I suspect that just about everyone from my generation secretly dreamed of finding a golden ticket to a chocolate factory.
RIP, Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman), the man who brought Wonka to life and reminded us of Arthur O'Shaughnessy's words in my favorite quote from the film: "We are the the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams."
Such very sad news. Words not enough. Treasured memories 💧— Julie Dawn Cole (@realverucasalt) August 29, 2016