Actress Who Portrayed Violet In “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory”

Actress Denise Nickerson has reportedly died at the age of 62.

TMZ says she passed away last night after being taken off life support, which she was put on after coming down with pneumonia and then suffering a massive seizure. Nickerson was best known for playing spoiled and rude Violet Beauregarde in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” alongside Gene Wilder. Her other credits included "Dark Shadows,” and “The Doctors.”


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