Denise Nickerson

Apr 1, 1957 – Jul 10, 2019 (Age 62)


April 1, 1957
July 10, 2019


Denise Nickerson was a former child actress best known for playing Violet Beauregarde, the gum-chewer who turns into a blueberry, in the 1971 movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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You were wonderful in willy Wonka forever remembered

Wow. Was she great, or not? I really liked her performance.

We enjoyed her roles on Willy Wonka, and Dark Shadows, and appreciate that she was a nurse.

May God comfort you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.

So sorry to hear about the passing of our favourite actress. I watched Charlie and chocolate factory so many times. Best movie and you were my favourite. Rest In Peace.

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for her contribution to the film industry. We will never forget watching her in Willy Wonka. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning,.

My sincere condolences to the family. I love "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and definitely love "Violet Beauregarde".

Our deepest condolences as the loss of Denise is mourned. May the hope of seeing her again bring you comfort and hope.

Josh Sabel

Have one more gum for me in heaven