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
Kiss Me Like a Stranger (Memoir)
Something to Remember You By