Cornel Wilde

#76771
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 16, 1989 (74)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1915
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Oct 16, 1989 (74)

About

Hungarian-American actor and film director who qualified for the U.S. fencing team for the 1936 Olympics, but decided later to focus on acting. His films include At Sword's Point and The Fifth Musketeer.

Before Fame

He came to America at age seven. He appeared in the 1941 film, High Sierra.

Trivia

He was a talented linguist and spoke many languages. In 1955, he directed an episode of General Electric Theater.

Family Life

He married Patricia Knight in 1937. He had two kids named Wendy and Cornel Wallace Wilde, Jr.

Associated With

He made a guest appearance on I Love Lucy, starring Lucille Ball.