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Poll: Billy Wilder Lead Characters

Billy Wilder was an Austrian-American filmmaker regarded by many as one of the most talented and versatile filmmakers to have ever lived. Known for their bite and sarcasm, hilarious gags and constant wit, his films will always possess that classic and inherently timeless appeal. This poll celebrates all of the man's colourful lead characters.

Which one is your favorite lead character in a film directed by Billy Wilder?

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    James Cagney in One, Two, Three (1961)

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    "Irma La Douce" Jack Lemmon 1963 UA / MPTV

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    Kirk Douglas in Ace in the Hole (1951)

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    Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945)

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    James Stewart in The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

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    Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (1959)

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    William Holden and Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd. (1950)

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    Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment (1960)

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    "Double Indemnity" Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck 1944 Paramount / MPTV

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    Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina (1954)

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    Marlene Dietrich and Charles Laughton in Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

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    "Fortune Cookie" Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon 1966 UA / MPTV

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    "Stalag 17" Sig Rumann and William Holden 1953 Paramount / MPTV

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    Kim Novak and Ray Walston in Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)

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    M. Monroe " The Seven Year Itch" © 1955

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    "Front Page, The" Dir. Billy Wilder, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau 1974 U-I

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    Bing Crosby and Richard Haydn in The Emperor Waltz (1948)

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    "Buddy Buddy" Jack Lemmon, Billy Wilder, Walter Matthau 1981 MGM/UA / MPTV

    Victor Clooney and Trabucco - Buddy Buddy (1981).
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    Robert Stephens in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

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    Jack Lemmon and Juliet Mills in Avanti! (1972)

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    "Love In The Afternoon" Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn 1957 AA Productions / MPTV

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    Ginger Rogers in The Major and the Minor (1942)

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    John Lund in A Foreign Affair (1948)

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    Fedora (1978)

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    Erich von Stroheim, Franchot Tone, and Peter van Eyck in Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

    Cpl. John J. Bramble - Five Graves to Cairo (1943).

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