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William Wyler

William WylerAKA Wilhelm Weiller

Born: 1-Jul-1902
Birthplace: Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Died: 27-Jul-1981
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ben-Hur

Wife: Margaret Sullavan (actress, m. 25-Nov-1934, div. 13-Mar-1936)
Wife: Margaret Tallichet (actress, m. 23-Oct-1938, four children)
Brother: Robert Wyler (writer and director, b. 25-Sep-1900, d. 17-Jan-1971 heart attack)
Daughter: Catherine Wyler (film producer, to Margaret Tallichet, b. 25-Jul-1939)
Daughter: Judy Wyler (b. 21-May-1942, to Margaret Tallichet)

    American Film Institute Life Achievement Award 1976
    Oscar for Best Director 1943 for Mrs. Miniver
    Oscar for Best Director 1947 for The Best Years of Our Lives
    Oscar for Best Director 1960 for Ben-Hur

    The Liberation of L. B. Jones (18-Mar-1970)
    Funny Girl (19-Sep-1968)
    How to Steal a Million (13-Jul-1966)
    The Collector (17-Jun-1965)
    The Children's Hour (19-Dec-1961)
    Ben-Hur (18-Nov-1959)
    The Big Country (1-Oct-1958)
    Friendly Persuasion (25-Nov-1956)
    The Desperate Hours (5-Oct-1955)
    Roman Holiday (27-Aug-1953)
    Carrie (17-Jul-1952)
    Detective Story (6-Nov-1951)
    The Heiress (6-Oct-1949)
    The Best Years of Our Lives (21-Nov-1946)
    The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (13-Apr-1944)
    Mrs. Miniver (4-Jun-1942)
    The Little Foxes (21-Aug-1941)
    The Letter (22-Nov-1940)
    The Westerner (18-Sep-1940)
    Wuthering Heights (13-Apr-1939)
    Jezebel (10-Mar-1938)
    Dead End (24-Aug-1937)
    Come and Get It (6-Nov-1936)
    Dodsworth (23-Sep-1936)
    These Three (18-Mar-1936)
    The Gay Deception (13-Sep-1935)
    The Good Fairy (31-Jan-1935)
    Glamour (9-Apr-1934)
    Counsellor at Law (7-Dec-1933)
    A House Divided (5-Dec-1931)
    Hell's Heroes (27-Dec-1929)
    The Love Trap (4-Aug-1929)

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