30/08/2016 12:55 BST

Gene Wilder Dead: We Remember 'Willy Wonka' Star's Most Beloved Roles

If ever there was a star to fulfil the description 'Zany', it was Gene.

The sad news of Gene Wilder’s death has got us all here remembering the comedic star at his irrepressible best.

In films from ‘The Producers’ to ‘Blazing Saddles’, Young Frankenstein’ and of course ‘Willy Wonka’, he brought his unique, wide-eyed, corkscrew-haired, mischievous, vulnerable appeal to a catalogue of timeless roles. 

What was your favourite? We remember him above. RIP Gene - you brought multiple generations of fans a huge amount of pleasure. 

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