Hollywood lost another great yesterday with the death of Gene Wilder.

The comedy icon delighted audiences with both physical comedy and deadpan wit, best remembered for his work with Mel Brooks and for taking us to a world of pure imagination as Willy Wonka.

Watch a remembrance of his greatest roles in the video below:

An enthusiast of time travel stories, film scores, avocados and Charades, Emily Rome is an alumna of Loyola Marymount University and a native of beautiful Washington State. Emily’s writing has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly and The Hollywood Reporter. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyNRome.