Billy Wilder’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 22, 1906

Death Date

Mar 27, 2002

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Mar 27, 2002



The director Billy Wilder died at the age of 95. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Director of a number of classic films from the 1940’s to the 1960’s including Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Blvd., The Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot and The Apartment. His films earned him a total of six Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay.

He married Judith Coppicus on December 22, 1936, and later married Audrey Young on June 30, 1949.

Billy Wilder, the director, writer and producer of both antic farce and serious drama who was nominated for 21 Academy Awards and won six, has died. He was 95. Wilder, who had been in failing health for some time, died of pneumonia Wednesday at 11 p.m. at his home in Beverly Hills, his wife, Audrey, said Thursday.



I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel.


If there’s anything I hate more than not being taken seriously, it’s being taken too seriously.


Happiness is working with Jack Lemmon.


It was hell at the time, but after it was over, it was wonderful.


He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.