Gene Wilder

On August 29th, 2016, comedy legend Gene Wilder passed away at 83. He left us with brilliant performances in such classic films as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. And he was also an author, writing his memoir Kiss Me Like a Stranger and other works of fiction. Below you can check out some of his filmography and books. Learn about his input into the character of Willy Wonka from this letter sent to director Mel Stuart. And watch Wilder's comedic genius in Young Frankenstein when he learns about Abby someone.

R.I.P. Gene Wilder.

 

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

 

Young Frankenstein

 

Blazing Saddles

 

Stir Crazy

 

The Producers

 

Kiss Me Like a Stranger (Memoir)

 

Something to Remember You By

 

Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein - "Whose Brain I did put in?"

Posted by TeagueF on August 29, 2016