Gene Wilder’s Wife Shares Actor’s Emotional Last Words

Touching farewell from Gene Wilder, as recounted by his loving widow 💔 Don’t miss this heartwarming glimpse into the actor’s final moments

Gene Wilder’s wife remembers his last words to her. He became famous in movies like “The Producers” and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” He starred in other well-known films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein.”

His last movie was in 1991. He died in 2016 at age 83 from Alzheimer’s disease. He kept his illness private, but a new documentary called “Remembering Gene Wilder” talks about his life and final days.

The documentary is praised and is playing in New York theaters. It will come to Los Angeles on Friday, March 22, and then other places in the US.

Gene Wilder’s widow, Karen Boyer, talks about his final moments in the documentary. She says he sat up in bed, listened to music, and told her he trusted and loved her. She says he was a wonderful husband.

Boyer says Wilder didn’t fully accept he had Alzheimer’s, a disease affecting many older Americans.

Last year, it was reported that 6.7 million Americans over 65 had Alzheimer’s. Most of them were over 75 years old.

Boyer shares the difficulties of caring for Wilder as his illness progressed. She had to hide her worries and keep him calm.

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