Ed Driscoll

GEEZ, BILLY WILDER DIED AS

GEEZ, BILLY WILDER DIED AS WELL YESTERDAY. The Internet Movie Database’s home page says: “In an unbelievable boost to those who love to claim that famous people die in threes, Variety is reporting that writer/director/legend Billy Wilder died Wednesday night (3/27/02) of pneumonia in Beverly Hills. Mr. Wilder was 95.” Wilder’s most famous films include Some Like It Hot, the original Sabrina, Stalag 17 and The Apartment.

UPDATE: Here’s an AP report on Wilder’s death.