As Willy Wonka in ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ he said “Invention, my dear friend, is 93 percent perspiration,
6 percent electricity, 4 percent evaporation and 2 percent butterscotch ripple”, while as Jim in ‘Blazing Saddles’
he said “I must have killed more men than Cecil. B. DeMille.”
Those are just some of the famous quotes uttered by Gene Wilder over the years, the unmistakable actor
with the curly hair and those bright blue eyes.
In memory of one of Hollywood’s funniest comics, who passed away at the age of 83, we have produced an infographic
to guide you through some of the highlights of his career.