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Billy Wilder, Robert Garrison, and Eddie Polo in Hell of a Reporter (1929)Billy Wilder in Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder (1982)James Cagney, Billy Wilder, and Arlene Francis in One, Two, Three (1961)Directors George Stevens and Billy WilderBilly Wilder circa 1955Directors Group Party, 11/20/72 (Front) Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rouben Mamoulin (Back) Robert Mulligan, Wiliam Wyler, George Cukor, Robert Wise, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Serge Silverman.Directors Group Party, 11/20/72 (Front) Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rouben Mamoulin (Back) Robert Mulligan, Wiliam Wyler, George Cukor, Robert Wise, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Serge Silverman.Directors Group, Nov. 1972. George Cukor Hosts a party for Luis Bunuel. Back Row from left: Robert Mulligan, William Wyler, George Cukor, Robert Wise, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Serge Silverman. Front Row from left: Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rouben Mamoulin.Directors Group, Nov.1972. George Cukor Hosts a party for Luis Bunuel. Back Row from left: Robert Mulligan, William Wyler, George Cukor, Robert Wise, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Serge Silverman. Front Row from left: Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rouben Mamoulin.Directors Group, Nov. 1972. George Cukor Hosts a party for Luis Bunuel. Back Row from left: Robert Mulligan, William Wyler, George Cukor, Robert Wise, Jean-Claude Carriere, and Serge Silverman. Front Row from left: Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Luis Bunuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Rouben Mamoulin.Billy Wilder, c. 1960Billy Wilder, 1946Billy Wilder, 1946Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, and Gloria SwansonBilly Wilder and Charles BrackettJack Lemmon and Billy Wilder in The Apartment (1960)Shirley MacLaine and Billy Wilder in The Apartment (1960)Billy Wilder, director, on the set of Billy Wilder, c. 1967Billy Wilder at Samuel Goldwynn Studios office, 1964
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Biography

Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in favor of working as a reporter for a Viennese newspaper, using this experience to move to Berlin, where he worked for the city's largest tabloid. He broke into films as a screenwriter in 1929, and wrote scripts for many German films until Adolf Hitler came to power in ... See full bio »
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