American comedian Gene Wilder died on 84 th year of life.
According to CNN television, he died at his home in Stamford (CT) as a result of complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
“Gene Wilder – truly one of the great talents of our time. He gave her magic every film that we created, “- wrote the director Mel Brooks, in which the actor starred in many films
Real name Wilder – Jerome Silberman. He became known for his roles in films 1970-1980-ies: “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (1971), “I see nothing, hear nothing” (1989), “Young Frankenstein” (1974)
Wilder is the winner of the “Emmy” and was also nominated for other prestigious awards – “Oscar” and “Golden Globe»
In recent years the image of Willy Wonka by Wilder became a popular internet meme “Come on, tell me” (in the English original – You must be new here). In the film, Wilder’s hero utters the phrase Would you like to see ?, referring to the children who came to his factory.