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Wilder

1. Billy, real name Samuel Wilder. 1906--2002, US film director and screenwriter, born in Austria. His films include Double Indemnity (1944), The Lost Weekend (1945), Sunset Boulevard (1950), The Seven Year Itch (1955), Some Like it Hot (1959), The Apartment (1960), and Buddy Buddy (1981)
2. Thornton. 1897--1975 US novelist and dramatist. His works include the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) and the play The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)
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Joshua] wants to fight Wilder now, straightaway, no messin.
Wilder also claimed his victory over the previously unbeaten Ortiz was more impressive than Joshua's defeat of Wladimir Klitschko.
When Wilder was pulled over last June for having windows tinted beyond the legal limit, officers smelled marijuana coming from inside his Cadillac Escalade.
While there are good biographies of Wilder available," she explains, "I felt that the history really merited a closer look.
It's getting closer," TMZ quoted Wilder, as saying.
Hearn's initial plan for Joshua was to fight WBO champ Joseph Parker next to build up to a mega-unification clash with Wilder in 12 months' time.
Before Wilder stopped Bermane Stiverne inside a round in his sixth WBC heavyweight title defence, Hearn had spoken of plans to make him an offer to fight Joshua's rival Dillian Whyte.
Once I fulfil my mandatories, I want the other two belts out there, whether it's Wilder first or Parker," he said.
But Eddie Hearn, Joshua's promoter, warned: "The fact of the matter is that Deontay Wilder hasn't had a serious fight yet.
Gene Wilder - One of the truly great talents of our time.