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Gene Wilder has been divorced from Mary Joan Schutz since 1974. They had been married for 6.1 years. Gene Wilder is currently available.

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Gene Wilder

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: Willy Wonka on Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Age: 84 (b. 6/11/1933)

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Mary Joan Schutz

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Second Wife of Gene Wilder

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 1965 --
Engaged n/a --
Married 10/27/1967 6.1 years
    Separated n/a --
    Filed for Divorce n/a --
Divorced 1974 --
 Total9 years

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Name Born Age Gender Type
Katharine AnastasiaN/AFemaleAdopted

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Where and/or how did Gene Wilder and Mary Joan Schutz meet?

Gene met Mary through a friend of his sister's.

Why did Gene Wilder and Mary Joan Schutz break up?

Gene and May decided to separate after seven years of ma"rriage, with her thinking that he was having an affair with his Young Frankenstein" co-star, Madeline Kahn.

Other Relationship Information about Gene Wilder and Mary Joan Schutz:

Mary had a daughter, Katharine, from a previous marriage. When Katharine started calling Gene "Dad" he decided to do what he felt was "the right thing to do" by marrying Mary on and adopting Katherine that same year.

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