30 Aug '16, 3pm

Gene Wilder Was a True Cult Classic and a Dreamer of Dreams

Gene Wilder Was a True Cult Classic and a Dreamer of Dreams

2016 has added yet another beautiful name to its ever-climbing list of celebrity deaths – Gene Wilder is gone. Wilder passed away from complications he suffered from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 83, having kept his affliction a secret for the last three years of his life. Wilder’s nephew cited that the actor of screen and stage, “simply couldn’t bear the idea of one less smile in the world.” He leaves behind a family, a legacy and a filmography chockfull of classics, all of which challenged Hollywood and inspired audiences to explore the inner, infinite bounds of their imagination. My first exposure to Gene Wilder came when I was 11 years-old. I had recently been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and was admitted to a hospital for upwards of three weeks. I spent the first week of my stay in the sterile hallways of Moscow’s European Medical Center hooked up to IVs of sali...

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seriouslyomg.com 29 Aug '16, 9pm

Gene Wilder passed away today at the age of 83 from Alzheimer complications according to NBC News. The curly red head was ...

Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83

Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83

hypebeast.com 29 Aug '16, 8pm

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turner.com 29 Aug '16, 9pm

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stripes.com 30 Aug '16, 3am

Note: This article has been corrected. Actor Gene Wilder at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in 2007. Joe Grome...