A Tribute to the Legendary Gene Wilder: 10 Facts About Gene Wilder You Never Knew

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10. Wilder’s First Inspiration

Wilder was first seduced by the acting bug when he watched his sister perform onstage. She was an acting student and he was just 11 years old.

 

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Wilder’s interest was so great that he approached her teacher, begging for his own lessons. The teacher accepted Wilder as a student 2 years later, after Wilder’s persistence in pursuing his artistic passion.

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