Gene Wilder, AKA Willy Wonka, Has Died

Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka, Young Frankenstein, and Blazing Saddles, has died, his family confirmed He was 83.

Wilder’s nephew confirmed that the actor died at his Stamford, Connecticut home as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder was previously diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


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