Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 83

 Gene Wilder, star of the iconic children’s movie ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 83.

Gene Wilder who starred in multiple Mel Brooks films , known for his brilliant funny performances died at the age of 83. The actor most popularly known for the movie Willy Wonka will be remembered by the world for bringing the book to life in a way that touched all our hearts. Reports say he passed from complications of his existing Alziehmer’s disease.