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Rare Photos You'll Never Find In History Books

Culture | April 9, 2017

Gene Wilder about to lick it on the set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory in 1971.

Gene Wilder was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best actor for his role as Willy Wonka, in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. He went on to win a Prime time Emmy Award for outstanding guest actor. He died in August 2016 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

George Clooney in a promo shoot for The Facts of Life-1979

Appearing as a handy- man on the sit com The Facts of Life, his career evolved as an actor and he went into screen writing and producing. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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