Gene Wilder, actor behind Willy Wonka viral Internet memes is dead
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August 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, actor behind Willy Wonka viral Internet memes is dead

Gene Wilder died at the age of 83 today 29 August 2016. The comic actor starred in very successful movies including The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, not forgetting Willy Wonka, the one where his popular Internet meme originated from.

During his lifetime, Wilder was nominated for two Oscar awards. He was diagnosed of non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1989.

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