Gene Wilder on Wonka, Acting, and His Mother

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Gene Wilder is 80 years old, and he's the original silver screen Willy Wonka. In this five-minute animated video, he explains why be became an actor, how he rewrote a crucial scene in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, and how his mother has shaped his life. This is gentle, funny, and wise. I would expect no less from Mr. Wonka himself.

So unwrap your Wonka Bar and enjoy this free golden ticket, it's scrumdiddlyumptious!

See also: The Late Movies: Gene Wilder

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May 17, 2014 - 12:03pm
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