Film & TV

Gene Wilder, Beloved Star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ Has Died at 83

Film & TV

Gene Wilder, Beloved Star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ Has Died at 83

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Gene Wilder, the star of such beloved comedic films as The Producers and Young Frankenstein, has died at the age of 83. Wilder is best known for playing the titular role in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Wilder died from complications from Alzheimer’s disease according to family.