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Birth Name: Samuel Wilder

Born: 22 June 1906 Died: 27 March 2002

Country of origin: Poland

Height: 5' 11"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Audrey Young


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Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
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The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
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Directors and Their Masterpieces (55 items)
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Tribute to Audrey Hepburn (51 items)
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Description: Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film (The Apartment), and was the first person to accomplish this. Wilder became a screenwriter in the late 1920s while living in Berlin. After the rise of the Nazi Party, Wilder, who was Jewish, left for Paris, where he made his directorial debut. He moved to Hollywoo ... (more)
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3. The Apartment (1960)
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832 Watched
4. Sabrina (1954)
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Top rated
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Rating:
8.2
1538 Watched
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8.6
1093 Watched
3. The Apartment (1960)
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832 Watched
4. Sabrina (1954)
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7.5
814 Watched
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8.3
744 Watched




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3. Today (1952)
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4. Ninotchka (1960)
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My Favorite Directors (22 person items)

"1. Sunset Boulevard (1950) 2. Some Like It Hot (1959) 3. Double Indemnity (1944) I have yet to see films like The Lost Weekend (1945), Witness for the Prosecution (1957), and The Apartment (1960)."


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The Grand Budapest Hotel (1960's) (30 movies items)

"Director!"


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My favourite directors (55 person items)
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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Austrian Major Works: Some Like It Hot (1959) The Apartment (1960) Sunset Boulevard (1950) • Director, Writer, Producer. • "


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Oscars 1951 Winners (My Version) (26 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Billy Wilder, Sunset Boulevard! Nominees: Joseph L. Mankiewicz - All About Eve John Huston - The Asphalt Jungle George Cukor - Born Yesterday Vincente Minnelli - Father of the Bride"


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Tribute to Audrey Hepburn (51 person items)

""This girl single-handedly could make bosoms a thing of the past!" "What is needed to become a real star is an extra element that God can give you or not. You are already born with it. You can't learn it. God kissed the face of Audrey Hepburn, and there she was." "Sabrina" (1954) "Love in the Afternoon" (1957) Billy Wilder, american filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and journalist. "


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Oscars 1945 Winners (My Version) (24 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Billy Wilder, Double Indemnity! Nominees: Leo McCarey - Going My Way Otto Preminger - Laura Alfred Hitchcock - Lifeboat Henry King - Wilson"


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Legendary Filmakers & Their Masterpieces (20 movies items)

" Born June 22 1906 died March 27 2002 Directing Career : 1934-1981 Number Of Films : 27 __________ Sunset Boulevard (1950) My Rating : 2.0 for Exceptional Double Indemnity (1944) My Rating : 2.5 for Remarquable The Lost Week-end (1945) My Rating : 3.0 for Magnificent "


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Oscars 1960 Winners (My Version) (25 movies items)

"Best Adapted Screenplay! Winner: Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond, Some Like It Hot! Nominees: Wendell Mayes - Anatomy of a Murder Karl Tunberg - Ben-Hur Robert Anderson - The Nun's Story Neil Paterson - Room at the Top"


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Most Influential Filmmakers (47 person items)
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Oscars 1961 Winners (My Version) (25 movies items)

"Best Original Screenplay! Winner: Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond, The Apartment! Nominees: Richard Gregson, Michael Craig and Bryan Forbes - The Angry Silence Melvin Frank and Norman Panama - The Facts of Life Marguerite Duras - Hiroshima, My Love Jules Dassin - Never on Sunday"



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