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WATCH: A Look Back At Gene Wilder


Published at 12:31pm 30th August 2016.

Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Young Frankenstein, may be gone but he is not forgotten.

The actor has died at the age of 83.

He is loved all over the world for his comedy roles and we take a look back and some of our favourite moments...

The psychedelic boat trip in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - we will never forget his portrayal of this unique character.

Wilder performing ‘Puttin On The Ritz’ in Young Frankenstein, 1974. The film was directed by Mel Brooks and Gene starred as a descendant of Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

Gene sings ‘Pure Imagination’ as Willy Wonka, remaining a fond memory for millions.

His performance in Stir Crazy when he is sentenced to 125 years in prison…

Watch Gene get giggly in these Young Frankenstein bloopers!

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