Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder


Gene Wilder, who brought an antic, zany energy to a series of Mel Brooks films, and was the screen’s first Willy Wonka, died August 28 in Stamford, CT. He was 83.

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  • Born: Jun 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Death: Aug 28, 2016 in Stamford, CT


Clarence Derwent Award
1962 Most Promising Male Performer The Complaisant Lover Winner