Willy Wonka

Denise Nickerson, Who Played Violet in 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 62

( 1010 WINS ) -- Denise Nickerson, who is best known for her role as Violet Beauregarde in the "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' movie died Wednesday night at 62. Nickerson's son, Josh, and his wife, Jasmine, announced on Facebook that she had died, writing "She's gone." Nickerson suffered...
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Willy Wonka Child Star's Appearance on Jeopardy

Paris Themmen, a former child star who played Mike Teavee in the classic 1971 film Willy Wonky and the Chocolate Factory, appeared on Tuesday's episode of Jeopardy. However, he made no mention of his Hollywood past when host Alex Trebek asked the contestants about their personal lives. Instead, the...
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