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Denise Nickerson of ‘Willy Wonka’ Dies @ 62

Denise Nickerson, best-known as Violet Beauregarde in the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, died Wednesday. She was 62. THR reports her family removed her from life support Tuesday after she suffered a seizure. She had suffered a “severe stroke” in 2018 and had battled various health issues for at least a…
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