Le Wilhelm (6 June 1946 - 25 September 2013) was a 1964 graduate of Galena High School. He later received a degree in English and a master in Theatre from SMS, Springfield, MO. From the University of Florida he received a master in Fine Arts and Directing. After moving to New York in 1984, Le founded Love Creek Productions. For the next 30 years he enjoyed a successful career as a playwright and director, with 25 one act plays published by Samuel French.