Actor Gene Wilder has died aged 83 after a lifelong service to entertainment.
I am saddened to announce with other world news agencies, that the man, the myth, the legend that is Gene Wilder has died, aged 83.
Known for his roles in Young Frankenstein, The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Willie Wonker, Gene’s creative presence within this world cannot possibly be denied. Gene was a legend and a beloved part of countless childhoods and even adulthoods.
I am saddened by his death, but encouraged by the creativity, vivacity and joy he left as his legacy.
Rest in peace you rare genius,