Billy Wilder

director, writer, producer
Born: 6/22/1906
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Academy Award-winning director, writer, and producer known for dark film noir and social comedy with a biting edge. His films include Double Indemnity (1944), The Lost Weekend (1945), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Some Like It Hot (1960), and The Apartment (1960).

Died: Beverly Hills, Calif., March 28, 2002
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