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Gene Wilder, Star of ‘Willy Wonka’ and Mel Brooks Classics, Dies at 83

Gene Wilder, perhaps best known for 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' Mel Brooks movies, and his marriage to Gilda Radner, has died at age 83 in 2016.

Mel Brooks on Comedy Legends Madeline Kahn and Gene Wilder

The 41st recipient of AFI's highest honor opens up about his six-decade career, late wife Anne Bancroft and why he kept working with the same circle of actors: "You know what they're capable of, how…