Gene Wilder dead at 83

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Gene Wilder dead at 83

Post by Lance » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:06 pm

Gene Wilder was one person who could make me laugh and remember it. I just read where the actor passed away at age 83. The last three years he suffered with Alzheimer's. One-by-one, they go.
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Re: Gene Wilder dead at 83

Post by arepo » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:03 pm

One of the greatest comedic talents ever, he never failed to perform his roles at the highest level.

My sleeper film from Wilder has to be the Frisco Kid, a true classic.

Great artist and will always remain a very special man and actor supreme.



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Re: Gene Wilder dead at 83

Post by karlhenning » Sun Sep 04, 2016 12:23 pm

I need to revisit The Frisco Kid; I saw it on HBO, back when the station was nearly brand new.

Young Frankenstein is still the work of his I like best, though I have just revisited Blazing Saddles, wherein he is nothing like a slouch.

Will watch Willy Wonka this evening.

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