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Happy Birthday to Willy Wonka's Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder turns 81 years old on June 11. The actor will forver be known as Willy Wonka from from the iconic 1971 movie "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," but he also had quite a run with Richard Pryor in four films with the comedy legend. Wilder stopped acting about 10 years ago after becoming dismayed over the quality of today's films. But he's been keeping busy as a writer and a painter. Happy Birthday, Gene!

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Chantiele wrote on June 11, 2014, 3:38 PM

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Laura-n-Sasha wrote on June 13, 2014, 9:42 AM

Happy Birthday to him! Loved him in that movie! Blazing Saddles I think was another one of his as well.