|1976||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy||Silver Streak||Nominated|
|1974||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Adapted Screenplay||Young Frankenstein||Nominated|
|1971||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy||Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory||Nominated|
|1968||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Supporting Actor||The Producers||Nominated|
by Alex Suskind
Gene Wilder doesn't think he's funny -- at least not in real life. "[People] say, 'What a comic, what a funny guy,' and I'm not -- I am really not -- except in a comedy film," said the actor, who made a rare public...
by Alex Jeffries
Fun news for all you "Willy Wonka" fans: That iconic scene when Gene Wilder makes his grand entrance from his Chocolate Factory, loses his cane, then somersaults and pops up to great applause? It was all Wilder's idea.In a note...
by Eric Larnick
With the holidays upon us, it's time to gather with the family and watch a holiday classic. One movie that is sure to be viewed many times -- whether you're catching one of its many December airings or were lucky enough to...
by Gary Susman
Confession time: I saw 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' in the theater when I was 4 ... and it scared the daylights out of me. All those horrible things happening to the kids -- especially Augustus Gloop nearly...
by Monika Bartyzel
Without a doubt, one of the greatest comedic pairings of all time was Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor. Stir Crazy, Silver Streak, Another You ... each had its charm, ranging from the story of a runaway train to a comedy directed by...