Gene Wilder Dead At 83

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Iconic actor and comedian Gene Wilder has died.

Wilder, who was born in Milwaukee, is best known for his collaborations with director Mel Brooks, starring in ”The Producers” and later in  “Young Frankenstein and “Blazing Saddles.” But for many people, Wilder might be best remembered for “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’.

His nephew says Wilder died late Sunday in Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.
He was 83.

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