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Yvonne Wilder (1937–2021), “West Side Story” actor

by Kirk Fox

Yvonne Wilder was an actor known for playing Consuelo in the classic film “West Side Story.”

West Side Story

Yvonne Wilder played Consuelo in the classic 1961 movie adaptation of “West Side Story” which starred Natalie Wood and Rita Moreno. She also played the role in the first international touring production of the musical. She co-starred in the 1980 movie “Seems Like Old Times” with Goldie Hawn and Charles Grodin. Wilder had many TV credits including “Operation Petticoat,” “Room 222,” and “Full House.” She was also a noted painter and sculptor.

Tributes to Yvonne Wilder

Full Obituary: Variety


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