Monday, August 29, 2016

Gene Wilder 1933–2016


Gene Wilder died today at age 83 from complication due to Alzheimer disease.  His given name was Jerome Silberman until he adopted his now famous stage name at age 26.  His work includes many great films including Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory which is still the best adaptation of Roald Dahl's Charley And The Chocolate Factory.  R. I. P.   Gene Wilder.


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