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KTXS Abilene
September 15literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, M
September 15
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for the novels "Look Homeward, Angel," "You Can't Go Home Again" and "The Party at Jack's," and was counted as an influence on writers such... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 15literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, M
September 15
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for the novels "Look Homeward, Angel," "You Can't Go Home Again" and "The Party at Jack's," and was counted as an influence on writers such... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 15literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, M
On this day: September 15
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for the novels "Look Homeward, Angel," "You Can't Go Home Again" and "The Party at Jack's," and was counted as an influence on writers such... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 15literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, M
September 15
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for the novels "Look Homeward, Angel," "You Can't Go Home Again" and "The Party at Jack's," and was counted as an influence on writers such... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 15literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, M
September 15
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
literature, dies of miliary tuberculosis of the brain at age 37 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for the novels "Look Homeward, Angel," "You Can't Go Home Again" and "The Party at Jack's," and was counted as an influence on writers such... Read more
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The Recorder Online
Paying Respects to a Comedy Legend: A Tribute to Gene Wilder » The RecorderIt was there that the stage name “Gene Wilder” was created: “Gene,” after the p
Paying Respects to a Comedy Legend: A Tribute to Gene Wilder » The Recorder
The Recorder Online / Posted 11 days ago
It was there that the stage name “Gene Wilder” was created: “Gene,” after the protagonist of Thomas Wolfe’s novel “Look Homeward, Angel,” and “Wilder,” after playwright Thornton Wilder. The actor made his first professional debut in an... Read more
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The Manila Times
A tale of two presidents-Fidel Ramos and Rody Dutertea decade when I bumped into one of my fondest friends – on the level of the hea
A tale of two presidents-Fidel Ramos and Rody Duterte
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
a decade when I bumped into one of my fondest friends – on the level of the heart and mind – Thomas Wolfe whose novels like Look Homeward Angel and You Can’t Go Home Again haunted me for so long, not so much for the plot but the enchanting poetic... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder passes away at the age of 83chose Gene Wilder as his screen name at the age of 26, as a collective homage o
Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder passes away at the age of 83
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
chose Gene Wilder as his screen name at the age of 26, as a collective homage of sorts to the character Eugene Gant from ‘Look Homeward, Angel’ and the playwright Thornton Wilder. Wilder, who started acting at the young age of 12, attended the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83discharge, he changed his name — Wilder is from Thornton Wilder, Gene is from t
Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
discharge, he changed his name — Wilder is from Thornton Wilder, Gene is from the main character in the Thomas Wolfe novel Look Homeward, Angel — and studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio. In 1961, Wilder landed a part in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gene Wilder: The man who made the ’70s so funnyand fencing at England’s Old Vic. By the age of 26, he had adopted his stage na
Gene Wilder: The man who made the ’70s so funny
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
and fencing at England’s Old Vic. By the age of 26, he had adopted his stage name — Eugene for the hero of Thomas Wolfe’s “Look Homeward, Angel,” Wilder after playwright Thornton — and was working in Cambridge, playing the Second Officer in... Read more
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York Daily Record
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the fi
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the first name from a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel. The last name came from playwright Thornton Wilder. A key break for Wilder came when he co-starred... Read more
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Daily Journal
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the fi
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83
Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the first name from a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel. The last name came from playwright Thornton Wilder. A key break for Wilder came when he co-starred... Read more
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Daily Record
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the fi
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the first name from a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel. The last name came from playwright Thornton Wilder. A key break for Wilder came when he co-starred... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the fi
Comic icon Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83
The Arizona Republic / Posted 27 days ago
and Broadway debuts. He invented his stage name, Gene Wilder, by taking the first name from a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel. The last name came from playwright Thornton Wilder. A key break for Wilder came when he co-starred... Read more
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The Atlantic
Remembering the Comic Genius of Gene Wilderworld as a devotee of Lee Strasberg’s legendary method-acting teachings. He too
Remembering the Comic Genius of Gene Wilder
The Atlantic / Posted 27 days ago
world as a devotee of Lee Strasberg’s legendary method-acting teachings. He took his stage name from the protagonist of Look Homeward, Angel and the playwright Thornton Wilder. He found success on and off Broadway before playing a small, pivotal... Read more
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WA Today
Gene Wilder dead: Hollywood star of Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles dies at 83York often to study acting. He drew his name from Thorton Wilder and the main c
Gene Wilder dead: Hollywood star of Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles dies at 83
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
York often to study acting. He drew his name from Thorton Wilder and the main character, Gene, in the Thomas Wolfe novel Look Homeward, Angel. Off the silver screen, Wilder was known for his role as Eric McCormack's boss on the popular TV series... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 83for the off-Broadway and Broadway roles. He lifted the first name from the char
Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 83
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
for the off-Broadway and Broadway roles. He lifted the first name from the character Eugene Gant in Thomas Wolfe’s ‘‘Look Homeward, Angel,’’ while the last name was clipped from playwright Thornton Wilder. A key break came when he co-starred... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gene Wilder dead: Hollywood star of Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles dies at 83York often to study acting. He drew his name from Thorton Wilder and the main c
Gene Wilder dead: Hollywood star of Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles dies at 83
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
York often to study acting. He drew his name from Thorton Wilder and the main character, Gene, in the Thomas Wolfe novel Look Homeward, Angel. Off the silver screen, Wilder was known for his role as Eric McCormack's boss on the popular TV series... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83discharge, he changed his name — Wilder is from Thornton Wilder, Gene is from t
Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
discharge, he changed his name — Wilder is from Thornton Wilder, Gene is from the main character in the Thomas Wolfe novel Look Homeward, Angel —and studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio. In 1961, Wilder landed a part in the off-Broadway... Read more
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