Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
His performance as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) is ranked #38 on Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
[on his relationship with Richard Pryor] We were never good friends, contrary to popular belief. We turned it on for the camera, then turned it off. He was a pretty unpleasant person to be around during the time we worked together. He was going ...
Often worked with Mel Brooks
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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