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Legendary ‘Willy Wonka’ star Gene Wilder dies at 83

Comedic icon Gene Wilder, perhaps best known for his role as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, has died at the age of 83. Wilder, who also starred in films such as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and The Producers, passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Wilder’s nephew, …

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