W. Lee Wilder Overview

W. Lee Wilder
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1904

Biography

The brother of director Billy Wilder, Austrian-born W. Lee Wilder has worked in a distinctly lower-budget, less-visible manner. After abandoning an industrial career in Europe, Wilder came to New York as the head of William Wilder Productions, and produced The Great Flamarion (1945), directed by Anthony Mann and starring Erich Von Stroheim in a drama about betrayal under the big top. Wilder...