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Wilbur Turnblad is one of the main characters of the 1988 film Hairspray, as well as its 2002 Broadway musical adaptation, and its 2007 musicalized remake. In the original 1988 film, Wilbur is portrayed by actor Jerry Stiller. In Broadway adaptation, the role of Wilbur was originated by Dick Latessa. In the 2007 film, Wilbur is portrayed by actor Christopher Walken.