Hollywood’s Gene Wilder Comedian Actor Passed Away At The Age of 83:- The comedy icon Gene Wilder passed away at the age of 83. The famous US actor Gene Wilder is remembered for his contribution to Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. The news was confirmed by his family.
Wilder collaborated with many celebrities in his lifetime like director and writer Mel Brooks and stand up comedian Richard Pryor. Wilder was also a part of many classic hit films like Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles and The Producers.
The two times Oscar-nominated actor – Gene Wilder, in the year 1989, doctors diagnosed him with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Sunday, Gene Wilder’s nephew confirmed his death.
Alzheimer’s disease was the reason for the death actor Gene Wilder.
Wilder came into limelight on Broadway during his lifetime. Later on, he got a chance to perform on the silver screen for a brief role as a kidnapped undertaker in Bonnie and Clyde(1967).
Writer and Director – Mel Brooks cast him as Leo Bloom and played the role of an anxious accountant in the movie – The Producers. It released in 1968. After this, Wilder got the most loved and amiable role in the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
Gene Wilder played the other favorite roles including Doctor Ross in the film of Woody Allen which released in 1972 titled Everything You Wanted to Know About $ex But Were Afraid to Ask and the Waco Kid in the 1974 cult classic Blazing Saddles.
As soon as the news of death of the Actor Gene Wilder surfaces on the Internet, tributes from the comedy world started flowing. RIP!