Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka

Wonka Wilder: The Lives and Parallels of Gene Wilder and Willy Wonka

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Some actors are consumed by the roles they play. For instance, Jeremy Brett, who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1984 Granada series, was overcome by the part, so much so that at times the obsessive characteristics of the fictional character and the real-life Brett would overlap.
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B.G. Reynolds is the Founder, Managing Editor, and a contributor at Falchion Publications. He has written and explored a variety of topics ranging from Russian Symbolism to the future role of artificial intelligence in society and art. These days he enjoys the good life, taking frequent trips to the Black sea for inspiration and rejuvenation. He is writing a novel and lives in Dallas with his wife and daughter.