Appeared in a production of "The Millionairess", Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ. Also in cast: Carol Channing
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[on being asked to play Willy Wonka] I said, "I'd like to come out with a cane, and be crippled," and I said, "because no one will know from that time on whether I'm lying or telling the truth." And he said, "You mean--if we don't do that, you won't do the part?" And I said, "Yeah, that's what I'm saying." [imitates the producer mumbling to himself] "Okay. Okay. We'll do it." And I, and I meant ...
In 1991, the Best Man at his wedding was his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman
. Twenty-four years later, Wilder served as Best Man Emeritus, Ring Bearer, and Parent of the Groom at Walker-Pearlman's wedding to Elizabeth Hunter. He was recorded dancing down the aisle.
Often played highly eccentric yet likeable characters