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Gene Wilder And The Comedy of Cancer

At an event at Gilda's Club in New York City, Mandy Patinkin and others recalled Gene Wilder's passionate fight to create a lasting, practical legacy--in his former wife Gilda Radner's name--for those with cancer and their loved one...
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Cancer Organization Gilda’s Club Changes Name Because They Forgot Who Gilda Radner Was

Humor : Geekosystem

Gilda's Club is a network of cancer charities that help patients cope with the disease. It is named after Gilda Radner, an original Saturday Night Live cast member, who died in 1989 of ovarian cancer. She said the disease gave her "...

Gilda's Club affiliates changing their name because Gilda Radner died way too long ago

Humor : Boing Boing

Four affiliates of the cancer support community Gilda's Club, formed and named in honor of the legendary Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner (who died of ovarian cancer in 1989), have decided to drop Gilda's name for an incred...

Gilda Radner’s Cancer Center To Earn Money From Ron James Performance

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Inquisitr - Entertainment

Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto is about to earn some much needed money with the help of legendary comedian Ron James. Gilda’s Club is a cancer care centre named after former Saturday Night Live performer Gilda Radner. Legendary comedi...

Gilda Radner: Name Change Of Gilda’s Club Seen As Insult To Comedian

News : The Inquisitr - News

Gilda Radner left a legacy as a groundbreaking comedienne who died 23 years ago, spawning a national cancer group named after her. Now part of that legacy is in jeopardy as the Madison, Wisconsin-area chapter of Gilda’s Club announc...

Remembering Gene Wilder And Gilda Radner, Comedy's Original Power Couple

News : Huffington Post

The late Gilda Radner and Gene Wilder had a special kind of love. The “Saturday Night Live” star and “Willy Wonka” actor met on the set of 1982’s “Hanky Panky,” directed by Sidney Poitier. After marrying in 1984, Radner and Wilder w...


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