Is Michael Wilding Living or Dead?

Has English television and film actor Michael Wilding died? Or is he still alive?

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English television and film actor

Michael Wilding is ...

Born 23 Jul 1912 in Leigh-on-Sea
Died 8 Jul 1979 in London
Age66 years, 11 months
Michael Wilding
Michael Wilding
Cropped screenshot of Michael Wilding from the trailer for the film Stage Fright

About Michael Wilding

Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (23 July 1912 – 8 July 1979) was an English stage, television and film actor. He is best known for a series of films he made with Anna Neagle and for being Elizabeth Taylor's second husband.


Wilding died in Chichester, West Sussex, as a result of head injuries suffered from a fall down a flight of stairs during an epileptic seizure. His body was cremated and the ashes were scattered.