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20 Things You Never Knew About Gene Wilder

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'The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother' (Fox)
A Fencing Champion
After graduating from the University of Iowa, Wilder was accepted at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England. There, he studied fencing for six months, eventually becoming the first freshman to win the All-School Fencing Championship. You can see him in action in The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother from 1975.