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Gene Wilder
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Scott Wittman
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Sam Mendes
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Roald Dahl
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Tim Burton
(Movies & TV)
Marc Shaiman
(Music)
Douglas Hodge
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Michael Bollner

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Michael Bollner

German former child actor who played Augustus Gloop in the 1971 film Willy Wonka the Chocolate Factory, when he was 12 years old add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Gene Wilder, Scott Wittman, Sam Mendes

 

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Michael Bollner was born in 1958 add something


1964

"'Willy Wonka"' is a fictional character in Roald Dahl's 1964 children's novel "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", its sequel "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator", and the film adaptations of these books that followed add something


1971

Johnny Depp was the only actor Burton considered for the role, who signed on without reading the script under the intention on going with a completely different approach than what Gene Wilder did in the 1971 film adaptation add something

 

Wonka's reasons for giving away his fabulous factory is never revealed in the books, but in the 1971 film adaptation, Wonka tells Charlie he can't live forever, so he wanted to find a sweet child he could trust his candy making secrets to add something


2003

After Tim Burton was hired as director in May 2003, Burton immediately thought of Johnny Depp for the role of Willy Wonka, who joined the following August for his fourth collaboration with the director add something


2005

Early on in the production of the 2005 film, Nicolas Cage was under discussions for portraying Willy Wonka, but lost interest add something

 

In the 2005 film adaptation, Willy Wonka's behavior is viewed more as a character flaw add something


 

Tony award-winner Douglas Hodge portrays the character in a new musical adaptation, directed by Sam Mendes and with music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London, which opened in June 2013 add something

 

In 2013, an adaption of the novel was produced in Theatre Royal Drury Lane starting on 25 June 2013 add something