What was the name of Gene Wilder’s character in Young Frankenstein (1974)? July 22, 2020February 2, 2012 by Pamela Landy Gene Wilder’s character in Young Frankenstein (1974) was Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, pronounced “FRONK-ensteen.” Related Answers What was the first name of Dr. Frankenstein in the 1931 Universal version of Frankenstein? What book was authored by Dr. Frankenstein in Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)? Who played the title characters in Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966), directed by Beaudine? Who plays Percy Shelley and Lord Byron in The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)? Did the Japanese ever make a Frankenstein movie? How long were Gene Wilder and Gilda Radner married?