Gene Wilder (1933 – 2016)

Today we celebrate Gene Wilder’s legacy. He is best known for portraying the fiction character Willy Wonka. We have lost a great talent and person. My condolences to his friends and families. May you rest in Heaven. RIP Gene Wilder

You will be missed. ❤

Mother Nature

Gene Wilder, the man best known for portraying as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, has sadly passed away at the age of 83.

The news of his death came earlier this evening after it was revealed that he passed away yesterday following complications with Alzheimer’s Disease.

It’s actually quite a shock for me because I remember watching Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory as a child, but to hear the news a few hours ago that he’s died, I was shocked and surprised.

Gene Wilder was also known for being in other films, such as Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles, and he was also known for being in some of Mel Brooks‘ films.

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory was a film from my childhood, as I remembered certain parts of the film. For example, the Oompa Loompa’s, including when Violet…

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2 thoughts on “Gene Wilder (1933 – 2016)

  1. What’s a sparkling urbanite like you doing in a rural backwater like this? Gene Wilder was one of the greatest actors of his generation. “Stir Crazy” is a fantastic film, well worth seeing on a regular basis. As for “Blazing Saddles”, well, nothing compares. As The Kid, Wilder just stole the show. RIP

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