Appeared (as "Valet") in "The Complaisant Lover" on Broadway. NOTE: Wilder won the Clement Derwent Award for his performance.
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A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior. Most great comics are doing such silly things; you'd say, "That's what a child would do.".
Wilder adopted his second wife (Mary Joan Schutz)'s daughter, Katharine Anastasia, but the two reportedly became estranged when she was in her early 20s. After his third wife, Gilda Radner
, died of ovarian cancer, Wilder co-founded Gilda's Club, a support group to raise awareness of the disease. Wilder's fourth wife and widow, Karen Boyer
, is a former speech pathologist. They first met when he ...
Frequently did comedic pauses in his dialogue