William Wyler

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Birthday
1, 1902
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jul 27, 1981 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1902
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jul 27, 1981 (79)

About

Director of hit films such as Funny Girl, Jezebel, Ben-Hur, and The Best Years of Our Lives.

Before Fame

He served in the National Guard.

Trivia

He earned the nicknames 90-Take Wyler and Once-More Wyler for doing a large number of takes when filming scenes.

Family Life

He married his second wife Margaret Tallichet in 1938 and they had five children together.

Associated With

He directed Barbra Streisand in her Oscar-winning role in Funny Girl.