BREAKING: Death Of Hollywood Legend Announced – Tributes Paid To Comic Genius

The death of a Hollywood legend has been announced by his family.Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder has died aged 83. The American starred in hits Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein – and was handed an Oscar nomination for the latter.

But it was the cult adaption of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factor for which Wilder will be best remembered.

He is survived his daughter Kathryn, whom he adopted in 1967.

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