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Wilbur Turnblad
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The 1988 and the 2007 Wilbur

Name:

Wilbur Turnblad

Gender:

Male

Family:

Edna Turnblad (wife)
Tracy Turnblad (daughter)

Enemies:

Velma Von Tussle
Franklin Von Tussle (1988 only)
Amber Von Tussle (probably)

Relationships:

Edna Turnblad (wife)
Velma Von Tussle (seducted by)

Appearences:

Hairspray (1988 film)
Hairspray (2007 film)

Portrayed by:

Jerry Stiller (1988)
Christopher Walken (2007)
Martin Short (2016)

Wilbur Turnblad is a central character on Hairspray, both, 1988 and 2007. Is the father of the lead character, Tracy and the husband of Edna Turnblad. Unlike his wife he encourages Tracy to pursue her dreams.

TriviaEdit

  • Although Jerry Stiller didn't get recalled to play as Wilbur Turnblad again, he did get to be Mr. Pinky in the 2007 adaption of Hairspray.

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