Gene Wilder, the comic genius who gave us many, many laughs, has passed away at age 83. He appeared in Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles and The Haunted Honeymoon. He has twice been nominated for Academy Awards:
Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Producers, 1969
Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted from Other Material. 1975
He won an Emmy for his guest appearance on Will and Grace. Although he hasn't been seen on screen since 2003, he will be missed.