Gene Wilder is one of the great comic actors who defined film comedy in the 1970's and 1980's. From the three classics he made with Mel Brooks, to his early work with Woody Allen, to his partnership on screen with Richard Pryor, Wilder's ...
performances are still discussed and celebrated today. KISS ME LIKE A STRANGER is an intimate glimpse of the man behind the image on the screen. Although not an autobiography in the usual sense, and not another celebrity "tell all," Wilder has selected the most personal events in his life that led him to an understanding of the art of acting, and - more important - to an understanding of how to give and receive the love of a woman. He writes about the creative process on stage and screen and divulges moments from life on the sets of some of the funniest and most iconic movies of our time. He talks candidly about his failures in love, and about the overwhelming experience of marrying Gilda Radner. This book reveals a side of one of America's most popular actors never before written about.