Los Angeles: Popular Hollywood Actor Gene Wilder died at the age of 83 on Monday morning at his home in Connecticut. He was considered one of the most iconic comic actors of the Hollywood industry. One of his popular movie was directed by Mel Brooks.
Some of his famous films were "The Producers," "Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein," "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," and "Stir Crazy".
“He died of complications from Alzheimers disease”, His nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said.
“We understand for all the emotional and physical challenges this situation presented we have been among the lucky ones ? this illness-pirate, unlike in so many cases, never stole his ability to recognize those that were closest to him, nor took command of his central-gentle-life affirming core personality.”
"The decision to wait until this time to disclose his condition wasnt vanity, but more so that the countless young children that would smile or call out to him theres Willy Wonka, would not have to be then exposed to an adult referencing illness or trouble and causing delight to travel to worry, disappointment or confusion. He simply couldn?t bear the idea of one less smile in the world," Jordan said in a statement.
Gene Wilder was nominated in Oscar awards for around two times. He mostly played a neurotic role.
Wilder was born in 1933 and entered into the Hollywood industry at the age of 12. He was known for the famous characters Eugene Gant in "Look Homeward, Angel" and the playwright Thornton Wilder.
For "The Complaisant Lover” he achieved Derwent Award as a promising newcomer.
In 1962, Wilder additionally worked in TV serials including "The Sound of Hunting," "The Interrogators," "Godsend" and in the 1966 TV creation of "Death of a Salesman" with Lee J Cobb. He later featured in TV motion pictures including "Thursdays Game" and the comic drama assortment exceptional "Annie and the Hoods," both in 1974.
The performer had stepped again from his acting profession as of late. His latest credit, a voice part in the 2015 childrens film "The Yo Gabba! Motion picture 2," was his first turn since showing up on sitcom "Will and Grace" in 2003.