Gilda Radner

American actress and comedian (1946–1989)

Gilda Susan Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989) was an American actress and comedian. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. She was one of the original cast members of NBC's comedy program Saturday Night Live (for which she won an Emmy Award in 1978). She died from ovarian cancer in Los Angeles, California. She was married to actor Gene Wilder before her death.

Gilda Radner
Radner scratching her head
Radner as Roseanne Roseannadanna in 1980
Birth nameGilda Susan Radner
Born(1946-06-28)June 28, 1946
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMay 20, 1989(1989-05-20) (aged 42)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Medium
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Years active1972–1989
GenresSketch comedy, character comedy
Spouse
Relative(s)Steve Ballmer (second cousin)
Notable works and rolesOriginal cast member of Saturday Night Live

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