Gene Wilder in 2007
Gene Wilder in 2007
© Caroline Bonarde Ucci

Legends of the showbusiness community have paid tribute to the actor Gene Wilder, who died this week at the age of 83.

Read our story on his death here.

James Corden spoke on The Late Late Show about the time Gene Wilder visited him while starring in a show in New York.

Wilder's long-term acting and directing collaborator Mel Brooks took to Twitter

Comedian and writer David Walliams shared the "Pure Imagination" video

David Suchet praised his performance in The Producers

Goldie Hawn called him a 'genius'

Actor and comedian Jim Carrey on his golden ticket

Uzo Aduba quoted Wilder as Willy Wonka

Conan O'Brien shared a clip from when Wilder was on his show

Stephen Fry on the many happy hours

The ex-007 on making a film together

The full statement from Gene Wilder's family