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Gene Wilder Comic actor dies at 83

The news concerning the death of the late actor was disclosed by his nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, who revealed that he had Alzheimer's disease.

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Gene Wilder, an American stage and screen comic actor popular for his role in the movie "Young Frankenstein", has died at the age of 83.

Jordan Walker-Pearlman, who is a nephew to the actor, announced the news concerning his death on Monday, August 29, 2016.

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The late actor is known for his roles in "Death of a Salesman" (1966) and Bonnie Clyde (1967).



According to a statement released by the nephew, the late actor died from complications resulting from Alzheimer's disease.

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Wilder reportedly passed away at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, leaving a sharp feeling of nostalgia on his fans.

Mel Brooks, a leading American actor and comedian was among the host of associates who poured in their tributes to the late comic.

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Gene Wilder reportedly died from Alzheimer's disease.



Brooks wrote on his Twitter, "Gene Wilder-One of the truly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his friendship."


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