Quote: "I think it's an insult... I don't see the point of going back and doing it all over again. Johnny Depp, I think, is a good actor, but I don't care for that director. He's a talented man, but I don't care for him doing stuff like he did." Gene Wilder is not a fan of Tim Burton's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory remake. Wilder played candy man Willy Wonka in the first movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's book in 1971.
Fact: Comedy legend Gene Wilder turned 80 on Tuesday (11Jun13). The Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory star, born in 1933, retired from acting when he turned 70 in 2003 after almost 40 years in showbusiness.