Actor Gene Wilder made his first big splash as the title character in Mel Stuart’s movie version of’ Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
Gene Wilder started his film career in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde, however, he became renowned as a favourite of writer/director Mel Brooks. His wacky characters in movies like Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles along with Young Frankensteineileft him a memorable humour superstar. In his later years, Wilder turned into a significant novelist, writing a memoir and many books. He had been married to fellow actor/comedian Gilda Radner, before her passing in 1989. Gene Wilder expired on August 28, 2016, in age 83.
Gene Wilder was created Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 11, 1933into a Jewish household. His mom, Jeanne, has been frequently ill from complications in heart disease, and a physician cautioned that the eight-year-old Jerome, “Do not ever argue with your mom… you could kill her.
1.I know a lot of sad people who aren’t comedians.
2.”That’s all i wanted : for someone to look at me and listen to me,but in some beautiful and artistic way.”
3.I feel very Jewish, and I feel very grateful to be Jewish. But I don’t believe in God or anything to do with the Jewish religion.
4.If you’re not gonna tell the truth, then why start talking?
5.I never used to believe in fate. I used to think you make your own life, and then you call it fate.
6.I love acting, especially if it’s a fantasy of some kind, where it’s not just realistic, it’s not naturalism.
7.”when your mother gives you confidence about anything that you do, you carry that confidence with you.
8.Pride is not the worst of sins. In fact, it’s one of the most interesting ones.
9.I want to do what I can lend my talents to, but I want it to be as a human being and not as a two-dimensional character.
10.As they say in Corsica…Goodbye.