Actor Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83.
He starred in such comedies as Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Woman in Red.
His nephew says the actor died earlier this month in Connecticut from complications from alzheimer’s disease.
Wilder was nominated twice for an Oscar for his role in The Producers and for co-writing Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks.
Friend and collaborator Mel Brooks calls Wilder “One of the truly great talents of our time”.