Hollywood star Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and several Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers," died August 29, 2016, at age 83.

Kenneth Mars looks for Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel in a scene from the film "The Producers," in 1968. Gene Wilder made his name as Leo Bloom, a nervous accountant who falls into a money-making scheme as a producer of a musical, along with Zero Mostel.
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