6/11/1933 - 8/29/2016
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder, the comic actor known for movies including "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Young Frankenstein," has died at the age of 83, according to multiple news sources. Wilder's nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died early Monday in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer's disease.
Wilder is indelibly associated with many of the funniest films of the 1970s, but for many, it's "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" that stands out as his defining...