A famous American comedian gene Wilder died

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Gene Wilder Jerome Silberman, the actor who played Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka

30 of August. Eve at the age of 83 years died a famous American comedian and actor Jerome Silberman, known under the pseudonym gene Wilder. This was reported by CNN with reference to the relatives of the actor.

In the family of the actor confirmed the news of the death of the actor, saying that he died at his home in Stamford (Connecticut). The nephew of actor Jordan Walker-Pearlman reported that Jerome Silberman died of complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Gene Wilder Jerome Silberman, the actor who played Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka

The most famous actor brought a major role in the film, Mel Stuart's 1971 Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory".

"Gene Wilder is truly a great talent of our time. He gave his magic every movie we did, he blessed me with your friendship," wrote "Interfax" with reference to Director Mel Brooks.

Biography

Gene Wilder Jerome Silberman, the actor who played Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka

The cinematic career of the actor began in 1967 with the film "Bonnie and Clyde" in which gene Wilder played one of the hostages (kidnapped by the undertaker). In 1968, the actor starred in Mel Brooks ' "the Producers", for the role of Leo bloom, the nervous accountant, he received the first recognition in professional circles: the role brought the actor's first nomination for an Oscar.

In 1971, gene Wilder played in the movie "Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory".

In 1974, the actor played the main roles in the movie "Young Frankenstein" and "blazing saddles". The second film the actor received a second nomination for an Oscar.

Gene Wilder Jerome Silberman, the actor who played Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka

In 1989 the actor was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma – a cancer of the lymphatic system.

Author: Kristina Simonova

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