 205 days
How old was Billy when he died?
He was 95 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 27, 2002.
How old would he be today?
Billy Wilder would be 115 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Billy from?
He was born in Sucha, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now Sucha Beskidzka, Poland).
Billy Wilder's Popularity
Billy Wilder was a famous Austrian-American director, who was born on June 22, 1906. As a person born on this date, Billy Wilder is listed in our database as the 95th most popular celebrity for the day (June 22) and the 73rd most popular for the year (1906).
People born on June 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Billy Wilder is the 3449th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Billy Wilder's birthday, Billy Wilder is the 9th most famous Austrian-American.
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