WhatsOnStage Logo
Theatre News

James Corden, Stephen Fry and Jim Carrey among celebrity tributes to Gene Wilder

The actor died at the age of 83 on Monday

WhatsOnStage logo
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

Loading...
Loading...
Loading...