Gene Wilder News
Gene Wilder's widow on what it's like to care for someone with Alzheimer's
In an exclusive essay for ABC News, Karen Wilder opens up about her 35-year marriage to the late actor and activist Gene Wilder . The “Young Frankenstein” star died last year at the age of 83, after battling Alzheimer's disease in the final years of his life. Wilder discusses some of the trials and
Dec. 8, 1983: Mel Brooks on the challenge of keeping his audience engaged
Brooks elaborates on comedic timing and the differences between film and stage acting.
May 14, 1982: Gene Wilder on finding his comedic voice
Wilder talks about how his childhood troubles helped him find his comedic voice.
May 14,1982: Gene Wilder on being typecast as a comedian
Wilder explains that, even if he did take on a dramatic role, an audience would still expect him to be funny.
Mark Hamill's original lightsaber among Hollywood treasures being auctioned
morning, an auction out of los Angeles has some unbelievable Hollywood memorabilia going up on the block including Marilyn Monroe's first ever signed contract with twentieth century fox signed in 1946 by Norma Jean Doherty. Six-month deal for $125 a week. I love that. That's going up for sale and
Behind the scenes of new Broadway show 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Tony winner Christian Borle plays the role of Willy Wonka, made famous by Gene Wilder in the beloved movie.
Behind the scenes of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway
ABC News' Paula Faris went behind the scenes with the cast of the new musical.
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' preparing for Broadway debut
For the first time ever, the story of Willy Wonka is coming to Broadway. Roald Dahl's “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” follows five children who set off on the adventure of a lifetime after snagging golden tickets to tour a chocolate factory. In New York, the Lunt-Fontanne Broadway theater has
Patricia Arquette upset Oscars left her trans sister out of In Memoriam tribute
Patricia Arquette was less than pleased with the In Memoriam tribute at Sunday's Oscars as it did not include her sister Alexis Arquette, a trans activist and actor with more than 70 screen credits. "I was really pissed off the academy left out my sister Alexis in the memoriam because Alexis had a
Oscars 'In Memoriam' remembers Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher
The "In Memoriam" segment highlighted some of the Hollywood luminaries lost since the last Oscars. At the start of the segment, Jennifer Aniston got choked up as she mentioned 61-year-old Bill Paxton , who died on the eve of the Oscars following complications from surgery. Paxton was not featured