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Comedy icon Gene Wilder dead aged 83

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Gene Wilder has died aged 83, well known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka in the classic film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. 

Wilder reportedly passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

He was nominated for two Oscars and starred in other classic films such as The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.

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