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Thu Jul 11, 2019, 12:59 PM

RIP Violet Beauregarde...

Willy Wonka star Denise Nickerson, who played gum-chewing Violet Beauregarde, dies at 62

Denise Nickerson, the child star celebrated for her gum-loving portrayal of Violet Beauregarde opposite Gene Wilder's cagey candy man in the 1971 film classic Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, died Wednesday night.

She was 62.

Her family confirmed her death in a Facebook update, which read simply, "she's gone."

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/willy-wonka-star-denise-nickerson-who-played-gum-chewing-violet-beauregarde-dies-at-62

The "1971 film classic Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" is still one of the best movies of all times and, as we see in the snowflake infected areas of our country, the lessons taught in it are still very applicable today. One can just see AOC demanding a golden goose right now, from her daddy......

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Thu Jul 11, 2019, 01:35 PM

1. RIP Violet.



An amazing movie. I much preferred it to the remake w/ Johnny Depp.

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