Jake T. Austin, Gina Rodriguez, & More Stars Mourn Death of Willy Wonka's Gene Wilder

Jake T. Austin, Gina Rodriguez, & More Stars Mourn Death of Willy Wonka's Gene Wilder

Hollywood is mourning the death of legendary actor Gene Wilder, who sadly died at 83 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

Many stars have been sharing their favorite photos and movie scenes featuring Gene, including some from the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka.

Check out some celeb reactions below:

Jake T. Austin: “Thank you Mr.Wilder for sharing your gift of comedy & inviting us to dream in a world of pure imagination #ripgene”

Gina Rodriguez: “Gene Wilder, rest in peace knowing you gave us all the golden ticket to imagination.”

Vanessa Hudgens: “‘Time is a precious thing. Never waste it’ #GeneWilder”

Ed Westwick: “Farewell to a genius. #genewilder ”

Click inside to see more celebrity reactions to Gene Wilder’s death…

Lindsey Gort: “noooooooooo!! what a national treasure this man was. rip gene”

Alexander Ludwig: “#GeneWilder words can’t even begin to describe the impact you had on my life. You will be missed. #legend”

Zelda Williams: “R.I.P to the incomparable Gene Wilder. You filled so many childhoods, mine included, with wonder, laughter & joy. Thank you.”

Bex Taylor-Klaus: “Mortality shouldn’t apply to the comedy greats. RIP Gene Wilder. Thank you for my childhood”

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