He will be so greatly missed.
On August 29th, 2016, the great Gene Wilder passed away, and the internet has gathered to mourn the loss of this amazingly talented man.
Wilder was 83 when he passed away from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease. A hearbreaking statement released by Wilder’s nephew explained the actor’s choice in not disclosing that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s to the public.
Since Wilder’s passing, the internet has become a place filled with tributes and sentimental messages about how Wilder affected their lives.
Wilder starred in several films including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Young Frankenstein, The Producers, and Stir Crazy. He touched the lives of so many growing up, and still so many to come. Our hearts go out to his family and friends.
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